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Anger - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

387 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 13
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: minterro on 07-21-2011)
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illini4x4


4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-07-2012 00:36:31 | More by illini4x4
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jdhasse

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-25-2012 00:10:07 | More by jdhasse
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Half finger head with nice lacing on a jet black body. Aroma is balanced with roasted malts, earthy hops, with light coffee and vanilla. Flavor is also fairly well balanced for the style with roasted malts and dark chocolate mingling well throughout with the earthy and slightly floral/grassy hops. Medium body and light to moderate carbonation. So many of these aren't very well balanced and either are more of a stout or an IPA but the balance here makes this a nice black IPA it's jut not complex enough to make it the best but still one to try while at the brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

11-24-2012 20:28:09 | More by kylehay2004
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divineaudio

Michigan

3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a tulip.

a - pours a murky brown shade with a thin cap of light brown head. leaves thick rings of lacing in the glass.

s - sweet citrus, faint roasted malt, faint dark fruits, faint pine resin.

t - more of the nose. pine resin, roasted barley, faint grapefruit, faint dark fruits. has an herbal bitterness that hangs on the tongue for quite a while. really an interesting flavor profile. tastes...angry.

t - lighter in body with lighter carbonation and a medium co2 profile.

o - an interesting take on the style. not quite like any other beer i have tried. memorable, but maybe just shy of greatness. worth trying if you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2012 23:17:14 | More by divineaudio
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Mojo333

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-07-2012 18:43:34 | More by Mojo333
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larbush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-24-2012 01:06:46 | More by larbush
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brbrocc

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-24-2012 01:00:43 | More by brbrocc
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mrebeka

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-21-2012 22:52:34 | More by mrebeka
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-21-2012 19:05:57 | More by ssimpson89
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from a growler drawn two days earlier at the greenbush brewery.

Appearance- pours a thick looking, oily dark brown with a huge bubbly, dark tan head. The head dissipated very slowly leaving lacing all over the place. Inpresstive soft head- almost like a nitro-tap.

Smell- A faint roasty coffee note, followed by a resinous marijuana funk, then dominated by a huge hop bomb. What an American black IPA should smell like.

Taste- roasty coffee malts and dark chocolate that fades into bitter plum, then an all out bitter hop finish. Aftertaste is like hoppy cold espresso.

Mouthfeel- Smooth and creamy with a bitter mouth pucker.

Overall. Nothing remarkable, but a dynamite representation of a Black IPA. Very well done. Beauty in simplicity.

Cheers.

Serving type: growler

10-09-2012 12:36:23 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-08-2012 02:26:21 | More by Zaphog
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-03-2012 22:04:05 | More by thinwhiteduke
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kwittlieff

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-21-2012 16:41:28 | More by kwittlieff
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-15-2012 21:28:08 | More by amishbooze
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Chrixsus

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-07-2012 05:48:12 | More by Chrixsus
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BeerOps

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-02-2012 20:05:07 | More by BeerOps
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bertram

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-22-2012 13:52:34 | More by bertram
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-21-2012 21:45:27 | More by orangesol
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ChrisMason

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

08-19-2012 20:32:49 | More by ChrisMason
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C2H5

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-16-2012 19:56:27 | More by C2H5
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had several beers on tap at Greenbush on 8/11/2012. By far this beer was the highlight. Noting that I am not a fan of the genre of black ale, I was particularly impressed with this one.

The ale was black in the pint glass with a slighlty off-white head. There was a slight lacing in the glass, though not note-worthy. The aroma was a borderline rancid level of hops. Hopheads will love the aroma. The ale had a smooth mouthfeel, though it was somewhat thin. Citric notes such as grapefruit and pine accompanied a mild maltiness. In the aftertaste, a mild maltiness became more apparent as the citrus notes faded.

Black ales are often an explosion, like every member of a band playing their loudest note at the same time. Anger allows the individual notes of a black ale to stand out.

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2012 00:12:05 | More by JohnnyHopps
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz, no dating visible
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A: Pours out a deep black color with some reddish hues. Only a mild quarter finger of light tan head. Some slight lacing bits.

S: I get a good amount of hops on the nose. Piney, earthy hop aromas. Behind that is some I do get a touch of roast coffee and some chocolate.

T: I get that hop bitterness on the tip of the tongue (and through the mouth). Don't know if it's 85ibus but it's nicely bitter. You certainly get that piney hop bitter flavor. I does overpower the dark malts, which surprises me. Wish it meshed better and blended the styles more. As it warms, I get a little more light roast and chocolate. Finish is actually creamy along with bitterness.

M: it's medium bodied.

O: It's about a B. Not the best BIPA around.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 12:55:50 | More by inlimbo77
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pmeice86

Arizona

2/5  rDev -49.4%

07-31-2012 03:55:45 | More by pmeice86
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-28-2012 15:31:50 | More by hopsolutely
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-28-2012 06:39:42 | More by bostonryan
Anger from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.