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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

1,265 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,265
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 43
Gots: 82 | 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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harrymel

Washington

3.13/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Bottled 03JUL12

So, I knew this would be overcarbed, but this was stupid. It took a pitcher to pour this 12oz bottle. Nice clear golden underneath. Retained none of the foam once it died down. Smells nice with raisin, pale belgian yeast character, some hints of grain and metal and a bit of bitterness; some green apple skins and meat come through as it warms. Flavor is fruity, apple, lemon, honeydew and grain, some clay and a touch of strep mutans (maybe that's my mouth though). Medium bodied with now minimal carb and an off dry finish. Meh, would like to try fresh because this didn't do well with the age IMO.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 04:39:08 | More by harrymel
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leedorham

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-04-2013 02:09:40 | More by leedorham
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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
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bifrost17

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-02-2013 07:17:20 | More by bifrost17
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Jave

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-02-2013 01:04:24 | More by Jave
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dimitrov

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

06-01-2013 07:18:15 | More by dimitrov
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heygeebee

Australia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-31-2013 07:47:44 | More by heygeebee
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phishsihq

Colorado

4.16/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rayon Vert pours a hazy, goldenrod color with the most massive head we have ever seen! The bottle conditioning with Brettanoyces creates a large amount of carbonation (especially when aged a year or more). This one takes time to pour, but be patient, the wait is well worth it. An impressive bouquet of aromas delight the senses with whiffs of lemon zest, spices, Belgian yeast and funk. Sweet malt flavors reminiscent of bread and caramel open the palate to more subtle notes of citrus and pepper with Belgian yeast and Brettanomyces funk underlining the entire brew. Extremely effervescent, this Green Flash brew is highly carbonated and medium bodied.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 01:06:04 | More by phishsihq
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-31-2013 00:45:27 | More by craftbeerasian
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adamwn

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.9%

05-30-2013 22:27:22 | More by adamwn
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George1799

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-30-2013 19:24:40 | More by George1799
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ConorE728

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-30-2013 17:05:46 | More by ConorE728
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Eighty

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-30-2013 16:25:33 | More by Eighty
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GuttaMane138

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-28-2013 08:46:30 | More by GuttaMane138
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ajdemma

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-27-2013 23:29:00 | More by ajdemma
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tzieser

Arizona

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-27-2013 06:48:59 | More by tzieser
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

05-27-2013 03:55:59 | More by Swift989
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Chandalen

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-27-2013 03:37:23 | More by Chandalen
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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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ej285701

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-25-2013 19:14:15 | More by ej285701
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-25-2013 18:14:24 | More by Cubatobaco
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hipboy221

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-25-2013 08:40:43 | More by hipboy221
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JWP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-24-2013 23:17:39 | More by JWP
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-24-2013 20:45:24 | More by DRTBrewster
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-23-2013 02:04:36 | More by mikeincharleston
Rayon Vert from Green Flash Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,265 ratings.