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Anger - Greenbush Brewing Company

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very good

411 Ratings
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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 12
Gots: 38 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Tek9ne, Mar 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Rons35, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

HoneyLamb, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of andrewjraab
3.03/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A pitch black with a dark creamy head that has a good cling to it.

S. hop resin, malts, chocolate and coffee beans.

T. Good level of hop taste up front, some malts, full bodied, toasted nutty flavor, roasted coffee. The balance falls apart as the beer finishes with a heavy handed dose of anise that sticks to the mouth.

O. The charred lack licorice taste left a bad aftertaste and a lot to be desired. I will not be having this again.

andrewjraab, Mar 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

BGsWo22, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Danielr26, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of robhbest
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into snifter.

A: Nice dark brown with a gorgeous tan head. This beer looks awesome.

S: Smells piney and citrus. With a little booziness in there too.

T: Starts off a little sweet, getting citrus notes, dark malts, ending with a nice bitter pine finish.

M: Good mouthfeel, carbonation is just right.

O: This is my second offering from Greenbush, and never has a newer brewery impressed me like they have. I love everything they've done with this one, the maltiness, the hoppyness, watch out for Greenbush Brewing!

robhbest, Feb 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

thebends1, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Kerrie, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

jplopez21, Feb 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Giggy, Feb 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Benny3000, Feb 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

fgilbert2, Feb 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

rjcoy06, Feb 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jrpapajcik, Feb 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Bonna, Feb 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

MCain04, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of Alextricity
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap for $5.99 a pint at Terry's Terrace in Harrison Township (?), Michigan.

Just not as impressed as the majority of people here.

Appearance: Pitch black with a creamy finger or two of head. Pretty gorgeous, if I may say so. The lacing doesn't last through the whole glass, but it's nice looking regardless.

Smell: Quite interesting, like the taste is... smells like a stout or dark coffee with hops. Has roasted malts, coffee, and... hops.

Taste: A lot like the smell, but with tastes of char and smoke as well. The hops aren't present initially, but kick in on the finish. It definitely has a different taste for the average craft beer drinker (whatever that means), but it's certainly not an unpleasant one. I definitely preferred this beer when it was a little bit colder than room temperature -- once it warmed up, the alcohol could be traced, there was a warmth in the throat, the primary taste was that of smoked wood, and the bitterness really kicked in. I didn't hate it, but it was certainly tastier within the first 15-20 minutes of having it, as it seemed to just be more balanced.

It isn't my favorite of the style, but it has a unique taste to it... it had me thinking, and it really changes quite a lot the more it warms up. Wouldn't be my go-to black ale, but it's a very nice offering from a brewery that I have never heard of. Good going, Greenbush.

Alextricity, Feb 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

CanisMajor, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

mzeld, Jan 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

KC9LDB, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was able to try Anger from Green BUSH at a local tavern that just recently opened. The beer poured a dark nearly opaque amber with thin slightly off-whote head that left spotty lacing. The smell included piney hops and subtle roast. The taste started just as most IPAs ....a nice piney citrus that was quickly replaced with roast and then bittering hops that helped to cleanse the pallet. The mouthfeel was a medium body with smooth carbonation. Overall the beer was decent....but comapred to the Stone SSRIPA it was not as good. I would definitely have it again....and again....and again....if I see it in the future.

WoodBrew, Dec 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

BobD567, Dec 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Hopmarc, Dec 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

illini4x4, Dec 07, 2012
Anger from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.