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Flanders Drive - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

59 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 59
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.05%


Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 11-11-2012)
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Reviews by charlzm:
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charlzm

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4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Consumed on December 31st, 2012. Thanks to Mr. Clark for sharing!

Poured at refrigerator temperature (too cold!) into La Trappe chalice. Fail on two fronts!!!

Anyway, beer pours from the bottle a ruddy reddish-brown with a tan head about two fingers tall. Head settles down fairly quickly to a thin skin of foam.

A Flanders red is supposed to be tart and fruity, and this one conforms to style. Sour cherries supported by a subtle base of caramel malt. Some mild vinegar and oak notes. Didn't smell or taste bourbon as others have noticed, but I will admit that the beer was served too cold and drunk so quickly due to its deliciousness that it probably just never had a chance to come out.

Mouthfeel was medium bodied, helped along by a goodly amount of carbonation.

I liked this as much as a Rodenbach Grand Cru, and that's saying something.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 19:13:16 | More by charlzm
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Flanders Drive from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.