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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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A stout-ish porter with a touch of porter-ish stout. Accepting the fact that we live in confusing times, Greenbush offers up it’s own "ball of confusion," with Distorter - a robust porter blurring the lines between a porter and a stout. Have a bottle or get therapy.

Grain: Maris Otter, Crystal 60L, British Chocolate, Black Malt, Roasted Barley Hops: East Kent Goldings, Willamette, Cascade Yeast: British-style Ale yeast


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6980) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
On tap @ Quality Bar, Champaign. Dense dark brown with a lasting tan head that leaves messy lace. Deep roast aroma. Very roasty palate, slightly burnt/acrid, with fruity acidity. Moderately bitter finish. Solid.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopsythe (46) - - APR 23, 2014
Bottle pour. Aromas and appearance of a stout. Tastes of caramel chocolate coffee and roasted malt. Label makes sense with the stout-ish porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stoutgap (30) - Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2014
12 oz into a snifter,pours black ,average creamy medium brown lasting head, with good lacing.Heavy roasted /burnt malt nose with average hop. Medium body, thin creamy texture, average carbonation, with a lasting bitter finish.A good brew but the over the top burnt detracts from the over all beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (235) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Deep brown color, mild tan head. Nutty, savory, touch of vanilla sweetness. Quite bitter upfront, some sweetness sneaking in later. Heavier body, alcohol is present but disguised by some of the bitterness. Incredibly long and lingering aftertaste. Quite interesting, very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (4000) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 12, 2014
Aroma is earthy/dark malts and light coffee. The flavor is dark malts, Heinz steak sauce, light fruit, light roasted notes and a slightly tart/acidic finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3360) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
12oz bottle 4/6/14 (Binny’s Downers Grove Mix A Six)-40° in Shaker-Pours black with a big brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, and malt. Taste of the same with more chocolate and slight bitterness. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and goes down smooth. Great brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1492) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2014
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed on the first night of April after a long winter. Appearance is a creamy pitch black with a rich off white head that laces to the glass. Aroma of chocolate malt, biscuit, light coffee, not too potent. Taste is very nice, lightly bitter, dark chocolate notes, definitely a middle ground between stout and porter.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bunker (10) - Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2014 medium sweetness, lightly bitter, soft carbonation, silly, this review is silliness, its a good beer I would happily drink any day. Just bought another six pack already had two and Im not sure if its the alcohol talking but this is my new best friend. I love this beer, my mouth wants more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (3204) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
tap. Near black with small head. Chocolatety malt body. Well done porter with balanced flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CpyNPrnT (403) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Milk chocolate, roasted malts, mild cream, small hints of lactose. Dark black appearance.


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