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Afterburner - Metropolitan Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Metropolitan Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Smooth, toasty, and festive. Oktoberfest is one of the best beers in the world, for one of the best parties in the world.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-15-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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Octoberfest of The Year! Awesome bottle, Awesome Brew

WestHam973, Oct 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle
A 4 - copper colored beer with a creamy ivory head that holds excellent retention
S 3.75 - spicy noble hops, yeast, toasty grain, caramel, toffee
T 4 - caramel, toasted grain, toffee, yeast, nice moderately bitter spicy finish
M 4.5 - smooth, fuller body, pleasant carbonation, clean finish
O 4 - one of the best American brewed märzens I've had. Bold flavors, yet very well balanced and very easy to drink.

barnzy78, Sep 21, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -5.1%

Appearance: Pours with half a finger of sticky head. The color is a darker amber brown. Active carbonation is above average for the style.

Smell: Biscuit and sweet toffee jumps out on the nose. Plenty of oak opens up on the body with lingering sweet bready malts and caramelized sugars on the body. Slightly vegetal aromas are picked up on the back end.

Taste: Cereal and biscuit immediately warm on the palate. A touch of rye compliments some nutty malt flavors very well. Toffee and caramelized sugars pick up mid palate and really carry into the finish and linger after drinking.

Mouthfeel: Carbonation is kept in check, making this a very drinkable brew.

Overall: This will never be a style I'm crazy about, but this one is very well put together. Definitely on the sweeter side which I look for out of a good Marzen. Metropolitan continues to pump out great beers, looking forward to more from them.

KFBR392, Sep 08, 2014
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Afterburner from Metropolitan Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.