Atom Smasher | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
With a tip of our hat to our scientific neighbors we have created the innovative Atom Smasher. A hefty, full bodied lager reminiscent of marzen beers from days gone by.

Added by yeahnatenelson on 09-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
537
Reviews:
114
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.66%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
71
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 537 |  Reviews: 114
Photo of tmryan21
3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roberto11232
3.22/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sappyjoker
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stucat
4.17/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jakea
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dannycohen62
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of npendres
3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of harsley
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.76/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

So, one of the reasons that I love autumn beers is the malt-forward lagers. This one meets the needs. It is a rust brown color...not much of a head...clear and attractive. The smell is malty and the taste is intense....nice. Full in body, medium malt, a bit of grain, and sweetish. Satisfying.

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Photo of Corburk
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rjk00
3.54/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not really a true marzen but a pretty good beer.

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Photo of StevenMilligan
3.41/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SpdKilz
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MeIquiades
3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtransel
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cathomae
4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FBarber
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

No, its not a good example of a traditional marzen, but its a unique take and the oak aging adds an interesting mellowing to the beer that is enjoyable.

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Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Acforster2
4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.36/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dcotom
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thornburyslasher
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jp32
4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Copper in color, no head retention.

Smell: Caramel malts and charred oak with subtle hops floating around in the background.

Taste: Toasted caramel malts with a certain nuttiness. Very lightly hopped.

Feel: Slick, and relatively big-bodied for a marzen, which I find a good thing.

Overall: Very good stuff. I'd try again.

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Atom Smasher from Two Brothers Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 537 ratings.
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