Closure | Greenbush Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
325
Reviews:
50
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
54
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 325 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of ovaltine
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of orangesol
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bennynewz
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhilMiller
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brandongoblue24
3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
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 +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulyB83
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a shaker pint glass, bottled 9/30/15.

L- Medium amber, good clarity, maybe very slight amount of yeast haze, one finger white head.

S- Citrusy with some of that hoppy bubblegum aroma, a little herbal spicy hops.

T- Grapefruit rind, light bitterness, a little grassy/spicy, light malt sweetness.

F- Medium, good carbonation, easy drinking.

O- A nice not super hoppy pale ale, easy drinking.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of firkingroovin
2.76/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tmcarter23
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kkazemi
3.05/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mickmanhattan
3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rapayn01
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I bought this last week in a mix 12 pack in Michigan and mine was dated mid-March. It was OK, though the hop profile is likely stronger when it is fresh. I could see trying this one again.

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Photo of jmiah22
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of quadhog
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of entenduintransit
3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Seems a bit pointless to read reviews of this when they even say they use different hop varieties in each batch. Even as I write this I'm tasting things that are completely absent in other reviews and missing out on the tastes they claim. Even the ABV is different on my bottle than the bottle pictured, though everything else about the label is the same.

Anyway, the 6.2% ABV batch I tried was decent.

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Photo of MidwestBA
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 98green
3.28/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WiggyKGB
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drank
3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draft in St. Joe MI. Unfiltered, pleasantly hoppy. Very nice.

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Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Closure from Greenbush Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 325 ratings.
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