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1st Anniversary American Strong Ale - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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1st Anniversary American Strong Ale
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BA SCORE
84
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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: DocJitsu on 11-04-2012)
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

MCDub, Jan 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

ShemRahBoo, Jan 02, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 12/16/12 notes. Had this on tap at Pony Bar on the UES in NYC, leftover from their Green Flash event last week. 8 oz. pour.

a - Pours a clear amber-red color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks pretty good.

s - Smells of sweet dark fruits, sticky sweet fruity malts, some alcohol, and toasted malts. Very sweet and fruity with some alcohol to it.

t - Tastes of dark fruits, sweet fruity malts, sugar, toasted malts, bready malts. Alcohol is much better hidden than it was in the nose. A step up from the nose.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a pretty decent beer. Not a ton going on other than some sweet dark fruits, but it is nice and no alcohol comes through in the taste. Worth checking out once if you like sweet dark fruits.

mdfb79, Dec 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

sd123, Nov 24, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a bourbon color with an antique white head. Vanilla and toasted grain on the nose. Mouthfeel is so smooth and medium-bodied it makes the beer unoffensive for those who might not usually avail themselves to the nectar that is the strong ale. It is difficult to believe it is a strong ale. Light caramel flavors with a little alcohol presence. Sweet, light caramel at the finish. Decent effort.

DocJitsu, Nov 04, 2012
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1st Anniversary American Strong Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.