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Brother Benjamin - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

441 Ratings
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Ratings: 441
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.93%
Wants: 14
Gots: 49 | FT: 3
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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Photo of lunarbrew
4.39/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Beautiful orange/amber color. Pures a little hazy with about two fingers of eggshell head. Pretty sticky full layer of lacing that doesn't go away. Very good looking beer.

S- Smells excellent. Very hop forward. Floral with tons of citrus. I'm really getting a creamy orange scent. I would rate a little higher if the aroma was stronger and didn't die out quite as quick.

T- Tastes awesome. Very balanced. Very creamy. Very hoppy with a nice bitter finish. Love it.

Mouthfeel- Also excellent. Sticky sweet, medium body, and creamy. Bubbles are small and lingering.

O- Highly drinkable and alcoholic. I'd like a little heavier mouthfeel and a little more depth, but still this beer is awesome. An excellent beer from and excellent brewery.

lunarbrew, Mar 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Kerrie, Mar 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Holland, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of mkennedy119
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

mkennedy119, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

shamrock071521, Mar 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

TimRoss41, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of imfrommichigan
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

imfrommichigan, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of Romulux
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Romulux, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

SaisonRichBiere, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of 33nickadams
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is amber-orange, translucent, with a small amount of head. Smells citrusy and piney, malty and sweet, and some alcohol. I little more bitter than I expected upon tasting and it has a malt backbone that supports the heavy-handed hoppiness. Finishes sweet and dry and alcohol is evident. The mouthfeel brings an interesting aspect as its oily and slick. Well-carbonated. This one is a tough one to review because there is really only one other imperial ipa made with honey from Michigan. It's good and I'm glad I tried it, but I would rather have a Hopslam.

33nickadams, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of andrewjraab
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - amber / brown with a 3 fingers of foamy off white head. Leaves nice rings after every sip.

S - Huge floral punch, citrus, malts, bread dough, resinous.

T - A very wet hop profile, oily hops, malt forward, hop resin, baked sweet bread, nicely balanced.

O - Very solid offering here. I would definitely try this again. This is the second bottle I've had from GB and both IPA's have a similar oily, and resinous taste and feel. Look for more to come from GB.

andrewjraab, Mar 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jplopez21, Mar 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

warnerry, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Danielr26, Feb 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Sparty55, Feb 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

thebends1, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

HoneyLamb, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Michigan, Feb 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

alex021224, Feb 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

jmich24, Feb 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Giggy, Feb 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

gratefulbeerhead, Feb 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Brother Benjamin from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 441 ratings.