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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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89
very good

2,663 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,663
Reviews: 889
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 81
Gots: 147 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
In 2011 the recipe was altered to bump the IBU’s from 55 to 70; ABV also increased from 6.4% to 7.0%. In 2014 the ABV increased to 8.1%.

A luscious beauty, Hop Head Red® exudes resinous hoppy qualities from Amarillo, Warrior and Nugget to overtake the full-bodied depths of a caramel malt base. Captivating and seductive floral aromas and alluring hop flavors are the result of dry hopping with mountains of Amarillo. The blissful union of Double India Pale and Red Ale make Hop Head Red an unforgettable obsession. Experience love at first sip. Every time.

(Beer added by: sleazo on 03-06-2007)
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CoolJosh

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4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. The body is a hazy orange red copper in color. Pours a very foamy off yellow head that sits nicely throughout the duration of the beer. Very hazy as mentioned already, with a ton of little floating particles.

Very nice smell. A little on the airy side but beautiful caramel malts steam up from the glass. In addition, a nice mixture of floral hops are present as well as some pine freshness to it.

Very full bodied, a lot more so then the 6 percent abv would suggest. Very creamy with beautiful caramel all throughout. This is an excellent beer, with tons of refreshing floral tastes from what I am assuming is an under use of cascade hops. Some very pleasant centenial bitterness but nothing over the top. This is an incredibly refreshing red ale, that really sits well as an easily session-able beer. Hats off to Green Flash as they've done it again.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2009 00:57:24 | More by CoolJosh
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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,663 ratings.