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Monarch White Beer - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Monarch White BeerMonarch White Beer

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BA SCORE
80
good

284 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AtLagerHeads on 07-18-2002)
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basaywhat

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

08-28-2014 02:57:40 | More by basaywhat
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4.8/5  rDev +36%

08-27-2014 01:06:24 | More by oliviachichi
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malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

08-19-2014 04:30:32 | More by malfunxion
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KevChiTown


2/5  rDev -43.3%

08-13-2014 00:10:13 | More by KevChiTown
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Mpenders

Pennsylvania

3.24/5  rDev -8.2%

08-12-2014 22:18:52 | More by Mpenders
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cardinals22

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.3%

08-10-2014 23:18:07 | More by cardinals22
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alostplot

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-17-2014 00:21:19 | More by alostplot
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prokopt2

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-14-2014 02:29:36 | More by prokopt2
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +4.2%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 7/26/2014. Pours moderately hazy/cloudy bright gold color with a 1 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Slight bready tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice robustness and solid balance of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt flavors; a bit too much on the coriander, but it is not at an offensive level. Zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.5%. Overall this is a nice witbier. Good robustness of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

07-13-2014 22:46:45 | More by superspak
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Hopinho

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-13-2014 01:05:26 | More by Hopinho
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Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

07-11-2014 23:47:55 | More by Can_has_beer
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alexm1309

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-11-2014 15:50:57 | More by alexm1309
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MobileMike

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.3%

07-10-2014 22:24:05 | More by MobileMike
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nate_nate_nate

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-03-2014 20:19:07 | More by nate_nate_nate
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Johnnybeerbottles

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-16-2014 20:05:01 | More by Johnnybeerbottles
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heystevec

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-14-2014 17:25:39 | More by heystevec
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TP_43

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

06-13-2014 14:05:42 | More by TP_43
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +7.6%

Another score from The Friendly Greek, one of my local bottle shops!

From the bottle: "Our Anniversary Brew"; This classic Belgian-style White Beer is brewed with unmalted wheat, a touch of oats, and then traditionally spiced with coriander and orange peel for a crisp, refreshing taste and spicy aroma."; "Two Brothers is a craft brewery on the outskirts of Chicago that specializes in rare and seldom-brewed beer styles. The two of us - Jason and Jim Ebel - strive to produce the very best beers available anywhere."; "We hope that you enjoy them as much as we do!"

My aggro our initially created two fizzy fingers of bone-white head, but it quickly reduced to wisps. Nose had a definitive wheat odor, along with a peppery spiciness and a light mustiness. Color was a hazy golden-yellow (SRM = 4 - 5), but it was apparently too hazy for the likes of Midas, Mammon and Croesus, since they never showed up. Mouthfeel was light, spritzy and quite effervescent. The taste was lemony, with a black pepper bite and the effervescence gave it a soda pop-like quality. Finish was semi-dry and very refreshing on a hot, humid afternoon. I would not want it all the time, but on this occasion, it was just right.

06-11-2014 19:21:52 | More by woodychandler
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PatB1987

Illinois

2/5  rDev -43.3%

06-10-2014 16:37:09 | More by PatB1987
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-09-2014 15:11:09 | More by billhelm
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cjgator3

Florida

3/5  rDev -15%

06-03-2014 02:20:55 | More by cjgator3
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev +4.8%

Appearance: Pours a rather hazy goldenstraw with a modest head; a few strands of lace are left

Smell: Cookie dough aromatics with cardamom and a bit of citrus peel

Taste: Fruit forward, with the cookie dough underneath; the cardamom and citrus peel build through the middle; the finish is crisp and fruity, as well

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: A refreshing wit; not the top one on the market but not too shabby, either

06-03-2014 02:17:06 | More by brentk56
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beersdmf17

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-29-2014 21:34:37 | More by beersdmf17
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Phigg1102

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-29-2014 03:43:29 | More by Phigg1102
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-28-2014 02:05:57 | More by BarryMFBurton
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Monarch White Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.