Green Flash Grand Cru | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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450 Ratings
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Green Flash Grand CruGreen Flash Grand Cru
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kleffman on 03-03-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
450
Reviews:
176
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.87%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
34
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 450 |  Reviews: 176
Photo of Apellonious
3.2/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

1 pt 6 fl oz bomber from Lil Roberts Place. The bottled made a "pop" when I opened it.

A - Cloudy, deep brown. Pours with little head, the lacing hangs around the side and in the middle of the glass.

S - Plums , dark fruit, heavy malt, nougat

T - I cant believe I just used the word nougat in a review. First sip was awe inspiring, but not in a good way. Like drinking a fruity ash tray. So, yes, smokey. You get some of plum and malts at first and then overpowering smoke and ash tray, into the finish.

M - Mouthfeel seems ok. Carbonation is medium.

O - Having a hard time with this. Perhaps a bad bottle. Even for a whiskey the ash tray taste and finish would be barely tolerable.

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Photo of rjp217
4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Beardcore
2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of DRTBrewster
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of davegray
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Sspeer1
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of outoffocus
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of brutalist
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Nage37
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of SunDevilBeer
2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of alaimoa
2.96/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from bottle with a reddish color, limited head.
Smells of coffee, citrus (orange, lemon)
Tastes like a beer you would want after dinner, dark, heavy and almost a barley wine. Definitely has the upfront alcohol that lingers in somewhat of a bad way
Overall Its ok but probably wouldn't buy again

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Photo of sjones5045
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, much like a brown ale. The smell is decent, I'm prepared for some dried fruit, maybe prunes and dates. The taste is pretty smooth with a good blend of fruit. Definitely some plum or prunes of some sort but not overpowering. It's a nice drink with a good finish. Not something I'd want a lot of but for what it is its pretty good. I'd definitely like to try again.

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Photo of jjf3792
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Brobiehansen
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of MickeyHops
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Green Flash Grand Cru from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.79 out of 5 based on 450 ratings.
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