Maximilian | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Missouri, United States

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by DCon on 05-26-2011

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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 30
Reviews by Schlafly33:
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.15/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Murky brown in color with a fingernail of khaki head around the rim and covering very little of anything else. Aroma of wheat and banana esters. The flavor is is a blend of wheat and banana esters but is fairly muddled tasting. The mouth is a bit carbonated and lightly chewy.

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Photo of russpowell
3.64/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours caramel with 2+ fingers of tan head. Murks up a bit, minimal head retention & lacing

S: Green banana, brown bread

T: Follows the nose, dryness & brown sugar up front, plus leafy hops, a little booze as well. Cloves, band-aids, phenols, then a little brown bread & green banana as this warms. Finishes with green banana, phenols, dryness & woody/herbal hops on the fringe

MF: Medium/thick body, moderate carbonation

Drinks well for the style, fairly accurate & well worth a go

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of caustin90
3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of stlfatguy
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown with Lighter foam head. Mix of light malt roast and some wheat on the smell. Taste was the same with a good balance on the malt and wheat mix. Good, medium mouthful. Very Nice.

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Photo of kinmundy77
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of throwback
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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

Pours a hazy, brown color. 3/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, dark citrus, and hint of hop. Fits the style of a Weizenbock. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, hint of dark citrus, hint of wheat, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, good appearance, aroma, and body.

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Photo of jmvecchio1
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of MasterPenguins
3.23/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of DCon
4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on-tap (#12) @ the iTap House in Chesterfield, MO. for $2.50(Missouri Brewery Night Special), usually $5. Poured from the Orange & Wooden Tap Handle into a 312 Weizen Glass (perfect for the style!).

Appearance- Coolest looking bock I've ever seen! Has a nice Dark Caramel top and then a clear, caramel/light amber bottom. Looks almost layered like a black/tan. Has two fingers of frothy, white head that kept a good retention. Not much lacing but not worried about it this time around.

Aroma (Smell)- Very roasty smell from the beginning and then have hints of pepper, apricot/peach, and decent amount of alcohol background. Very good.

Assay (Taste)- Starts off extremely malty and bready. Hints of the roast in the smell come from the malt for sure. Enjoy the hops used in the beer without a doubt! Nice, well-balanced beer and has so much complexity that it rocks!

AfterTaste (Mouthfeel)- Medium Bodied, Nice Viscosity, Smooth, and leaves a burnt caramel flavor on the palate. Better than most Weizenbocks.

Average (Overall)- Everything about this bock was awesome! Great drinkability, well rounded, and hits the style with a punch. Second beer from Urban Chestnut (first was Winged Nut) and will be promoting hugely! Cheers U.B.!

For some reason, wanted to switch up all of my Categorizes to Begin with "A". Man, do I have time on my hands while waiting for friends to get ready to drink beer.

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Photo of johnnnniee
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from gregwilsonstl, thanks for the opportunity!
Slightly hazy copper color with a decent sized off white head. Caramel and big fruity notes offset with a spicy earthy yeasty taste. Nice Weizenbock.

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Photo of Suds
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer on tap, at the brewery. It is a dark brown with a thin tan head. The aroma is of lightly roasted wheat, and the taste has more malt than I expected. There is an omnipresent wheat twang, however, and lots of grain character. The beer is medium in body and very smooth for the style. Excellent.

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Photo of zeff80
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Poured a clear, deep chestnut color with a large, tan head of foam. It left sticky rings of lace.

S - It smelled of malt, clove and wheat.

T - Malty with a strong clove presence to go along with a nice cracked wheat flavor.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. It was medium bodied.

D - This is really good.

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Photo of 30helens
3.42/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of FBarber
4.12/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the brewery.

Pours a dark opaque brown with a thick foamy off-white head. Head did dissipate somewhat, but never went away.

Smell had aromas of dark roasted malts, roasted nuts, clove, mulling spice, and peppery yeast.

Taste followed the nose as anticipated with a nice array of flavors of roasted malts, roasted nuts, clove and a strong peppery yeast. Undertones of spice throughout with a mild hoppy bitterness on the finish combined with the peppery yeast provided a dry finish. Little brown sugar like sweetness throughout compliments the spice well.

Feel was medium bodied, with medium carbonation. Carbonation and spicy yeast left a slight tingle on the tongue that was pleasant.

Overall a wonderfully done Weizenbock. I'd definitely pick this one up again.

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of BrewSTL
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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