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Metropolitan Afterburner Oktoberfest

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   ABV: -
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (742) - Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy light copper with a creamy white head and decent lacing. Aroma of toasted malt and caramel. Taste is toasted malt and biscuit with some caramel. Finishes with some malt flavor. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Straightforward and decent octoberfest but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jayzz (361) - Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
this one is very well put together. Definitely on the sweeter side which I look for out of a good Marzen.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1449) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
On tap at Global Brew. Pours a clear golden/amber with a thin white head. Bread aroma. Taste is sweet caramel malt, buttery biscuits, nuts and spicy mild hops. Good one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaymobrown (1676) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2014
I’m really liking the clean pure taste of Metropolitan’s beers, and this one is no exception. Malty without being too sweet or funky. Also some nice hops in the end. Well balanced, clean, flavorful. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2929) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
This is a tasty Oktoberfest, malty but not too sweet. It is copper and clear with only a small head. Its nose is rather mild but rich caramel and nutty malt notes really jump once you taste it. This is full bodied but just a touch sweet and not to hang. It finishes with a little earthy bitterness. This is a pretty decent take on the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryrpat (133) - Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Nice hazy copper Oktoberfest color. Very smooth going down with a nice crisp finish. Would drink again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cornfield (5504) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Haven’t had a new (for me) Oktoberfest in quite a while. This brew pours a somewhat pale orange-ish body with a slender white head. The aroma is sweet (but no too much so) with caramel and a touch of toffee. Same with the taste, ’cept there’s a quiet earthy bitterness to keep the beer in balance. A decent offering from Metropolitan, one of my local breweries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3929) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Aroma is malts, German lager yeast and a hint of fruit/tobacco. The flavor is fruit/tobacco, malts, berries and a tangy/slightly tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1139) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2013
12 ounce bottle purchased at Archer Liquors Chicago, IL at $1.63 Very good!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjgmd (1463) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle, via Archer Liquors, Chicago, pours a semi-clear rusty copper color with a decent head. Nose is grainy and bready, and not all that pleasant, but it’s a lager. Taste is grainy with caramel and malt. Finishes poorly without flavor or taste, but not a lager lover and that has to be in my tasting equation. Pass the ales. Quaff Score 5/ 10


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