Metropolitan Brewing

Chicago, IL

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All beers · Metropolitan Brewing

  • Mini metropolitan magnetron

    Metropolitan Magnetron Schwarzbier

    Schwarzbier · 5.5% ABV

    Deep in rich color and malt, this beer is smooth, light on the palate, and dangerously delicious.
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    Metropolitan Heliostat Zwickel Lager

    Kellerbier · 5.0% ABV

    Raw beer straight from our fermentation vessel to your face hole. Enjoy the extra Vitamin B. You’ll need it.
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    Metropolitan Krankshaft

    Kolsch · 5.0% ABV

    This bright and pleasant beer features wheat malt to round out and mellow a firm Tettnang hop flavor.
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    Metropolitan Dynamo Copper Lager

    Vienna Lager · 5.6% ABV

    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.
  • Mini metropolitan flywheel

    Metropolitan Flywheel

    Premium Lager · 5.2% ABV

    A mild, bready malt sweetness greets you at the lips, smoothing the crisp hop flavors.
  • Mini metropolitan generator

    Metropolitan Generator

    Doppelbock · 8.2% ABV

    Bocks have provided nutrition to fasting German monks during Lent for centuries.
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    Metropolitan Heavy Iron Works Sticke Alt

    Altbier · 6.8% ABV

    Then we let it bubble and boil into an elixer that offers a tad more by way of malt flavor and of course, ABV.
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    Metropolitan Flywheel Bright Lager

    Premium Lager · 5.0% ABV

    The kinetic beauty of Noble hops grabs you by the nose and lets you know: this is German-inspired beer.
  • Mini metropolitan zwickel flywheel

    Metropolitan Zwickel Flywheel

    5.0% ABV

    The kinetic beauty of spicy 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...
  • Mini metropolitan ironworks alt

    Metropolitan Ironworks Alt

    Altbier · 5.8% ABV

    Munich malt richness with hints of raisin. Mt. Hood and Vanguard hops provide a spicy backbone. This beer finishes clean and dry. Polished with lagering.
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    Metropolitan Jet Stream

    Wheat Ale · 5.0% ABV

    This beer features a wallop of wheat, fruity yeast aromas complimented by woodsy, earthy hops, and snappy malt flavors reminiscent of fresh sourdough.
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    Metropolitan Zwickl

    Pale Lager · 5.0% ABV

    Refreshing light lager.
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    Metropolitan Crank Shaft

    Kolsch · 5.0% ABV

    Brewed in homage the beer brewed in Cologne, Krankshaft, a Kölsch style beer is a pale straw hued smile in a glass. We throw in a little wheat malt to round out an easy Santiam hop bitterness...
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    Metropolitan The Adversary

    Smoked Beer · 6.0% ABV

    Hints of Cherry and Smoke Complex, Balanced Malt Character For Lovers of Rauchbier
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    Lillie's Q Brew

    5.8% ABV

    Well balanced between malt and hop, which makes for excellent pairing with BBQ. Vanguard and Liberty hops lead into a Vienna malt when drinking this copper colored ale.
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    Metropolitan Arc Welder Dunkel Rye w /coffee Nitro

    Dunkel · 6.1% ABV

    Dunkel made with rye and coffee. On nitro.
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    Metropolitan Flywheel Pilsner

    Pilsner · 5.0% ABV

    A mild, bready malt sweetness greets you at the lips, smoothing the crisp hop flavors.
  • Mini metropolitan humbucker dortmunder 2

    Metropolitan Humbucker Dortmunder

    Dortmunder · 5.5% ABV

    *Earthy minerality due to water treatment meant to mimic the famous water of Dortmund. *Round, soft biscuit flavors from Munich & Vienna malts. *Amped up hop profile, cheerily herbal and prominent for balance.
  • Mini metropolitan jitterator nitro 1

    Metropolitan Jitterator Nitro

    Doppelbock · 8.0% ABV

    Metropolitan's winter specialty! Their ever so tasty Generator Doppelbock blended with roasty Kenyan Mutungati coffee...
  • Mini metropolitan krankshaft with ginger

    Metropolitan Krankshaft With Ginger

    Kolsch · 5.0% ABV

    This bright and pleasant beer features wheat malt to round out and mellow a firm Tettnang hop flavor. With Krankshaft, we lift our glasses to the Midwestern gardener...
  • Mini metropolitan stromhaus helles 4

    Metropolitan Stromhaus Helles

    Lager · 4.8% ABV

    Helles is a showcase for Pilsner Malt and Noble Hops. Lightly sweet, nuanced malt flavor with a clean, zippy finish. Straight up beer, but far from simple.
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    Squee!

