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Green Flash Le Freak | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Le Freak® is the first-ever hybrid ale of its kind: the convergence of a Belgian-Style Trippel with an American Imperial IPA. This zesty Amarillo dry-hopped, bottle-conditioned marvel entices with fruity Belgian yeast aromatics and a firm, dry finish. Aromas of orange and passion fruit with sweet bready malts, and flavors of orange marmalade and citrus fruit pith. Experience a legendary beer.

Added by Westsidethreat on 05-08-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,242
Reviews:
754
Ratings:
2,420
pDev:
10.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
144
Gots:
475
Trade:
5
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,420 |  Reviews: 754
Photo of GJ40
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 22oz bottle in a chalice.

A - Golden and crystal clear with a small white head.

S - A mix of west coast, piney hops and Belgian spice.

T - For me, the west coast hop oils lead over the Belgian spice. There's a malt richness and a subtle sweetness as well. This is a big, outgoing beer.

M - Silky and oily with a moderate carbonation.

D - Fun and flavorful. An interesting blend of styles but for for me, it's more west coast than Belgian.

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Photo of OKCNittany
3.91/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

taken from old notes

A: 1” off white head. Excellent retention and lacing. Clear deep copper body.

S: Nice citrus and earthy hop notes, with some yeast, clove, and dark fruit.

T: Clove, sweet malts, and some funk battle bitter grassy/earthy hops throughout. The hops win – thank goodness.

M: Medium+ body. Fine carbonation. Smooth, with a biting bitter hop finish.

O: Alcohol pretty well restrained. Great beer, but I'd have enjoyed it more without the belgian spice/yeast.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of ChrisL24481
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of TheHopsman
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle in a Stella Artois glass.

Appearance: poured a pale golden with three fingers of head that reduced to a thick 1/2 finger of dense foam and small, clumping lace

Nose: complex and spicy, aged and cooked limes (citrus)

Taste: hops in the beginning, warming in the finish, the alcohol is very prevalent (9.2%) and helps in the warming, fresh lime juice

Mouthfeel: it coats the throat and warms

Drinkability: this beer is very powerful and a pleasure to try

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of tdmccarthy
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of CelticAleMan
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of ColSanders123
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kodt
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AdamP
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Czequershuus
4.48/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.84/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Green Flash Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 2,420 ratings
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