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Brother Benjamin | Greenbush Brewing Company

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3.95/5
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615 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by divineaudio on 11-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,416
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
615
pDev:
11.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
123
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 615 |  Reviews: 80
Photo of deonreds
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Aleforme
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pstam87
4.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of steve8robin
3.59/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swordofisis
4.07/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stortore
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into a snifter. Bottled 9/17/15.

Pours a caramel color, somewhat hazy, with a small head, some soapy cling. Smell is lots of malt for the style, some citrusy and dank hops. Taste leads with the malt, more hops than the nose, more dank hops than citrus. Honey adds some sweetness, not a lot of bitterness overall. Smooth, good body, well carbonated.

This is definitely malty and sweet, but is very flavorful. Worth a purchase.

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Photo of NateDyk47
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L- dark golden color
S- can smell the alcohol; hints of honey/caramel
T- very bitter at first, but dies away quickly and leaves slightly sweet aftertaste
F- medium body & carbonation; smooth and a little creamy

I'm a big fan of this beer. I get a 4 pack every 2-3 months.

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Photo of chillin
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tykechandler
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blrickman
3.14/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ohiobeer29
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lemmy187
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevecharby
4.73/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of firkingroovin
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.52/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of entenduintransit
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tmryan21
3.21/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Look: Copper/amber, white head. Kind of surprising for an DIPA how dark this was.

Smell - Not at all what I was expecting. More malty than hoppy. Definitely smell the booze in this one as well.

Taste: Malt bomb of a DIPA. The hops come through, but are masked by the honey and malt pretty significantly. Carmel and bready as well.

Feel: Boozy. Medium-bodied. Drank like a barleywine.

Overall: Was not a fan of this one. WAY too malty for a DIPA. Maybe it was an old bottle, but there were no bottling dates present to check. The 12 oz. bottle cost $13. I would not buy again.

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Photo of bigleague
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of phizzle
4.12/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmiah22
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Malone47
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eziel
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NolaHopHead
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Pours deep amber, hazy, white head lasts. Taste up front is pure caramel malt bready sweetness followed by massive hops and booze. The honey is there too. Lots of flavor but a bit much for an IPA. Mouthfeel is very nice, creamy. Overall intense for the style. Would drink again, but split a bottle with someone.

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Photo of NSXAG
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cb8282
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brother Benjamin from Greenbush Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 615 ratings
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