Dynamo Copper Lager | Metropolitan Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
219 Ratings
Dynamo Copper LagerDynamo Copper Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Metropolitan Brewing
Illinois, United States
metrobrewing.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
If malt and hops are the two poles of brewing, this beer is the gently spinning sweet spot between them. First, you’ll notice the spicy aromas of Vanguard and Liberty hops. Then - wipe the foam off the tip of your nose - dive into the toasty flavor of Vienna malt. Dynamo starts strong and finishes crisp and smooth. The balanced flavors, aromas, and even the coppery-red tones of this beer go great with everything. Fear no pairing. The best time to enjoy Dynamo is when you’re thirsty.

29 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 01-15-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,952
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
219
pDev:
9.97%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 219 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ex cousin in law gave me a bottle.
This was poured into a pilsener glass.
The appearance was a ruddy looking hazy brown color with a one finger white foamy head that quickly dissipated. Light messy lacing roamed all around the glass.
The smell, very reminiscent of a Sam Adams, had the sweet caramel/toffee tones up front running into light grassy to a semi-herbal aroma.
The taste was malty sweet with a score of the grassy hops to make an effort for some bitterness. It's not bad, but to some people, it could be construed as fairly weak. Since I'm treating this as a Vienna lager, I see nothing wrong.
The mouthfeel was about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionable feel to it. Carbonation seemed to run right for the style and for me - nice and light.
Overall, as a Vienna lager, it works and when you're in Chicago, ya just gotta. Me, I was lucky and got a bottle sent to me. Still, I'd have again, preferably with pizza.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CotterEU
3.47/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MustyDusty
3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerNDoggerel
4.52/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MooseBoose
4.29/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ben_Swartz
4.13/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pilsener glass. Can't find any bottling info.

L: Poured around a half finger of white head. Good head retention. Copper color. Lots of bubbles. Nice lacing.

S: Mild hop aroma hits first, then some toasted grains.

T: Sweet malty body. Slightly bitter at the end. Maybe some caramel malt added in.

F: Smooth and silky. Good carbonation

O: Metropolitan nailed this beer. Super smooth, tasty, and well balanced. I will definitely have more of this beer in the future.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4.19/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Killer example of the style. Copper - duh - with a nice ivory head. Killer lacing. Sweet bready, malty smell balanced with spicy / earthy hops. Toffee tones without excess sweetness, hop backed for balance. Creamy with a round mouthfeel.

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Photo of rossracing
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Irishace9
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of maz
4.19/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thirstygoat
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robgutie
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwc215
4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Milwaukee Burger Company, Franklin, WI:

The smell is of toasted grain, nuts, a touch of floral hops.

The taste is of lightly toasted grain (a bit of caramel mixing in), nuts - sweetness balanced by a floral, dry, crisp finish.

Very smooth/silky.

Very drinkable and very-enjoyable!

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Photo of Ri0
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured 12oz bottle into Pils glass.

A - Lives up to its name, copper colored with 2 finger off white head. Beautiful webbed lacing all over the glass.

S - The malts on the front are toasty and semi sweet with hints of caramel and toffee. A touch of grain and a nice Nobel hop aroma. Doughy bread with a bit of butter.

T - Sweet and satisfying with just a bit of hop bite. It has a nice bready character, almost buttery, with just a bit of toasted malt. Caramel sweetness with some toffee.

M - Very clean, yet creamy and light bodied. A nice soft carbonation.

O - An excellent Vienna that is a very nice treat.

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Photo of Hendrick24
3.46/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gsmit
4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

awesome beer. very smooth and malty. no bitterness.

very little aroma, no distinct flavor, but still delicious

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Photo of Kyle1986
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of miggy_smalls
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyclone
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thornburyslasher
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kevin_L
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of torwart68
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dynamo Copper Lager from Metropolitan Brewing
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 219 ratings
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