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Ursus - Greenbush Brewing Company

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 48
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: ahq514 on 12-29-2011

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3.97/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear deep brown with a touch of purple. Almost no head, but what is there is very light in color. The biggest contrast between the liquid and head colors that I have seen. Only small spots of lacing.

S - Dark fruits up front, with lots of plum. Chocolate and caramel malt, with a bit of roast. A bit of alcohol in the nose.

T- Similar to smell, win a big chocolate malt presence, and more roasted malts than in the aroma. Dark fruits are also prominent, with big plum notes. Very faint sweetness, with some earthiness and a bit of bitterness on the finish. Not as "big" as some old ales, but very tasty.

M -- Medium mouthfeel but not too heavy. Bitter and dry on the finish.

O - Pretty big plum presence here, which I enjoyed but might not be for everyone. Very enjoyable take on the style and on the lighter end of the old ale spectrum. (854 characters)

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Type: on-tap pint
Glass: Pint
From: Ashley's in Ann Arbor
Price: $6.50

Appearance: Dark brown almost black. No head by time I got it, but a nice white lacing around the outside. almost opaque.

Smell: Malty goodness. sweet, some dark fruits, a touch of alcohol.

Taste: pretty sweet, strong malts, dark fruits and a nice touch of alcohol. good but could use just a little something more

Mouthfeel: medium to slightly heavier. just a tad sticky.

Overall: a well brewed beer but needs just one more tweak to make great. I like my old ales a little bit more character. This one could use maybe some earthy hops, some age in an oak barrel, or maybe a combination of hops and toffee. My second beer from greenbush. both were good, neither wowed me. (746 characters)

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter at Beer Market - Schaumburg.

The musical set here is surprisingly good... ...Anyway, this stuff pours a very dark, slightly murky midnight sienna topped by a half-finger of off-khaki foam. The nose comprises dates, light maple syrup, dark fruits, brown sugar, and a touch of rye bread. The taste brings in more of the same, that heapin' helpin' of dates really coming through and choking out all competitors. The body is a solid medium, bordering on hefty, with a light moderate carbonation and a generally smooth feel. Overall, a surprisingly solid beer, but one whose enjoyment is predicated on your taste for dates. (639 characters)

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Ursus from Greenbush Brewing Company
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