Urban Chestnut Bushelhead
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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 (1556) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 4, 2012
Smells off. Nearly clear. Pretty bad cider, quite sour and dissapointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1610) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2015
On tap at Global Brew. Pours a clear golden cider color with no head. Aroma is apple juice. Taste is slightly tart apple juice and white grapes. Very good and refreshing with out too much carbonation or tartness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewBoxer (2482) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Draft at the saint louis brew house. Light drinking yellow color with a nice sweet apple flavor. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3850) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2015
Draft at Bailey’s Range. Pours light yellow with a white head. Apple on the nose. Has some solid yeast characteristics that make it kind of estery. Finishes clean. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (7111) - 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 (2800) - 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 (2212) - 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 (4569) - 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 (2706) - 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 (2912) - 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 (14042) - San Leandro, 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.

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