    Czech Pilsner · 5.0% ABV

    Grain forward malts and warm baked bread are accentuated with subtle tannins, a slight twinge of natural wine funk, and a delicate blueberry finish.
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    BBA Cherry Generator

    Barrel Aged · 8.0% ABV

    Our Doppelbock with cherries, aged in bourbon barrels
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    Generator Doppelbock

    Doppelbock · 8.2% ABV

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    Metropolitan 10th Gear

    California Common · 6.0% ABV

    Brewed with subtle caramel flavor that gives way to herbal, fruity hop flavor and spicy hop aromas.
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    Metropolitan Afterburner Oktoberfest 2017

    Oktoberfest · 6.1% ABV

    We brew Oktoberfest because everything about this beer makes you want to gather up your friends and laugh hard.
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    Metropolitan Arc Welder

    Dunkel · 5.5% ABV

    The German Beer Institute asserts that Dunkel (dark lager) is "the world's first true beer style...
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    Metropolitan Barrel Aged Doppeloat

    Doppelbock · 10.0% ABV

    Doppelbock brewed with oats and aged in oat whiskey barrel
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    Metropolitan BBA Arc Welder Dunkel Rye

    Dunkel · 6.0% ABV

    Rye beer and bourbon just belong together. Aged in Four Roses and Buffalo Trace barrels.
  • Mini metropolitan black market schwarzbier

    Metropolitan Black Market Schwarzbier

    5.4% ABV

    Our interpretation of Schwarzbier features rich roasted malt flavor, maybe even slight hints of chocolate. A strong hop bitterness props you up on your barstool and reminds you who’s boss...
  • Mini metropolitan chicago diner schritt eins rauchbier

    Metropolitan/ Chicago Diner Schritt Eins Rauchbier

    Smoked Beer

    Schritt Eins Rauchbier honors the old world method of drying malted barley over flaming beechwood, imparting a distinctive characteristic smoked flavor.
  • Mini metropolitan don t call me honey maibock 1

    Metropolitan Don't Call Me Honey Maibock

    Maibock · 6.6% ABV

    Like all bocks, Maibock is all about the malt. Vienna malt lends a toasty flavor while Cara Pils adds sweetness & body. CaraRed malt does its part to ensure the traditional golden hue...
  • Mini metropolitan double diablo dynamo

    Metropolitan Double Diablo Dynamo

    Imperial Vienna-style lager with ancho, chipotle, and arbol chilies added during fermentation. Aged in Redemtion rye barrels.
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    Metropolitan Ginger Alt

    5.3% ABV

    A special cask created at the request of Phil "the beer guy" Kuhl for Fountainhead during Chicago Craft Beer Week. A cask of I-Beam Alt infused with Ginger Root.
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    Metropolitan Gunter's Hoist! Mild Dark Lager

    Dark Lager · 4.2% ABV

    Gunter's Hoist! Midwestern Mild Lager is inspired by the mild brown ales of Britain, but fermented with our house lager yeast for a clean, dry finish...
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    Metropolitan Ironworks Altbier

    Altbier · 5.5% ABV

    Rich, dry Munich malt flavors; herbal hop bitterness; and molasses-raisin aromas come together to peak your interest, but in no way impedes a thirsty chug.
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    Metropolitan Javatron

    Schwarzbier · 5.6% ABV

    Magnetron Schwarzbier infused with Peria Negra Cofee.
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    Metropolitan Javatron Nitro

    Schwarzbier · 5.6% ABV

    Magnetron featuring Costa Rican Perla Negra coffee beans. PL is a natural-process coffee, highlighting tart stone fruit flavors, a perfect match for our chocola
  • Mini metropolitan junior generator 1

    Metropolitan Junior Generator

    Dunkles Bock · 8.5% ABV

    A small beer brewed from Generator second runnings.
  • Mini metropolitan krankshaft with blueberries 1

    Metropolitan Krankshaft With Blueberries

    Kolsch · 5.0% ABV

    This bright and pleasant beer features wheat malt to round out and mellow a firm Tettnang hop flavor. With Krankshaft, we lift our glasses to the Midwestern gardener...
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    Metropolitan Morning Afterburner (Nitro)

    Oktoberfest · 6.1% ABV

    Afterburner oktoberfest with coffee on nitro
  • Mini metropolitan polyphase dunkel wheat 1

    Metropolitan Polyphase Dunkel Wheat

    Wheat Ale · 4.5% ABV

    Polyphase is a unique amber wheat beer fermented with our Kolsch yeast strain, which provides aromas of banana and fruit. Rich Munich malt contributes the dark golden hue, and a light toasty flavor...
  • Mini metropolitan smoked baltic porter

    Metropolitan Smoked Baltic Porter

    6.0% ABV

    Lagered Baltic Porter aged with toasted oak. Brewed with a small portion of cherrywood smoked malt, but is not a smoked beer.
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    Metropolitan Woke As Helles

    Helles Lager · 4.7% ABV

    w/ Metropolis Coffee
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    Metropolitan Woke As Helles Nitro

    Helles Lager · 4.7% ABV

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    Stromhaus Helles Lager

    Helles Lager · 4.7% ABV

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    10th Gear Common

    California Common · 6.2% ABV

    This "New World" style is a marriage of German tradition and American ingenuity. Subtle caramel malt flavor gives way to herbal, fruity hop flavors and spicy aromas.
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About the brewery

Brewing classic German-style lagers in Chicago since 2009.

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