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

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89
very good

2,653 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,653
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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tr4nc3d

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4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12fl oz bottle poured into my pint glass

Appearance is a very dark amber color that looks like a brown/ruby mix. Huge three inch light brown frothy head with amazing lacing all around my glass. Great head retention that leaves a bit of foam sitting on top of the beer.

Aroma consist of citrus smells with the likes of ruby grapefruit, mango, pineapple, and tangerines. Pretty good citrus smells for a red ale I must say. Caramel and toffee aromas are present behind the hops along with a brown bread like smell also.

Taste upfront starts off with a mix of caramel that is the forefront flavor leading behind is a sweet citrus grapefruit taste with a little tangerine. Toffee and bread like malts show up in the end with a hint of hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a little less than average carbonation with a sweet tasting aftertaste.

Overall this was a pretty good beer and something I would recommend to try.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2010 16:27:17 | More by tr4nc3d
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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,653 ratings.