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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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90
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1,796 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,796
Reviews: 684
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 81
Gots: 118 | 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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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-12-2013 21:16:17 | More by ryanpj
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-12-2013 17:58:38 | More by mikeburd1128
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fitzy84

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the Sierra Grille. Beverage had a great and orange-copper appearance with a rich, frothy head. Aromas included smells of yeast and hops. Wish I could have pin-pointed the fruit aroma I smelled, but there was a nice ripe, fruit aroma to the drink. Taste was a good mix of fruits and hops. I felt like I could taste a flavor of pineapple and bready hops. Good mouthful of a medium carbonation that helps the flavors come out without being muted. Overall, a pretty good drink. Never tried too many Belgian IPAs, but this definitely makes me want to try more.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 14:09:29 | More by fitzy84
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drinkAK

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-12-2013 00:30:56 | More by drinkAK
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-11-2013 06:28:23 | More by YobroitsJoe
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ScottieD

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-11-2013 02:02:29 | More by ScottieD
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TheBadger0289

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-11-2013 01:40:18 | More by TheBadger0289
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-10-2013 15:33:07 | More by shigg85
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MCDub

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-10-2013 14:27:14 | More by MCDub
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-09-2013 23:39:52 | More by BlueMoon10
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chubby2u

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-08-2013 13:02:57 | More by chubby2u
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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-07-2013 23:14:43 | More by polishkaz
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dalepryor

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-07-2013 20:43:43 | More by dalepryor
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-07-2013 17:58:32 | More by pcsnyder
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jklecko2

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-03-2013 16:36:21 | More by jklecko2
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beerguy36

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-03-2013 01:38:52 | More by beerguy36
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TheLevi4000

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-03-2013 00:51:17 | More by TheLevi4000
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blknikon

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-30-2013 19:56:45 | More by blknikon
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Martinecu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-30-2013 14:55:14 | More by Martinecu
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Nage37

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-30-2013 02:55:55 | More by Nage37
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gpogo

California

3.89/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Hazed orange amber with white head and a solid lacing.

A- Sweet belgian spice. Cloves. Citrus hops.

T- Smooth belgian flavor with slightly sour fruit hoppiness. Thick belgian sweetness with a bitterness throughout and in the finish.

M- Medium body and medium-high carbonation.

D- Quite a tasty beverage. I was expecting something a bit funkier, but enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 05:43:00 | More by gpogo
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SavageHopHead

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-29-2013 04:01:03 | More by SavageHopHead
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-29-2013 01:01:21 | More by FLBeerGuy
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured clear (no sediment added) with a large tan head that had moderate retention.

Smell: Lots of citrus from the hops with sweet fruits tossed in (Belgian yeast?).

Taste: The ample hop load is not overdone, as feared ("American Imperial IPA"), allowing clove, other spices and fruits from the tripel to contribute.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body; Medium carbonation; a bit too harsh and astringent.

O: This mix of styles was better than expected, and is done well enough that they don't just clash. Still, it lacks the fine amalgamation found in, for instance a Chouffe Belgian IPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 15:53:34 | More by chinchill
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-27-2013 16:06:30 | More by Jason1337
Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,796 ratings.