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Green Monster - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

143 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 19
Gots: 65 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 08-26-2009)
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2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

02-03-2014 13:11:56 | More by Thorpe429
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

10-20-2013 02:28:02 | More by acurtis
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-23-2013 22:16:08 | More by ste5venla
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.23/5  rDev -16.1%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Reddish body. Thin collar.

Smell - Acetic. Green apples. Kinda vegetal. Caramel.

Taste - Sharp sourness. Very acetic. Caramel. Sour apples.

Mouthfeel - It's not super sour, but it's an intense flavor.

Overall -Too acetic for my tastes.

11-19-2013 03:18:21 | More by Alieniloquium
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Washington

3/5  rDev -22.1%

05-12-2014 22:45:25 | More by beerloverofbham
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GRG1313

California

2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

09-14-2013 06:57:52 | More by GRG1313
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-08-2014 03:07:42 | More by Kevlee722
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-21-2014 16:58:41 | More by emerge077
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TruePerception

California

3.84/5  rDev -0.3%

Deschutes' Green Monster. 7.3%. Aged 3 years in wine barrels.

Okay, I gotta say: The wax top makes for a good presentation, but it's a bitch to get off!

Appearance: Very small amount of head. Light, fine-bubbled lacing. Deep red-amber color.

Smell: Hmm. Very different than I was expecting. The first smell I get is a sort of pickle/olive brine, like what I would smell from my mom's potato salad. That's a first! Not getting any other scents, yet.

Taste/Moutfeel: Okay, I'm getting more of the olive brine on the palate, with some apple seed. Moderate acidity. Maybe some sour grape.

I gotta say, based on the reference I got from my coworker, this falls very short. Not my ideal for a sour at all. It is interesting, and unique, but not my thing. It's a shame, I was told this has a big green apple flavor, but I'm not getting any.

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle, into a Petrus chalice.

11-13-2013 03:35:54 | More by TruePerception
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-29-2013 01:39:17 | More by comrade_tony
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Oregon

5/5  rDev +29.9%

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Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-02-2013 02:54:47 | More by kk73
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

09-12-2013 04:14:14 | More by stx00lax
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RaulMondesi

California

4.14/5  rDev +7.5%

Out a of bottle at Haven in Orange, CA.

Mass props to the couple next to Raul (that is breaking up) for giving him a taste of their Green Monster. Thang is freaky; thang is freaky like Adel right out of the shower. Good levels of, well, everything. Not the best sour, but Raul can still feel it like Raul could.

Yep!

10-28-2013 03:14:46 | More by RaulMondesi
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California

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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Washington

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Indiana

4.04/5  rDev +4.9%

A-Deep ruby red one finger off white head with some carbonation and some lacing.

S-Lots of wine, grapes and oak. Some funk.

T-Lots of wine, oak, some grapes, mild funk not much else though.

M-Medium in body, and a very dry finish.

O-Very wine like. It got a lot of charactersistics rom the barrels. But at the end of the day nothing else as far as flavors really come through.

01-04-2014 00:36:12 | More by rlee1390
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Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Wisconsin

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Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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Green Monster from Deschutes Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.