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Hop Odyssey Imperial Red Rye - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Odyssey Imperial Red Rye
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 05-07-2013)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-28-2013 23:27:13 | More by Sammy
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UCLABrewN84

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at The Salted Pig in Riverside, CA.

Pours a clear orange-red with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and herbal flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice balance of citrus and herbal hops in the aroma and flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

06-13-2013 21:46:18 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-13-2014 01:57:24 | More by kjkinsey
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-12-2013 15:05:28 | More by jaydoc
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-11-2013 22:15:55 | More by kylehay2004
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zeff80

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-18-2013 18:49:05 | More by zeff80
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

06-30-2013 01:14:28 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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largadeer

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-19-2013 11:43:03 | More by largadeer
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nickfl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-08-2013 22:35:30 | More by nickfl
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.01/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on-tap at the Brick Store Pub. A beautiful beer in appearance, with a burnished cherry wood color but a scant head. Aromas of thick, resinous hops on a base of light treacle. The taste is very, very dry- especially surprising given the slightly treacly aromas. The spicy rye makes a noticeable appearance and perhaps even drys it out a bit too much. Tightly wound, it's slow to open up, but then reveals a bitter chocolate top-note. Dry but full in the mouth. This one has some flaws, but the flavors are big and intriguing. I enjoyed it.

Serving type: on-tap

02-12-2014 16:38:10 | More by Georgiabeer
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-22-2014 17:46:07 | More by afsdan
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-11-2014 00:45:10 | More by PEIhop
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ Farmhouse

A - Medium amber colour; slightly translucent with a thin layer of dirty white head.

S - Sweet toffee and dark caramel. Some citrus and tropical fruit notes behind the malt bill.

T - Big bitterness with citrus, pine and lighter tropical fruit flavours. Spicy rye, toffee, dark caramel, touch of chocolate. Warming alcohol throughout.

M - Medium body. Somewhat dry. Light carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

07-02-2013 14:16:40 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-16-2013 00:27:59 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-06-2013 21:24:28 | More by WOLFGANG
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-22-2013 00:13:46 | More by Cynic-ale
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Hamilton's this was a nice surprise. Red color, whew! I'm sweating! Aroma of spice and hops, must be the rye. Flavor is sort of thick hops a bit of caramel some spice which I assume could be the rye or the hops but either way it worked. Very west coast style beer and I almost wanted to add this as a double IPA because it felt so hoppy. Good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2013 02:43:35 | More by ArrogantB
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Lynnhaven Pub in Va Beach which was a very pleasant surprise. Poured a brown tinted auburn with two finger head and lace ring down glass. An intense hoppy smell, your standard citric zip with touch of grape and the rye malt makes itself known in both aroma and actual beer. Smooth, fuller bodied, the rye malt gives off a dry edge and not much sweetness from the malts, but there is a little, and the hops balance/mix well as there is a smattering of earthy, sharp hops. Has that IPA flavor hop heads love with a little extra from the rye and the ABV helps give the backbite a kick in the pants. Overall, a solid beer.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2013 12:35:39 | More by clayrock81
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atrocity

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-29-2014 15:13:03 | More by atrocity
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice blood red, translucent, yellowish fluffy head, plenty lace. Piny, sticky, resinous hops, light citrus, caramel sweetness, sweet sticky bread. Fairly heavy bitterness, pine resin, caramel malt sweetness. Body is full, sticky and rich. Carbed well, alcohol is subdued, drinks easy.

Great imperial red....like hop head on steroids. Yum

Serving type: on-tap

05-31-2013 21:30:55 | More by EgadBananas
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

09-19-2013 17:04:29 | More by deapokid
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-15-2014 20:29:29 | More by Gagnonsux
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-20-2013 15:28:51 | More by Daniellobo
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

09-17-2013 02:09:03 | More by Tyrawlings
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Herky21

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-13-2013 05:28:58 | More by Herky21
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Hop Odyssey Imperial Red Rye from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.