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

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89
very good

2,622 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,622
Reviews: 888
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 76
Gots: 129 | 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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Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Hazy, burnt amber with very persistent light tan head.

Smell: Caramel, dark fruit and grapefruit.

Taste: Caramel and ripe, borderline tart, fruits upfront. The hops are aggressive with pine, spice and grapefruit. Bitter and slightly tart finish.

Feel: Medium body, moderate carbonation, fairy dry finish.

Overall: Nice take on a hoppy red that kinda reminds me of a cross between a Lagunitas Strong Ale (any of them really) and Deschutes Jubelale. And that is a-okay with me.

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Bottle
Aroma: Caramel, floral, and sweet notes
Appearance: Dark brownish/red with nice creamy white head
Taste: Hints of berries in fore-palate and finish.
Palate: Slight bitterness and dry finish. Also some fruity sweetness. Medium body.
Overall: This is a unique red, with some unique floral/berry-like components.

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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,622 ratings.