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Hop Odyssey: 30th Street Pale Ale - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Odyssey: 30th Street Pale AleHop Odyssey: 30th Street Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

347 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 12
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MiScusi on 01-13-2009)
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Reviews by avalon07:
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avalon07

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a growler to a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a big, foamy, long-lasting head. Excellent lacing.

S: A surprisingly hoppy aroma, with notes of citrus evident as well.

T: Tasted of hops, a little citrus (lemon), and a nice amount of malt in the finish. This beer comes close to being a IPA due the amount of hops, but this isn't a bad thing. A bold, assertive flavor.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a somewhat slick finish. Medium-bodied.

O: A very good APA that's well made and easy to drink.

Serving type: growler

03-03-2012 13:16:19 | More by avalon07
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A murky copper body holds up a foamy light tan head. Decent retention. Light lacing is present.

The aroma is well balanced with malts, spicy wood, then hops.

The taste is heavy on malts, and the spicy wood notes blend in well overall. A nice hoppy, bitter finish concludes.

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Bottle poured into a shaker pint glass. Fairly light color, a goldenrod yellow just grading into orange with a frothy beige head that collapses inward after a minute or two, leaving some rich lacing on the glass. Nose is fruity and floral, yellow flowers (dandelion?) and peach, pear, grapefruit, Lifesavers hard candy. Palate also features dandelion and grapefruit peel notes, floral and rather dry initially. Over the first few sips an undercurrent of sweetness emerges, canned peaches and pears, a hint of mango perhaps, brown sugar, creamy honey (!), less orange than expected. Finishes with a decent dose of spruce needles or menthol-eucalyptus lozenge, which builds a bit as you go but never becomes overpowering. The combination of yellow flowers, fruit candy, and honey is quite interesting indeed. El Dorado is allegedly a rather unique hop. I almost get something like honeyed herbal tea steeped with grapefruit rinds. If I had any real complaints about this brew, I'd target the mouthfeel. Seems almost a bit too syrupy even though the moderate degree of carbonation ought to be bang on for the style and the piney notes from the hops serve to keep things quite dry. Odd combination of tactile and gustatory features, this. This issue aside, I am enjoying this particular foray, keeping my streak of Green Flash shilling intact. ;) Price point notwithstanding, these guys do hops well.

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Hop Odyssey: 30th Street Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.