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Dunegräs - Greenbush Brewing Company

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very good

260 Ratings
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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ahq514 on 09-20-2011)
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Pelletben

Michigan

5/5  rDev +30.2%

06-29-2013 09:55:45 | More by Pelletben
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

04-10-2013 12:25:06 | More by IPAchris
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elNopalero

Texas

4.61/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Greenbush has been on my radar for a while now. While I haven’t made it to the brewery I’m glad to see they’ve started bottling.

This poured a honeyed amber color with great foaming. I found an aroma of tropical fruit and lemon, pineapple and lemon zest, along with some pine. It has a fantastic big, aroma. There’s an intense bitterness on the palate which just dominated the flavor, with a smooth piney and tropical fruit hop profile coming across. Great finish. One of my new finds for the year!

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 05:29:58 | More by elNopalero
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jereb33

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

07-13-2012 21:36:04 | More by jereb33
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creaghphish

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

02-19-2012 02:01:40 | More by creaghphish
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MidwestBA

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

06-20-2013 15:47:01 | More by MidwestBA
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

04-03-2013 02:22:19 | More by brandoman63
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MajorBear

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

03-14-2014 22:18:31 | More by MajorBear
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LanceRobbins24

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

10-24-2013 03:47:00 | More by LanceRobbins24
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miwestcoaster

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-10-2013 02:59:51 | More by miwestcoaster
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mgroothuis

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-16-2012 11:53:28 | More by mgroothuis
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MisterMagoo

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

04-04-2014 19:19:23 | More by MisterMagoo
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vinnyg76

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

09-21-2013 16:59:48 | More by vinnyg76
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

04-12-2013 05:15:07 | More by hollywood_15063
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amishbooze

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

03-30-2013 01:12:52 | More by amishbooze
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pls2087

Indiana

4.49/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Greenbush brewery is nearby in Sawyer MI and is frequently crowded. I've had Dunegras many times on tap, but this time was poured from a bottle into pint glass. I did not notice much of a difference.

A: Beautiful caramel color. Hint of red. 1/2 finger head, dissipates relatively quickly.

S: Sweet, malty.

T: Balanced bitterness and sweetness. Slight citrus taste comes through.

M: Minimal carbonation. Lingering bitterness, not overwhelming.

Overall: One of my favorite beers from GB.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 21:40:00 | More by pls2087
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz. bottle poured into an imperial pint glass.

(A)- Pours a golden amber orange color. Produced a giant clump of frothy white foam with one of the best retentions on an IPA I have seen in a long time. Tons of clumpy lacing left behind as it finally dissipated.

(S)- A good combination of pineapple and orange citrus meets a subtle layer of lemongrass and minimal caramel malt sweetness.

(T)- Very similar to the smell, only a much more pronounced bitter pine needle entering the mix with the pineapple and orange citrus. Not so much the lemongrass anymore but the same very minimal caramel malt sweetness at the end.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance to this. Bitter, yes, but a good sweetness and slight acidic twang from the citrus too.

(O)- I am actually kind of impressed by this one. A fairly new brewery, but with some definite solid entries and this one perhaps being one of their better ones with the style in mind. For me, it really takes something well-made and thought out to stand out in the sea that is pale ale / IPA / DIPA in the craft beer world. This one will probably go well under the radar, but its dynamic and well-made enough to get my attention.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 19:37:33 | More by sweemzander
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ypsifly

Michigan

4.29/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz poured into a pint glass.

Chestnut brown, light colored head with good staying power that clings to the glass. Looks as it should and I like that the foam never really goes away and is sticky.

Nice balance of pine and grapefruit with just enough malt in the nose. This is what I want an IPA to smell like.

Nice and malty upfront and it transitions into the hop flavors from the nose nicely. Lingering grapefruit with a nice dry finish that stays with me. The malts are there, but they know their place and add just enough balance to keep things complex without getting too busy. This tastes like a solid American IPA and hits all of the notes I want and need from this style.

The mouth is as full as I want it to be and the carbonation helps the dry finish. Again, what I want from this style.

This is what I think of when someone asks me what I want to taste and feel in an American IPA. It hits all of the notes perfectly and I will be buying this again, and again. This beer stands out in a market that some might (reasonably) argue is a market over saturated by the style. I highly recommend.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 04:19:34 | More by ypsifly
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VE777

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-25-2014 05:13:17 | More by VE777
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mzeld

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

04-02-2013 01:37:55 | More by mzeld
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Rborre321

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-19-2014 20:40:19 | More by Rborre321
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SimcoeJoe

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-27-2013 22:20:52 | More by SimcoeJoe
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Beerpiggie

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-29-2014 00:11:18 | More by Beerpiggie
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boonejag75

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-26-2013 14:17:25 | More by boonejag75
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LamboBrewpants

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-27-2014 03:31:58 | More by LamboBrewpants
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Dunegräs from Greenbush Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.