Hop Head Red Ale | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Head Red AleHop 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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3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-red amber color with a generous light tan head and nice lacing

S-bready malts, grapefruit , some caramel

T-malt and citrus with some slight sweet caramel and modest bitter hoppy prescience

F-medium body with moderate carbonation

O-a decent IPA variant but nothing overly compelling

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4.12/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep reddish brown with a steady one inch head--a very doughy, bready-looking head; lacing is okay

S: Wonderful citrus hop aromas: grapefruit, pineapple but also a sweet bready backbone; man, this smells so hoppy at first but then the malty almost peppery finish--mmm

T: This is a good beer; hoppy and citrusy with subtle tropical fruits followed by a slightly sweet bready, toasty--slightly burnt and slightly peppery malt finish

F: Medium body; sticky and oily--texture is pleasant

O: Such a great hoppy and yet chewy/malty beer; great work as usual Green Flash

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3.07/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Pours a really dark amber with a thick creamy head. Nice lacing. A nice, balanced aroma of earthiness and some sweet fruit. Flavor is earthy, a touch of some toffee, and a little fruity. A nice crisp, active thinner mouthfeel that suits the beer quite well. Overall, a solid brew but nothing that has me needing to go out and grab some more.

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Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 3,422 ratings