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Metropolitan Flywheel Bright Lager

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The kinetic beauty of Noble hops grabs you by the nose and lets you know: this is German-inspired beer. A mild, bready malt sweetness greets you at the lips, smoothing the crisp hop flavors. Flywheel is meant for bombastic celebrations of singing voices and clamoring mugs. But then, that first contented moment of happy hour is uniquely celebratory as well. Now, where is that liter-toting Fräulein anyway?


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrAsbury (3) - USA - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
Nice refreshing flavor with a medium hoppy bitterness follow. Poured a golden with light foam

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (979) - Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Golden with frothy white head, great lacing for a lager. Mild lemon with woody aroma. Full bodied lager, a Mild caramel, mild lemon, and grain flavor. Decent balance with medium hop bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jayzz (319) - Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Light refreshing beer that goes down easy on a hot day without a lot of bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1417) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
On tap at Global Brew. Pours apale yellow with a big white head. Oooh, good pils flavor! Taste is sweet pale malt, bread dough, and mild hop spiciness. Simple, and simply delicious and refreshing!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (204) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2014
不思議な香り&# 好みではない

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Pours bright yellow. Head is white and very well retained. Nose is malty, bready, light floral hops, clean malts and toasty. Flavor is similar. Clean and really nice. Lovely clean beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Decent lager, nothing too crazy, light and drinkable, on tap at a bar in chicago

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pablo951 (455) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2014
I had it on tap at Jerry’s sandwich wicker Park Chicago. Smelled macro, golden hue macro taste light head.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dinkle50 (960) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Clear golden pour with a thin head. Grain aroma. Bright flavors. Grain dominates though. Clean finish. Good, but not overly interesting. Light watery mouth.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmarsh123 (163) - Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a light gold color with a small white head. Smells of some floral notes from hops and a slight bready grainy quality from malts. Taste is spot on for a German pils. Some light spicy hops up front with a little bready malt coming through in the middle of the palate, finishing with a light dry spicy hop bitterness. Body of this beer is very light with good carbonation levels leading to a nice crisp finish. I love a good German pilsner and this one is done perfectly. Not quite enough to unseat Polestar Pils, but not many others I’ve had that I like better than this.


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