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Green Flash / St. Feuillien Friendship Brew - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash / St. Feuillien Friendship BrewGreen Flash / St. Feuillien Friendship Brew

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BA SCORE
75
okay

330 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 21.85%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: notchucknorris on 08-29-2012)
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javlin624

Texas

1/5  rDev -69.2%

02-28-2014 04:29:08 | More by javlin624
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AleHunter805

California

1/5  rDev -69.2%

07-25-2014 00:51:26 | More by AleHunter805
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felixljr

New York

1/5  rDev -69.2%

09-19-2012 23:45:22 | More by felixljr
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -69.2%

03-02-2013 19:51:07 | More by wertschy
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wanders0

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -69.2%

09-16-2012 02:16:39 | More by wanders0
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BDMao88


1.25/5  rDev -61.5%

A -It's very dark with a VERY thick head that is easily 3-4 fingers.

S - A very flat cola smell with a tiny bit of spice.

T - Horrible, this is the first beer I had to pour out it was that bad! I'm really surprised since this brewery makes amazing beer. It has a strange minty/super flat cola taste...it's a bit strange to describe.

M - has a light feel to it

O - I bought this beer twice to make sure I didn't pour it wrong to get the insane head on it or the horrible taste. I do not like this beer at all!

01-27-2013 03:17:13 | More by BDMao88
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SquidVicious

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -61.5%

01-18-2013 20:32:09 | More by SquidVicious
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timoteo833

New York

1.25/5  rDev -61.5%

11-10-2013 03:25:14 | More by timoteo833
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ThinkRedEsq

California

1.46/5  rDev -55.1%

My first BA review. Sorry to say it was for this. I had high expectations for this when I picked up a bomber. All I can really say is that it was like drinking a menthol cigarette. Disappointing. Good appearance and an enticing description, but I just did not enjoy this at all.

06-15-2013 04:26:07 | More by ThinkRedEsq
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nmann08

District of Columbia

1.5/5  rDev -53.8%

01-10-2013 00:35:39 | More by nmann08
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -53.8%

03-16-2014 10:55:47 | More by Fettpopps
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rseigel18

California

1.7/5  rDev -47.7%

This beer was all around awful. has the look of a stout and a little essence of a red ale but this beer was not friendly to the palate. Green flash is innovative and usually doesnt disappoint but a complete whif on this one. i usually like stronger beer such as ipa and dipa but this was so far away from anything that tasted like beer

07-17-2013 05:55:44 | More by rseigel18
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drewone

California

1.75/5  rDev -46.2%

11-25-2012 09:03:26 | More by drewone
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -46.2%

01-19-2013 02:59:25 | More by pintofparadise
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itchytasty

Connecticut

1.75/5  rDev -46.2%

07-01-2013 21:52:19 | More by itchytasty
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Lawl3ss

Texas

1.95/5  rDev -40%

Chilled 22 oz. bomber into a 12-oz tulip. Bottled 7.31.12.

Look- Deep ruby brown, started with a glass full of foam, needed four pours to get it into the two tulips. Head is loose, pearlescent off-white, falls quickly. Sparse lacing.

Smell- Funky, lighter than expected. Spicy, minty, floral. No trace of darker malts. Dominated by the yeast.

Taste- Similar to the nose, light citrus, mint, funky, touches of roast and black malt here and there, but pretty vague- more like cola than anything. There are a number of things going on here but they don't add up to anything good- spices come across as medicinal. Finishes ashy and metallic, borderline unpleasant.

Mouthfeel- Prickly, dry-ish, medium heft. Coating, lingering listerine feel. 5.7%? I would have guessed at least 8% with how harsh it is.

Overall- It's got a feel that I generally associate with an infected homebrew- slick, overcarbonated, harsh, metallic finish. Vaguely reminiscent of a few of Jester King's wild yeast-spiked offerings, but theirs are actually good, whereas this one was pretty difficult to choke down. Feels sort of half-done, like they were shooting for something and fell short. I wouldn't buy it again and would probably pass if it was offered for free. A pity, as I generally like Green Flash.

I'm going to knock another half-point off of my overall score because the brewers chose to A) bottle the stuff and B) charge so much for it.

03-18-2013 01:11:54 | More by Lawl3ss
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Sudsy_Malone

Ohio

2/5  rDev -38.5%

02-05-2013 21:13:49 | More by Sudsy_Malone
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banger7

New York

2/5  rDev -38.5%

11-03-2012 00:47:46 | More by banger7
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Brotton

Florida

2/5  rDev -38.5%

02-02-2013 21:14:01 | More by Brotton
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PsychoMantis

New York

2/5  rDev -38.5%

10-11-2012 21:05:51 | More by PsychoMantis
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Hermthegerm

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.5%

01-12-2013 12:49:37 | More by Hermthegerm
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

2/5  rDev -38.5%

04-21-2013 21:34:34 | More by KiMiRaiK
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Tombomb

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.5%

Started out looking like a winner. Nice color and an interesting aroma. The nose was almost medicinal? Then the taste...had a hard time even getting it down. The face I made had the whole group laughing. So much so that they had to "see how bad it was" we all had the same reaction. I think it may have been infected or something. It had a distinct band-aid taste that was very unpleasent. One guy at the bar who was sipping his Sam Adams Winter lager had to ask what was so funny and decided to see how bad it was. We protested that the bartender should warn people before pouring that it was not for everyone. Very disapointed since I usually enjoy the offerings from Green Flash and normally like a saison...

12-24-2012 22:41:30 | More by Tombomb
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kyledwardodge

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -38.5%

11-03-2012 23:18:36 | More by kyledwardodge
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

2/5  rDev -38.5%

01-30-2013 23:26:23 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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Green Flash / St. Feuillien Friendship Brew from Green Flash Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.