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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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75
okay

325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 21.85%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | 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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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

11-23-2012 20:49:12 | More by hollywood_15063
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

01-09-2013 23:43:43 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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brandon911

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

03-15-2014 19:25:52 | More by brandon911
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

10-04-2012 14:04:51 | More by tdmccarthy
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

2.54/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A-Did not know it was a black Saison. Pours very dark with a light white head. Light struggles to get through.

S-Oh no. Burnt rosemary? Anise. Spicy and herbal. Cooking spices. Yeasty and toasty.

T-A burnt arrangement of cooking spices. Menthol. Not even close to appetizing.

M-Dreaded each sip.

O/D-Bad.

Serving type: on-tap

03-21-2013 01:05:21 | More by VelvetExtract
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flexabull

California

2.65/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a very dark brown color with a big rocky tan head.

Aromas are very floral. Mixture of spices and a note of cola.

Taste is very vegetal. Slight cola sweetness, floral and spice notes and a quite bitter finish. Odd tasting beer for sure.

Mouthfeel is ok, on the thin side.

Overall, blah... Not a fan at all, I finished this but certainly didn't enjoy it. Worst beer I've had from Green Flash by far. Looking back, I think my review was kind, because this wasn't a good beer at all.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 19:18:15 | More by flexabull
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.73/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

11 ounce pour - $6.50 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Brought to my dark, dank corner of the bar a very dark brown body with infinitesimally small bubbles arising from the sides of the glass. Smallish, khaki-colored head depositing a fair amount of lace on the way down.

Smell: Florals that crank the scent dial towards heavily herbal atop astringent burnt, blackened malts and licorice root. Smells like Ricola cough drops.

Taste: Roasted maltiness leaning towards touches of burnt black malt. Near nil sweetness. Then, that rather curious St. Feuillien spice mix that again just screams Ricola (though I guess honking Ricola through one of those long-ass alphorns is more appropriate). Charred prune skins. It's warming, heavily spiced, with coarse burnt malts.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: It's all well and good to have a collaboration but one best ens--hey, hold up a sec, my cough... it's gone! Thanks, Green Flash/St. Feuillien!

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2012 15:55:57 | More by ChainGangGuy
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bishopdc0

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

11-14-2012 01:46:15 | More by bishopdc0
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ehammond1


2.75/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Bottle (2012)

Thanks for pre-release opening this with me, Josh!

Very dark brown in color with a quickly-forming, persistent dark brown head, which eventually leaves messy webs and irregular bubbles and lines of lace down the glass. Very pretty and an unusual style.

Very herbaceous aroma, perhaps sage or rosemary even. There's some black pepper notes along with roast and a mild yeast character as well. A lot going on, though I'm not sure it comes together particularly well.

The flavor suffers a similar fate as the aroma; there's simply too much going on, and none of it working in concert. It's a roasty, yeasty, herb garden of a beer, without much nuance or drinkability.

Medium bodied with high carbonation.

Perhaps some time will help this one, but I don't have high hopes. Yet again, an interesting idea does not necessarily translate into a tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 14:59:39 | More by ehammond1
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jALEson

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

01-10-2013 03:49:53 | More by jALEson
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beergorrilla

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

02-01-2013 23:20:09 | More by beergorrilla
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psuscott1

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

04-12-2013 00:01:21 | More by psuscott1
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tjcamm

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

07-05-2014 13:45:42 | More by tjcamm
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freduardo

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

10-04-2012 04:04:41 | More by freduardo
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ThatsThatDude

New York

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

01-06-2014 15:18:29 | More by ThatsThatDude
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fehrminator

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

11-09-2012 02:20:39 | More by fehrminator
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3SH33TS

California

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

05-13-2013 02:12:43 | More by 3SH33TS
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jaxon53

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

06-13-2013 00:06:38 | More by jaxon53
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bigred89

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

03-31-2013 04:07:17 | More by bigred89
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dvmky

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

10-02-2013 02:34:11 | More by dvmky
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buckyp

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

10-12-2012 23:29:48 | More by buckyp
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

11-20-2012 22:49:05 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

10-13-2012 04:40:49 | More by Whiskeydeez
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clevbrown2

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

02-19-2013 19:19:28 | More by clevbrown2
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Lebby

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

01-06-2013 05:29:47 | More by Lebby
Green Flash / St. Feuillien Friendship Brew from Green Flash Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.