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Retribution - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: monitorpop on 10-29-2011)
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Reviews by LiquidBread219:
Photo of LiquidBread219
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a very deep amber with nice foamy creamy tan head. Head has good retention and leaves a bit of lacing.

S -- The nose is pretty big on dark fruits and Belgian yeast smells kind of sweet really good nose on this one.

T -- Sweet up front like some sort of sugar you also get the qualities of a Belgian style with the yeast. In the backbone there is more Dark Fruits really nice taste.

M -- Medium bodied nice carbonation

O - Overall a nice Belgian styled beer really enjoyed it. I think Greenbush has a very diverse lineup and this is probably one of my favorite ones that I've had from them. I would try this one again really good stuff coming out of this brewery.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of warnerry
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a very deep amber with three fingers of creamy tan head. Head has good retention and leaves a bit of lacing.

S -- Candi sugar, nice dark fruits, some Belgian yeast, a bit of chocolate. The brewery describes this as a hybrid Belgian ale. I'm assuming they mean a hybrid between a dubbel and a bsda based on the aroma.

T -- Candi sugar up front, with Belgian yeast, some chocolate and dark dried fruits. A bit of spice leads into a rather dry, slightly bitter finish. Nice.

M -- Medium slightly sticky mouthfeel with a semi-dry finish.

O - An interesting and tasty Belgian style ale. Greenbush seems to have a good handle on some diverse styles, which is a good foundation for a new brewery. I look forward to trying more from them.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
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On draft at Farmhouse, served in a 12 oz. Duvel-esque glass.

Appears black with tawny brown edges in the dim light, rusty auburn and opaque when backlit. Ample head of tan foam, lacing some initially. Lasting retention, fades to a thin broken skim.

Yeasty phenolics, some apple sweetness and spiciness, caramelized sugars.

Bitter earthy taste, a little toasty, finishing dry. Alcohol isn't completely hidden, mouthfeel is a little rough with coarse carbonation and slight alcohol presence. Overall its warming on a cool night, and pretty good flavor wise, but not one i'd seek out again.

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Retribution from Greenbush Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.