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Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Oachkatzlschwoaf

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.4%
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
Oachkatzlschwoaf

Category: Märzen/Octoberfest

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.4%
Amber color. Aromas of grilled grapefruit, rhubarb, black pepper, and tobacco with a silky, vibrant, effervescent, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, intriguing, carefree Thai papaya salad with peanuts finish. A peppery, food-friendly Märzen for the season.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light
Aroma Aroma: grilled grapefruit, rhubarb, black pepper, and tobacco
Taste Flavor: Thai papaya salad with peanuts
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Beer-Cooked Sausages, Roasted Chicken, Swiss
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A peppery, food-friendly Märzen for the season.

The Producer

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

The Producer
4465 Manchester Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
USA
1 314-222-0143

Their Portfolio

89 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company "Hollermöffel" Smoked Bock 7% (USA)
84 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company "Václav" Czech Pilsner 5.2% (USA)
91 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company "Innovator" Belgian Dark Strong Ale 10.5% (USA)
83 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company "Apotheosis" Saison 5.3% (USA)
83 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company H.M.S. English IPA 6.3% (USA)
91 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company STLIPA Double IPA 8% (USA)
93 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Fantasyland Midwest Coast IPA 6.8% (USA)
88 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Trafalgar Bitter Ale 4% (USA)
85 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Maximilian Weizenbock 6.5% (USA)
83 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company "Mercator" 6.3% (USA)
97 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Pierre’s Wit (USA)
88 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Cuvée de Pêche 6.5% (USA)
84 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Cherry Thrale’s Russian Imperial Stout 10% (USA)
92 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Kinsale Foreign Export Stout 7% (USA)
87 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Cocoa CowTao Chocolate Milk Stout 4.2% (USA)
90 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Chouteau Joe Coffee Stout 5.2% (USA)
91 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company STLIPA 8% (USA)
83 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Fantasyland West Coast IPA 6.8% (USA)
87 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company XAVER Nach Altbayerischer Brauart Old World Wheat Ale 5.8% (USA)
86 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Schnickelfritz Bavarian Style Wheat Ale 4.8% (USA)
84 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Ku’damm Berliner Style Weiss 4.2% (USA)
93 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Ku’damm Berliner Weisse Bock 6.2% (USA)
90 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Zwickel Helles Lager 5.1% (USA)
87 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Stammtisch Pilsner 5.4% (USA)
84 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Urban Underdog Lager 4.7% (USA)
83 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Oachkatzlschwoaf 5.4% (USA)
89 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Dorfbier 4.8% (USA)

Marzen-Octoberfest

Märzen beers are gold to dark amber in color and range from 5-6.5% in alcohol. These beers are characterized by a fuller-body, sweet toasted and toffee malt flavors and subtle hop character. These beers are malt-forward with flavors and aromas derived from Munich and Vienna malts. Closely related to the Vienna style, märzen-style lagers were originally brewed by Bavarian brewers in March to last through the fall. First officially introduced by Spaten Brewery at the 1841 Oktoberfest, märzen style beers have been linked to this celebration ever since. With only a few select breweries legally permitted to use the term Oktoberfest in Germany, the term “Octoberfest” has been adopted by US craft brewers for märzen style seasonal releases that coincide with the German festival. Noteworthy examples of this style included: Capital Oktoberfest, Great Lake Octoberfest, Spaten Oktoberfest and Ayinger Oktoberfest-Märzen.

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Märzen/Octoberfest