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Brother Benjamin - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

324 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 324
Reviews: 46
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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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-23-2013 00:15:05 | More by ititani
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

04-04-2014 06:58:22 | More by jlmathis
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TreyIsWilson

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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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chanokokoro

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4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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lochef81

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3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This dipa pours a very cloudy deep amber color with a ton of sediment and an off white head that gives way to a nice film and lacing. The nose is rich and malty with some notes of spice and pine, maybe even a little west coast citrus. The flavor is deep and rich encompassing all the notes the aroma had foretold. This is a delicious beer only hindered by a distinct alcohol bite. This is a 10%+er and it does not hide it. I love a strong beer but not everyone will feel the same way. Id love to try this one fresher because I feel like it is meant to be so much more.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 05:43:44 | More by lochef81
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Brother Benjamin from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.