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Count Orlok - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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Count Orlok
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BA SCORE
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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Nosferatu (Bird of Death) aka Count Orlok was THE German Count Dracula. He was a blood-sucking vampire…but being German he must’ve enjoyed beer too, right? We believe it is so and thus have created a Black Pumpkin Wheat Ale in his honor…a “bier noir” if you will.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: StlHopHead77 on 09-07-2013)
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StlHopHead77

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fall seasonal from Urban Chestnut.Bottle says Revolution Series #666.Pours a jet black with slightly browned edges and 1 inch of slightly off white foam.Aroma consists of a mix of earthy pumpkin,lightly roasted malts and Fall baking spices(nutmeg,cinnamon).Taste follows suit with an initial wheat presence,light roastiness and meaty pumpkin mid-palate and the usual dry spice pumpkin ale finish.Body is a little thin and a tad cloying but decent.Overall,a pretty interesting take on the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 03:02:21 | More by StlHopHead77
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Smell - Incredibly spiced. Clove. That's almost all I smell.

Taste - A bit of caramel. Some pumpkin. Tons of clove and a little bitter.

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Count Orlok from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.