30th Street Pale Ale | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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733 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Hop Odyssey: 30th Street Pale Ale

Hop-forward and San Diego inspired, this is our brewers’ homage to their local craft beer corridor. Uniquely floral and fruity notes from Warrior, Cascade and El Dorado hops mingle with a hint of crystal malt to build flavors of melon and a lingering grassy bitterness. Well-bittered and dry-hopped, 30th Street is a Pale Ale bold enough to suit the palates of hop heads in the land of sunshine and IPA.

Added by MiScusi on 01-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
733
Reviews:
142
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
130
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 733 |  Reviews: 142
Photo of chuckakhan
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As an IPA guy by default, I like to try different pale ales as well. This beer pours golden amber. It smells floral and hoppy (which I love), though not so much so that I feel as though I'm sniffing a hops container. There is some carbonation visible. The taste starts off and follows through with some sharp bite, and the finish is one of carbonated hoppiness which might benefit from less carbonation.

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Photo of drpimento
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fairly solid beer all the way around. Nice sudsy appearance. Bitter, resiny hops balanced with some sweet malt. Long bitter finish. Drinkable.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
2.77/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RBorsato
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SFC21
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of valkyre65
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a custom glass that i picked up at a yard sale, similar in style to sam adams' custom glasses or spiegelau glasses. Color is copper, head is brighter white with fine to medium size bubbles. Head laces the sidewalls of the glass.

Smell is balanced blend of biscuit and bready malt with some more earthy/grassy hops.

Taste is also nicely balanced with forward bready/biscuity malt, transitioning to the earthy/grassy hops; this particular 6 pack was a bit over the freshness date so the dryhops are starting to be less fresh but the background hop and malt tastes are great.

Mouthfeel is a bit sharp and biting on the tongue, nice for pale ale and reasonable at a beer of this strength.

Overall, a very good APA, nice maltiness and grassy hop flavors. Need to get this when its a bit fresher for the full effect.

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Photo of Squire123
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coastiebob
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WoodBrew
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The 30th Street Pale Ale is solid. It poured a hazy copper with white head that is not leaving much of a lace. The scent is sweet malt and touch of bitterness citrus. The taste follows suite. The Mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's worth a try. ....enjoy.

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Photo of DuaneL
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mac8936
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jon_Berry
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dur921
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jordanian2
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PaleAndBitter
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopmeplease
2.71/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of tregan_20
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BergBeer
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: Transparent honey copper with a white head. Mild activity with some sediment floating throughout.

Smell: Grassy citrus, grapefruit zest, lemon rind, and malt. Smell is subtle.

Taste: Piney hops on the attack with complementary floral notes. Malt shines through for just bit before piney bitter rounds the beer out.

Feel: Medium bodied with lingering bitterness throughout. No alcohol.

Overall: The definition of a west coast pale ale. Hoppy yet incredibly drinkable. Great for any occasion and always a solid pick up.

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Photo of corywalston
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

30th Street Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 733 ratings.
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