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Flanders Drive - Green Flash Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

72 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 24
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
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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kscaldef, May 18, 2013
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Pecan, Jan 29, 2013
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dfhhead25, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

CoolEthan, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of DoubleJ
3.63/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I don't think of Green Flash as a sour meister, but I am willing to give them a chance to show their skillz. On-tap at Beachwood BBQ, on to the beer:

The color and aroma are on the mark per style. Its color is like crimson with a slight orangish hue. The aroma is pleasant tart with an acidic cherry note to go with the tartness. There's is some slip-off when the beer is tasted, though as it stands is not a bad ale. It's modestly tart and doesn't overwhelm the taste sensors, not over the top nor is it the vibrant Flanders Red as some of the others.

DoubleJ, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

TheBaumer, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

danwho, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Piddmeista, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

drewone, Mar 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

iatethecloudsfor, Feb 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

t0rin0, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Halcyondays, Sep 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

GraduatedCashew, Sep 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

BMart, Feb 19, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Brownish red. Small cream-colored collar.

Smell - Acetic and oaky. Vanilla. Caramel. I don't get much bourbon directly, but the vanilla and oak play nicely with the acidity.

Taste - Moderate acetic sourness. Caramel malts. Bourbon is much more prominent here, along with a nice vanilla and malty flavor lingering in the back.

Mouthfeel - I seldom say something isn't sour enough, but I think this could use a bit more. Well carbonated.

Overall - Smells great, but the flavors are a little tame.

Alieniloquium, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

mhksuccess, Aug 21, 2013
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Flanders Drive from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.