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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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A justly hopped ipa with absolutely no dunegrass. Combining west coast and noble hops to create our own IPA with a shining finish. And, as an environmental treat, absolutely no dunegrass was killed in order to make our fine beer, so drink up!

Grain: Golden Promise, Gambrinus, Munich, Belgian Aromatic, Crystal 60L. Hops: Columbus, Amarillo, Cascade, Spalt Yeast: American-style Ale yeast


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
paintedmaple (445) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Upfront floral hops with very pronounced hop bitterness make this a very interesting and drinkable IPA. An unique and complex taste that is both surprisingly complex and delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3528) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Sampled at the brewpub. Pours a nice little hazed amber orange color with a small off white head. Aroma of pine, orange peel, mild earth tones, some caramel and sweet bread malts. Flavor is hop bitterness forward. Quite bitter with mild sweet malt undertones. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Finishes bitter, pretty nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBunn (2509) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. Pours a gunky amber with a pretty big head and aromas of dunegrass. Alright, kidding. I’m not really getting much off the nose here. A little soapy hops and that’s about it. Flavor is pungently hoppy... too much so. It’s not that I don’t like hops... but this mix doesn’t work for me. Lots of astringent hops... and I didn’t know that was possible. It’s just a punchy and odd mix of hops that I don’t care for. Sorry Greenbush.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdb288 (581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle from trade with Cbuk1013. Reddish gold pour with white head. Nice aromatics of pine and citrus, also hay. Taste is full of hop punch - fresh, crisp and light. Very smooth and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5341) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle courtesy of my coworkers fiancé Lance. Amber bodied with a short white head. Aroma is citrusy with light pine and soft caramel. Taste is citrus, pine notes, caramel and toasted malt. Body is medium with a soft creamy carbonation and a light lingering hop bitterness. Ends with more caramel, toasted malt, citrus oils, light pine and grains.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Pours a cloudy amber with a nice thick sticky off-white head. Aromas heavy hop citrus and orange. The has a medium bodied mouth feel. Spicy hot flavor upfront and through the middle finishes with that nice orange long-lasting flavor. This is a pretty well done IPA Greenbush should be proud of it is very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holtguy (129) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Very fizzy pour. Once it settled it turned out to be a decent IPA. Good, but not all that different than many other IPAs.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2013
bottle. Amber with two finger head. Very aggressive carbonation -- I doubt this level of carbonation was the intent. Pretty substantial malt body and bitter hops. Average at best for the style, and that’s probably generous. This is another one that I recall being much better on tap at the brewpub.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8942) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
Fresh bottle from Champane’s Cellars. Tasty hop combo, but somewhat harsh finish. Stil good drinkability. Orange bodied, big retained head. Orange citrus flavour, with some pineapple and mango.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7414) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Siciliano’s) Grand Rapids, MI.
A bit cloudy amber colour with a ridiculously big foamy off-white head. I’m not sure if this is supposed to be like this but as there’s no bottling and best before date I can’t say how old this bottle is. Belgian style yeast... weird... piney and fruity hops... no bitterness... spices? in the aroma. The aroma is closer to a Belgian Ale or Saison than a regular American IPA. The flavour is also quite Belgian... now this is strange. Piney and resiny hops, Belgian yeast and moderate bitterness in the flavour. Not bad at all... just something I didn’t quite expect.


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