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

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89
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2,652 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,652
Reviews: 889
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 77
Gots: 143 | 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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4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Impressive look, almost perfect. Big head with an attractive red deep brown colour. The smell of hop is everywhere. An unusual hoppiness too which is rather atypical but intriguingly incredibly dry and robust. I've had wetter martinis to be honest but that ain't no bad thing. Just wish a tad more of that red beer sweetness (which I often, ironically, find sickly) would come through.

Pretty unique here and it does what it says on the label. Like it but the straddling of styles gives me the impression of being sort of four square. Despite the minor whinge this is still prettty fannytastic.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2011 07:52:58 | More by Zimbo
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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,652 ratings.