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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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90
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1,813 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,813
Reviews: 684
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 83
Gots: 120 | 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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jackorain

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful golden, copper color, crystal clear liquid topped with 3 inches of stark white head. Retention was quite good with the head falling slowly to an unbelievably tall ¾ inch crown that persisted for the entire glass. The lacing was outrageously good coating the entire glass where the head receded.

Incredibly strong aroma, was immediately apparent upon popping the cap. The aroma is like clove studded citrus fruit. Lots of cloves. Orange, lemon and grapefruit. Leafy green hops. Caramel malt and bready malts.

Initial flavor is bready and sweet caramel malts. This is followed up by a big punch of cloves. After this a huge whap of bitterness comes with hints of leafy green hops and grapefruit pith. Fruit is layered through the entire flavor profile, from grapefruit to blood oranges to pineapple and other tropical fruit notes. There are also momments of peppery spiciness. The finish is a long brash bitterness combined with a dryness that really begs you to take the next sip.

Medium body is back by a very creamy body. This creaminess is cut by a very zingy, crisp carbonation formed by very small bubbles.

This is very good Belgian IPA. I could easily have several glasses of this.

Thanks For Reading

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2009 02:02:05 | More by jackorain
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Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,813 ratings.