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Afterburner - Metropolitan Brewing

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

49 Ratings
no score

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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
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:
Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-15-2012

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.
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Ratings: 49 | Reviews: 9
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

Octoberfest of The Year! Awesome bottle, Awesome Brew

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4.9/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The first two stores I tried to buy this from had sold out, was happy to find it at the third. Poured in to a stein.

A: Finger and a half of bubbly, dense head, amber/copper appearance with a decent lace throughout

S: Toasted caramel nose

T: Big doughy, malty taste, a little more than medium bodied, with warming spice in the aftertaste

O: Great beer, from start to finish, a prime example of the style.

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into a pint glass

A - Rich, creamy 2 finger khaki colored head that is somewhat slow to dissipate. Some noticeable sediment with a moderate carbonation. Brownish copper in color. 3.75/5
S - Malt, malt, and more malt with a hint of earthy hops. Caramel sweetness with a bit of white toast. 4.25/5
T - Malt forward. Caramel. Grainy. Floral hops. Toast. Honey. Every so slight spicy/peppery note. Just a touch of bitterness on the finish. 4.5/5
M - Medium body in the beginning and middle with a very dry finish. Leaves the mouth feeling very dry. Lingering bitterness. 4/5
O - Excellent flavors out of this Oktoberfest. Taste follows the nose nicely and more complex than most Oktoberfests that I have tried. 4.25/5

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.24/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.16/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.12/5  rDev +4.6%

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4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bright amber, strong clarity with a soft layer of creamy foam on the surface. A bit of spindly lace around the edges of the glass, rising trails of carbonation visible.

Softly nutty, bready, and slightly floral aroma.

Smooth feel, mellow and supple, toasted malts, nutty and bready as in the aroma. Apple and walnuts, a slight bitterness in the aftertaste. A light to medium bodied feel, soft carbonation, very agreeable. Easy to have a few at a time, and pair with food. Glad they finally bottled this.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
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.

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Afterburner from Metropolitan Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.