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Motor City Brewing Ghettoblaster - Motor City Brewing Works

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BA SCORE
78
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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.94%
Wants: 11
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Motor City Brewing Works visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sixpack595 on 02-22-2003)
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

JamesBeerFiend, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

ryand14, Aug 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Appearance: No "smoke" on opening. Brown. Cloudy. 1/8" off-white head, fades quickly. Proper for style, but sediment cloudiness is not appropriate. Maybe my fault for disturbing sediment on the pour.

Aroma: Funky, malty, sour, yeasty, "dirty" smell. Needs to warm up. Sour milk. After it warms: slightly sweet, slightly roasty, malty, slightly sour.

Taste: Clean, slightly tart. Little flavor; needs to warm up. Improves as it warms. Slightly sour, ever so slightly roasty, bitter, earthy finish. Clean finish. Is this biscuity?

Mouthfeel: Highly effervescent. Light.

Overall: Don't bother with this until it's almost room temperature. nice, but I have had other English Ales I would buy first.

SaltofOH, Aug 23, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +23.5%

KatieS, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Gemini6, Aug 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

AlMarzo, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25%

n2492004, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

MaxPowers, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

jmrybak, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25%

Oakenator, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

_morandi_, Jul 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Rakit, Jul 12, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance from the bottle is a very dark amber , with a white biscuity head

Smell - not getting much hops , smells like bread crust , biscuits, a hint of sweetness after it warmed in my snifter, first poured smell was nonexistent and cold had more of a yeast smell.

Taste. Not sure what to expect from this style to be honest. it has A slight taste of that from a Bock ,but more biscuit and more of bread type flavor profile Some earthiness flavor similar to a fresh uncooked mushroom. Something going on in the finish like a soap and slight pepper bite from the yeast?

Mouth feel , thin light , refreshing, but that soap flavor in the end sticks around to long for my liking

Overall not bad, I received it for free and have seen it on shelves recently and have been wanting to try it for some time. After tasting it now I would recommend trying it once, I would not buy this though after this review. Something about that flavor on the end of the taste just is not to my liking, It reminds me of drinking Malt Licky sort of ?

Dr_Bahmbay13, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Thomas_McCoy, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

DuffBeer14, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

dlin0sbb, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Received as an extra in a trade and poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice crystal clear darker brown/copper hue with a thin one finger head that fades to leave a light quarter inch blanket along with light side lacing.

S - Aromas of darker malts, toast, biscuits, faint caramel, lightly fruity.

T - Taste is bready, light the crust of the bread. Faint caramel, lightly bitter. VERY english. Alcohol is nonexistent.

M - Mouthfeel is on the thinner side, which I guess is to be expected.

O - Overall, I was floored by this beer. I was expecting a drain pour due to the rAvg but yeah, this is a VERY good representation of what this style SHOULD be. Well done.

rudzud, May 29, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottles on 9/11/2013. Gusher upon opening, very high carbonation. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy orange amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a ton of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of toast, brown bread, light caramel, golden raisin, pear, apple, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with well balanced bready malt, earthy hop, and fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of toast, brown bread, light caramel, golden raisin, pear, apple, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, brown bread, light nuttiness, plum, pear, apple, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice balance of bready malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop flavors; with solid robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. I let the carbonation dissipate in the glass. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish as expected of 4.2%. Overall this is a nice mild ale. Well balanced bready malt, earthy hop, and fruity yeast flavors with solid robustness; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, May 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

starshockey9, May 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

beergorrilla, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker, May 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Scottie_A25, Apr 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

king75, Apr 18, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

MacStinson, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

jlmathis, Apr 04, 2014
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Motor City Brewing Ghettoblaster from Motor City Brewing Works
78 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.