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Zwickel - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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85
very good

156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 10
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our flagship lager, pronounced ‘zv-ick-el’, is an unfiltered, unpasteurized, German classic that finishes as a smooth-drinking, vitamin rich (from the yeast), naturally cloudy bier.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 06-20-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

brianwongc, Yesterday at 10:34 PM
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Gregvg, Tuesday at 03:20 AM
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3.84/5  rDev +1.1%

jdomian, Saturday at 11:30 AM
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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

Paulo22, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

charcat, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

aphamer, Sep 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

funkyaudio, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

mks0913, Sep 01, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +5.5%

Hayscotty, Sep 01, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -60.5%

I had this for the first time after drinking mass market american lagers so I reserved my opinion until I could taste it on a clean tongue.

Perhaps I had a bad batch here but I find this to be undrinkable swill. It has a thick cloying heavy moutfeel, with an estery and phenolic finish. The more I drink it, the more I dislike it. Tastes like a hot fermented amateur home brew cream ale. The only positive quality is that it has great head.

I'll try it again in the future and change my rating if it's any different, but suffice to say I'm very disappointed.

schematix, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

eawolff99, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

bpkrippner, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Zcorechris, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jsh420, Aug 19, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -3.2%

Faroveryonder, Aug 17, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

jimmygord, Aug 16, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%

ndclimber, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Baldjosh, Aug 15, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -3.2%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.48/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

enelson, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

WeisGuy, Jul 30, 2014
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Zwickel from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.