Passion Fruit Kicker | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co.
California, United States
greenflashbrew.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We’ve kicked it up a notch by adding a tropical twist to this refreshing ale. Get amped on Passion Fruit Kicker—a jaw-dropping, mouth-watering, smooth brew with sweet, tart, fruity flavor. We layer passion fruit tea and passion fruit juice with wheat malt and 2-row malted barley to bring you this exhilarating crowd pleaser. Your palate will do a 360 for more of this luscious wheat ale.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 06-20-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
417
Reviews:
96
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
114
For Trade:
1
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2.51/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RandalFlagg
4.43/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of acurtis
3.19/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Can, best buy 11/02/17

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was a glossy / hazy golden orange color with a thin line of white foamy head that quickly dissipated. No lacing. The smell had some sweet passionfruit, light wheat, gentle lemon rind (slight bitterness). Kicks in with some black pepper. Dry tart citrus. The taste was mainly tart with a sly sweet wheaty backbone to compliment nicely. Lingering sweet wheaty aftertaste, mild sweet to tart finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light allowing the tartness to hit appropriately on my tongue. Overall, I say this was a pretty good fruit beer that I could come back to.

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Photo of Nucleosynthesis
3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flagmantho
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz can into a tulip.

Appearance: medium golden hue with plenty of haze and two fingers of frothy white foam.

Smell: tart and a little wheaty; the fruitiness is subtle but it works pretty well. I like it.

Taste: tart, earthy, wheaty and perhaps a little citrusy. The passionfruit works here, as it complements the wheat flavor well but it's not the focus of the brew. Not bad at all.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and creaminess; I like it.

Overall: definitely a refreshing summer beer. I'm not sold on passionfruit overall, but it does seem to work OK here.

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Photo of unclekeith
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AndyJ23
4.45/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JintheHam
3.87/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of anon
3.08/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz short bottle into Weizen glass. Best by 26th of October 2017.

L: Slightly hazy straw yellow. Finger and a half white head recedes slowly.

S: Passion fruit, wheat and yeast.

T: Follows the nose and tasty.

F: Light crisp and semi-dry.

O: A good beer but nothing special.

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Photo of sharpski
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bitterbill
3.27/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Best by July 19th stamped clearly on the bottom rim of the can.
Hazy straw yellow orange colour, big but short lived head of foam. No lacing.
Big fruity nose of passion fruit, wheat, yeast. I Cannot tell if this is going to be tart by smelling it.

Taste is wheat, biscuit, fruity, yes, but ever so slightly tart. Good and all but I was hoping for more. I reckon the smell was a portend of what was to come.
Good enough brew but not one that I have a desire to revisit.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of porters4life
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtransel
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cylinsier
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz

Pours a hazy grapefruit juice orange. Sugar white head is just a hint of lacing.

Smells of citrus juices, pineapple, passion fruit, and cracker malt.

Flavor is of cracker and cereal malt with hints of lemon, pineapple, and passion fruit juice. Mild grassy finish.

Light body with stinging carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A very nice light juicy fruit ale, refreshing and very easy drinking. A summer beer for sessioning in hot weather. Very good at what it is trying to be.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBobber
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with lots of visible carbonation and a soapy white head with large bubbles. The head does go away quite quickly.

Smells very fruity. Smells like biscuits and maybe some white wheat bread as well.

Tastes of passion fruit and wheat malts. Slightly sweet and slightly bitter on the taste with a bit of tartness.

Mouth is medium and has a bit of a sticky finish.

The carbonation from the initial pour seemed to settle out visibly but had enough presence in the beer to push the flavors across the tongue quite nicely. This seems like with a bit of tweaking it could become a Gose or a Weissbier. So in my humble opinion I would have to say it sits nicely between those two styles. A very good beer for that summer BBQ with some big meaty, juicy burgers with some nice cheddar and thick cut bacon on a Kaiser roll. Just saying.

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Photo of cdwil
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Passion Fruit Kicker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.7 out of 5 based on 417 ratings.
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