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Rayon Vert - Green Flash Brewing Co.

Rayon VertRayon Vert

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86
very good

1,223 Ratings
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Ratings: 1223
Reviews: 410
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.58%


Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ocelot2500 on 12-14-2011)
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larryi86

Delaware

4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip

A- A very hazy orange with a massive white head.

S- Brett, funk, tart lemons, earthy spices, touch of grapefruit.

T- Great funk, nice sour lemon taste from the Brett, touch of pepper, some hop bitterness in the finish, earthy spices.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- A really good beer, and worth trying if you like Brett. I would like to how this ages, definitely will buy this again!

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2012 22:53:01 | More by larryi86
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imasloth

Texas

4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aged three months in chiller.

A- Dull orange with sizable almond-coloured head and some lacing.

S- Sweet, floral, and fruity hops (pineapple and passionfruit) ... even cidery (apple) aroma.

T- Bretty, but subdued. Dry in swallow with cidery finish. Hoppy throughout with tropical fruits.

M- Medium body, notable carbonation, smooth with nice afterfeel (hop-oil coating?).

O- Very tasty beer. Would certainly by in a four pack again.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 21:15:05 | More by imasloth
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pouring this from a bit above the glass is a slight mistake, leaves three quarters of the glass in frothy white head that doesn't give up its domain very easily. After trying to drink through this frothy head i gave it a rest to let it fall into a pretty nice lacing.

A rich golden honey colored beer that seems impossible to see threw on an almost creamy medium bodied beer.

Crazy, citrus fruits, light caramel malts, light malts, some yeast, floral aspects, light spices, and smells I don't know, as I drank a glass of this I would take a whiff of the aroma and be baffled as it seemed to change slightly but in good way.

The taste almost follows the aroma, with malts, hops, yeasts all making random appearances and keeping me totally focused on trying to discern what exactly is going on. I wish I knew more about the brewing process, really, might help me know what or how to make beers taste like this.

The only draw back is, well as I see it, this beer lacks the traditional light dry aftertaste of beer, with it's hidden or lingering grains or hops or yeasts, or whatever gives most beers it light to not so light dry aftertaste. But, other than that this really impressed me, I hope it's not just an amazing bottle or a crappy beer prior to it, but I hope this beer gives these tastes to everyone who tries it.

And, on that note, give this beer a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 23:28:40 | More by LXIXME
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nickfl

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours with a big, three finger head of white foam on top of a clear, copper colored body. The rocky head settles slowly and leaves moderate lacing on the glass.

S - Musty hops and smooth malty notes of bread and toffee. Some subtly funky notes of wet earth in the background.

T - Bready malt up front with some pear and musty hop notes. Strong brett funk comes out in the middle with notes of pineapple, wet leaves, and red apple. Finishes with spicy Belgian yeast, lightly toasty malt, and herbal hops. Lingering notes of anise and pineapple.

M - Medium-thick body, high carbonation, and a slightly dry finish.

D - Enjoyable and very complex, this is a great beer, though I don't know if it is appropriately labeled as a Belgian pale ale. The funky character is fairly strong, without any sourness, and it works well with the base beer. Very much worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2012 06:03:43 | More by nickfl
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Friedmanandeggs

Arizona

4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle purchased from Total Wine poured into a pint glass (I know, sorry guys).

A - Bottle conditioned is no joke. Like granted I don't pour beer very well this thing practically gushed out of the bottle. Deep carrot or safety orange in the middle, peach around the edges. Tons of light, whipped, frothy head, like a steamer or egg whites. Buoyant. Chalky and cloudy as you get to the end of the bottle (obvi).

S - I think the yeast gives it a sharp, sweaty funk backed up by a light, hoppy evergreen (pine needles? who knows) with just whiff of orange (almost more like cleaner than fruit). It's pleasant. Very clear. Not so much simple or singular as it is meshed or well blended.

T -It's got a clarity and a juiciness up front, light and brightness around the edges with a sharper yeast/citrus on the swallow and a long, lingering hop finish on the roof of the mouth (for some reason it makes me think of burlap) with pleasant, restrained bitterness. Working it around brings out more of the greener flavors (pine, etc). Very subtle, almost unnoticeable malts.

M - Light to mid-range. Not quite milky, not quite orange juice. Again, airy and buoyant. Cottony.

