“Ten Cent Beer Evening” may’ve been the extra apparent alternative for a beer tie-in to Municipal Waste’s titanic seventh album. Alas, ten cent beer evening belongs to town of Cleveland and may solely be used to seize the, uh, magic of Stroh’s. However “Excessive Velocity Metal” is among the sickest jams on Electrified Mind and the at all times dependable O.G.s at 3 Floyds are holding the main target the place it needs to be with this “lager for shredders”: placing beer in bellies.
That’s not a problem with Excessive Velocity Metal—it slides proper down the pie-hole. As for the model, it’s a bit complicated. 3 Floyd’s calls it a beer. Which it’s. Beer nerds have this flagged as a pilsner on Untappd. Which it’s, too—it undoubtedly has the crispness and effervescence of a pilsner, plus the lighter physique we usually affiliate with that model. It additionally sorta tastes like this brew is utilizing pilsner malt—not unusual in non-pilsner lagers. Working backwards, a pils is a pale lager. So we’re going with pale lager within the model of the Bay Space thrasher fave Heineken (the superior Dutch model not the skunky American model).
In fact, it’s 3 Floyds so there’s going to be a bit extra occurring, so Excessive Velocity Metal can be a mildly hoppy pale lager. At 5.2% it’s a notch above sessionable, but it surely’s an awesome—and possibly a bit shocking – flip to have one thing that doesn’t punch you within the face. This Munster, IN brewery has present time and time once more how elite it may be with larger gravity hijinks; Excessive Velocity Metal exhibits how efficient 3 Floyds might be when dialing again the hops and delivering a mid-range buzz. As crushable as that is, it’d take a return of The Inebriator to fuck anybody up. Belief Muni Waste to set the tempo—they wrote the ebook on partying, in spite of everything.
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