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Flagship Ale - Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island

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Flagship AleFlagship Ale

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111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 13.13%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bruachan on 01-02-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

cdoan4, Jul 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

bellb, Jun 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

JKV96, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Dizzy242, Jun 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

j_hollings13, Jun 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

pottergator, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Soterios, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of TequilaTom
3.71/5  rDev +10.7%

What can I say? I REALLY liked this one. Smells of sweet bready malt & honey. Tastes the same as it smells, no perceivable bitterness (Maybe cause I drink too many IPA's)
Am I the only one who gets a lot of honey notes from this? Was quite enjoyable quaffing this in my recliner after mowing the lawn. Wouldn't turn this down if offered to me again. Hell, I might try to seek out a 6'er or two if my local store can get it. A nice solid offering from Grey Sail, looking forward to checking out more from them!

TequilaTom, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

ariceclemson, May 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

JamLand, May 28, 2014
Photo of tkelley
3.06/5  rDev -8.7%

12 oz can from my third beer-of-the-every-other-month-club. Poured into a large tulip glass.

A -- Pale kind of copper color with decent white head. Good carbonation. Not too hazy or clear. Highlights around the edges.

N -- Metallic. Light malts.

T -- Very subtle. Not a lot going on. Not bad, but not a lot of complexity either. Mostly a light toasted malt flavor.

M -- Light.

O -- Okay, for what it is. Would not seek out again.


tkelley, May 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

MattBeer, May 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Steamer, May 19, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

discharmingly, May 05, 2014
Photo of constantine_272
2.86/5  rDev -14.6%

A: Light copper with a little yellow to it. Medium low carb and a low white foam film on top.

S: Steel. Grain and maybe wheat. Spice of caraway.

T: Starts off smooth light and juicy. Grain, wheat and oatmeal. Finishes with a light crisp tanginess. However, weird mineral copper and iron aftertaste ruined a this for me. The taste finishes long oily and mouth coating.

M: Again, long lingering oily aftertaste doesn't work for me. Thin with a small amount of viscosity.

O: After a few drinks, the mineral aftertaste was all I tasted. Not a fan.

constantine_272, May 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

JAHMUR, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Chucker17, Apr 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

PaulD, Apr 20, 2014
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3.38/5  rDev +0.9%

Golden/amber in color, this beer pours out with a foaminess that will not quit. The beer emits a fragrance of caramel and sweet bread with some pear and possibly apple lurking in the background.

This beer has a flavor that reminds me of toasted bread with dough, caramel, and some background fruit and a hint of herbs. There is little hop character and the beer is sweet overall, with some honey notes and flavors of crackers and a little bit of chocolate showing their faces at different moments.

This is an interesting beer and it’s extremely quaffable. With its sweetness level and agreeable taste, a person could knock these back with abandon. That said, it isn’t necessarily an amazing beer and I would probably like it better if it was a little more balanced in taste. But there is still enough positive going on here to recommend it. Just be careful when you pour- my cans all overflowed the moment I popped the top and yours may do the same.

BryanCarey, Apr 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

HoppySeb, Apr 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Headgoober, Apr 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Aroma: Light sweet corn notes up front. Light white bread-like malty sweetness. No hop aroma or fermentation character noted.

Appearance: Amber pour with golden edging. Low white head that retains well. Appears still in the glass.

Flavor: Nice bready malt base with solid 2-row character. Bready malts are balanced by moderate earthy hop bitterness. Balance is nearly even. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is fleeting and bready.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly creamy, and moderately high carbonation. No alcohol heat or astringency noted.

Overall impression: A refreshing, light cream ale.

mattcrill, Mar 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Roguer, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Karibourgeois, Mar 21, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +10.7%

Poured from the tap into a pint glass.

The color is golden/amber with two fingers of foamy white head and some nice lacing left on the glass.

The smell has a nice caramel aroma that brings along with it some biscuit aroma. There is also some slight fruit aroma that teases its identity but disappears before it can be identified.

The flavor has a touch of bitterness at first before a bread flavor moves in. There is a hint of apple skin flavor in the background that is present for just a moment before some bitterness comes back toward the end with some hoppy floral flavor.

The feel of this beer was pretty light and makes for a good session beer. There is a good drinkable feel that goes down easy.

Duhast500, Mar 08, 2014
Flagship Ale from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
77 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.