Traktor | Greenbush Brewing Company

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3.66 w/ 70 ratings

Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Too bold to be just a "lawnmower" beer, our Blonde Ale offers big body and bigger taste.

Added by kylehay2004 on 11-24-2012

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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 10
Reviews by liamt07:
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3.76/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from CWBlues, 12oz into a tulip.

Unfiltered browned orange, dense cream cap with moderate retention and some lace. Nose has yeast, bread, some very interesting grain character and perhaps some dried citrus in the periphery. Almost a bit toasty or crusty in terms of the bready quality. Quite perfumey. Taste has more bready and grain character with some very interesting flavours brought on by the yeast. Almost a bit seedy, some veggie or fruity notes are around as well (in a positive way). Almost canned corn perhaps? And some pepper even? Medium body with some weight to it, medium low carb. A very nice cream ale, a lot of characteristics I can't pin down but it does a nice job all around.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of king75
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Summer78
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I bought this off the Binny's single shelf. It poured a hazy yellow with no head and no lace. The scent is had a touch of sour dough. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. There was a boozy presence at the start. The mouthfeel was medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's ok.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Danielr26
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of oso
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Beejay
2.92/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

A: A murky yellow in color, with a large white head.

S: Cloying, with fruitiness- banana and clove and a hit of booze.

T: Boozy, with some banana and clove notes.

M: Fairly light, with a lot of carbonation.

O: Not sure if there are going for a Belgian thing here or not, but it seems like a bit of a mess. Boozy, and rough. For a brewery who's "thing" is beers over 6% (oh you daredevils you!) it tastes pretty fucking boozy at 6.1%

"It hits the lighter side of Greenbush's offerings while still standing bold above the 6% mark."

The beer tastes rough, unrefined, and made with a hasty fermentation.

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Photo of DCdevyl78
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Rjk00
3.1/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not really my style but for what it is it's ok.

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Photo of GLBClover85
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not a huge fan of the style but picked it up in a mix a 6 pack. Big fan of Greenbush beers. Without getting technical this a light bodied easy drinking brew. Notes of corn a bit of sweetness and a tad of hops. Like someone else said a good summer brew. Could easily drink a 6er of these for enjoyment

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Photo of Prager62
3.72/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Morganboyne
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of stortore
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass. Bottled 8/15/16.

Pours a medium yellow, somewhat hazy, with a half inch head and some spotty lacing. Very pleasant aroma- yeast, malt, some earthy hops, a little lactose type smell. Bready. The taste is similar- malt, yeast, more earthy hops than the nose, wheat, some lemon and crackers, a light hop bitterness on the finish. Dry, crisp, refreshing, fairly smooth, a good but lighter body.

Not a style I seek out, but of all the straight up Cream Ales I've had, this is pretty good. Nice aroma, a well developed flavor, very good overall on the finish. An above average example of the style. Well worth buying a couple of bottles.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Lunny777
3.96/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of PackenGreen
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SiRCRX
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Traktor from Greenbush Brewing Company
Beer rating: 48.6% out of 100 with 70 ratings
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