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

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Green Flash Hop Head Red AleGreen Flash Hop Head Red Ale

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89
very good

2,626 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,626
Reviews: 889
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 77
Gots: 132 | 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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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

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

A-Dark red with a creamy head.

S-Amarillo hops. Some sweetness as well.

T-Citrusy hops. Grassy lingering taste. Well Balanced malt. Quite bitter.

M-Medium bodied. Well carbonated.

D-A fairly drinkable beer.

All aspects of this beer were solid yet unspectacular. Glad I tried it but would pick other Green Flash brews over this one if I had the choice.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2010 05:44:34 | More by VelvetExtract
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3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
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Appearance: Cloudy, amberish-red, thin head, moderate lacing.

Smell: Hops, yeast, malt and spicy fruit.

Taste: Hops, apples, spices, caramel and yeast.

Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation. Smooth and refreshing.

Overall: A very complex yet balanced IPA. I want to drink it again.

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A: deep amber brown with red-orange highlights; few fingers of tan head slimmed to a persistent foam cap

S: floral orange citrus, subtler resin and caramel malt; some suggestions of pith and pine

T: sweet caramel malts push through the citrus and flower of the hops, and some spicy and herbal elements appear

M: medium-weight and fuzzy smooth, mild chewiness, rustic and hearty

O: a nice ale, combining a red with an IPA and using Amarillo, Warrior and Nugget hops. Possibly more attractive to fans of red/amber ales than to fans of pale ales.

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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,626 ratings.