Urban Chestnut Bushelhead
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Our brewmaster Florian admittedly hasn’t dabbled in ciders too often. So when he described UCBC’s very first cider, Bushelhead, as estery and a little ’winey’ we weren’t sure if he wasn’t being a bit ’whiney’ himself. So we’ve declared that besides being a cider, "Bushelhead" is a homonym meaning ’winey’, ’strong cider’, or ’whiney’. Thus our tagline - "Bushelhead - A bushelhead, bushelhead created by bushelhead brewers.’ Stats: ABV - 7.3%, IBU’s - N/A, OG - N/A (Small Nonic)

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gregwilsonstl (1239) - Missouri, USA - APR 4, 2012
Smells off. Nearly clear. Pretty bad cider, quite sour and dissapointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (6215) - Indiana, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Draft to taster. Looks decent; a misty transparent pale pineapple with thin white lacing. Smells like straight up apple cider. Tastes like it smells with a medium-bodied mouthfeel. Some green apple tartness. On the sweeter side, but not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cbfobes (2610) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2015
On tap at Urban Chestnut, pours a clear amber, just like apple juice, aroma was of heavy apple with quite a bit of booze behind it though too, and overly sweet, the flavor was overly sweet on the front end with a very boozy finish, I would of guessed this was 10% or bigger if tasted blind, ugh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (2165) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Tap at brewery with pals. .aroma of a cider.. taste is like a hard apple cider..diffrent but I like it

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaser (3646) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Tastes like apple cider. White head. Orange. Blah Had this on tap as part of a flight at urban chestnut brewery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BOSSbrewer (2288) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 31, 2014
On tap at Bridge Tap House in STL. Pours a cleat yellow with no head. Aroma is fresh apples. Slightly tart. A bit vinegary. Light bodied. Nice cider. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft at baileys range during RBSG. From notes. This is like loads of concentrated apples smashed into a beer. Awesome.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (12277) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap @ Urban Chestnut. Clear golden pour with a white head. Caramel apple, sweet apple juice, and green apple skin. Kind of sweet taste. Lots of sugar, apple juice/cider, and green apple. Light tartness on the finish. Kind of sugary and boozy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcnielsen (2416) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Sampled at Urban Chestnut during RBSG. Pours a golden color with white head. Apple, fruity, very sweet aromas. A little overly sweet flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (7938) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Taster on tap at the brewery during RBSG. Mostly clear golden color. Thin ring of white head. Couple loose dots of lace. Looks good for a cider. Really nice finish. Golden apple color. Smooth, soft, lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Moderate sweet taste, little tart. Solid, above average cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3506) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 24, 2014
On Draught at Urban Chestnut.
The cider pours a lightly hazy golden.
The aroma is apply and lightly sweet with some spice to it.

The flavor is apply and a touch boozy. It’s got a light minerallity and some tartness. Overall the sweetness is higher than I prefer in a cider, but it’s fine.

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