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Winged Nut - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | 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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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +12%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-30-2013 02:39:14 | More by heerboth
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rrski198

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +19%

12-26-2013 06:42:55 | More by rrski198
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59rockabilly

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-26-2013 01:25:49 | More by 59rockabilly
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -30%

12-25-2013 18:07:42 | More by ToddGingerich
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jdb288

New Jersey

2.95/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 12:51:36 | More by jdb288
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frothy_80

Missouri

3/5  rDev -16%

12-14-2013 13:01:06 | More by frothy_80
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ThunderChicken7

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

12-13-2013 03:24:42 | More by ThunderChicken7
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jlee185

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16%

12-01-2013 18:10:58 | More by NooseJustice
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Jhschappe

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-30-2013 14:38:35 | More by Jhschappe
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- murky brown with red and orange hues. A light, white head that doesn't stick around long.

S- huge malt and chestnut aroma. Big time nutty aroma lets me know exactly what is in store. Tree bark and other earthy notes make their way.

T- a fun and interesting blend of Euro malts and hops with the chestnut addition. Willamette hops really pave a nice balance with the intense nut character. Different, yet delicious.

M- A bit on the light side for the style, but honestly, it makes it doesn't abide by any particular style. Smoothness helps the drinkability. Would make for a nice beer to have a few rounds of at the local pub.

O- my first from this brewery, and i have to say that I am impressed. Not normally a style that I seek out, but most definitely enjoyed and would have again. Probably the strongest nut character I have had, but they found a way to really make it work.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 04:25:34 | More by Bosoxfan20
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

3/5  rDev -16%

11-11-2013 02:46:19 | More by KegsAndEggs
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at a craft/local-oriented beer bar in the St. Louis airport. Not really sure at the time of tasting what the beer was. Tasted 28 September 2013, reviewed from notes.

Pours medium amber, a little bit of orange and gold. Brought with 1.5 fingers of off-white yellowish head. Excellent lacing.

Smell is nutty, a little dry, a bit woody. See taste, as it's very similar.

Taste is similar. Both the smell and the taste are super nutty. Rich, lightly toasted nuts. Kinda grainy and unobtrusive behind that. Has a character that I'm having a hard time putting a name on. Almost like a lagery crispness.

Medium-light body, good carbonation, sort of prickly, varied, and pleasant. Carbonation is stable throughout.

Like an amber ale with nuts; and I mean a lot of nuts. Tasty and rather unique - I mean, I've had some beers with "nut" in the name, but none of them compare to this nutty one. Feels slightly light, in color and body, for this kind of beer, but not in the flavor; reminds me of a black IPA in that way. Heavily nutty in a really nice way.

Serving type: on-tap

11-02-2013 02:59:34 | More by zeledonia
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falconxman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

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

Florida

2.81/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 01:06:29 | More by Alieniloquium
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-25-2013 23:52:54 | More by jmccullough108
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12%

10-04-2013 06:04:04 | More by MarkyMOD
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9%

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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-17-2013 02:04:01 | More by Gagnonsux
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AlSharp

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-15-2013 20:00:08 | More by AlSharp
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 03:23:00 | More by Franziskaner
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

08-31-2013 17:45:52 | More by tpaetow
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zeff80

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-27-2013 03:05:20 | More by zeff80
Winged Nut from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.