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Motor City Summer Brew - Motor City Brewing Works

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BA SCORE
70
okay

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.5
pDev: 22.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Motor City Brewing Works visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CharlesDarwin on 11-23-2011)
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2.48/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance is a burnt orange hazy cloudy , slight lacing. every bottle tells you it has sediment. So it has floaters, looks like cloudy beer, kinda funky.

Smell- Can smell the alcohol for sure, Malt and citrus like the bottle descripts, but boozy smell over powers that for me

Taste- I dont like it, maybe you will. Not typical wheat flavor,,,,again earthy, Much like the other beer i had from this Brewery . Alcohol warming too. and that soapy taste again too? refreshing bland taste. Acidic slightly, metallic also , poured from bottle into a snifter could swear im drinking form a can? The taste is not bad I would prefer to drink something with flavor. Malt becomes more pronounced after warm up.

Mouth fell- Soapy? What with this place and this flavor? Maybe it is the type of yeast they use, I don't know but I dislike it. Loaded with small tight carbonation bubbles that gives it the refreshing feel. A cloying after taste that is less than desirable . Not overpowering but meh?!?!

Overall will not seek out or buy anything form this brewery until i can confirm that soapy taste is completely gone. For a Summer Beer this has no qualities to lead me to believe that it is. I am expecting citrus or lemon or orange as the label would lead you to believe. Like a refreshing wheat style shandy or something along that line , Not just something more than bland flavor with a kicked up abv.

Dr_Bahmbay13, Jul 07, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -10%

Latarnik, Jun 01, 2014
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2/5  rDev -20%

djrn2, May 24, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev 0%

adamant1912, Dec 13, 2013
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2.88/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A decent beer. Drinkable... nothing spectacular.

I got this at the MCBW on tap as part of their sampler and I didn't think it was too bad. Not too strong on flavor, but pretty high on the ABV... was served with a slice of orange as well. No head, and minimal carbonation.

It's an A-OK made in Detroit beer.

Alextricity, Jul 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20%

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salinasa, Feb 25, 2012
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2.15/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 oz Bottle - Dec 20, 2007. Aroma glows of light styrofoam and tangerine spritz. Weird. Lightly off. Comes out as a clouded pale orange with white soapy rim. Flavor is a thin, minimal cardboard, mineral and light, faint infection. Bland and terrible. Nothing really there and what is, isn’t working. Finishes on palpable wax. Thanks anyway Sean!

CharlesDarwin, Nov 23, 2011
Motor City Summer Brew from Motor City Brewing Works
70 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.