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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash Hop Head Red AleGreen Flash Hop Head Red Ale

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
In 2011 the recipe was altered to bump the IBU’s from 55 to 70; ABV also increased from 6.4% to 7.0%. In 2014 the ABV increased to 8.1%.

A luscious beauty, Hop Head Red® exudes resinous hoppy qualities from Amarillo, Warrior and Nugget to overtake the full-bodied depths of a caramel malt base. Captivating and seductive floral aromas and alluring hop flavors are the result of dry hopping with mountains of Amarillo. The blissful union of Double India Pale and Red Ale make Hop Head Red an unforgettable obsession. Experience love at first sip. Every time.

Added by sleazo on 03-06-2007

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Ratings: 3,407 |  Reviews: 964
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Photo of baxterbrew
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Is this an IPA or a red ale? Confusing.

The appearance was good- pours a hazy red with light but strong head retention- mucho lace.

Smell is biscuity. Evident yeast smell.

Mouthfeel- no astringency, feels milky.

Taste- floral, piney. Hops are strong as expected from the name. Not great but pretty good.

Overall- not blown away, but pretty good. I'd get more but wouldn't go out of my way.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of beergoot
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Excellent copper-red body covered with a rich, sticky, white head; lacing clings to the glass from start to finish. Sweet bread aroma encased in a piney, very floral hop scent; citrus-like. Nice malt sweetness in the taste, well-balanced with hop bitterness; hint of esters rolling around in the taste. Medium bodied; smooth; clean.

A pretty decent AIPA. Nothing stands out per se to make it really exceptional, but this would be a beer I wouldn't mind selecting if given a choice. Good quality overall and easy drinking...

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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 3,407 ratings
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