Urban Chestnut Maximilian
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Our Weizenbock is comparable to the barley-based regular Bockbier, but is actually a stronger version of an unfiltered Weissbier. We use approximately 55% wheat malt (German law requires a Weizenbier, regardless of strength, be made from at least 50% wheat). The other 45% of malts are a combination of Munich, Pils, and Caramel. All of which when combined give our "Maifest special" a full-bodied and a rich, satisfying malty finish. Point of fact: while regular Bockbiers are lagers, Weizenbocks are ales. OG - 16.0 Plato.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2085) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Tasted at the Grove Taproom. It poured a light brown color with an off-white head. The aroma was of bananas, some nuts and toasted malts. The taste was similar to the aroma with toasted malts, bananas, caramel and brown sugar. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2153) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Tap at the brewery, pours a clear dark brown with a red hue and an off white head, the aroma has touches of both banana and yeast with some spices mixed in, the flavor is of heavy sweet malt and caramel on the front end with some banana and fruit in the finish, nice smooth mouthfeel, good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (462) - Collinsville, USA - JUL 3, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. It pours a brownish red with a decent head. The taste is lighter than I expected. Pretty good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Draft at Urban Chestnut. Pours a deep mahogany. Nutty with some toast and roast on the nose, cocoa. Quite clean. Yeast is subdued, low banana and clove. On tasting, nice and dry, not overly sweet. Clean and very nice, if not too complex. More cocoa and nutty notes as well. Solid.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (957) - Missouri, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Brown, delicious. Strong hints of black tea. Low ibus. Surprised by the alcohol content (7%)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2209) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2012
On tap at Urban Chestnut. Pours deeply hazed chestnut color is off-white head. Aromas of yeast, bubblegum, fruit, citrus, and wheat. Flavors of lemon, wheat, yeast bubblegum, some very faint bitterness. Very crisp and refreshing. Very tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (4477) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Sampled at the brewery. A copper colored beer. Barley grain, chocolate, light fruit, wheat notes, lemon, and maltiness. This is complex but has some wonderful subtlety. Nicely done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wxman (1340) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2011
Sampled at the St Louis Brewer’s Heritage Festival. Cloudy orange/tan with a thin white head. Fruity brandy aroma. Carmel, clove and banana flavor. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jckp64 (355) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Pours hazy brown with an off white head. Aroma is bananas, nuts, toasted malts. Taste is toasted malts, caramel, brown sugar and bananas. Medium carbonation with a light body. overall a pretty good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (5875) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Draft at the brewery. Pours a hazy chestnut brown with a finger-thick off-white head. Aroma of wheat, bananas, nuts, toasted malts, brown sugar, and light root beer. Flavor of banana, caramel and toasted malts, brown sugar, tea, nuts, and lemon. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, toasty mouthfeel that coats the palate. Really solid weizenbock and absolutely hit the spot in the middle of my ride home yesterday.

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