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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,898 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,898
Reviews: 687
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 90
Gots: 147 | FT: 1
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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Photo of JayAre46
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

BIG UPS TO MY MAN JAMISON FOR THIS ONE!
A - 22oz bomber pours a deep transparent orange into a maudite tulip and gives a 2 finger fluffy head that falls quickly but leaving good lacing down the glass

A - light citrus hops, banana fruity aroma and the belgian yeasty esters, very pleasant and not overly belgian influenced.

T - very pale malt, again a banana flavor, good citrusy hops and the belgian yeast follow, finishing with a good hop bitterness, but could use more, alcohol detected. very easy to drink for myself.

M - actually a big body on this one closer to full and especially for the style. slight numbingness on the tongue. carbonation is light. It's is actually a dipa body with a belgian yeast strain to me with its body presence.

O - i wish i could get this on the regular, good representation, i enjoy the good hop presence to keep a control on the belgian influence that can be overpowering sometimes with the style. i love the style and how it is outside the box, if the joker had a favorite beer style this would be it drink it and let your freak shine.

JayAre46, Jun 04, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

xJMFCx, Jun 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

arfenhouse, Mar 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

beerforpresident, May 11, 2014
Photo of SaCkErZ9
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Chimay chalice. Emerges clear and golden bronze in color with a large, dense and rocky, stiff white head. Lots of lacing down the glass. The head susides into a cloudy like, meringue topping.

Aroma is floral hoppy with a touch of mustiness. Spicy corriander and yeast as well as some candi sugar. A touch of medicinal aroma found in a homebrew I once did; band aid like.

Flavor is in your face hoppiness. Fruity and earthy with a ton of yeastiness, white pepper spice, and a touch of orange and lemon peel. Quite spicy and quite bitter.

A touch thin but I really dig the hop bitterness. Finishes stark dry and completely pallate cleansing. Quite refreshing. I should have bought more of these. I really liked this one. Certainly any hophead would love this as well.

SaCkErZ9, Mar 13, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

kevinmcgowan, May 28, 2013
Photo of paulthebeerguru
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: snifter. nice bright orange color, very opaque. nice light orange/tan head. good retention. mild lacing.

S: some belgian notes...spices, sweet fruit, along with a big hoppy blend. citrus is the big note. nice big alcohol esters.

T: Wow. its like a dry-hopped belgian tripel. Big tripel qualities...spices, anise, clove, sweet fruits, like berries, peaches, melon. With a huge IPA flavor of hops.

M: very dry finish. a lot of carbonation. thick and meaty for both styles.

D: this is really good. a good example of the two blended styles. well worthy of a try in my book. alcohol is a little high, but hey, who doesn't like a big high ABV bomber?

paulthebeerguru, Sep 23, 2008
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Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,898 ratings.