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Church Street Brewing Company

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3.73 | pDev: 10.99%
Church Street Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 6 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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former-youth from Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Purchased on site from the brewery in a growler. Above all, a highly drinkable beer. Good color and carbonation, excellent mouthfeel. It is sturdy without being heavy; as good on a hot day as a cold one. I have purchased gallons of this and hope they bring it back on tap again. Is it a world class, life changing beer? no. Will I buy it again - hell yes.

Jan 18, 2018
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dcotom from Iowa

4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12-ounce bottle into a straight-sided glass. Stellar appearance. Deep, reddish-brown colored body with gorgeous ruby highlights and a fairly long-lasting light tan head that left some nice lacing. Big aromas and flavors of dark roasted malts. There are notes of toffee, dark bread, and figs, with quite a bit of fruity tartness. Medium mouthfeel, with plenty of bitterness on the finish. The bitterness mellows a bit as the beer warms toward room temperature. Overall, this is an excellent beer, delicious, drinkable, and very satisfying.

Dec 13, 2017
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Tone from Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear mahogany color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of sweet malt, caramel malt, yeast, slight pale malt, spicy hops, hint of citrus hops, and a hint of nut. Fits the style of an Altbier. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level and a hint of bitterness. Tastes of sweet malt, caramel malt, yeast, slight pale malt, spicy hops, hint of citrus hops, and a hint of nut. Overall, good blend, decent body, and good feel.

Dec 01, 2017
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zeff80 from Missouri

3.61/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured a clear, light brown color with a small, tan head of foam. It smelled of roasted malt and sweet caramel. It had a nice roasty flavor with a toasted caramel backbone. Mild bitterness.

Nov 17, 2017
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Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 6 ratings