O - A very pleasant beer balancing ease of drinking with depth and complexity of flavor. A nice bridge between hops and more wild grains, to move someone on from lighter styles such a witbiers to more interesting European ones. I really like, too, how the hops serve to accentuate and spice the other flavors (rather than overpowering them). Motion within moderation. Smooth transitions. Well crafted. Very happy.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2013 21:37:57 | More by Friedmanandeggs
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Golden tan/brown, monster 3+ inch creamy, foamy head. Tons of lacing.

Smell - West coast ipa hop kick. Belgian yeast, plenty of herb and spices. Grapefruit, lemon and some pepper really make this interesting.

Taste - Nice belgian spices, malty and west coast sytle hops are the main flavor of this beer. Grainy aftertaste and floral, yet smooth and flavorful. Alcohol isnt really present, nor is this beer overly bitter.

Mouthfeel - Smooth, lots of flavor and easy to drink. Tounge gets alot of malts, spices, hops and sugars. Palette gets remaining malts and hops, and a little hop bitterness. Aftertaste is dry and sweet.

Overall - Really tasty and easy to enjoy. Not too sweet, not to bitter, and not too strong. Nice twist of the west coat hops to make this different from the rest. I find this really enjoyable and not as expensive as some of the other green flash brews. Will drink this oen again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 03:34:54 | More by wvsabbath
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bennetj17

Arizona

4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mmmm Brettanomyces. Good thing I poured very slow because the head is 3 fingers thick and doesn't dissipate very quickly. Still couldn't fit the entire bottle into the tulip. The color of the beer is a deep coppery/orange. Lightly hazed, with lively carbonation. Wonderful Brett aroma, tart, floral, soapy, with a strong hop balance. I get notes of sour apple, lemon, and bubblegum. I could smell this for awhile.

Lemony tang with plenty of yeasty Brett in the taste and semi-sweet malt. The finish has a sharp cheddary bitterness. As expected, the carbonation is almost violent, and seemingly stings the tongue with each sip. Not a problem though, I kinda like that. The body feels pretty clean, and not too heavy.

This beer has an intense flavor profile, and if you like Brettanomyces I would highly recommend it. With the strong hoppiness I would label it more of a Belgian IPA really. I like the aging potential here, so I think I might buy a couple more bottles. Too bad I waited so long to try this. I guess I've been down on Green Flash lately, but this is a step in the right direction.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 05:50:22 | More by bennetj17
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grittybrews

Washington

4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a hazy apricot with two fingers of fluffy white head. Fresh, dry aroma of hay, grass, and lemon.

Moderate carbonation and a smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Wheat, honey, and lemon up front followed by brett notes and a dry finish with lingering tartness and lots of pepper.

Very refreshing, balanced, and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2012 14:38:28 | More by grittybrews
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Has the color of an American Pale Ale as opposed to a lighter colored Belgian coiunterpart. Pours with a massive two to three fingered head, no matter what I did, it was billowing and lots of carbonation in the beginning. Pours a copper gold color that's nice and clear. I opted to leave the sediment in the bottle, didn't want to spoil the appearance.

S - Coriander, some barynyard funk, mild lemon grass, pears, and white grapes.

T - Mimics the nose - pears, white grapes, a little bit of lemon peel, and some sour funk mixed in to make for an interesting beer. There's some slight alcohol presence and the sip ends with a substantial bitter lemon peel, pepper, and citrus bite the darn near sucks the spit off your tongue...very dry and lots of snap.

M - Medium feel with a very DRY body and lots of silky carbonation on the tongue.

O - This beer is well brewed and is a nice venture to a style not seen very often in the U.S. (that I know of so far). Coming from Green Flash, I wouldn't expect anything less - nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2012 21:57:07 | More by jzeilinger
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a just gorgeous hazy orange, may be the prettiest color I have ever seen a beer be, 5 finger??? head. Has Brett in it so it does not surprise me.

Smell is lemon, sour green apple, barnyard funk, lime, herbal, sharp spruce, earthy malt

Taste is really funky, lemon, lime, herbal funk, spicy yeast, sweet malt, orange rind, definitely some tart cider.

Mouthfeel is medium light, huge carbonation, slight dryness on the finish.

