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Closure - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

233 Ratings
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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A different hop variety each and every time we brew a batch.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 11-09-2011)
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Photo of jeffwright
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

jeffwright, Feb 16, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38%

vinny21bal, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of elNopalero
4.48/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I’m starting to learn that with anything from Greenbush I should approach it with an open mind and it most likely won’t fit any preconceived stylistic expectations—but it will be excellent. This was no exception.

This poured a caramel-amber color with nice, thick foaming.

There’s a matly backing to this sweetish aroma of candied orange, orange preserves and the faintest whisper of … papaya?

The beer is bold and upfront, with a body and finish of a DIPA despite having the strength of a sessionable IPA. There’s that malty backing to a piney, orangey hop profile, with a hint of the tropical. Found this beer to be more than I expected and I liked it all the more for that.

elNopalero, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of nheinzie57
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

nheinzie57, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of deadchef
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured into a pint glass...

a: gold to almost bronze, off white head. frothy 2 fingers of foam. slight yeast haze.

s: amarillo hop aroma followed by caramel malt

t: bitter hop flavor with some caramel, bready malt. light phenols.

m: light, easy drinking. appropriate carbonation.

o: nice pale ale, a bit bitter but typical for american pale style. bitterness seems to wash out any malt complexity it might have had. still a solid beer and i wouldn't turn down a second pint.

deadchef, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of DCdevyl78
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

DCdevyl78, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of cgrz
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

cgrz, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of tpeters
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

tpeters, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of ethanmc12
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

ethanmc12, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of Emnmarko
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Emnmarko, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of GABrew
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

GABrew, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of Norseman
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Norseman, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of jpjayp
4/5  rDev +10.2%

jpjayp, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of buschbeer
3.24/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 fluid ounce bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - It is copper colored with amber highlights. It is topped with two inches of tan head.

S - I smell some caramel malt and floral hops.

T - It starts out with some caramel. Then it is just bitter and not a good bitter. There is a metallic taste, too.

M - Medium, chalky

O - It is an overtly bitter beer. I do not find it enjoyable to drink.

buschbeer, Jan 01, 2014
Photo of mwade5
4/5  rDev +10.2%

mwade5, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Arcous
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Arcous, Dec 16, 2013
Photo of leadahmer
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

leadahmer, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of Lunny777
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Lunny777, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of Le_HopHead
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Le_HopHead, Dec 03, 2013
Photo of sweetlou25
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

sweetlou25, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of runlikeakenyan
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

runlikeakenyan, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of richj1970
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12 oz bottle into tulip glass.

A: Pours a cloudy golden copper color with gigantic head. I ha to wait almost 5 minutes to get it to fit into the glass. Some decent lacing.

S: Hops mixed with some floral notes. Toasted malts.

T: A bit of bitterness from the hops. Toasted bread, grapefruit rind. Some slight sweetness from the malts.

M: Fairly light body and way too much carbonation.

O: An average APA. I think this one is best enjoyed with a nice spicy meal.

richj1970, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of mikerap100
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

mikerap100, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of dejones
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

dejones, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of ChadSabin
4/5  rDev +10.2%

ChadSabin, Nov 06, 2013
Closure from Greenbush Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.