Harwood Myth | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

Harwood MythHarwood Myth
BA SCORE
54.4%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 57 ratings
Harwood MythHarwood Myth
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by birchstick on 02-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,179
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
57
Liked:
31
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
8.38%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of emerge077
3.41/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown pour, looks black in the glass, a finger of foam and lasting skim, minor lacing.
Roasty aroma with a light fruity twang, something seems slightly amiss.
Taste is roasty but lightly tart and astringent, telltale signs of an infection.
The astringent sharpness isn't a complete dealbreaker, but it's a little off putting.
Overall, i'd try it again on draft, would avoid the bottles of unknown age on store shelves.
Noticing a trend with UC's dark beers, i've had a few infected ones now unfortunately.

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Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Walnut
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dexterk1
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmd1978
3.02/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Nose or caramel and roasted malts. Hint of coffee. Nice head on the pour. Dark cloudy color. Tastes of roasted malts with notes of coffee and chocolate. Very clean finish. Overall a decent beer but I've had better porters.

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Photo of foundersfan1
3.34/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JordanHageman
3.36/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aratcliffe
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPAGeorge
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A. Dark brown and 80% opaque. Very little head that subsides quickly.

S. Mostly just roasted malt. Slight metallic.

T. Nice deep roast flavor. Even a little smoke almost. Aftertaste of a low IBU hop.

F. Pretty smooth. Not very thick. Kinda prickly. Clean finish. Prob best part of the beer.

O. Not a bad beer. As I rate i'm really analyzing and some of the ratings aren't bad but aren't great. When it comes down to it tho this is a decent very drinkable beer.

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Photo of bpkrippner
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
2.87/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

L:
-pours a dark brown with ruby tinges and a big,foamy,khaki head
-medium to high carbonation
S:
-chocolate,grain,bready,slight coffee,leather,metallic
T:
-huge coffee,grainy,spices,pumpernickel,brown sugar,slight acidity upfront
F:
-medium carbonation
-light,watery body
O:
Solid Porter but way too watery

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Photo of BrewSTL
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bnes09
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent a chestnut tinged mahogany with 2+ fingers of tan head. Great head retention & lacing

S: Coffee (faint), even fainter woody hops,

T: Coffee & carob up front, some woody hops as well. Dryness & coffee as this warms, a little vanilla as well. Finishes with woody hops, faint coffee grinds, dry & slight caramel sweetness

MF: Medium body, fairly lively carbonation, carbonation smooths out as this warms, thins out a touch too

Drinks fairly easy, a solid English Porter, Not going to replace Founders Porter in my rotation, but perhaps worth a go

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Photo of MasterPenguins
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SadMachine
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lemmy187
3.87/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DGSchmitt
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jutjut
4.29/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great English porter. Roasted malt subtle chocolate. Good mouthfeel.

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Photo of smithj4
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of studiocts
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PReust
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Not that bitter, pretty smooth finish. It's not bad.

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Harwood Myth from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Beer rating: 54.4% out of 100 with 57 ratings
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