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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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90
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1,765 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,765
Reviews: 684
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 80
Gots: 104 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Belgian Style IPA is an "out of the box" convergence of beer styles where American Imperial IPA meets Belgian Trippel.

(Beer added by: Westsidethreat on 05-08-2007)
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New Hampshire

4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 13 oz tulip, bottled in the middle of May. Pours an attractive reddish orange with a half inch of sticky white head, that leaves ample lace. Smell is clove, orange, bread, banana, pine, and grapefruit. Taste is big clove and orange up front, with grapefruit and pine in the powerful finish. Body is medium large, lots of carbonation, not very dry for the style, and very drinkable for the hefty ABV. This is an excellent example of a style that I am starting to love. I am not a huge Belgian fan, but when you give me the hop fix like Raging Bitch, Smuttynose Hormonuculis, and Le Freak I truly enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2012 16:07:36 | More by SawDog505
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S: Bubble gum, banana, Belgian yeast, spicy hops

T: Holy Moly! A lot going on here. Banana/Clove yeast like flavor quickly gives way to piney, spicy hops. This is a wonderful hybrid of Belgian Tripell followed by West Coast IPA. This is a big league beer, as to be expected from Green Flash.

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Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,765 ratings.