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If malt and hops are the two poles of brewing, this beer is the gently spinning sweet spot between them. First, youíll notice the spicy aromas of Perle and Hallertau hops. Then - wipe the foam off the tip of your nose - dive into the toasty flavors of Vienna and Munich malts. Dynamo starts strong and finishes crisp and smooth. The balanced flavors, aromas, and even the coppery-red tones of this beer go great with everything. Fear no pairing. The best time to enjoy Dynamo is when youíre thirsty. Dynamo Copper Lager goes great with pizza, neighborhood block parties, spring rolls, first dates, football games, whiskey, tapas, the Sunday newspaper, late-night burritos, veggie omelets, business lunches, grilled mushrooms, pretzels, political debate, corn-on-the-cob, classic sci-fi flicks, mixed greens, campfires, salmon, billiards, cherry pie, rock shows, pumpernickel, salsa, grand openings, peanuts, sewing bees, extra sharp cheddar cheese, and holidays. Original Gravity: 13.6 Plato Bitterness: 29 IBU Color: 8.4 SRM ABV: 5.6%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brian60625 (735) - Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Bright amber color. Crisp, medium bodied. Long lasting malty flavor with a lively, bubbly palate. An excellent lager with a stepped up and durable variation of a traditional lager flavor. Itís one of the better lagers Iíve had recently.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Metropolitan knows how to do lagers. This is, sadly one of the lesser varieties. A slightly funky aroma , though its barely discernible. The flavor is lemongrass and wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 2, 2010
Dark copper colored body with a white head. Nose is caramel with some fresh bread dough. There is also some nice almond character. The taste is doughy with caramel and a little hint of celery. There are a few black pepper notes. Pleasant and sweet, this is a smooth drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3552) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Aroma is an even mix of hops and malts. The flavor is mildly sweet and malty, along with a clean and hoppy finish. Simple but effective.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBunker (709) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2009
On tap. Pours orange with a white head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma is of hops, malt, grain, citrus, and spice. Taste is of malt, grain, and spice. Has a nice hop and citrus taste underneath. Mouthfeel is medium, and the finish is very crisp yet dry. I could definitely drink the hell out of this beer. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3005) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2009
12oz bottle 3/18/09 (Samís Wine & Spirits-Downers Grove)-Pours a medium golden body with a small white covering for a head. Aroma of hops, malt, and caramel. Taste of the same with a nice roasted malt flavor coming in the middle and lasting through the end. This medium bodied brew is a nicely balanced beer with great flavors. Nice job.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3113) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2009
Picked up at Binnyís Glen Ellyn. Light orange pour with small white head. Caramelly aroma, with german hops and some sweet malt. Flavor is crisp and slightly caramelly. Nice finish of bitter hops. Dug this brew and am glad for more chicago brews.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2748) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2009
12 oz. bottle. Nice first effort by a new Chicago brewer. Bright Vienna malt smell in the pour, matching beer color, thin layer of bubbles. Dials back the hops to let some crunchy, toasty malts to the foreground. Fills me up pretty well. A bit of German hop pepper builds up on my soft palate. Worth presenting and serving as a good new Chicago beer, while all the sports and tourist venues keep spewing Miller-Bud.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2009
Found this one bottled at Binnyís in St. Charles. Hazy medium brown pour with a lacy, thin white head, light malty, apple and a touch of rosy hops in the nose, nice complex malt character, orange, pineapple, slightly spicy, with a fine, dry finish. This was a nice brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (823) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Clear copper with a small white head that lasts a while. Slighly bready aroma, with sweet toasted malt and some mellow floral hops. Nice crisp flavor with more citrus on the finish than the aroma had suggested. Pretty refrezhin.

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