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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

Green Flash Le FreakGreen Flash Le Freak

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Ratings: 1631
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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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle from the Potsdam NY IGA for 4$

Appearance - |Hazy copper colour with an average size fizzy off-white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, hops, grapefruit, bananas, yeast

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste hops, malts, and caramel. There is also some light banana mixed with grapefruit zest/pith and yeasty notes. It finishes with a yeasty hoppy aftertaste.

Overall - Another winner from Green Flash - one of my favourite brewers. While this beer does have a lot of vibrant flavours; I was expecting a little more punch. I guess that makes it more drinkable however. The booze is very well hidden.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 00:33:15 | More by spinrsx
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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.

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Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,631 ratings.