Flywheel Pilsner | Metropolitan Brewing

Flywheel PilsnerFlywheel Pilsner
259 Ratings
Flywheel PilsnerFlywheel Pilsner

Brewed by:
Metropolitan Brewing
Illinois, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Flywheel Bright Lager

The kinetic beauty of spicy hops grabs you by the nose and lets you know: this is German-inspired beer. A mild, bready malt sweetness greets you at the lips, smoothing the crisp hop flavors. Flywheel is meant for bombastic celebrations of singing voices and clamoring mugs. But then, that first contented moment of happy hour is uniquely celebratory as well.

45 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 01-15-2009

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Ratings: 259 |  Reviews: 96
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into pilsner glass

Appearance: Transparent golden-straw with a one finger white head. Lots of lacing.

Aroma: A doughy smell with bits of sulfur. Grassy/herbal, hay, and little citrus with some floral notes. A touch of spicy hops. And some sweet grains.

Taste: Does not have that doughy taste in the beginning like last time. But there's a little sulfur-like taste. Start off with grassy, hay, with some herbal and floral. Light spiciness and some citrus. A real nice sweet biscuity malts and some grains. Hops are not all overpowering; some good balance to the beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Well carbonation and crisp. A pleasant mild spicy herbal bitterness in the finish. Just a touch dry as well.

Overall: As said before, I think this is really a fantastic lager. Refreshing, flavorful, and has incredible drinkability. A great lager from a local brewery.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color is a light golden hue with slight very slight haze to it. One inch white head that fades quickly but keeps a light cover on top.
Aroma- Grassy nose with sweet bready malt with some light spice and herbal notes.
Taste- Pilsner malt graininess and sweetness that is crisp and clean. Hop bitterness is there with herbal and grassy notes the give a balance to the malt and finishes pretty dry making you feel like you need another drink.

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Flywheel Pilsner from Metropolitan Brewing
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 259 ratings
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