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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Motor City Ghettoblaster is a classic English Style Mild Ale, tawny in color with a clean biscuit flavor. Ghettoblaster is also the “Beer You Can Hear” an on-going documentation of the Detroit music scene. The label was designed by Artist Glen Barr and there is rock CDs to go along with the beer.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (10687) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2015
12 ounce bottle thanks to my friend Mary! Hazy amber, thin creamy off-white head, fair retention. Aroma of toasted malt, mild nutty notes. The taste is grain, toasted malts, honey, nutty notes. Thin bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
malkyore (285) - - AUG 15, 2015
Mild ales, much like their taco Bell sauce counterparts, are not very exciting... I got this beer because of the name and the.... I don’t know... V8 spaceship boom box on the tap handle. Go marketing team for making me sit through this mediocre masterpiece of a beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7447) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2015
[7334-20150704] Tap. Mild toasted grains aroma. Clear, dark brown red body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Bitter grains and mild toasted bread flavour. Medium body. Good, simple. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Foran’s Grand Trunk, Detroit, MI)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4728) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2015
12oz bottle from Canals Rio Grande. Poured a murky orange-brown with a smaller foamy light beige head. Aroma of nuts, biscuit, light chocolate, earth. Fizzy carbonation and a watery mouthfeel. Flavor is nuts, toast crusts, light chocolate, tea leaves, old raisin bread dough. Meh, could of sworn I rated this before but the ratebeer database seems to disagree.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (856) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2015
On tap, poured into a shaker. The aromas are a mellow and muted with tones of toffee, grains and biscuits, with undertones of chocolate and nuts. The beer is a rich, hazy, dark caramel color with a soapy, gelatin tan head that only retains a light amount and leave a touch of lace. The taste is a medium bittersweet, that’s not quite balanced. It’s a slick, oily beer with a fuzzy, zippy carbonationa and a medium light body with flavors of grain and dry caramel malt that finishes with a zip of spice and tastes of biscuit and minerals. It leaves an aftertaste of light grain, roasted nuts, and bitter wax.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (1057) - Dover, Delaware, USA - APR 4, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured cloudy, dark amber, nice off white head and some spotty lacing. Grain and malts on the nose. Taste is sweet and bready, certainly lots of malts and some nuts. Drinkable but not great.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (6062) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2015
12oz bottle pours a murky amber with some creamy, clumpy white head. Nose has malt, mild bready notes, some yeast, a little apple. Flavor follows, mild apple, malt, bread crust, mildly gristy. Watery finish. Sort of your standard pub ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ffaoe (338) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2015
malty, slight chocolatly aroma. light brown in color with a fast fading head. taste is malty, faint hit of hops. light in body

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
12 0z bottle from Steve for Christmas hazy orange brown pour sweet malt aroma nice sessionable mild

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (8334) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 26, 2014
On tap at Grand Trunk. Pours a hazy amber with a gray head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of bread with touches of biscuit and sweet grain. Flavor combines bread and biscuit with a touch of toffee.


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