Urban Chestnut Trafalgar
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Every year since 1947 there has been a Christmas tree lighting ceremony held in Trafalgar Square, the London memorial commemorating the decisive English naval victory of the same name. In honor of this yearís ceremony, which takes place on Thursday, December 1st, we are releasing a traditional English Pale Ale, Trafalgar - a briskly hopped (East Kent Goldings) lightly caramelly (from the Maris Otter winter barley), dry and crisp session ale. OG 13.0 (Imperial Nonic)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4554) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 27, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Comes a golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of malt, citrus, and pine. Taste is malt, oranges, caramel, grain, and grass. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3650) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Pour is a clear copper with a small whtie head. Aroma is deffinatly all malt. Very Maris Ottery. Flavor is a toffee and caramel malt forward beer. Finish is clean and earthy. Not a style thatís going to wow anyone but it was true to the style and very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OLDMANDUSTY (70) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Poured from tap a hazy orange/copper with a white. Aroma of biscuit, slight hop resin, and nuts. Tastes of toffee, roasted malt, biscuit, and some hop resin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 30, 2013
On tap at Urban Chestnut on Jan 11th. Pours a golden orange color with white head. Bitter, hoppy flavors. Alright english pale ale, but Iím not a big fan of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2209) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2013
January 8, 2013 on tap at brewpub. Cloudy orangish brown pour with some head. Citrus and piney hops plus some sweet malt in aroma and taste. Thin to medium body with some carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Draft at Urban Chestnut. Pours a hazy orange-gold with a reddish tinge and sticky white head. Nose is toasty malt and a grassy hops, light fruity notes. On tasting, orange blossom and fresh cut grass, toasty malts. Drying finish, medium bodied. Quite refreshing albeit a touch boring in terms of hops. Very well made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1569) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Tons of thick head. Dark copper. Well balanced, fairly light body. Slight malt. Low ibus. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seymour (1750) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Tasted on tap at the brewery tasting room in a nonic pint glass. It poured a hazy amber/copper color with persistent white foam and sticky lace. Aromas of earthy and citrusy English hops, husky grain, rising bread dough, freshly baked whole-grain bread, mild but pleasing and historically-accurate. Delicious, true-to-style flavors, too: sweet malts, biscuits, crackers, toasted nuts, light caramel, fruity ale yeast, apricots, orange rind and zest. Light-medium carbonation, light-medium body, lingering fruity and bittersweet aftertaste. Tasty, easy-drinking, and well-balanced English ale, I would love to drink several at a sitting. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernbourbon (1429) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Tap at brewpub. Pour is light brown with a thin white head. Aroma is light floral hop, faint cookie malt, and a light citrus component. Flavor is also lightly hopped with hints of citrus and a faint, lightly sweet malt. Seems like one could drink lots of these.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5015) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Pours amber/orange with an off-white sudsy head. The aroma has fruitiness (especially nectar fruit), toasted malt on the dry side, spiciness and some earthy qualities. Medium crisp body with semi-soft frothy carbonation. The flavor starts with toasty malt, spicy hops, nectar fruits and a bit of a dryness to it. The finish adds some grassy and earthy hop character. Decent English pale.

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