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Afterburner - Metropolitan Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

48 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.92%
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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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
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.

Photo of TMoney2591
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a shaker pint glass at SmallBar - Division.

Figured I'd snatch up whatever remaining O-Fests were left around, especially one that was locally-made by a generally excellent lager brewery. This stuff pours a clear pale amber topped by two fingers of cream-white foam. The nose comprises grass, flowers, and light biscuit. It may sound mild, and, though it's not in-your-face, it's all pretty solidly-built. The taste doesn't bring any surprises to the table, though more biscuit comes through, creating a stronger balance between it and the grassy hops. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a lightly creamy feel. Overall, a solid, if relatively unexciting O-Fest. It does, however, seem to imitate the German originals better than any American-made O-Fest I've tried to this point.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.99/5  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.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Afterburner from Metropolitan Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.