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Brother Benjamin - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

327 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.9%


Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: divineaudio on 11-09-2012)
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fredmugs

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

04-13-2013 21:57:11 | More by fredmugs
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Illinois

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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Brother Benjamin Greenbush brewing co.

Thanks to Dr. K for the bottle...

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker pint glass. Served chilled...

A) Dark amber with a little haze. Not much head at all. A soapy dusting sticks around. No lacing to report.

S) Very ripe pineapple, and just a little whiff of booze. A little twist of orange. Some honey sweetness is noted as this warms up.

T) The nose on this brew has an inviting sweetness to it. This does not completely carry over to the flavor. There is a good dose of piney bitterness here. The alcohol could have been a little better hidden. Aftertaste lingers a bit.

M) Medium body with moderate carbonation. A bitter mouth coater, with a bit of alcohol warmth.

O) A pretty solid imperial right here. Not a beer I would go to far out of my way to consume, but thankful for the opportunity to knock one back.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 22:03:03 | More by RoamingGnome
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mtomlins

Ontario (Canada)

3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a standard pint glass.

Pours a deep copper color, with a thick chalky head and a bit of lacing. Lots of citrus, bread, malt, caramel in the nose. The palate is equally malty with sweet caramel, bread, biscuits and loads of hops: tropical (pineapple, mango) and citrus (red grapefruit, tangerine). Full and round mouthfeel with a proper amount of carbonation. A very tasty brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 19:12:38 | More by mtomlins
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Michigan

3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a deep amber with a two-finger off white head. Light sticky lacing.

S - Aroma of citrus, honey, and bready malt.

T - Taste starts off sweet with honey and citrus. Some bready malts come through mid-swallow. The hops give the finish a nice bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Sticky & dry finish.

O - Not the best DIPA I've ever had, but still very good. Fans of malty DIPAs should definetly check this out.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 02:21:50 | More by TreyIsWilson
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Michigan

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4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
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Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Greenbush branded snifter

Pours a golden amber capped by a slight off white two finger head. Excellent retention, significant lacing. Tropical fruit, mango and papaya especially, floral notes round out the nose. The taste follows the nose initially, hint of caramel, the honey comes through midpalate, finishes with light grapefruit bitterness combined with light caramel and honey-tinged floral notes. Medium-bodied, moderate carbonation, slick and silky. Very nice beer. More balanced than modern day hop heads might prefer; but a solid DIPA that more seasoned veterans might enjoy more.

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Brother Benjamin from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.