Black Swan | Greenbush Brewing Company

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by sweemzander on 08-07-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
2.56%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by sweemzander:
Photo of sweemzander
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

6oz. tap pour at Greenbush in Sawyer

(A)- Pours actually quite golden orange in color with a slight haze to it. Some white froth and lacing. I guess the color threw me for a loop due to the name (Black Swan)

(S)- Right off the bat, I can see the blackberry fruit addition to this up front with some subtle yeasty yet hoppy undertones. Even some dry biscuit.

(T)- Very similar to the smell, I actually really like how the fruit is blended into the beer without taking center stage; its there, but in a supporting role. Good dryness yet yeasty and hoppy at the same time.

(M)- A good vibrant carbonation level and balance. I also like the idea of adding the blackberries to this since it adds another level of complexity and actually helping this become a touch more refreshing with adding just the slightest level of acidity.

(O)- I liked this one as well; definitely need to try more from Greenbush; they definitely are on the right path here, though maybe think of the name since nothing about this beer made me think "Black," other than the blackberries I suppose.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Filabee
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of JimGlonke
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Black Swan from Greenbush Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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