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Brother Benjamin - Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

392 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 12
Gots: 37 | 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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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-02-2014 03:48:53 | More by Localdrinklax
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hops202

District of Columbia

3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into dogfish spiegelau glass. Bottle was extra included in trade from WCW - awesome!

A - a deep rich red amber honey. Almost maple syrup color with no transparency.

S - smells like a slightly more floral version of 120 minute.

T - again very reminiscent of 120 minute. Just half the ABV.

M - fairly full bodied.

O - glad I got to try this!

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 20:50:42 | More by hops202
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JohnathanColeman

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-29-2014 00:41:56 | More by JohnathanColeman
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TheMarose

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.1%

05-27-2014 20:41:08 | More by TheMarose
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TRaymy

Michigan

4.88/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance is a deep amber, copper with minimal head.

Smell. Honey, hops.

Pours nicely in a tulip glass with minimal lacing. Lots of sediment.

Smooth honey taste with hint of banana and very slight spice, hops, then alcohol presence on the back.

Great DIPA, right up there on the favorite list. Hopslam is a second to this for me.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 04:08:01 | More by TRaymy
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krustster

Michigan

3/5  rDev -24.1%

05-23-2014 02:37:59 | More by krustster
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Williaar

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-22-2014 21:02:21 | More by Williaar
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GRFounder

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-19-2014 01:57:53 | More by GRFounder
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Kcman91

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-18-2014 21:21:59 | More by Kcman91
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Mark4prez20

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-11-2014 01:44:19 | More by Mark4prez20
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EdVandenberg

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-09-2014 20:37:05 | More by EdVandenberg
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danwho

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-07-2014 03:57:10 | More by danwho
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stephensinner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-04-2014 15:00:20 | More by stephensinner
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McBAINx

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-30-2014 22:34:04 | More by McBAINx
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lucasj82

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-26-2014 08:38:53 | More by lucasj82
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Bonna

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

04-24-2014 03:10:09 | More by Bonna
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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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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

2.25/5  rDev -43%

04-17-2014 02:44:27 | More by Rhettroactive
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StoutIrish

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-07-2014 01:20:47 | More by StoutIrish
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77apm

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-06-2014 00:28:05 | More by 77apm
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Jonker1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +26.6%

04-05-2014 23:25:51 | More by Jonker1
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jlmathis

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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

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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Eddyfunt

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-01-2014 20:47:39 | More by Eddyfunt
Brother Benjamin from Greenbush Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.