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Winged Nut - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We affectionately refer to the first beer in our Revolution series of modern, American craft beer, as our unusual little bird. It’s a little on the flighty side @ 5.4% ABV, and it’s a little on the wacky side because we brew it with finely milled chestnuts (genus castanea …for you nut freaks), Willamette hops, and we ferment it with a Bavarian Weissbier yeast strain. All of these nuances contribute to its ‘nutty’ personality.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: MusicaleMike on 06-28-2011)
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Reviews by jdb288:
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jdb288

New Jersey

2.95/5  rDev -17.4%

Bottle from trade. Amber pour with thick white head. Smell is sweet, nutty. Taste is unique - that earthiness from the chestnuts, some roasted malt flavor, cotton candy sweetness, banana. Probably wouldnt' do this one again. Chestnuts + beer not my thing but can see how others might like it.

12-20-2013 12:51:36 | More by jdb288
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%

Copper penny color. Just a thin wisp of carbonation covers half of the top of this brew. Pretty good clarity. Aroma is definitely nutty and malty with a hint of banana esters. The front of the palate is very nutty and on the back end I get the banana flavor. Mouthfeel is pretty smooth and refreshing, but maybe a bit too thin.

09-14-2013 03:23:00 | More by Franziskaner
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rwilde

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-02-2014 14:06:11 | More by rwilde
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-09-2013 14:37:28 | More by sgttibbs
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9%

04-09-2013 17:31:57 | More by Schlafly33
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Beezee

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

11-11-2012 23:02:57 | More by Beezee
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TheSupremeAJ

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev +25.2%

On tap at Blue Dog in Lansdale, PA.

Poured a brick color with a think white head. The aroma of the chestnuts was noticeable but not cloying. The taste was very balanced, artisanal and delicious. The chestnuts actually became more noticeable towards the end of the beer. Very balanced and smooth. The "finely milled" chestnuts certainly contribute positively to this ale.

Overall this brew is delicious and unique... I've never quite had anything like it.

06-28-2011 23:47:59 | More by TheSupremeAJ
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secondtooth

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12%

This tawny amber, semi-opaque ale brewed with chestnuts pours with a thick head of fine, off-white suds. Lace is lovely and delicate.

Aroma is uniquely roasty and nutty. Kinda sweet, even, but very appealing and enticing.

Flavor profile is pleasing to the palate and well-nuanced. I get a hint of malty and lightly toasty nuts (chestnut?) and a wisp of light citrus hops at the finish. I drank this one almost room temperature, and it was a delicious and worthwhile experience. Very good!

10-27-2012 12:47:08 | More by secondtooth
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-01-2013 22:41:43 | More by WoodBrew
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Alieniloquium

Florida

2.81/5  rDev -21.3%

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear deep orange. Nice off-white head. Contiguous wisps on the surface. Medium collar.

Smell - Very phenolic. Clove, banana, some hops. Definitely nutty.

Taste - Same phenolic character. Oppressive here. Sharp flavor. Strong yeastiness. Nuttiness is less pronounced.

Mouthfeel - A little harsh on the sharp yeastiness. Medium body.

Overall - Not a pleasant beer after a few sips.

10-29-2013 01:06:29 | More by Alieniloquium
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.39/5  rDev -5%

Pours amber with a thumb cream colored head. Never really drop bright, great lacing & good head retention

S: Nutty notes, plus sulphur & pear

T: Nutty, pretty darn dry with hints of sulphur up front, a bit of brown bread as well. Faint pear & fig notes as this warms, dryness & some leafy hops as this warms. Finishes fruitty, dry, with a hint of sulphur & nuttyness, even some sour notes

MF: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

Drinks okay, kind of middling as Brown ales go, you can taste the chestnuts to be sure. Was hoping for better on this one

08-17-2013 02:25:45 | More by russpowell
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falconxman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

10-31-2013 06:10:09 | More by falconxman
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +12%

01-02-2014 17:16:12 | More by atlbravsrno1
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leinie13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

10-21-2012 01:03:37 | More by leinie13
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caustin90


3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-07-2014 16:23:49 | More by caustin90
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-13-2013 02:59:42 | More by Eaglefan344
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jsh420

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-19-2014 01:54:01 | More by jsh420
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-26-2013 02:51:29 | More by CRJMellor
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

01-15-2014 01:29:29 | More by DCdevyl78
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rsdaugherty

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-03-2012 01:02:11 | More by rsdaugherty
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-02-2014 17:37:56 | More by jaydoc
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atoulouk

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12%

11-01-2012 00:19:44 | More by atoulouk
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jlee185

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-07-2013 15:02:12 | More by jlee185
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9%

07-06-2013 04:21:17 | More by FUwolfpacker
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-25-2013 23:52:54 | More by jmccullough108
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Winged Nut from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
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