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

BA SCORE
89
very good
3,406 Ratings
Green Flash Hop Head Red AleGreen Flash Hop Head Red Ale
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,406
Reviews:
964
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
11.03%
 
 
Wants:
173
Gots:
539
For Trade:
2
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i feel bad reviewing this. my friend went to Green flash brewery in San diego and couldnt stop raving about this beer. A couple days later on Oct 26. 2015 i was in total wine and saw it so i grabbed it. when i was about to drink it i saw BB date March 9 2015. i decided to drink anyways and wasnt too bad so here goes
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass
L- deep opaque red with thick cream colored head
S- tons of hops, yeast, dark roast malts
T- malty base definitely yeasty and here come all the hops on the finish but well balanced not too hoppy
F- nice and crisp smooth
O- was good and drinkable didnt feel like a hop bomb even though 70 IBU and hid the 8.1% abv pretty well would like to try it fresh

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Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.99 out of 5 based on 3,406 ratings.
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