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Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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BEER AVG
3.79/5
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & BiergartenUrban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

3229 Washington Ave
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63103-1218
United States

(314) 222-0143 | map
urbanchestnut.com

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Added by redbird on 02-01-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
70
Reviews:
514
Ratings:
2,386
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
96
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
3.77%
 
 
Taps:
12
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 23 | Ratings: 96
Reviews by Monkeyknife:
Photo of Monkeyknife
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by with the wife for a couple of beers and a bit of time away from the kids.

The Urban Chestnut Brewing Company is on Washington right off of the St. Louis University campus. It occupies a space that was an old service station many years ago. The bar has the feel of a loft space with exposed brick and wooden rafters. We felt right at home and comfortable immediately.

Drinks are ordered at the bar. Service is fast and friendly. The blackboard above the bar listed at least a dozen of the UCBC beers (no guest beers) while also showing each of the beer's ABV, IBU and Session information. Free tasting samples are given and

The food is mostly snacks along with meat and cheese platters which were very good.

We will definitely be returning to Urban Chestnut. Their future looks very bright.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of johunnic
3.85/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Stefantheviking
4.71/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of FBarber
4.44/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Vibe is awesome. Nice brick walls, exposed ceilings, cool space with a nice bar. Smallish insides seating area, but lots of room outside in the beer garden. Beer Garden is lovely. Awesome space to spend an evening drinking beer with friends.

Qaulity is great - they have full pours and tasting flights for reasonable prices. Food is also reasonably priced.

Bartenders/staff is friendly and helpful. If its slow they are happy to chat about beer.

Selection is great, They have roughly 15 of their beers on tap at any time. Also have a pretty expansive selection of their beers in bottles/sampler packs.

Food is awesome. Seriously everything I've had there was really good and paired beautifully with their beers. Their cuban sandwich is excellent.

Overall a must stop place in St. Louis. Urban Chestnut definitely has the best brick and mortar locations of any of the major craft brewers in St. Louis. I'll be stopping in here pretty often.

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Photo of COR8RFAN
4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of monty79_1997
3.24/5  rDev -23.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Yet to find a beer that I could say that is above average

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Photo of mojohawk21
3.7/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of RajaSTL
3.86/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jhestand
4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Suds
4.19/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I visited this brewery with my family on a rainy and cold Saturday afternoon. The bar was crowded due to a beer bus tour, but the staff was friendly and there was plenty of seating. Unfortunately, the heat was not working, which made for a 'cold' environment. Still, the food was exceptional...German inspired foods. I loved the pork, liverwurst, pickled vegetable and cucumber salad. It was truly interesting and tasty. The beer from this brewery is absolutely remarkable. I had a Dusseldorf Alt that was outstanding. Small, but worth a visit.

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Photo of dannycohen62
4.74/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Texasfan549
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Went for lunch on a Thursday, so didn't get to sit outside in the garden (it would have been too hot anyway), but the interior is a very nice space with probably 15 UCBC beers on tap. The warm pretzel is incredible and the cheese plate is huge.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.58/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Tilley4
4.64/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

This is a must stop place if you are in St Louis. The beer is German-style and authentic. I enjoyed the best German Pilsner that I have ever had in my life at this place. The vibe is cool and laid back and there is plenty of seating. Plenty of parking out. Biergarten in the back with lots of seating. Every beer that I tried was amazing at this place. The food is excellent and German based as well. The next time I am in St Louis, I will make sure that this is my first stop.

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Photo of Benjhilmer
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DanCDaves
3.84/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of studiocts
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of Zomdust
4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Eagleyes
3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of redleg411
4.19/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of postalroger
4.65/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Eaglefan344
3.83/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

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Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten in Saint Louis, MO
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