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Atom Smasher - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

283 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yeahnatenelson on 09-03-2010)
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

10-29-2012 01:14:43 | More by ssimpson89
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minneapolitanjim

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

10-17-2012 22:56:50 | More by minneapolitanjim
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Twifiter

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

10-15-2012 20:20:55 | More by Twifiter
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jmunsters

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +12.3%

Ended up in Westlake, OH in mid-Oct 2012 and this was a recommendation to me from the local craft beer place, Fine Wine and Tobacco for "local seasonal beer".

A - Pours deep golden amber. Obvious from the pour this is not your typical Marzen
S - Sweet malt, maple syrup, bright oak, sweet yeast
T - This is not your typical Marzen. At. All. It's a malt forward, heavy lager with a sweet maple (I know it's oak but it tastes like maple) taste. This is amazing for the season, but an "Oktoberfest" this is not.
M - I love how this goes down. Smooth like a sweet bourbon. Full like an Autumn brown, but sweet. This typifies Autumn in the NE and NE/Midwest to me.
O - I love this beer. I really do. However, I am going to rate it as it's labeled and branded. If you're looking for a typical Oktoberfest, you will not enjoy this. If you're looking for something that reminds you of pumpkins, red leaves, and cool nights full of stars in the sky... You got it.

10-14-2012 21:49:00 | More by jmunsters
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Hoofbite84


3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

10-11-2012 19:29:28 | More by Hoofbite84
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tastymug

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

10-10-2012 21:41:40 | More by tastymug
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MMcClure


4/5  rDev +7%

10-09-2012 01:41:05 | More by MMcClure
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass. Bottle says best by 12/1/12.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy copper amber orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Solid three fingers of off white head with good retention. Lacing is fairly light.

Smell: Bready and malt forward with hints of the barrel. Sweet toasted malts with hints of caramel, biscuit, toffee, and crackers. Hints of oak come through with a little bit of cherry and apple. Also some light cinnamon and nutmeg spice hints. Some grassy, earthy hops round out the smell. Solid aroma.

Taste: Like the nose hints, a malty Marzen with a interesting twist from the barrel. Sweet and toasty malts with good notes of biscuit, caramel, toffee, yeast, cracker, and apple. Some oak and wood with subtle notes of cherry and vanilla. Light taste of spice including cinnamon and nutmeg. Light hop presence in the background with some earthy hops. A solid and interesting taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Creamy, crisp, and pretty smooth. Fairly sweet to start, with a somewhat dry finish.

Overall: A pretty decent spin on the style. Nice caramel malt taste with a interesting mix of oak and spice.

10-05-2012 05:30:47 | More by MattyG85
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-29-2012 00:59:44 | More by ComRock12
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Bucktoberfest97

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

09-26-2012 22:58:24 | More by Bucktoberfest97
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WesM63

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-24-2012 02:55:52 | More by WesM63
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kwarn


1/5  rDev -73.3%

09-23-2012 16:37:10 | More by kwarn
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-23-2012 12:15:22 | More by ejimhof
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JustinQ

California

3/5  rDev -19.8%

09-22-2012 06:29:20 | More by JustinQ
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herman77

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-19-2012 14:34:18 | More by herman77
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

09-18-2012 22:36:49 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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jisom123

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

09-17-2012 23:27:14 | More by jisom123
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +2.4%

12 oz bottle stamped BB 120112

A- pours a clear golden orange color with an off white 1 finger head nice fresh cap very little lacing

S- is interesting im picking up wine and aged oak with cinnamon and malt, other spices

T- sweet on the front with wood and and light white fruit tastes a touch of wine and a hint of nutmeg

M-sweet and woody a touch of heat a little wood

O- this is a unique marzen an imperial one at that the wood nuances are splendid i only bought a single but will buy a few more to further enjoy this one

09-15-2012 20:32:16 | More by gatornation
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-15-2012 04:02:08 | More by jsprain1
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apocalypsezombie


4/5  rDev +7%

09-14-2012 01:24:55 | More by apocalypsezombie
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.7/5  rDev -1.1%

I got my bottle courtesy of apocalypsezombie. Thanks, Tom!

Best by Nov 22, 2012. Love a brewery that gives you the what's what.

It pours a reddish gold with a 2 finger head of foam and there's ever so much lacing.

It smells bready, earthy, slightly sweet and slightly bitter with a hint of fruit.

The taste has an earthy flavour along with a balanced mild sweetness and bitterness. The bitter leans toward citrus, the sweet isn't noticed much until in and through the finish. Again, very earthy.

It's a bit strong for the style but still any easy drinker. I like.

09-13-2012 23:42:04 | More by Bitterbill
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Highstplz

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7%

09-13-2012 02:39:43 | More by Highstplz
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murraymj

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-13-2012 02:18:31 | More by murraymj
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

09-13-2012 01:11:19 | More by enelson
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ultrasrs

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-12-2012 16:07:42 | More by ultrasrs
Atom Smasher from Two Brothers Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.