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Green Flash Saison Diego - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 617
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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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

JReibel, Jun 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

vhmf1978, Jun 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

KevMo84, May 31, 2014
Photo of brewskifan55
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter

A: A hazy soft yellow with off-white one-finger head that settled quickly. Curtainy lacing.

S: Funky, barnyard (oats, hay), Brett, Belgian yeast, lemons.

T: Smooth and semi-sweet. The citrus slides in with a nice Belgian yeastiness backing it up. Fresh lemons, a bit floral. Very summery. Brett and cloves in the background.

M: Light to medium with medium carbonation. A dry finish.

O: A very decent saison from Green Flash. Would try again. Very sessionable.

brewskifan55, May 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Beervana, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

prock180, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

XmnwildX12, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

nztayls, May 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

Luisfcarrizo, May 03, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a bright yellow color with a 1 inch head, lots of carbonation. Smell is musty, spices, yeast. Taste is lots of spice, some lemons, a bit of mustiness as well, very easy drinking. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer, but there are better saisons out there.

tone77, May 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Tee2Grn, May 01, 2014
Photo of Bitterbill
3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Howler fill at Liquor Shed in Casper.

A hazy light gold pour that produced about an inch of foam but it never goes away. Lacing? Yep.

It smells some what spicy with some of that ginger, coriander, hint of pepper, and a dash of lemon or orange?

The taste matches the smell. Good gingery notes and oranges, The ginger gives me a little bit of heat when I swish the beer in my mouth. I don't really get any coriander but it's still a good tasting brew.

Light body and carbonation.

A pretty good Saison and the fact that it's only 4.2% abv is something I like aboot it. Yeah, the body does suffer but there's no problem drinking the 32oz in one sitting.

Bitterbill, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

billab914, Apr 30, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

JHendu, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

thatoneguymike, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

alostplot, Apr 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

ChrisChagnon, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ItsBeer4Me, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of bark
3.66/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 05/26/13.

The colour is pale gold with a tint of cool orange. The liquid is clear. The foam builds with a fizzing sound; it is white compact and two fingers high. It sinks slowly leaving lots of lacing.

The smell is hoppy and bitter. Orange peel and tart unripe berries. Soapy phenols and spicy flavours. Sticky sweet notes in the background. Cleaner and sweeter than expected.

The taste is fresh and bitter-tart with smooth fruity notes of orange peel, yeast, alcohol, orange juice and cloves. Medium body. The (less sweet) aftertaste got some alcohol, peppery spicy flavours and refreshing bitter hops. Cardamom and cooves in the finish.

The carbonation is strong, the many large bubbles are long-lived. The liquid is light.

Easy to drink with pleasant spices. I am surprised that the bitterness is so fresh after almost a year.

bark, Apr 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

SkinniePost, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

mte1972, Apr 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

marmstrong1212, Apr 13, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pours a dark orangish yellow, little head, cloudy
S: funk, spice, fruits tropical, love the barnhouse funk
T: light, little sweetness, spice possibly light pepper, funky, orange, flavor fades really fast
M: highly carbonated, fine bubbles
O: not bad saison, wish the flavor didn't fade off the tongue so fast, very refreshing though

FitnessForBeer, Apr 12, 2014
Green Flash Saison Diego from Green Flash Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 617 ratings.