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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

2,619 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,619
Reviews: 888
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 76
Gots: 128 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a fresh bottle into a pint glass and enjoyed.

A: Dark, opaque amber with copper hues. Off-white head with decent retention and great lacing. Minimal bubbling.

S: Hoppy! Oils and esters, sweet biscuity background with a hint of yeast. Alcohol is clearly present.

T: More IPA than red. Citrusy with a nice bitter bite at the end. Malts seem to be lacking in freshness, although hops are not. Slight roasty qualities indicative of a red ale, although the malt is admittedly rye-like.

M: Medium body; slightly syrupy. Good carbonation. Warming alcohol is pleasant.

O: Delicious IPA with a twist on the malt; I'd like to see a little more irish red malt character to compliment the hops in future batches.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 21:47:06 | More by tylerprince
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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
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