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Chestnut Hill - Lift Bridge Brewery

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mothman on 12-18-2009)
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Reviews by msjacilynn:
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msjacilynn

Minnesota

3.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: brown with sudsy tan head. decent lacing throughout.

S: hard to pick this one up. some sweet malts perhaps a bit nutty.

T: a tad sweeter than I expected. roasted malts, brown sugar, nuts and light bite of hops at the end. nice beer, especially if you are in the mood for a sweet brown.

M: medium in body and carbonation.

D: good drinkability...we decided it tasted like Christmas. :o)

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2011 02:07:39 | More by msjacilynn
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Bluegrass49

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-26-2014 02:46:31 | More by Bluegrass49
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juanny

Minnesota

3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Definitely an enjoyable brown ale from Stillwater!

Good dark brown color, but with little to no foam. The odor was subtle with nutty and malted notes. I enjoyed the taste, very malty, but with a nutty and almost chocolatey taste as well. Not sweet and a gentle hop background to round out the malty ale well. The beer was creamy, with a full-bodied feel, yet, not too much even on a warm summer day on a patio where I had it. Overall, a good brown ale, worth getting again. Not my favorite brew ever, but a good example of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

06-16-2014 04:24:54 | More by juanny
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

4.3/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This roasty, nutty smelling brew pours a clear, dark brown with a finger and a half of lacy, off-white, rocky foam that dissipates to a fine lacing on the glass and ring around the edge of the beer.

The taste follows the aroma with lots of nutty, toasted malt on the palate and a nicely balanced, hoppy bitterness beneath. The toasted malt is definitely the backbone throughout the beer.

The moderate body on this brew is smooth to creamy.

I fully enjoyed this offering from Liftbridge and it complimented my flatbread pizza with chicken, tomatoes, feta, herbs and balsamic dressing nicely. Would I have it again? Oh, yes, most certainly.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 06:21:18 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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Mealhouse

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-13-2014 19:57:26 | More by Mealhouse
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-08-2014 00:32:06 | More by lonewolfcry
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is my first full review. Poured from bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark brown. Just a little bit of lacing, and relatively poor head retention.

Smell: Nutty, with some hints of chocolate.

Taste: As indicated by the smell, a blend of chocolate and nuttiness. Not as much chocolate in the taste. A little bit of sweetness. Overall, the taste is a little muted, but still a surprisingly pleasant balance of flavors.

Mouthfeel: Heavy, and a little syrupy. Although I did not initially taste much carbonation, the more I had the more I noticed....the carbonation is a little on the heavy side.

Overall: A solid, but still underwhelming beer. Easy to drink, but not too much in the way of extreme flavor.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2014 02:43:21 | More by majorbase2
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California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

03-30-2014 02:02:25 | More by kraticus41
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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richaa01

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

03-16-2014 20:23:47 | More by richaa01
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

12-09-2013 05:05:32 | More by XmnwildX12
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle, no info other than "cinnamon and clove added"

Look is a very dark cola, nice fluffy mocha head. Smell is light, malty, nutty. Taste is light and pleasant, definitely picking up that chestnut... chocolate, toffee, caramel mat, toasted grain

...i don't know. it's not for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 20:54:51 | More by jimmah120
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Chestnut Hill from Lift Bridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.