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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
Ranking:
#21,927
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
560
pDev:
12.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
74
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 560 |  Reviews: 117
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3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mribbens
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattsucks
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spycow
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattknueven
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheLefty1616
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MaximalC
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a transparent copper color with a modest cap of off-white foam that soon dissipates. Aroma smells of a blend of caramel, butterscotch and toffee, along with hints of cherry, peat, and barrel.

The taste features a bite of peppery hops up front along with the aforementioned caramel, bread, and some apple peel--pretty much what you'd expect from an Oktoberfest, though perhaps slightly more aggressive than usual. The barrel is fairly subdued on the palate, lending a touch of wood to the middle and back. Alcohol is more present than I'd prefer toward the finish, which is uncharacteristic for the style. Medium body and carbonation make for a vibrant, creamy mouthfeel that works well.

Overall, this isn't the most delicate of Oktoberfests, but if you're in the mood for something with more gusto, this may be just what the doctor ordered.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

"Best by 1/8/15"; drank 9/1/14 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Clear golden color.

Off-white head; decent lace.

Fresh bread, caramel & mild raspberry nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Caramel & pickle juice flavors; fairly unpleasant.

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Photo of 1angrydwarf
3.31/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Atom smasher Oak aged oktoberfest style lager
L: light orange brown on the light side for the style with a head that dissipates to a small foamy ring.
S: Not a whole lot going on here but oak and grain are present overall muted.
T: Oak think chardonnay followed by a lightly malty sweet roasted gain flavor just enough hops for a clean clean finish.
F: Medium fullness with average carbonation nothing really stands out here
O: This is an OK Marzen with a very subtle twist thanks to the oak. So for me it is average, I honestly rather have a plain marzen. But if oak is your thing give it a try.

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4.15/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walnut
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xungmound98
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Burkbom23
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattress00
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drstalker
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HabaJohn
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MisterBookman
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma of toffee and spice with a bit of vanilla. Taste is pretty bold. Toffee, boozy, oak, spice, bit of bitter. Mouthfeel is medium and smooth.

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Photo of samibr
4.24/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tmryan21
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roberto11232
3.22/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Atom Smasher from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 560 ratings
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