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Rayon Vert - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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86
very good

1,278 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,278
Reviews: 416
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 43
Gots: 86 | FT: 0
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ocelot2500 on 12-14-2011)
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Ratings: 1,278 | Reviews: 416 | Display Reviews Only:
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jurbanik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

09-07-2012 13:22:20 | More by jurbanik
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-18-2013 19:51:43 | More by DIPAFAN
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Boosnell

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-26-2013 16:31:15 | More by Boosnell
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-17-2013 03:37:34 | More by muskiesman
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tvia84

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-07-2014 22:36:15 | More by tvia84
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joshwalt

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-18-2012 04:02:00 | More by joshwalt
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mikeczech

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

12-29-2011 06:00:13 | More by mikeczech
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jstewart1130

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-12-2012 06:18:34 | More by jstewart1130
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-31-2012 14:07:13 | More by ADTaber
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-13-2014 01:16:48 | More by KAF
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Popp24

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-01-2012 00:29:40 | More by Popp24
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sourgrass

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-20-2013 02:44:27 | More by sourgrass
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jdell15

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

09-24-2013 22:47:53 | More by jdell15
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Hrdqore

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-16-2014 21:11:39 | More by Hrdqore
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BoRaeCho

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-03-2012 09:15:08 | More by BoRaeCho
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KVNBGRY

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

09-25-2013 16:08:49 | More by KVNBGRY
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zbooks

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

09-16-2012 01:20:54 | More by zbooks
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jreindl

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-20-2013 05:26:21 | More by jreindl
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EricDrinksGoodBeer82

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-25-2013 16:26:34 | More by EricDrinksGoodBeer82
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MattyD13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-11-2014 21:52:25 | More by MattyD13
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip.

A: Amber hue. Large cascading, frothy head. Settles slowly, and unevenly. Spotty lacing.

S: Pine resin, and lots of lemon citrus. Lavender, fermented raspberry, and freshly cut grass.

T: Bitter pine and hay, with just a slight hint of raspberry.

M: Crisp and steely. Bitter throughout, with a very dry finish.

D: The bitterness will dictate a sipping experience.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Amber hue, with a large head and some slight lacing. Nose is really piney, accentuated with citrus and other fruit notes, with a really floral character. Bitter pine and hay with a touch of fruit. Overall, this is a good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 02:54:06 | More by bmwats
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle pours a somewhat clear, dark gold color with a massive cap of off-white head, probably a 2:1 ratio in favor of the foam with a gentle pour.

Smells like brettanomyces. Thats about all…big, bold, rotting wood brett.

Taste is all about the brett, which is fine if you are into that sort of thing. There really is very little base beer aspects that are notable. Maybe a kiss of herbal hops on the finish along with a frontal granola grain aspect...and that is reaching. If you want a brett-bomb, this is your beer. I want to say that if you like Orval, this beer will appeal to you, but I don’t think this is as well put together.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 21:14:03 | More by twiggamortis420
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy golden orange. Huge head, leaves some lacing.

S - Belgian yeast for sure. Very fruity.

T - A little hoppy bitterness, more fruitiness. Not a hoppy fruitiness, just from the yeast I'd imagine. Tastes very similar to other Belgian pales I've had, but the fruitiness really stands out. It's not a banana fruitiness like I've noticed in a lot of these, but more of a tart fruit. Maybe a green apple.

M - Pretty smooth. There's a pretty good amount of carbonation is this one. It's refreshing on the palate, and it's a light mouthfeel. No alcohol presence that I can feel.

O - It's a good beer. Not my favorite, but good for the style. Not a bad choice to try. If you like Belgians, give this a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 01:22:57 | More by nrs207
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.53/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a chalice

A: Pours a hazy caramel peach color with a dense foam head that is just a touch more tan than it is snow white.

S: Aroma is ridiculously spicy, more than any Belgian I can remember. Pepper, clove, cumin, sage, there's a lot going on here. Supplementing the spice cabinet in your nose is light apricot, bright melon and some potent floral hops.

T/M: Carbonation is stinging but not overwhelming. Spiciness is once again apparent on the tongue but acts as a backbone to light Belgian fruitiness and yeast more than a stand alone trait like it does in the aroma. Floral hops kick in the longer you taste it and end with a bitter touch.

It's actually pretty light with a spicy lingering aftertaste. It's like a Belgian pale ale with spices added. By the way, it's spicy. Did I mention it was spicy?

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Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 23:45:46 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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ThomasMetal75

Massachusetts

3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Too much foamy head! It almost never went away. Im trying to drink this, and all I get is foam. NO NO! Other than that, cooper/dark orange, lots of lacing (obviously), hazy.

S- Sour, citrusy hops, & yeasty. Grapefruit forward. It's Belgian funky for sure!

T- Juicy and carbonated, with a grapefruit kind of hop presence. Sour towards the end. Finish is citrusy and somewhat sweet, and ends sour.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Juicy and bitter qualities prevent this from being extremely drinkable, but this beer was not designed to be a thrust quencher or had quickly.

I had Palm Speciale once, and I felt a sweat coming on when i had that. I am a little sweaty after drinking this. I have no clue if that is just these two beers or a side-effect of Belgian Pale Ales in general.

Overall, this was tasty. It didn't wow me, but it was good.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 23:43:52 | More by ThomasMetal75
Rayon Vert from Green Flash Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,278 ratings.