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Red Bud - Greenbush Brewing Company

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 63
Avg: 3.77
pDev: 29.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale | 6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tempest on 10-15-2011

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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A- This beer pours a hazy deep caramel body with a sticky beige bubble head that last for a good bit.

S- The dry caramel malt mixes with smoke and a faint band-aid hit that is not bad. There is a nougat note that grows with each sip and a yeasty apricot fruit ester in the finish.

T- The smoke note mixes with a caramel malt richness that finishes with a pungent flavor that lingers for a moment.

M- This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a tight little fizz and no alcohol heat noticed.

O- This beer is interesting. It has a nice smoke flavor but it starts to take over all the other flavors and gets a bit tough to finish the whole glass.

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Had a glass at the Kalamazoo Beer Exchange. Man, this beer is out there - a hybrid wheat-amber-pale ale. And I'd say it's well made beer at that. It had a strong balance of spicy, Euro-like hops with smooth bready, toasty barley and wheat with a share of caramel. Despite weighing in at 6.1%, but this beer is very drinkable and quite interesting.

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A: Served an extremely cloudy, dull amber color with one finger of dense white foam on top. Retention was decent with some random ropey lace left behind.

S: Bits of grassy hops and quite a bit of toasty/bready malt. This leaned pretty hard in the malty direction.

T: Pretty much as above with some spicy yeastiness during the middle that managed to keep things a little lively.

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Red Bud from Greenbush Brewing Company
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