Cabra Perdida | Greenbush Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by liamt07 on 05-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,107
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
57
pDev:
9%
 
 
Wants:
6
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12
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 6
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3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of superspak
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled on 8/25/2017. Pours opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger dense and fluffy khaki head with awesome retention, that reduces to a small cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, lightly tart/tangy blueberries, cream, and vanilla; with lighter notes of fruit skin, nuttiness, molasses, smoke, char, dark fruit, licorice, herbal, grass, and roast/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of roast/bready malt, blueberries, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, lightly tart/tangy blueberries, cream, and vanilla; with lighter notes of fruit skin, nuttiness, molasses, smoke, char, dark fruit, licorice, herbal, grass, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light roast/char and herbal/grassy hop bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, blueberries, cream, vanilla, nuttiness, light smoke/char, herbal, grass, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of roast/bready malt, blueberries, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; with a great roast/hop bitter/sweet balance; and zero acrid/astringent hop/roast flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and full body; with a very smooth, creamy, silky, velvety, and rich mouthfeel that is awesome. Lightly sticky, chalky, tangy, and drying. Minimal warming alcohol for 11.2%. Overall this is an excellent fruited imperial cream stout. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of roast/bready malt, blueberries, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; very smooth and dangerously easy to sip on for the ABV. Very rich and well rounded imperial stout malt complexity; with nice solid authentic blueberry fruit presence, and balancing earthy bitter hops. Not huge on fruit, but definitely adequate. Lets the stout be the main style showcase, instead of feeling like a fruit beer. A very enjoyable offering, and great style example.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Bung
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of stortore
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle into a snifter.

Pours a fairly dark brown, opaque, with a small head of dark tan foam, not much cling. Smells of roasted malts, chocolate, blueberries, vanilla, some coffee, light caramel and molasses, a little smoky. Very pleasant aroma. Taste pretty much follows the nose with the roasted malts and chocolate, more coffee and a little more vanilla, light caramel and cocoa, some molasses. The blueberries have a solid, but more subtle presence in the flavor, and blend in really well. Have had this a few times, really like the flavor. Very smooth and creamy, taste lingers on the tongue.

I like this a lot. Expressive aromas and solid flavors. A great example of the style. Well worth a purchase if you can get it.

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Giggy
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BuckeyeFaninMI
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of liamt07
4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery, served in a snifter. An imperial blueberry cream stout.

Black body with minimal clarity, light brown head with a ring of retention. Light lacing. Nose is roasty, dark chocoalte, brown sugar and a bit of dark fruit. Perhaps a bit creamy, but I'm struggling to find anything distinctly 'blueberry' about this. More roast and bitter dark chocolate on the palate and qutie a bit of dark roasted coffee. Thick and bitter in feel, with only a modest equilibrating sweetness. Not alot of blueberry, but ignoring that fact, this is quite a strong imperial stout.

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Photo of Barnoloid
4.29/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Big fruity notes here - reminiscent of a blueberry covered in chocolate. Big creamy mouthfeel. Deep and dark in coloring. Very enjoyable.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of CharlesK
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Cabra Perdida from Greenbush Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 57 ratings