Closure | Greenbush Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.62/5
327 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
greenbushbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A different hop variety each and every time we brew a batch.

Added by TMoney2591 on 11-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,615
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
327
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
55
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 327 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of stortore
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass. No date on bottle- guess the machine missed it, but recent release.

Pours a cloudy light amber, with a two inch head on a harder pour, lots of foamy lacing. Smell is grapefruit and orange hops, pine, light malt, spices- maybe coriander, some yeast, bready. The pine is a little more prevalent in the taste, followed by grapefruit and orange hops, malt, some yeast, light spices. A good amount of bitterness throughout, more at the finish. Smooth, dry, somewhat refreshing, well carbonated, the bitterness lingers.

This batch seems above the overall average, so far. Really nice bitterness, a solid, fuller body for the style. Liked it. Look forward to the next batch.

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Photo of chillin
3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rsquared59
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajs4bd
2.75/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BLZR
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DanGeo
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crow
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of teamwiggum
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerekOfSeward
4.13/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Full body that's sweet, subtle. Very refreshing.

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Photo of zaraspook
3.17/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thomasjohne
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Metallic taste - though not unpleasant

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Photo of vader06
3.67/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Billydoughnuts
3.2/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carlborch
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden, and forms a 2-inch, off-white, pillowy head, that persists and persists! The initial nose did not yield much beyond citrus, some pine, caramel and malt. The body is medium, and carbonation light to moderate. Rather bitter on the palate for an American Pale Ale. It seems to lean more towards an American IPA. Delicious, piney, bitter, refreshing, with a mild backdrop of malt, biscuits, and grapefruit pith. Well-developed Belgian lace does form. I cannot decide if it is moreish or quenching. On the other hand, I would not hesitate to try it again.

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Photo of SamuelCovert91
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jakethesnake503
3.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warpig372
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ovaltine
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
4.1/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of orangesol
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bennynewz
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhilMiller
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brandongoblue24
3.91/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

L: Golden/amber and quite hazy, with a one-finger head that quickly diminished to a light film, where it stayed.

S: Not particularly aromatic. I did get some floral, citrusy hops, but much of the nose was caramel/crystal malts.

T: By far the best part. Refreshing and crisp, the hops lead the way with citrus, spice, and some pine. This is followed closely by plenty of caramel malts to counteract any bitterness. A well balanced pale ale, albeit one that's not focused on showcasing its hop character.

F: On the full side of medium bodied, the crispness keeps it easy to drink. The carbonation is truly excellent - prickly enough to let you know it's there, but not enough to distract.

O: A crisp, well balanced, session-able beer. While I probably wouldn't go out of my way to find it, I might pick some up again if I happen by it.

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Photo of WKyle
3.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Closure from Greenbush Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 327 ratings
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