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Winged Nut - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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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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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.39/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 02:25:45 | More by russpowell
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-28-2013 18:29:56 | More by Goosehunter75
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Kahlstrom

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-27-2013 06:49:57 | More by Kahlstrom
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

4/5  rDev +12%

07-26-2013 20:33:27 | More by Arsenal0328
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soju6

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a good head and nice lacing.

A: Aroma of malt and nuts with a hint of spice, mild but pleasant.

T: Taste of nuts with a malty sweetness and a bit of spice. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Medium body, smooth with a bit of an oily texture.

O: Enjoyable beer without being in your face.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 14:55:19 | More by soju6
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JHell1975

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

07-08-2013 21:38:33 | More by JHell1975
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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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JEdmund

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-03-2013 16:14:36 | More by JEdmund
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BrewSTL

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-30-2013 02:10:50 | More by BrewSTL
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JoeMarsh

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-28-2013 03:03:21 | More by JoeMarsh
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kemoarps

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-16-2013 19:54:50 | More by kemoarps
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-09-2013 14:37:28 | More by sgttibbs
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mpayne5

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -9%

05-27-2013 22:41:48 | More by mpayne5
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throwback

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-20-2013 21:41:20 | More by throwback
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-19-2013 02:45:45 | More by GreyGhost4
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-14-2013 02:59:46 | More by ToddHolder
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kcp85

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-09-2013 01:43:53 | More by kcp85
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FanofHefe

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One pint 0.7 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. A somewhat aggressive pour yielded a three-finger tan head that had decent retention and left bits of lacing along the glass. Due to the head, I was unable to get the entire bottle into the glass. The body is light brown with an orange hue and slightly cloudy.

The aroma is reminds me of a wheat based beer, like a witbier. Mostly spicy yeast notes up front with some hint of banana and a touch of lemon in the background.

The flavor is a very pleasant mix of the spicy yeast flavors and some other more fruity notes, especially the banana. The spicy notes are more evident in the flavor than I thought they would be, based on the aroma. The malt flavor is not pronounced, but adds a nice bready and nutty flavor to the mix.

Medium texture in the mouthfeel. Overall, a very solid brew. Glad it's available in bottles now.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 21:25:38 | More by FanofHefe
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scarfacecrowe

Missouri

4.38/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured a dark golden color, with a thick off-white head that held on for quite a while. The beer has a wonderful yeast smell with a hint of chocolate and roasted grain. This beer has a really nice flavor of dark chocolate and malt without any hops and has medium mouthfeel. I am really impressed with Urban Chestnut's first offering!! I will definitely purchase this beer again.
By the way, another plus for this brew is that it comes in a Euro bottle which is a pint and 7 oz, more bang for the buck.

Serving type: growler

05-03-2013 22:38:03 | More by scarfacecrowe
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9%

05-03-2013 03:58:52 | More by Whiskeydeez
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-01-2013 05:14:59 | More by spycow
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fredmugs

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12%

04-29-2013 10:52:15 | More by fredmugs
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patre_tim

China

4.48/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Amber, slight copper in colour, semi -opaque, foggy (half clouded), little carbonation, no head just some yellowish foam which fades.

S: Banana, spices, chocolate, earthy, some stinky cheese, malt, caramel, nutmeg, allspice, toasted bread that’s medium wood brown, amber malts.

T: Herbal, yeasty, bready, delicious. Sour dough, sour quality and a little sweetness, vegetal like and somewhat fruity. Corriander, very much a quality that reminds me of a good weizen bock, toasty yeasty aftertaste. Love this one. Little bitterness in the aftertaste.

M: Medium bready body, medium low carbonation.

O: I have been really looking forward to having this one ever since I picked it up at Whole foods in St. Louis, MO. Still fresh tasting over a month later here in China. Has some great Weizen bock qualities which happens to be one of my favourite styles. Very flavourful, worth a try if you can get hold of it. Great by itself, it would go well with medium aged cheeses.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 12:03:18 | More by patre_tim
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kinmundy77

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-09-2013 23:40:53 | More by kinmundy77
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9%

04-09-2013 17:31:57 | More by Schlafly33
Winged Nut from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.