Ghettoblaster
Motor City Brewing Works

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From:
Motor City Brewing Works
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
Mild Ale - English Dark
Ranked #48
ABV:
4.2%
Score:
77
Ranked #29,359
Avg:
3.37 | pDev: 17.21%
Ratings:
198
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 27, 2021
Added:
Feb 22, 2003
Wants:
  14
Gots:
  34
SCORE
77
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Notes: None
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Photo of illtexzona
3.98/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by illtexzona from Illinois

Great mild. Malty, nutty, sessionable. We killed a case in the course of a co-ed softball game.

Dec 27, 2021
 
3.5 by paulish from New York on Jul 25, 2020
 
3 by RiceOwls27 from Texas on Apr 13, 2020
Photo of Ceddd99
4.06/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Ceddd99 from Michigan

This is my first English mild so I can't tell you how it stacks up to other beers of this style. However generally speaking I am a huge fan of English style ales and this one does not disappoint. To me, it tastes like a lighter version of an English brown ale. I really like having a lower abv option like this for the warm weather.

Apr 27, 2019
Photo of JimboBrews54
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

Nutty medium bodied flavor with a clean quenching mouthfeel and a clean finish. Tastes more like a bock than a mild, which makes it really strange tasting.

Oct 17, 2018
 
3.02 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on Sep 15, 2018
Photo of Codewizard
2.73/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
by Codewizard from Michigan

Appearance: Smaller hazy head, reminds me a lot of a melted Coke Slurpee.

Aroma: Malty, Bready, Slightly Salty aroma.

Taste: Extremely salty, undertones of bread or biscuits. bitter, but not hoppy.

Mouthfeel: low bodied, almost watery. small about of carbonation (may have been this bottle).

Overall: I don't know if it is just me or not but it seems too salty for my taste, If you like bready beers then this is a good choice for you, if you like Beers that are hoppy or fuller bodied steer clear.

Jul 27, 2018
 
3.38 by Jim67 from Michigan on Jan 18, 2018
 
3.5 by Elicoleman from Colorado on Nov 01, 2017
 
3.93 by Gagnonsux from Texas on Jul 07, 2017
 
3.41 by Timc32 from Michigan on Mar 10, 2017
 
3.02 by ygtbsm94 from Utah on Feb 05, 2017
Photo of puck1225
2.84/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by puck1225 from Texas

I need something to finish my peanuts at the hockey game. It was local in Detroit so I gave it a shot. A bit boring. Brown color with a decent head and good lacing. Subdued smell with a slightly sweet bready taste. It was ok.

Jan 01, 2017
 
3.54 by Suskind from Michigan on Oct 25, 2016
 
3.44 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas on Oct 13, 2016
 
3.37 by monkbrewed from Michigan on Sep 21, 2016
 
3.5 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida on Aug 28, 2016
 
3.59 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio on Jun 23, 2016
Photo of Big_Neezy
3.52/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by Big_Neezy from Michigan

Just call this biscuit beer or bread in a bottle as it's big on bread flavor and yeast to the nose. Hardly and hop flavor that I could pick up. I prefer my beers with bold or robust flavors and smells. It's just too mild for my taste but I get why it might be popular with other beer drinkers.

Hugely popular in the D but it's lost on me.

Jun 14, 2016
Photo of OrestesMethuon
3.6/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
by OrestesMethuon from Montana

Not exciting, but solid enough. No nose to speak of, very muddy-puddle appearance, but nice toasty-biscuit taste, little hay note, good balance of those elements with dry-leaning brown sugars, and overall within the boundaries of the style. It lacks depth, and hasn't much in the way of innovation or explosion; all the same, in no way could I call it bad.

At 7:00am in DTW after a red-eye, "not bad" and mildly local equates to pretty good.

Apr 06, 2016
 
3.5 by Marvicsin from California on Dec 25, 2015
 
3.23 by Coronaeus from Canada (ON) on Dec 17, 2015
Photo of buschbeer
3.79/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by buschbeer from Ohio

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a nonic pint glass

This beer pours burnt orange with amber highlights. It is capped with two inches of beige head that leaves some decent lacing.

The smell is of toast, toffee, and caramel.

It starts out with toffee and caramel flavors. Then comes toasted malt with an almost but not quite burnt toast flavor.

Medium mouthfeel

This is a flavorful mild. It is quaffable and doesn't bore the palate.

Oct 17, 2015
 
3.5 by midlifec from Michigan on Oct 11, 2015
 
2.43 by entenduintransit from Tennessee on Sep 26, 2015
 
3.53 by jrborchert74 from Michigan on Sep 19, 2015
 
3.12 by Mhpendleton from West Virginia on Sep 13, 2015
Photo of Raime
3.16/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by Raime from Korea (North)

Too bad my 500th review wasn't that great. D'ohwell, didn't feel a long review on such a mediocre beer

Sep 13, 2015
 
3.34 by chuckgietzen from Michigan on Sep 12, 2015
 
4.75 by -Andrew- from Michigan on Sep 05, 2015
 
2.5 by Sandlin73 from Ohio on Sep 01, 2015
 
2.75 by cryptichead from Illinois on Aug 16, 2015
Photo of jmdrpi
3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

On draft, served in pint glass. Clear dark copper color, thin head that fades. Biscuit malty aroma, earthy. Similar taste. Thin to medium body, average carbonation

Aug 14, 2015
 
3.56 by dandiprat2015 from Illinois on Aug 02, 2015
Photo of LaurenRJ13
2/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by LaurenRJ13

Tastes like dirty, wet socks.

Jun 25, 2015
 
3.81 by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan on May 29, 2015
 
4.03 by gotweid from Michigan on May 28, 2015
Photo of tone77
3.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by tone77 from Pennsylvania

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has an iced tea color with a 1/2 inch head that disappeared quickly. Smell is of malts, bready. Taste is malts, nutty, grains, a touch of caramel. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

May 23, 2015
 
3.43 by szmnnl99 from Michigan on May 02, 2015
Ghettoblaster from Motor City Brewing Works
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 198 ratings