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Metropolis Lager - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BA SCORE
82
good

26 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 16.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hayesjw on 02-01-2014)
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Reviews by TheSixthRing:
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TheSixthRing

California

3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a crystal clear, beautiful vibrant orange with a 2-finger white head. Fair retention, resulting in a sparse island of suds in the center of the glass and around the edge. Lacing is small and spotty with good stick.

Smell - Aroma hits on notes of grain, grass and citrus at the forefront. Subtle bready undertone.

Taste - Hops are predominant, with citrus character hitting first. Malt base is pretty much buried beneath the hop profile, but what is there comes across as either bread and/or caramel. Big grassy bite and some mild lemon pith in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body with fair to lively carbonation. Crisp, dry finish.

Overall - Could certainly pass as one of those trending "IPL's" but is being pushed as an innovative American Lager. Eh, marketing. Pretty solid brew regardless.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 23:29:56 | More by TheSixthRing
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f_raud

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-19-2014 02:10:09 | More by f_raud
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Mike-Harms

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-15-2014 17:28:30 | More by Mike-Harms
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.51/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 3/17/14.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and peach aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, earth, peach, and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with an interesting peach like fruit quality I am getting in both the smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 07:46:37 | More by UCLABrewN84
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-11-2014 11:44:07 | More by petermethot
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timothybarney

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-06-2014 23:50:04 | More by timothybarney
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-04-2014 07:13:37 | More by Bvalen7ine
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benshultz


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-29-2014 03:56:43 | More by benshultz
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KNoe07

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-21-2014 14:19:35 | More by KNoe07
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a finger of head on a clear medium straw colored body. Darker than most lagers.
The aroma is quite fragrant: flowers, grain and musty. Nice though.
The taste is grainy malt sweetness with a descent balance of mild bitterness.
The texture is a little gritty with moderate carbonation.
It's a nice, full bodied lager.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 19:07:45 | More by Fatehunter
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rowbow

California

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-06-2014 16:38:10 | More by rowbow
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Btip1969

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-03-2014 05:20:12 | More by Btip1969
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cdog707yo

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-03-2014 03:16:31 | More by cdog707yo
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elNopalero

Texas

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One of the bottles from the variety pack. New to me.

This pours a clear golden straw color with nice foaming. It’s lightly hopped aroma with hints of grass and straw. The flavor is crisp with a light fruity roundness to it. Finishes dry. Enjoyable enough.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 05:05:24 | More by elNopalero
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.21/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

A-Pours a bright, clear copper color. Well built head is very frothy and it retains quite well, all the while leaving puffy lacing.

S-It smell like a well-hopped Vienna Lager. The lager yeast is relatively soft and I get a noticeable combination of caramel sweetness and simple hoppiness.

T-Hops are more aggressive here, they don't really exude specific flavor comps but I do get a decent floral and citrusy flavor. The yeast is still softer and the maltiness is probably the most memorable aspect of the beer. I think of caramel and bitter bread crust.

M-Light bodied moderate bitterness and carbonation. Easy to drink. Body is light but still have a bit of weight to it.

O-I'm not very partial to this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 00:58:01 | More by VelvetExtract
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LloydBobBoozehound

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

05-19-2014 22:04:06 | More by LloydBobBoozehound
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TheMarkE

California

3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Looks a lot like a macrobrew: copper colored with decent foam and lacing, noticeable carbonation.

Smell: Grains, grass, malt. Hints of hops.

Taste: Grassy and grainy malts, citrus, caramel.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slight hop bitterness in the finish.

The Verdict: Not bad. Plenty of flavor, well balanced, and full of quality. This is a good example of what a craft brewer can do with a regular session lager.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 19:16:34 | More by TheMarkE
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i4ourgot

California

3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wow not what I was expecting, but it was a pleasant surprise. This is one hoppy lager, probably the hoppiest I have ever had. Relatively dark in color from your typical hoppy pilsner, almost a red caramel color. The aroma was a citrus hop aroma and so was the flavor. This beer was very clean and easy drinking. There was a very subtle malt sweetness but no roast malt notes and the flavor ends with a nice bitterness.

Serving type: on-tap

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California

1/5  rDev -72.1%

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California

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California

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hayesjw

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-06-2014 03:03:12 | More by hayesjw
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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Metropolis Lager from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
82 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.