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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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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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ivorycannon

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

06-29-2014 05:11:43 | More by ivorycannon
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-29-2014 01:28:31 | More by jzlyo
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csustar001

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-28-2014 22:25:10 | More by csustar001
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Steve_Gonz

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-28-2014 21:21:48 | More by Steve_Gonz
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-28-2014 19:39:22 | More by Can_has_beer
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thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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Phocion

Minnesota

4.39/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. bottle split between two Surly Darkness tulips. Hazy golden/reddish body with a solid finger of frothy beige head. Excellent retention and substantial chunky lacing.

Nose is very Belgian. Very fruity esters, primarily banana and orange/lemon zest. The fruity yeast combines quite well with the grapefruit and citrus notes in the hops. White pepper and cloves are also very prevalent. Malt is subdued, with the yeast at the forefront followed by hops. Just a slight touch of generic graininess.

Very fruity flavor, and as in the nose the citrus hops and bright yeasty esters are working together in harmony. Very little acidic hoppiness, but the orange and grapefruit are definitely telling me that "this is a DIPA." Slight touch of alcohol, pale malt, and a nice dry/spicy peppery finish.

Substantial body with a moderate level of carbonation. Very soft and smooth on the palate with a slight alcohol warming, balanced perfectly with the spicy yeasty finish.

Overall, this is a pretty standard DIPA brewed with a good, but not exceptional Tripel yeast. It could be better, sure, but the hops and the yeast combine to give this thing an extraordinary balance. It's deceptively drinkable and relatively refreshing for such a high gravity beer. Drink this.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 02:47:47 | More by Phocion
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dbauer

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-28-2014 02:03:45 | More by dbauer
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Boulder5620

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Texas

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New York

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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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Preston

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Brazil

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California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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sloanzilla

Texas

4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

MMM MMM good! I love this smooth baby. I usually get it bottled and can't remember if I've had it on tap. I've only see it in bombers so far. Nice little treat to have on occasion! I've run out of things to write but I have to reach 200 characters... ;)

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 16:35:05 | More by sloanzilla
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Illinois

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Kentucky

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Massachusetts

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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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