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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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rsdaugherty

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12%

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

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-31-2012 00:23:46 | More by stephensinner
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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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StevieDavie

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-27-2012 06:30:22 | More by StevieDavie
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -4.8%

Pours a hazed slighty orange tinted hazlenut brown, little to no head, only some off-white rings on the outer edges. Mild nose with faint roasted nuts, light caramel and a somewhat baked dessert profile - brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg. Taste adds a splash of floral and herbal qualities, but the main notes are still the lightly toasted nuts, light caramel and nougat like sweetness. Lighter side of medium bodied, lightly watery and under-carbonated. Some positive notes, but washed out by the thin body and weak scent and flavor profile.

10-22-2012 14:37:18 | More by rfgetz
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leinie13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

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

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

Thanks to Lukahn (Reddit) for this unique beer.

Pours a lighter bubbly fizzy head that hits about 1/2 a finger and fades at a med pace with some foamy lacing, over mostly hazy orange-red color.

Nose is interesting, some roasted chestnuts, toasted nuts, caramelized brown sugar, a light raw earthy green like nut aroma, toasted walnut like as well, light molasses and cola syrup, a weird herbal spice like aroma, a light payday like candy covered nuts, very unique.

Taste starts with a cola root like earthy flavor, a light tanginess with that. chewy nuts, earthy nuts, light toasted chestnut, little peanut like as well. More like earthy tangy root flavors. It has a bigger sweetness, with some caramelized brown sugar, molasses, candied walnuts, caramel, etc. A light bready yeasty flavor finishes it. Finish is a bit drier but still fairly sweet, a light ester like booze quality with a hint of a tingle, some sticky syrup, toasted and candied chestnuts, and light tangy flavor lingering.

Mouth is med bodied, little syrupy, decent carb.

Overall OK but not great. Very interesting and unique, but not a beer i could drink much of as it has a lot of weird flavors for a beer.

10-19-2012 23:11:11 | More by jlindros
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Megahertz

Missouri

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%

On tap at 2865 brewhouse. Shaker glass.

A - Hazy deep amber, minimal head.

S - Nutty, slightly estery banana.

T - Roasted malts mingle with german toasted bread and nuts. Minimal hop presence.

M - Medium body, medium high carbonation.

O - Malty, nut focused session beer.

10-08-2012 23:32:05 | More by Megahertz
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Lynn

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

09-29-2012 18:24:04 | More by Lynn
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TheSarge

Virginia

3.35/5  rDev -6.2%

Tried this beer due to the recommendation made by the beer store clerk, and poured this into a standard half liter German dimple glass. The brew makes a solid three finger thick foam crown of a mild khaki/off white color, and the body is hazy, translucent, and caramel in color.

The aroma is sweet in the way of toffee and butter, kind of earthy and veggie, with a mild metallic quality.

Taste wise this is very nutty, earthy, somewhat dark fruit and yeasty esters with a tinge of caramel.

Feels medium in body, a little carbonated but not too much, and wetting to the palate.

09-23-2012 22:29:13 | More by TheSarge
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19%

09-22-2012 23:31:24 | More by LarryMyers
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justinp

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-19-2012 00:35:19 | More by justinp
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RichH55

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19%

09-05-2012 19:35:25 | More by RichH55
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

07-29-2012 00:07:19 | More by captainbearcat
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rudy0908

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-21-2012 02:09:47 | More by rudy0908
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-06-2012 18:13:19 | More by hockeyfighter19
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12%

06-29-2012 23:45:32 | More by ucsbmullet
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-28-2012 18:15:12 | More by THECPJ
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

3.95/5  rDev +10.6%

Poured into a pint glass from a pint sized bottle.

Pours a really nice hazy slightly orange amber color with some golden hues. A nice foamy off-white ehad pops up to about 0.5 inch. It recedes at a moderate pace.

Aroma strats off with toasty bready malt notes, followed by some nice slight grassy and herbal hop backed notes. Then more bread notes and some earthy grain mixed in with some nuttiness. There is also some nice slight phenolic notes with some cloves and some spice.

Flavor starts off more grassy and refreshing. Clean toasty malt notes follow with some good grain components. The hop notes play really well in the background with some herbal and slightly citrusy components. There is also a bready and slightly sweet notes with some nice nutty notes and some yeasty sweetness. Mouthfeel is nice and crisp with good carbonation and a nice refreshing mix of malt, nuts and hops.

This is one of my favorite UCBC brews. Very flavorful and easy to drink. Nice hop notes mixed with great malt notes and an interesting infusion of chestnuts.

06-27-2012 00:06:52 | More by JoEBoBpr
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-12-2012 05:43:22 | More by MSandahl23
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-24-2012 05:02:12 | More by bsuedekum
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

3.43/5  rDev -3.9%

Served this beer on tap, at the brewery, in a pint glass. Poured a amber orange color, produced an average white head, excellent retention and lacing. The aroma of this spiced beer consisted of sweet malted grain, and some spice- nutmeg perhaps? Medium in body, this ale had a backbone of sweet malted grain and some spicy nutmeg. Brewed with chestnuts, however I can't really detect much of a nutty flavor. Finishes with a citric hop flair. Overall, great session beer- Unique- something I would order again. Prost!

04-05-2012 01:29:17 | More by GossageBrewery
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jrcmlc

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19%

04-03-2012 19:30:49 | More by jrcmlc
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BeezNeezy22D

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -51%

03-26-2012 18:02:52 | More by BeezNeezy22D
Winged Nut from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.