Zwickel | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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3.82/5
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392 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship lager, pronounced ‘zv-ick-el’, is an unfiltered, unpasteurized, German classic that finishes as a smooth-drinking, vitamin rich (from the yeast), naturally cloudy bier.

20 IBU

Added by Rifugium on 06-20-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,209
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
392
pDev:
12.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
91
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 392 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of Stevedore
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy golden yellow body, tart with crackery pilsner malt, floral and cloves, a fairly tart one for the style. I've had a couple other Zwickels locally (New Glarus comes to mind) and this was definitely tarter. It makes for a nice refreshing tart drink, though.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours bright almost luminescent looking straw with 2 finger white head.
The aroma is doughty bready malts and a very light spivey hoppiness.
The flavor is incredible. It has a very nice sweet doughty malt backbone, there is a honey not mid palate that turns to a floral fruity hoppiness on the finish.
Wow do I love this style. It's just always awesome. I love the clean maltiness with a very balanced hoppy finish.

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Photo of mghtg6
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of novamat
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at the source. Mildly hazy golden color with a one-finger white head. Scant lacing in the glass. Nice aroma of grainy sweet malt and lemony, floral notes. Really crisp and clean taste with slightly sweet grain, citrus notes and some floral notes. Light to medium bodied and clean on the finish. Nice.

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Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T-34-85
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BSiegs
4.34/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden in color, slightly hazy but mostly clear. Ample bright white foam on pour, which recedes to a thick ring around the edge and persistent layer across the top. Lacing is minimal. Aroma is quite nice, moderate maltiness. Bready. Mild noble hop aroma. The taste is malty, bready, and clean. A mild spicy, earthiness from the hops. Extremely well balanced. Medium light body, moderate carbonation, and a balanced finish. Slightly creamy. An excellent zwickel.

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Photo of DeutschesBier
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of npendres
2.86/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of ElGallo
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dd53grif
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ehmdubya
2/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.32/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
4.42/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tasted in a pint glass from draught at Firkin on April 19, 2017. A well made Zwickelbier. Recommended.

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Photo of nwhittin
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bundy462
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.27/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattMan95
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Branlott42
4.26/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.65/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Zwickel from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 392 ratings