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Greenís
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Specialty Grain
Hazel Grove, Stockport, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
All natural dubbel dark ale
Ale made from millet, rice, buckwheat and sorghum.
Greenís Ales DO NOT contain any of the following: Wheat and/or Barley, Crustaceans, Eggs, Fish, Peanuts, Soya beans, Milk, Lactose, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Sesame seeds, Sulphur dioxide and Sulfites.


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3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (1804) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2010
It is really unfair to compare this to other regular beer, it would be better to compare this to other gluten free beer. Gluten free beer does take some getting used to but then it is different grains. Many adjunct lagers taste weird because of the corn. There is a thin sour/tart flavor present but Iíve detected that in most g-free beer. Iíve tried about 6 different gluten free beers and felt this was the best. Serving: Bottle


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scrapersnbeer (1465) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Odd aroma that reminds me of spreading mulch in the yard. All dirty and vegetal. Muddy brown appearance to match. Weird sweet fruity taste, has a cola feel to it. Almost artificial. This is reflected in the body as well, which prickly and sticky though not viscous. I don not hate it, just not what is expected.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
joebudzjoe (668) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Smells like a dishsoap washed dog that previously ran through a compost pile. Notes of cherry coke and red wine. Pretty bad, one of the worst beers Iíve ever tried.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
patrickfannon (1235) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Split with Tom. Courtesy of Tom. Of course this guy bought it. Allegedly on my account, but we all know that Tom just loves DPFs. Pours mahogany with a fluffy tan head. Aroma is cherry, plum vinegar. Maybe some fig. Taste is cherry chloraseptic. Not great but not terrible. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
tcane7 (1656) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2014 Bottle split with Pat. Pours a deep brown with thin, diminishing tan head and spots of lace. Aroma of sherry wine vinegar, plum, sour cherry, brown sugar. Watery, light body, seltzer-like. Notes of brown sugar, light fruit. Greenís ales do not contain anything drinkable

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
woodychevy (339) - - JAN 10, 2014
the commercial description reads: Ale made from millet, rice, buckwheat and sorghum. And that is the problem in a nutshell. Pours a transparent dark color with an excess of bubbles. Looks like Coke in a glass. Has some flavor notes resembling dark beer (chocolate, earthy) but also a medicinal sweetness and a strange finish. Sort of light on the palate- just really trying to be something it is not. Guess on the gf days I will just go with wine. Although Omission is pretty decent for gf.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
michaelinwa (582) - Bothell, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark, with an ample, lasting head. These GF beers always look like the real deal. Aroma is also very accurate for the style, hinting of sweeter malt. Flavor doesnít meet the expectations based on looks and aroma, but it fits reasonably well in the style, though it would never be considered good for the style. But I found it to be enjoyable, and totally felt like I was drinking real beer. I actually have been impressed with the three GF beers from this brewer that Iíve tried. Well, done, and glad itís available.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SoylentBlack (123) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Not the worst gluten free ale Iíve tried. Itíll do in a bind. Rather flat and too sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (5346) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 500 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with a pilllowy off-white head, light lacing. Aroma has an odd meaty character to it with hints of chocolate. Flavor has some light coffee notes, a hint of molasses, some off-putting medicinal notes - due to the lack of gluten Iím sure. Thick enough mouthfeel. Not the most unflavorful thing I have ever tasted and could stomach this if I was allergic to gluten

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Experiment_Ale (909) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle at Patrick's mansion in the mansion backyard with Alex sophia patrick and Steven. Pours brown. Medium lacing. Aroma of apple big malt leather, great. Taste apple sugar cane brandy licorish. Finish very long and savory.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 14, 2013
500 ML poured into a Chimay Chalice. A - Pours very dark with garnet highlights. Cola brown head that sinks into an active ceiling. S - Cherries, some tartness, apples, berries, sweet candy, perfume wine. T - Cherries, vinous oxidation, tart dark fruit, subtle Christmas-like spice, dried orchard apples, dry vinous alcohol thins out the flavors on the finish. M - Aggressive carbonation fills the mouth with bubbles and thins out the flavors, hindering them from developing. Itís like a sparkling red wine with some yeast thrown in. Not as good as Quest and not a great Dubbel but it has a huge disadvantage being gluten free. For some reason it reminds me of Christmas. I could drink this while decorating the Christmas tree. Serving type: bottle 10-26-2011


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