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Green Flash Saison Diego - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

612 Ratings
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Ratings: 612
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 16
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 03-26-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

aasher, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of deapokid
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

deapokid, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of robwestcott
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cold from the tap a couple days after Green Flash hit Indianapolis. Poured a murky, dirty gold to the rim of a 10oz goblet with no head whatsoever.

Super subtle spicy, lemon rind and yeast.

Medium bodied, low-ish carbonation, spicy, tart dry finish.

Super drinkable.

robwestcott, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of Boilerfood
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Boilerfood, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of TerryB
3/5  rDev -17.1%

TerryB, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of beertunes
3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into 10oz goblet. Poured a cloudy pale yellow color with about an inch of white head that quickly dissipated and left light to moderate lacing. There were a fair amount of floaties when I got to the bottom of the bottle.

The aroma featured a big, bright yeasty spice scent, and was supported by nice solid grains. The flavor profile was pretty similar, yeast and spice over a nicely solid grain base.

The body, while very pleasant, was a pretty typical medium, and had a very dry finish. Drinkability was good, I could put this into my Saison rotation. Overall, not a ground breaking example of the style, but still a good, solid one. Worth trying if you see it.

beertunes, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of GratefulTech
3/5  rDev -17.1%

GratefulTech, Jul 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

jkane101, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of doremite
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

doremite, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of Bcarson7287
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Bcarson7287, Jul 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

beerguy36, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of bpowers315
4/5  rDev +10.5%

bpowers315, Jul 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

fdig23, Jul 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

jakubh17, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

AdamElb, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of BostonPhilly
2.75/5  rDev -24%

BostonPhilly, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on: 04/30/13

A: Pours a straw yellow color with 2 fingers of fluffy white head that slowly fades to nothing

S: Lightly spicy with notes of ginger and grains of paradise (think SA summer). Also get some fruitiness and wheaty notes

T: Starts off with some spicy and fruity notes and goes into some wheat and mustiness that are lightly earthy. Finishes with some more fruitiness and malts

M: Light bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A good farmhouse with some nice light spiciness and fruitiness. Very easy to drink, but a little pricey given the abv and nature of this brew. Certainly not bad by any means, but there are much better examples out there

BEERMILER12, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of J_Beloved
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

J_Beloved, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Steve907
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Steve907, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Drunkenass, Jul 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Atomicskis5, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of rdilauro
3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

For starters I have never been a big fan of Saison/Farmhouse Ales. I find the spices to over balance the rest of the ale.
I love Green Flash, so gave this one a try. It poured the light color like most of the Saison's I've had, same head and very similar nose. I was expecting a huge amount of spice when I first tasted it.
I was very surprised. Sure there was some spice there, a good amount, but the body of this beer was full and to me, balanced the spice. SO, together with the bigger body , the spices were pleasant and easy drinking.

I have to say, I did enjoy this one, my first Saison that I really enjoyed!

rdilauro, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

PatGreer, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

zenwatts, Jul 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

ZombieJester, Jun 30, 2013
Green Flash Saison Diego from Green Flash Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 612 ratings.