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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1630
Reviews: 676
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%


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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Thanby

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy pale amber with a huge sticky off-white head.

Very pungent nose, crystal malt/caramely, Belgian yeast creates the characteristic banana, American hops in a nice sweeter balance, some apricot mixed in, overall pretty sweet.

First taste is a punch of hops, tastes like maybe Mt. Hood and Willamette with some higher-AA base? Anyway, the blend is nice and has a good floral/pine quality. Beyond the hops is a solid pale malt body with a little caramel sweetness, not as yeasty as it smells. The hops are almost overpowering at first, but as I got acclimated to them the malt characteristics began to shine through.

Medium body, a little sticky and with a long-lasting bittering hop aftertaste, this is definitely a good blend of styles.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2011 00:31:03 | More by Thanby
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A- Pours a hazy orange. Gives a nice slightly off-white head that never disappears, but transforms into this light foam topping connected to the sticky lacing.

S- Smells great! Yeasty, fruity, banana cloves infused with piney spicy bitterness mixed with candied sugary sweetness. A hint of booze.

T- Begins on the Belgian side....smooth, creamy, a lot of yeast with hints of fruit sweetness before giving way to the IPA. As the IPA steps in to make itself known with its very present hoppiness.

M- has a some weight on the toungue more like the belgian and the carbonation is on dead on.

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Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,630 ratings.