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Chestnut Hill - Lift Bridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

119 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

JohnSnowNW, Sunday at 04:19 PM
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5/5  rDev +39.7%

Lifeofbrian, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Dave2234, Aug 31, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +3.4%

Mdlee2009, Aug 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

TooGood, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Pug, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

kenzilka007, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Orangecrush19, Aug 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

jwerner23, Aug 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

4four4, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Bluegrass49, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of juanny
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.

juanny, Jun 16, 2014
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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.

mnredsoxfan69, Jun 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Mealhouse, Jun 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

lonewolfcry, Jun 08, 2014
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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.

majorbase2, Jun 06, 2014
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kraticus41, Mar 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

richaa01, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Chestnut Hill from Lift Bridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.