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Green Flash Grand Cru - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash Grand CruGreen Flash Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
86
very good

412 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 15
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kleffman on 03-03-2008)
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baklo, Jun 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

MikeyJ777, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

MarkyMOD, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

lakersfan16, May 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

BlueMoon10, May 25, 2013
Photo of CowsandBeer
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

I've been meaning to drink this one for awhile. Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Bottled on 10/30/2012. Warmed up for about 10 minutes before drinking. Purchased from Beertopia in Omaha, NE.

Looks: Pours a one finger, dark brown head. Darker mahogany body that appears red when held up to the light. Some bubbles. Leaves some nice lacing on the sides of the glass. With no swirling the head receded to a thin ring and film.

Smell: Spiced malts, sweetness, cloves, that Belgian yeast, ripe banana, and a bit of booze.

Taste: Those spiced malts come through first and remain at the sides, spicy cloves and banana, chocolate covered cherries, an alcohol presence felt as a little bit of heat, candy sugar, finishes with a plum like aftertaste. Almost like fruit cake. No aging needed here.

Mouthfeel: Lower carbonation which I enjoy in this style. However, with a BSD I'd expect the mouthfeel to be heavier. Not cloying, but sweet.

Overall: More malts wouldn't be a bad thing. That's really the only thing holding it back. I went in not knowing what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. While this is not the best Green Flash beer I've had it's worth picking up a single to try. Paired really nicely with some English Seaside Cheddar.

CowsandBeer, May 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

warnerry, May 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

ScottieD, May 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

MCDub, May 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

dalepryor, May 07, 2013
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magnusdave, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

NYSPHophead, May 06, 2013
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3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip.

Apeanrance: A cloudy brown slight orange tint to it, honestly looks inctedible. The head rose maybe 1/4", slightly off white with a little dab of orange to it.

Smell: Light yeast scent, too friggin light.

Taste: absolutely robust, yeasty, bready, sour and a hint of banana sweetness to it. Absolutely a hit, taste is rich enough you would think its from belgium itself.

Mouth: Medium a little light, lightly dry but no joke sticky icky afyer taste.

Overall: this brew might need a little tweaking but I will take it the way it is. Honestly for your buck it feels more like a steal....this brew plus a glass and you're good. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, May 05, 2013
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Green Flash Grand Cru from Green Flash Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.