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Rayon Vert - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Rayon VertRayon Vert

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,279 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,279
Reviews: 417
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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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-12-2012 05:39:58 | More by StubFaceJoe
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CommonRider

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-12-2012 02:09:00 | More by CommonRider
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seeswo

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-12-2012 01:49:21 | More by seeswo
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MrJolly

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-12-2012 00:19:25 | More by MrJolly
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efb123

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-11-2012 02:25:26 | More by efb123
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zvanwink

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-10-2012 17:12:52 | More by zvanwink
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-10-2012 04:20:48 | More by bumchilly25
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ehammond1


4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2012)

Thanks for the gift, Josh!

Hazy golden orange with a thick, quickly growing, and persistent near-white head that leaves irregular spiderwebs of lace down the glass. Quite the looker.

An earthy combination of hops, citrus, and funk combine to make a very pleasant aroma, though, even after significant warming, there's not a huge aroma here. If everything were just a bit more expressive, it'd be even better. As is, it's still quite good.

The flavor is a nice combination of fresh, citrusy, and earthy hops, a moderate level of bitterness, and distinct Brett yeast character. I'm excited to see what this beer tastes like after a year or so.

Medium to full bodied per the style with moderate to high carbonation. A joy to drink, though, for whatever reason, the Belgians still do it better.

An extraordinary American version of a distinctly Belgian style.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 03:21:55 | More by ehammond1
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-10-2012 02:19:28 | More by guezarka
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greybeardloon

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

No date.

A: Huge, loose head that hangs around forever.

S: Plasticy, medicinal, tart green apple candy. Quite a prominent nose.

T: Much like the nose, with a definate funk and tartness. Fairly dry on the finish. Light malt presence.

M: Fairly light and surprisingly still given the huge head.

O: A slow sipper for me. A solid beer, but not one I enjoy much or am likely to pick up again. I can see how others would like it, though.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 02:03:36 | More by greybeardloon
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into tulip. cant seem to locate a bottled on date.

A: a very hazy, very orange looking brew. the head is quite voluminous and wont allow me to pour the entire bottle at once. head is big and fluffy and has great retention. lacing is good.

S: chalky, earthy, boatloads of yeast esters. little barny-hay, dry action going on here.

T: black pepper, tart dryness. cantaloupe. yeasty esters. dry finish. lemony.

M: mouthfeel is a little flatter than i would imagine/like. medium bodied.

D: pretty tasty shit. dry, refreshing. reminds me of Orval, but not quite on that level. worth picking up.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2012 01:29:05 | More by Jimmys
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CircusBoy

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I open the bottle and it immediately starts slowly foaming out of the bottle. Pour into a goblet and produces a white creamy, bubbly 2" head that sits there forever. Appearance is a very hazy, rustic orange color and leaves sticky lacing down the sides.

Getting small sour notes and funkiness in the aroma, with a bit of fruitiness but overall not very strong.

The taste makes up for the aroma, up front is initial funk and sourness, taste of belgian yeast then backed up with citrus and hops.

This beer is very drinkable, has good carbonation that goes down easy and has a nice mouthfeel.

Overall this is a good beer that drinks well and combines funky and hoppy notes. Will be picking this up again.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2012 01:25:05 | More by CircusBoy
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-08-2012 12:11:25 | More by DSlim71
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beldin96

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

05-08-2012 01:58:57 | More by beldin96
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voidrunner

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

05-08-2012 01:30:15 | More by voidrunner
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jak

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-07-2012 00:22:37 | More by jak
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-06-2012 00:41:18 | More by ElGallo
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JohnLynch


4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-05-2012 18:57:00 | More by JohnLynch
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Shaw

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lovely red-orange with a monster white head. The head is so big it takes several minutes of careful pouring to get the bottle into my 0.4 L tulip.

Nice earthy aroma, which I'm guessing comes from the Brett, mixing with yeasty and sour fruit notes.

The flavor is dry and crisp with sour fruit notes. This beer is all about the wild yeast. Reminds me of a basement.

Body is light and fizzy, but not watery.

If you don't like funk, you won't like this beer. Wild ale fans, seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 05:30:43 | More by Shaw
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mlhenson

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-05-2012 03:03:38 | More by mlhenson
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KELPAK

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into my Allagash tulip glass.

Poured a beautiful light gold and had a thick two finger head.

My first taste of this beer was a few months back when it was originally released and wasn't impressed. However, over time this beer grew into a very nice Belgian Style Pale Ale with great flavor.

Had a very subtle taste of hops and a nice citrus appeal to it. Once again Green Flash impressed me.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2012 14:58:31 | More by KELPAK
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-03-2012 23:36:10 | More by Brushkanna
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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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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-03-2012 03:08:44 | More by mdillon86
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Jamcrae16


3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-02-2012 01:32:06 | More by Jamcrae16
Rayon Vert from Green Flash Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,279 ratings.