Schnickelfritz | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Missouri, United States
urbanchestnut.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The unmistakable characteristics of this Bavarian Weissbier are achieved with a yeast that is decidedly fruity and phenolic. You may note clove, nutmeg or even vanilla and/or banana-like aromas and flavors.

12 IBU

Added by KI9A on 02-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
253
Reviews:
49
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
10.94%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
67
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4.73/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.58/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this on-tap at a bar in a hotel right next to my own hotel on a recent trip to St. Louis.

A: Poured a very cloudy (unfiltered), orange creamsicle color, with an Alka-Seltzery head that made this look creamy and inviting.

S: Pow! Lots of coriander, fresh banana, with a very well balanced spice mixture.

T: Bubble gum, disciplined sweetness, and with a spice blend that was downright awesome and made me go back for more and more. The smoothness on the end was just icing on a well-baked cake!

M: Creamy as hell, and with ridiculous lacing that put most hefes on the market to shame.

O: This was one of the highlight brews of my entire summer!

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4.56/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.49/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Belgian hefe hefe hefe hefe

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4.48/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.45/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.45/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Hazy yellow, creamy head. Great lace
S: Banannas, clove..obvious German hefe.
T: Follows nose, maybe a bit of vanilla? Perfect balance, clove, or bananna notes not over done.
M: Creamy, light, perfect!
D: Amazing. I love German hefe's, and this is hands down, world class. Wierd drinking one in January, but, it works.

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4.42/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: bright golden and cloudy. Small head that fades fast
S: German yeast/ wheat...banana sweetness
T: full flavored low abv beer. Big sweet wheat again, and finishes with banana sweetness.
F: smooth, easy drinking. Coats my mouth with flavors.
O: great warmer weather beer. Full of flavor, low abv.

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4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a hazy blonde color, reminicent of an old girlfriend. Uniform cloudiness as per the norm with this style. A low head with minimal lacing. I detected a light yeasty aroma, clean and fresh, with notes of banana, cloves, and a touch of orange.

I absolutely love the combination of clove and nutmeg evident in this solid weissbier from UCBC. It reminds me of a similar taste in a Paulaner variety, the name of which I can't recall. I'm going to enjoy this one on hot summer evenings!

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Schnickelfritz from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
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