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Rayon Vert - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Rayon VertRayon Vert

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very good

1,298 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,298
Reviews: 418
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 44
Gots: 91 | 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: 1,298 | Reviews: 418 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

timwardjr, Jul 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

dumptruck81, Jul 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Lagerhouserules, Jul 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

HopBrain, Jul 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

jheezee, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

gpawned, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of yeastinfection
2/5  rDev -47.9%

yeastinfection, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of Momar42
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12oz bottle into Duvel artist tulip

A - clear, light to medium amber color. HUGE head. I mean, huge. Smooth pour yielded a dense, tight white fluffy head that had to be consumed before I could get the whole bottle in the glass. Lacing is great too.

S - Bretty, soapy, Belgian yeast in your face aroma. If you dont like that, steer VERY clear of this beast. Luckily I do, so great nose.

T - After I got through the foam, and trust me, when you drink this you will understand, there was a great Belgian IPA to be found. Nice level of Brett and great yeast taste throughout. Just a delicious beer.

M - full. high carbonation but it works. thick and chewy almost at times, but like I said, it works here.

O - I have to freely admit that I have been under selling Green Flash. Everytime I revisit one of their beers, I am impressed. Now that they have found their way to the East Coast I'm going to seek them out. Rayon Vert is truly great Belgian IPA. If you dont like those qualities, dont drink it. But if you do, find it and see for yourself. This is a damn fine beer.

Momar42, Jul 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

jlogan7, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of jonphilipp
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

jonphilipp, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of HopToIt420
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

Rayon Vert is what I drink when I am not in the mood for something as "in your face" as a west coast IPA. Another good beer from Green Flash. Golden color with a nice head (had this in a pilsner glass). Smooth mouthfeel with a little bit of lemon curd, grapefruit, and honeysuckle on the palate which is highlighted by a much more citrus driven hop characteristic than the West Coast IPA. Good solid beer for hop lovers that aren't looking to take a nap after putting down a big IPA.

HopToIt420, Jul 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

fatbatcat, Jul 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Jul 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Joshgonzales79, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of ryanpj
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ryanpj, Jul 05, 2012
Photo of Bowdoinbeerboy
4.4/5  rDev +14.6%

A - This beer poured with a ridiculous amount of head. I mean honestly, I had to suck down foam twice just to get this thing into the glass! The foam sticks around for awhile too; the beer itself is a light coppery haze that when held up to the light becomes golden.

S- Very sweet and citrusy in the nose.

Taste - Very balanced, not nearly as sweet as I would have believed from the nose alone. There is still a lot of sweet malt flavor here but it plays fairly nicely with some peppery hop bits. Quite a flavorful gulp!

Mouthfeel - Solid presence here, not watery and not anything you will choke on.

Overall - I am very impressed with this beer. It is quite a bit hoppier than I would expect from a belgian pale ale but quite tasty. Color me a big fan of this beer.

Bowdoinbeerboy, Jul 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BeerHunter76, Jul 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Bonis, Jul 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

swaghawk, Jul 03, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

4Socialanxiety, Jul 03, 2012
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4.38/5  rDev +14.1%

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.

imasloth, Jul 01, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -60.9%

DavyJones, Jun 29, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

Cloudy golden copper with a huge foamy off-white head. Sweet, yeasty, herbal, and spice aromas. Tropical fruit and brett herbal funk. Light hop linger. Sharp feel with a semi-dry finish.

A great beer if served warmer to bring everything that’s available in this beer. A nice sipping PA. It pours rather uneven and the feel is rather distracting at times, but the aroma is great and the flavor is very balanced and rewarding.

Bfarr, Jun 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

szmnnl99, Jun 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

sammo, Jun 28, 2012
Rayon Vert from Green Flash Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,298 ratings.