Sunday, January 19, 2014

Beer Review - Greenbush Anger Black Ale.

Lost my photo of this beer!

Greenbush Brewing Company - Anger

Beer Type: American Black Ale - 7.60% ABV

Appearance: 12 oz brown bottle with a Greenbush style label. Beer poured a dark and deep black/brown color with just a little bit of off-white head.       

Smell: Not a big nose here. A bit of dark malt and a hint of chocolate and coffee.  

First Drink: Roasted malt and caramel flavors give way to some chocolate and a hint of sour citrus.  

Mouthfeel: Nice crisp finish with a creamy medium body.   

Last Drink: A bit more citrus and pine from the hops coming through on the finish and more dark chocolate flavors coming from the malt up front.          

Drinkability: Pretty darn good for a black IPA styled beer.            

Notes: Had this on tap aged in an oak cask and it was miles beyond this bottled version. Still this is pretty damn good!         

Verdict: 4 out of 5. Good balance and a nice blend of dark beer and IPA styles.

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