Hop Oddysey: Cedar Plank Pale Ale - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Oddysey: Cedar Plank Pale Ale
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Ratings: 204
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: mactrail on 11-05-2012)
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Photo of BikeChef
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

I was really impressed by how well cedar worked with an IPA in Cigar City's Humidor Series Jai Alai. Green Flash's cedar plank experiment seems to have not been as successful, though. This mainly comes across as a decent pale ale. There is a hint of the cedar in the finish, but if I didn't know that this was a cedar aged beer, I'd be hard pressed to tell you what the aftertaste was.

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.08/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of KYGunner
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

This consists of some very weak properties but what I taste is complex and nice. The hop character is for the most part dominant. Very lemony with tinges of grapefruit, rind oils, pine sap, resin, floral tones and a small touch of herb. The backdrop is a little woodsy, cedar I'd guess, with a very light malt. This stands as a very good Pale Ale but it simply doesn't deliver enough assertive flavor and has too watery a tone.

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3.7/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Segelstrom
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of ocelot2500
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Pours a clear golden color with a soapy white head that leaves chunks of lacing.

Smells of citrus and pine hops with a bit of cedar.

Tastes of the cedar, pine hops, and a solid malt base. Cedar notes lead off with some slight spiciness and plenty of woodiness. This gives way to some pine and citrus hops with moderate bitterness. Malts add in with some caramel and bread. Finishes with a lingering, piny bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium with a slightly cirps amount of carboation.

Overall, this is pretty good, but I feel like a touch more malt is needed.

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3.98/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Hop Oddysey: Cedar Plank Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.