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Flywheel Bright Lager - Metropolitan Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

208 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 19
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Metropolitan Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The kinetic beauty of spicy hops grabs you by the nose and lets you know: this is German-inspired beer. A mild, bready malt sweetness greets you at the lips, smoothing the crisp hop flavors. Flywheel is meant for bombastic celebrations of singing voices and clamoring mugs. But then, that first contented moment of happy hour is uniquely celebratory as well.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 01-15-2009)
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Photo of Joel12
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Joel12, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of dillon_1005
4/5  rDev +5.5%

dillon_1005, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of scottwurst
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

scottwurst, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of mic718
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

mic718, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Wsherry1
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Wsherry1, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of zrbeer1579
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into pilsner glass

Appearance: Transparent golden-straw with a one finger white head. Lots of lacing.

Aroma: A doughy smell with bits of sulfur. Grassy/herbal, hay, and little citrus with some floral notes. A touch of spicy hops. And some sweet grains.

Taste: Does not have that doughy taste in the beginning like last time. But there's a little sulfur-like taste. Start off with grassy, hay, with some herbal and floral. Light spiciness and some citrus. A real nice sweet biscuity malts and some grains. Hops are not all overpowering; some good balance to the beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Well carbonation and crisp. A pleasant mild spicy herbal bitterness in the finish. Just a touch dry as well.

Overall: As said before, I think this is really a fantastic lager. Refreshing, flavorful, and has incredible drinkability. A great lager from a local brewery.

zrbeer1579, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of kristenrae8
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

kristenrae8, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of schmidtmattsays
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

schmidtmattsays, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of jayhass
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color is a light golden hue with slight very slight haze to it. One inch white head that fades quickly but keeps a light cover on top.
Aroma- Grassy nose with sweet bready malt with some light spice and herbal notes.
Taste- Pilsner malt graininess and sweetness that is crisp and clean. Hop bitterness is there with herbal and grassy notes the give a balance to the malt and finishes pretty dry making you feel like you need another drink.

jayhass, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Kaveman
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Kaveman, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

jgunther71, Aug 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

rabbitguy, Aug 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

OldhouseRecs, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

krome, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of kendrid
4/5  rDev +5.5%

kendrid, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Lewdd, Jul 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jzlyo, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Pivo, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

kodt, Jul 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Kempski, Jun 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

ajanesz, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Pyjack, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of Zimm
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Zimm, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of clay23
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

clay23, May 28, 2013
Flywheel Bright Lager from Metropolitan Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.