Urban Chestnut Trafalgar
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   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 year’s 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)

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (2142) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (2119) - Missouri, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Tap - fair size foamy head, dark straw color, pretty balanced with earthy good and bready malt, very carbonated finish, ok overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1748) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2016
On nitro at the source. Pours a hazy orange with a big full small bead nitro head. Aroma is wet bread. Taste is sweet pale malt, caramel, bread dough and mild hop spiciness. True to style all the way.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
That1Guy (2195) - Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Why did you put a hoppy beer on nitro? Don’t do that. Smooth but all the flavor is gone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5534) - 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 (4031) - 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 that’s 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 (3220) - 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 I’m not a big fan of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2410) - 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.

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