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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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very good

3,019 Ratings

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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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: deep cardinal body, tan 2 finger head,
world class lacing

S: intoxicating rye nose, pine, and grapefruit

T: grapefruit, solid rye/malt middle, low
bitter oily finish

M: med body, slight tongue prick,
oily/sticky mouth

O: Well done. This is a great representation
of the style and would recommend to anyone.
Green Flash has not let me down.


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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from an undated 12oz into a tulip:

A: Pours a beautiful color in the glass, almost like an amber/honey fusion with a great, billowy off-white head. Loads of retention with thick rings gripping the glass as the head brushes over the sides.

S: Delightfully citrus hoppy aroma filled with sweet, juicy goodness. Predominant notes of blood-orange and ruby-red grapefruit. Potent and satisfying.

T: Hops hit the palate hard upfront, bursting with the aforementioned juicy citrus notes. Very sweet in the middle propped up by an almost caramel like flavor mixed with biscuity notes carrying through to the finish. The flavors work well together but this is one very sweet beer. Come at you with a moderately bitter bite in the aftertaste.

M: One of the lower points of this beer, the mouthfeel seems just a tad watery and lighter than I would have hoped. Good carbonation though and someone slick on the tongue. Relatively drying for how sweet it is.

O: The aroma of this beer was particularly noteworthy and the taste was not far behind. The flavor was a well blended and not overly sweet, coming through with a nice touch of caramel and biscuits. Solid beer all around and definitely worth a try. I could smell it all day.

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