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Brother Benjamin - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

439 Ratings
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Ratings: 439
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.39%
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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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.

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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.

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Brother Benjamin from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 439 ratings.