Atom Smasher | Two Brothers Brewing Company

Atom SmasherAtom Smasher
BA SCORE
3.74/5
551 Ratings
Atom SmasherAtom Smasher
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:
#22,646
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
551
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
74
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 551 |  Reviews: 117
Photo of dcotom
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thornburyslasher
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jp32
4.15/5  rDev +11%
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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Photo of Commandophile
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 773-F-I-B
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of michaelsmith11
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlakeAM
3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bnes09
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KurtE
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Slightly better than an average, if excluding the Bavarians. Of the 25 American O-fests I've Had, Atom Smasher is in the middle third. While I've probably had Atom Smasher three years in a row, it could improve by having hops that let the sweetness finish stronger. As is, this O-fest finishes too dry.

It is good of Two Brothers to make the effort to age this in oak, but milder hops in the boil will give the sweet malts a chance in a season that is, frankly, sweet. In the harvest, farmers get paid.

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Photo of HoppyBeerisHappyBeer
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of firkingroovin
4.65/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Riik3
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JimmyFlatRock
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tourdot
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sweemzander
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of atone315
3.97/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scott2269
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nurt20
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
4.19/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thrifty101091
4.16/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ricknelson
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Atom Smasher from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 551 ratings
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