Speakeasy Metropolis
     click to upload


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Share this beer with friends!
Metropolis Lager pours a radiant gold, with tropical fruit aromas and a delicate floral note. Caramel malts lend a subtle sweetness to balance the dry, crisp character of the lager yeast. Generously dry-hopped with a blend of Mosaic and Saphir hops, Metropolis unites classic German-style brewing and West Coast innovation to create a refreshing yet flavorful lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1019) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 1, 2014
~Rich bready biscuity malt aroma with light caramel and guava fruitiness. Interesting aroma. ~Pours a brilliantly clear golden color with long lasting fluffy white head. ~Bready malts with slight hop fruitiness and a somewhat off balanced bitterness. ~Medium to full bodied with medium CO2, lingering bitterness. ~Enjoyable lager for sure, just seems unbalanced. Bittering hops kind of ruin it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (10792) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 24, 2014
On tap @ Smoqued BBQ. Nearly copper in color with a fluffy white head. Sweet oranges and toasted bread on the nose. Nice pine, too. Kind of a garlic note, though. Flavor has a rather intense bitterness that I wouldn’t normally associate with a beer like this. It’s okay, except for that it’s garlicy. Lots of pine, orange, and some peach. A bit of a grassy, herbal note as well. Decent malt sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (764) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a light copper color with a white head. Citrus, caramel, hop, floral, biscuit and malt aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a citrus and caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Pours a finger of head on a clear medium straw colored body. Darker than most lagers. The aroma is quite fragrant: flowers, grain and musty. Nice though. The taste is grainy malt sweetness with a descent balance of mild bitterness. The texture is a little gritty with moderate carbonation. It’s a nice, full bodied lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1235) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Orange/copper colored with a two-finger foamy head and decent lacing, generous carbonation. Aromas of grains and grassy hops with a touch of caramel. Taste is similar, though grainy malts are prominent, and citrus notes make a strong contribution. Medium body, nice carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a slight hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BiddleBrau (933) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2014
On tap at St Johns in Sunnyvale, CA. Golden, thin head. flowery nose. Dry hop flavor. Ok

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DYCSoccer17 (3309) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 20, 2014
12 ounce bottle from a 6 pack purchased at Bel-Air in Woodland, CA. The aroma on this is intense! Super dank and piney up front, followed by some graham cracker like honey sweetness. Transparent orange body with a large, strong fluffy off-yellow head present. Starts with a fairly hop-forward flavor. Pine and a bit of a weird green onion flavors. The middle has a nice, grainy, malty flavor. Rather cereal-like (cheerios). Finishes with a mild to moderate bitterness. Hints of white pepper. Not digging this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeneugs (3192) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 11, 2014
On draft at Tap 25. It pours a deep golden color with a small white head. The aroma has some fat maltiness, apple juice and light floral hops. The flavor has a little more apple and malt with strong floral/methol bitterness. A little caramel sweet. Pretty decent, but not as crisp and dry as I would like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deekyn (1170) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 2, 2014
A - pours glowing rose gold with. Low head that leaves nice lacing. S - the nose is an ipa/lager combo. Lager, doughy malts, light citrus and resin hops. M - light body with high carb. Nice palate. Dry and bitter. T - taste is piney and orange zest, followed by soapy grassy hops. End is doughy and light vegetal malts with a strong lager finish. O - hoppy lager. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 23, 2014
On tap at City Beer. Pours clear copper with a nice off-white head and a mild toffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied pale malt flavor with lots of hop bitterness. Refreshing and tasty.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50