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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,019 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,019
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 97
Gots: 263 | FT: 1
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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3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look - Brownish red color with ok head and slight head
Smell - spiced fruity hop smell and slightly sweet
Taste - slight grapefruit hop taste with a good spice to it
Feel - medium light body with the same amount of carbonation
Overall - pretty good red ipa but not enough to call it a double

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, 8.1% abv, Best By 02/01/15. This used to be one of my favorites and I bought it all the time, but I don't think I have bought a single bottle following the change from 6 pack to 4 pack with a price increase (2011?). With another recipe change and an amped up abv, I figure it's time to come back to it and at least try it again...
A - deep ruddy-brown body with a creamy and foamy beige head
S - pleasant aroma of floral Amarillo hops and grapefruit paired with a heavy caramel malt presence
T - bold and flavorful with sweet caramel and a touch of brown sugar, grapefruit, orange zest, pine; rather pungent and a bit boozy, but fairly well balanced for a San Diego style Red DIPA.
M - full bodied, hop oils stick to the palate while finishing dry and bitter
O - just as good as I remember, but I'm not sure how often I'll buy it.

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4.4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.8/5  rDev -4.3%

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2.96/5  rDev -25.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 3,019 ratings.