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Green Flash / St. Feuillien Black Saison (Friendship Brew) - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash / St. Feuillien Black Saison (Friendship Brew)Green Flash / St. Feuillien Black Saison (Friendship Brew)

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87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 18.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 01-04-2013)
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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Tap: Poured a deep black color ale with a small brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light roasted malt with some rustic malt notes. Taste is also dominated by rustic malt with light roasted malt notes and some light funky notes. Body is about average with medium carbonation. Interesting experiment but not necessarily something I would seek on a regular basis.

Phyl21ca, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of InspectorBob
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

InspectorBob, Jun 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

afsdan, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of PEIhop
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

PEIhop, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of ShanePB
1.75/5  rDev -46.5%

ShanePB, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of THECPJ
3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

THECPJ, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of drummermattie02
3.5/5  rDev +7%

drummermattie02, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of KAF
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

KAF, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of atrocity
3/5  rDev -8.3%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
4.1/5  rDev +25.4%

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on January 25, 2014

It has a gorgeous dark brown pour with hints of red up to the light and a humongous lingering fluffy, tan head.

This is an aroma like nothing else. Spices explode on my nose including clove, ginger, nutmeg, coriander, juniper, allspice, and peppers. There is also a vibrant dark fruit character.

Medium body.

The flavor is more toned down than the nose but those unique spices do break out on my palate along with something like turmeric. Mildly bitter at the en but the spices hold vigil over everything else.

Only Okay by previous raters? I feel it is better than OK.

puboflyons, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of Brenden
3.76/5  rDev +15%

A thick, fat tan head rests on top of a heavy black brew. It's between a finger and a half and two fingers high and sturdy. It leaves strong, creamy lacing in some pretty heavy patching.
This beer is one of the more interesting ones I've ever smelled or tasted. It's got an extremely distinct note of mint basil with piney hops and a touch of herb. The malt shows a touch of roast underneath. The basil being part of it, there's a hint of something like kitchen spicing mingling with a certain earthy nature as well.
Friendship has a medium body, and it's creamy with a crisp nip. It fills the mouth a bit, with an even creamier feel developing with the strong carbonation, which also makes it crisper even as it flows very cleanly and softly.

Brenden, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

ROGUE16, Oct 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

jaxon53, Nov 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

ShemRahBoo, May 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Whiskeydeez, Jul 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

buckyp, Nov 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

JohnK17, Mar 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +30%

Molson2000, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of thierrynantes
3.95/5  rDev +20.8%

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from La Cervoiserie, and tasted in 2013.

Appearance : dark brown color with tan creamy head.
Smell : spiced aroma and roasted malts.
Taste & mouthfeel : locorice nd roasted malty flavors, leading to dry bitter finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Saison (near Stout)

thierrynantes, Jan 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

notchucknorris, Mar 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Zach136, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of micromaniac129
4.16/5  rDev +27.2%

Had at the Jamison pourhouse.
Came out a rich cola color. A beige head sits on top. Nicely carb'd.
Aroma finds sutle roasted malts and hints of possibly minted hops.
Taste is similar to the nose with a nice roasted malt component and somthing minty or herbal. perhaps they're the hops.
Drinks alittle bitter and dry yet sweet too.
A nice beer thats well balanced between malts spices and hops.

micromaniac129, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of Howlader
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -54.1%

Herky21, Mar 04, 2013
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Green Flash / St. Feuillien Black Saison (Friendship Brew) from Green Flash Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.