WOW, I can not believe I never grabbed this before, did not know this one was funky! What a pleasant surprise. I heard they were discontinuing 4 packs of this.... I do not like that, I could not take down a whole bomber that is for sure.

I may have to go buy my store out of 4 packs of this! Should be good for a few years!

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 19:24:43 | More by nickapalooza86
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Green flash Rayon Vert Belgian-style Pale Ale, Green Flash Brewing, San Diego, CA. "If Green Flash were founded in historical Belgium, Rayon Vert would be our flagship brew. A bold layering of hops finds balance from traditional malts. Bottle conditioning with fresh ale yeast and Brettanomyces finishes the beer, adding a delightful effervescence, dryness and continuously evolving character. Rayon Vert IS Green Flash."ALC. by VOL. 7%.

Highly hazed, golden appearance, beautiful, gigantic white head, overflowing effervescence. Leaving loads of lace.

Aroma: laden with spice and fruit, flush with Belgian yeast character. Invigorating. Angelic. Impressive.

Taste: Ah! That's the first thought that drops into my mind, nothing but "ah!" Light -bodied, lean, but tons of hops, loads of fruity/funky/spicy yeast character. We've got peach, tangerine, orange, lemon, all ending up dryly on the tongue.

Juicy, malty, delicious. Here's a Belgian pale ale done right, one of the best American versions I've ever tasted. These guys know what they're doing!

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 01:26:32 | More by feloniousmonk
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mhaugo

California

4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle decanted into an oversized snifter. 7% ABV.
Appearance: Hazy amber with a thick, rocky head (3.75/5).
Aroma: Sweet, earthy funk! Subtle layers of papaya and pineapple, and a touch of noble spiciness (4.25/5).
Taste: The aromas come through in the flavor as well, as does a beautiful wood quality. The flavor also introduces an interesting cherry character, as well as a subtle citrus note
(4.5/5).
Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium/high carbonation. There is also a touch of puckering quality from the wood flavor (4.25/5).
Overall: Beautiful example of how well Brett works in a Belgian Pale Ale. The base beer is solid, and the wild yeast adds layers and complexity. I am very impressed (4.25/5).

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 02:45:48 | More by mhaugo
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bfields4

Colorado

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice golden filtered body. Big frothy lacy white head.

Peppery spicy sweet Belgian aroma. Nice candi sugar citrus notes. Green apple Belgian yeast.

The spicy peppery clove Belgian spice blend couples with a nice floral slight citrus hop. The twang from the brett provides for a nice dry finish.

Light with good amounts of carbonation. Easy sipping flavorful complex brew. Could very easily be my new goto summer higher alcohol beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2012 02:06:02 | More by bfields4
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cbutova

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Always nice to see new 12oz offerings from breweries like Green Flash.

A- Poured into a tulip with a slightly hazy, orange-amber body. This is probably the first beer in many months that the head just exploded out of the glass, had to save it by quickly sipping up some of the foam. The massive cap is bubbly, frothy and you could easily scoop it off like cream, Duvel-esque. Plenty of thick lace patches around the glass.

S- Definite, strong aroma of Belgian yeast up front with hops and malts in the background. Notes of clove/spice, lemon zest, citrus fruit, straw and floral Euro hops.

T- A pleasant mix of the main beer ingredients. Belgian yeast spice (clove, coriander, raisin) and citrus fruit notes are probably the main thing here. The flavor is also influenced by spicy floral hops, light caramel malts and just a tad of the "West Coast" hops. Not much funk but there is a tiny bit of Brett character, straw/barnyard/cherry.

MF- Highly carbonated body with a creamy feel. Finishes with a nice crisp bitterness. The Brett dries this out nicely.

Brings good yeast, citrus and floral flavors as well as some other things. It all balances out quite nicely and makes a very drinkable beer. The yeast profile makes me think of a nice Saison and a tad like Orval. I can see how this beer might take some heat trying to emulate Orval but not many American breweries make Belgian Ales this tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2012 04:06:43 | More by cbutova
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weatherdog

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle poured into a standard tulip glass

It pours a nearly crystal clear orange color with a billowing white head. Sticky foam coats the side of the glass and a nice bubbly cap stays on the beer.

The aroma is the classic Brett funk one gets with Orval with a touch less earth and barn and a little more citrus. It's just great, crisp and refreshing and inviting me to take a sip.

