Afterburner | Metropolitan Brewing

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89 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Smooth, toasty, and festive. Oktoberfest is one of the best beers in the world, for one of the best parties in the world.

Added by TMoney2591 on 10-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
89
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 89 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of WestHam973
5/5  rDev +29.9%

Octoberfest of The Year! Awesome bottle, Awesome Brew

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Photo of harrylee773
4.9/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The first two stores I tried to buy this from had sold out, was happy to find it at the third. Poured in to a stein.

A: Finger and a half of bubbly, dense head, amber/copper appearance with a decent lace throughout

S: Toasted caramel nose

T: Big doughy, malty taste, a little more than medium bodied, with warming spice in the aftertaste

O: Great beer, from start to finish, a prime example of the style.

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Photo of knepper
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Photo of madtowndmb1
4.69/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.55/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JuniperJesus
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of jsh420
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of BeerLover99
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bwood06
4.3/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into a pint glass

A - Rich, creamy 2 finger khaki colored head that is somewhat slow to dissipate. Some noticeable sediment with a moderate carbonation. Brownish copper in color. 3.75/5
S - Malt, malt, and more malt with a hint of earthy hops. Caramel sweetness with a bit of white toast. 4.25/5
T - Malt forward. Caramel. Grainy. Floral hops. Toast. Honey. Every so slight spicy/peppery note. Just a touch of bitterness on the finish. 4.5/5
M - Medium body in the beginning and middle with a very dry finish. Leaves the mouth feeling very dry. Lingering bitterness. 4/5
O - Excellent flavors out of this Oktoberfest. Taste follows the nose nicely and more complex than most Oktoberfests that I have tried. 4.25/5

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Photo of miggy_smalls
4.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Guinnsslvr
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of mjc3151
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of dannycohen62
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knoxrb12
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Thedaver4220
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of little_star
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of ChiDave1979
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of dldfan11
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alostplot
4.12/5  rDev +7%

Photo of kodt
4.12/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice copper color, with foamy light tan head.

Smells malty and bready.

Lots of malt flavor, with the right amount of hop bitterness. Clean, but bold. Drinks nice.

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Photo of Drank
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I generally do not like Marzens as they are often sweet, coppery-tasting or both. This one is relatively light, dry and has no copper taste. Having said that the flavor is very good and complex. Really good to drink. I enjoyed this beer quite a bit and look forward to having it again.

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Photo of muddyh2oblues
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hendrick24
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Afterburner from Metropolitan Brewing
3.85 out of 5 based on 89 ratings.
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