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Motor City Brewing Ghettoblaster - Motor City Brewing Works

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158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 18.1%
Wants: 11
Gots: 16 | 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:
Beer added by: Sixpack595 on 02-22-2003

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Ratings: 158 | Reviews: 56
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2.1/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Tried once, had a pretty foul smell which really ruined it for me. Not sure if this was just a bad keg or intentional

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2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

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2.3/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

As I find most beers from MCB this one is just as disappointing.

The color was a dull brown, there was little to no carbonation and no head to speak of what so ever.

The flavor definitely left more to be desired. The only taste I got from this beer was a sweet sensation. It reminded me a bit of Goose Island's Nut Brown: it looked like the Nut Brown, it smelled like the Nut Brown, and it had the same sweet flavors as the Nut Brown. it has everything but all of what is good about the Nut Brown (aka other flavors besides sweetness).

This beer is also overly mild even for "mild ale" At best I find it to be kind of lame.

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2.41/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

On draft at the Michigan Brewers' Guild in Ypsi. This pours amber into my little plastic cup. Does not smell like much, maybe a slight malt in the nose--this is certainly mild. Where is the flavor?? I know this is a "mild ale", but there's just nothing here. Tastes like watered down pilsner malts, really no hop influence, and little to no sweetness. The finish is rather dry and boring, and I'm not really sure what I'm drinking here. Not offensive in any way, mainly because there's nothing here.

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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

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2.53/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Dark brown with slight head, faint aroma, very watery as their lineup tended to be this night. Understated carbonation. Drinkable and a session ale. Taste is mostly in the malt profile, with chocolate malt and caramel. Could have been a cask ale in a blind tasting. Nothing exceptional.

Photo of Derek
2.55/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I sampled this at the Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Fest.

A: Amber-brown, fluffy off-white head, great retention and lace. Amazing for its weight.

S: Grainy and acidic.

T: Very grainy, fairly dry. No hop flavour (as the style dictates).

M: Light to moderate body, moderate carbonation.

D: Not what I'm looking for in a session brew.

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2.56/5  rDev -24%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to my buddy Eric for sending this along from MI (thankfully it was in a care-package that included some priceless Jolly Pumpkin & Shorts). He even insisted that he just "threw this in, it's not very good".

I can only imagine that the Motor City Brew Co. named this beer Ghettoblaster because it's just that; gimcky, loud, tacky and not good at all - unless you are already drunk... then it's just there to keep the party going.

Bland tang as the boring malts try with all their might to keep this thing drinkable.

Sorry guys, next time I enjoy a "ghettoblaster", it better be blasting Too $hort's - Life is too short.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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Motor City Brewing Ghettoblaster from Motor City Brewing Works
77 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.