The flavor is not as funky as the nose would suggest. Some citrus esters with some dirt coming in at the end. Little to no barn or horse in there. It could very well be an age thing though. A supporting bitterness makes the beer balanced and the medium high carbonation makes for a crisp finish with little aftertaste.

This is for sure a poor mans Orval. $10/4-pack or $5 a bottle. One of these days I'll do a side by side so I can find the difference. Until then I give the nod to Green Flash for copying Goose Island and coming out with a year round Brett finished golden Belgian Ale

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2012 01:51:12 | More by weatherdog
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Crazy carbonation yields a huge 4 finger head that leaves about 1/3 of the beer in the bottle still even with careful pour, and the etch at the bottom keeps refueling it and the head billows up with a big fluffy top that grows to at least 1 finger over the top of the glass but never collapses, and the beer itself is crystal clear golden tan orange-ish color.

Nose erupts from the bottle as soon as I pop it, nice Belgian yeast strains, both a light Belgian pale like yeast and plenty of farmhouse saison or almost tripel like yeast aroma, a dry rustic estery like yeast, that almost gets wild funky. Nice light citrus fruit, lemon grass, light floral citrus and grassy hops. Then light belgian fluffy golden malts. The more I nose this the more I think there is Brett or wild yeast in it. It's quite effervescent.

Taste starts with more Belgian flavors, a nice Belgian golden malt, with a hint of sweetness, and almost creamy fluffy feel. Then hops, a nice floral hint citrusy like hop flavor, with a touch of bitterness, and nice lemongrass, orange zest, hint of tropical fruit. Then the yeast kicks in again, not quite the funk the nose had, but plenty of Belgian alright. A nice Belgian golden like yeast blended with some more saison farmhouse rustic flavors, light spices, a light estery saison like rustic funk, bits of seed like coriander spice and a slight bitter rind and earthy seed spice. Fluffy feel and tons of carb help to refresh the palate constantly and keep it drinkable as just a hint of booze and decent bitter bite want to kick in but never come. Finish gets a bit more bitter as it dries quite a bit, clean finish with all the bubbles, some more spicy and bit floral hops, citrus and orange peel, and a bit of a Belgian saison like yeast funk.

Mouth is med bodied, tooons of carb.

Overall pretty good, I'm def impressed with the special belgian funky beers I've tried from Green Flash so far. Nice combination of great hops, light golden malts, and Belgian funky yeast combinations that blend really well and don't overpower in any category. Still very drinkable despite the big heavy yeast, hops that want to get heavy and never do, and the 7% abv. I could drink plenty of this.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2012 23:33:44 | More by jlindros
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jondeelee

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rayon Vert opens with a crisp, fruity Belgian nose, bursting with banana, apple, pear, and white grape, accompanied by clove and black pepper. An almost Flemish like sourness (though very light in potency) lingers in the background, coming across here as grapefruit, lemon, and lime juices, with hints of rose hips. Touches of toast crust and biscuit, as well as brown sugars, help ground the brew. As a whole, the nose is excellent, the only marring character being a slightly-too-strong sourness that adds a strange quality. But the rest of the nose is well-balanced and enticing.

On the tongue, the beer opens with a series of flavors that initially closely resemble the aromas: strong bananas and cloves, with smaller doses of apples and pears, and a small sourness about the edges that comes across as lemon/lime/grapefruit citrus. But a good hop addition brings touches of dandelion stem and grapefruit rind, helping to offset this sourness. The hops are light, but do stand out nicely, and also slightly tingle the soft palate. Late in the mouthful, as the sugars die off, a good toast crust and baguette base appears. The aftertaste is mainly hoppy grapefruits, cloves, and bread, and lingers for a long time. Mouthfeel is medium, and carbonation is medium-high, adding to the burning sensation on the tongue and soft palate.

Overall, this is very good beer, and surprising in the potency and balancing effect of the hops, setting this brew firmly aside from most of the Belgian Ales. Personally, I find the hops a great addition, and think more beers of this style should follow suit. The beer is still well-balanced, even with the hops. The 7.0% ABV does come out a bit, giving the brew vodka-like alcoholic vapors, and the sourness is slightly strange, but for the most part this is great fare. Worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2012 22:36:40 | More by jondeelee
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Blakaeris

Iowa

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear bronze with a massive, rocky head that hangs around.

