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Green Flash Le Freak - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,897
Reviews: 687
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 90
Gots: 146 | 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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WizzardOfHops, Jul 17, 2013
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mkennedy119, Jul 15, 2013
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pathman, Jul 14, 2013
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3.74/5  rDev -7%

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into footed tulip.

A: Golden hue. Pours a 1 finger, foamy, white head. Settles slowly. Plenty of spider web lacing.

S: Sourdough, paper, pine, coriander.

T: Hoppy bite, pale yeast, coriander, clove, oregano....

M: Crisp, yet syrupy. Pungent hop bite throughout.

D: Sip and savor.

Atmosphere is really good. Nice head, plenty of lacing. Nose is Bready with some strong hops and Italian spice. Hoppy, yet yeasty with spice. Overall, this is a good quaff.

bmwats, Jul 14, 2013
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doremite, Jul 12, 2013
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hermit990, Jul 04, 2013
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4.46/5  rDev +10.9%

Poured from a bomber into a Mike Hess glass. Pours a golden amber with a nice, foamy white head. The trippel part of this brew really stands out in the smell, way more so than the IPA part. The taste is actually pretty balanced between an IPA and a trippel though. Just a hint of pine and loads of citrus and bitterness with that Belgian yeast taste to sort of soften the blow of the hops. Mouthfeel is just below average I'd say. Carbonation was maybe a bit low, I like an IPA with a good amount of carbonation. This beer is basically what you'd get if you took half GF IIPA and half GF Trippel. Now, I enjoyed GF Trippel, but it really wasn't as good as I expected, and GF IIPA is of course amazing, but the two together are just so unique. It brings a smile to my face. This is exactly what GF Trippel was missing.

MisSigsFan, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

djtomain, Jul 02, 2013
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4.31/5  rDev +7.2%

Green Flash Brewing Company - Le Freak, poured into DFH IPA glass.

Look -Pours a slightly hazy copper amber with a ruby tinge and a huge soapy head that dissipates at a medium pace leaving an abundance of chunky lacing. Great looking brew!

Smell - Fruity citrus resembling apple and the blending of sourdough Belgian has it come off as almost a rich cider of sorts.

Taste - Rich caramel malt, Belgian sourdough, then deep citrus hops with bittering pine at the end. Bravo! Well done!

Mouthfeel - Sits bitter and slightly sticky. Mouth and throat warming but not super hot, booziness level is right where you'd expect for above 9%. Good drinkability. Medium-bodied with low carbonation.

Overall - Solid, solid brew. Green Flash is great at blending and interpreting styles. Definitely recommend trying this one.

JMScowcroft, Jul 02, 2013
Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,897 ratings.