Chestnut Hill | Lift Bridge Brewery

Chestnut HillChestnut Hill
BA SCORE
3.6/5
147 Ratings
Chestnut HillChestnut Hill
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery
Minnesota, United States
liftbridgebrewery.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mothman on 12-18-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
147
pDev:
12.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of einman
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.25/5  rDev -65.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.45/5  rDev -4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.7/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Bluegrass49
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of juanny
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Definitely an enjoyable brown ale from Stillwater!

Good dark brown color, but with little to no foam. The odor was subtle with nutty and malted notes. I enjoyed the taste, very malty, but with a nutty and almost chocolatey taste as well. Not sweet and a gentle hop background to round out the malty ale well. The beer was creamy, with a full-bodied feel, yet, not too much even on a warm summer day on a patio where I had it. Overall, a good brown ale, worth getting again. Not my favorite brew ever, but a good example of the style.

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Photo of mnredsoxfan69
4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This roasty, nutty smelling brew pours a clear, dark brown with a finger and a half of lacy, off-white, rocky foam that dissipates to a fine lacing on the glass and ring around the edge of the beer.

The taste follows the aroma with lots of nutty, toasted malt on the palate and a nicely balanced, hoppy bitterness beneath. The toasted malt is definitely the backbone throughout the beer.

The moderate body on this brew is smooth to creamy.

I fully enjoyed this offering from Liftbridge and it complimented my flatbread pizza with chicken, tomatoes, feta, herbs and balsamic dressing nicely. Would I have it again? Oh, yes, most certainly.

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of majorbase2
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is my first full review. Poured from bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark brown. Just a little bit of lacing, and relatively poor head retention.

Smell: Nutty, with some hints of chocolate.

Taste: As indicated by the smell, a blend of chocolate and nuttiness. Not as much chocolate in the taste. A little bit of sweetness. Overall, the taste is a little muted, but still a surprisingly pleasant balance of flavors.

Mouthfeel: Heavy, and a little syrupy. Although I did not initially taste much carbonation, the more I had the more I noticed....the carbonation is a little on the heavy side.

Overall: A solid, but still underwhelming beer. Easy to drink, but not too much in the way of extreme flavor.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Chestnut Hill from Lift Bridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 147 ratings
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