Aroma is musty basement yeasty funk and herbal hop.

Taste is more of the unrelenting herbal funk from the nose and subtle bready malt. surprisingly peppery, with lemon zest and light tropical fruit sweetness.

Mouthfeel is a very creamy medium body.

Overall an interesting beer. The herbal musty funk reminds me of Orval, however I like this much more than Orval. Definitely off the beaten path. A must try.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 20:28:22 | More by Blakaeris
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into pint glass.

A: Tan to copper color, huge white head, medium lacing.

S: Sweet fruity pear aroma, some hops/pine.

T: A little surprising. It's like a funky IPA - grapefruit/citrus/pine, funky, earthy, sour, barnyard. I like it.

M: Smooth, sour, mild hop bite with tingly finish, fairly highly carbonated.

O: I really like this, but could see it's not for everybody. Very enjoyable, but probably not all night drinker. I'm curious to see how this ages.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2012 17:01:44 | More by macrosmatic
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srandycarter

California

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Light clear honey, huge thick near white head slow to leave. Lots of cling.

S - Bandaids, mostly. A sharp, funky quality.

T - Nice malt, plus the sharp bandaide like taste. Nice.

M - Medium body, fairly creamy, balance is pleasant.

D - A very drinkable beer. THank you Green Flash!

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2012 05:53:15 | More by srandycarter
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Takahiro

Netherlands

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: 3" foam that lingers for a while. I was very careful not to over foam, but still got to the rim of my Duvel glass. Nice orange/dark golden color. It is not clear, as I poured the sediment as well.

S: funky, some chalky, some orange and apricot hidden behind the funk.

T: hop bitterness that reminds me of orange peel, followed by candy-like orange sweetness and fruitiness. After all that there's some sweetness and warmth coming from alcohol.

M: oily at front. but it dissipates very quickly, leaving a dry finish.

I think this is a very nice beer, with lots of character. It throws a curb ball to the IPA fueled craft beer scene.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 03:06:08 | More by Takahiro
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cosmicevan

New York

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

big thanks to scott for hosting a mini-tasting and pulling this treat out.

a - brew poured a murky orange with half a finger of foamy fizzy head. streaky lacing.

s - smells of orange peel and belgian sweetness.

t - orange with some zing. kind of like orange tang. other soft tropical fruitiness in there as well.

m - a bit fizzy.

o - overall really nice. this beer is simply delicious.

bottle

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2012 01:47:06 | More by cosmicevan
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle very slowly over many minutes into a grand cru glass

Appearance - Hazy amber in color with a ridiculous amount of head. Head retention is insane, as this head stays clung to the glass for dear life! I slowly poured more on top until about 2 inches remained and began to drink!

Smell - Sour, funky, brett, yeasty

Taste - Slightly sour up front with a bitter lightly hoppy aftertaste. A slight sweetness lingers as I lick my lips...

Mouthfeel - Very carbonated. Quite prickly on the tongue, and the head is very prickly as well. The beer finishes surprisingly smooth, however. NO evidence that this is 7% abv...

Overall - A very Interesting brew! I have not encountered many Belgian Pale Ales with the characteristics of Rayon Vert. Some hoppy tones, some brett funk, some of everything in this beer. I recommend trying this beer to add to your resume. Unlike anything I have had in this category.

(EDIT) - I poured the dregs in halfway through and it was glorious! I would get a four pack of this beer and drink two with dregs and two without.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 07:25:01 | More by Budinetz
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Tuffburg-Mississippi

Arkansas

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It was incredible!! Amazing and crazy flavor with a great nose. Although a little foamy head and a bit difficult to pour I absolutely loved it. There was something I couldn't pinpoint in the taste and that made it very interesting to say the least. Green flash has a phenomenal product in the Rayon Vert.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 02:18:10 | More by Tuffburg-Mississippi
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-hazy dark gold in color with a very large off white head that faded very slow and left a heavy lace
S-spicy bubble gum with some lemon many smells in this beer
T-spicy with a fruity bubble gum. Malt is there but the spice seems to be to main flavor with a warming flavor that leaves a spicy aftertaste
M-medium body and high carbonation
O-was better the first time I will try again and see what I get then
.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 03:42:31 | More by a0lbudman
Rayon Vert from Green Flash Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,223 ratings.