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Greenbush Closure (Batch Apollo Hop)
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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
koleminer20 (788) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
From notes. 12 oz bottle shared during a sharing of the Advent Calendar (not finished) on March 15. The color is a solid copper color with a thick white head and a good amount of lace. The aroms is a combination of bitter hoppiness and and a little caramel sweetness. The flavor is a little bitter and somewhat skunky. Itís definitely strange to a few of the beers I have had from Greebush. There is a subtle hoppiness and itís one of the better things about this one. The mouth feel is light and slick, with a medium carbonation and a dry aftertaste

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CpyNPrnT (432) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Well, some hops. Not much flavor. Rather bland. A little bit of citrus, not much more...

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BEERSOLDIER (42) - Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Orange/rose colored with a big off white head that leaves excellent lacing. Semi cloudy with yeast floating in it. smells very appealing with notes of semi-sweet caramel and floral with hints of fruit and a touch of malt. Right away you get the caramel flavor with some dried fruit. Pretty smooth drinking beer. overall its a very good beer but doesnít quite deliver what I expected. I would drink this beer again but nothing to write home about.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (3102) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2014
This is a nicely balanced and very drinkable pale ale. The focus is mostly on juicy citric hops which are nicely subdued w/ a mild sweetness to soften firm bitterness in the finish. This is not jumping out at me as a particularly magical experience but it is a solid and well done brew all the same.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paintedmaple (462) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Very good APA with nice floral hop aroma and flavor. Nothing wildly exciting about it, but just good well made beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2518) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle (with no mention of hops, but Iím guessing based on wind currents and rating numbers and such...) Pour is a very slightly hazy copper with a big foamy head and aromas of floral hops and a little bit of caramel. Flavor is soapy and floral with a little bit of sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3314) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Draft at emporium Chicago. Darker orange with white head. Very bitter. Grapefruit notes. Floral and citrus notes. Hoppy

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Pours with way too much carbonation possible issue at brewery as this is a second style with the same issue. Muddy orange cloudy in color. A very nice but brief aroma of spice and fruit and fresh floral. Heavily hopped and dry. Not an explosion of flavor but light fruit and finishes with a heavy pepper and long. Not drinkable out of the bottle. The wait after the pour is not worth the experience.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3459) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2013
bottle. Deep golden with two finger head. Overcarbonated. The hops are mid-level, but combined with the carbonation, this is just a really harsh pale ale. I recall this being much better on tap.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wmubronco1992 (644) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle. No info given on the hops, but based on dates and number of ratings Iím assuming this is the one. Bottle says 5.9%. Pours amber. Very large frothy off white long lasting head. Fruity aroma. Bitter piney flavor with tough of caramel sweetness. Makes me sneeze like an IPA. Dry finish. Lingering bitter mouth feel. Not really a big pale ale fan, but Iíve enjoyed the other Greenbush beers Iíve had so picked this 6 pack up when I saw it. A bit different then some of the other pales Iíve tried. Overall enjoyable.


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