Green Flash American ESB | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Summer

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Added by ncfranklin on 07-30-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
8.71%
 
 
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by KevinTK:
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Photo of ehammond1
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear dark orange and amber with a thin white head. Regular, lined lacing down the glass.

West Coast style hop aromatics--piney and citrusy. This could easily be confused with a hoppy pale ale or well-balanced IPA's aroma. Balanced nicely with caramel and crystal malts, but certainly a hop-forward aroma.

Bitter first, pine and citrus second, then bready and caramel malt balance. Very nice.

Medium to thick, but a pleasure to drink.

A great, hop-forward American bitter. Refreshing and hugely drinkable.

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Photo of iSrALE
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of cleolicious
3.3/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this at The Surly Goat in West Hollywood.

Appearance: Brown with an almost reddish tint. Creamy tan head.

Aroma: Malts and fruits with a hoppy smell.

Taste: Somewhat sweet taste of malts, bitter fruits and strong on the hops.

Mouthfeel: Carbonated with a hoppy aftertaste.

Drinkability: a decent beer but not what I look for in n ESB. Too damn hoppy. I suppose this is the American style. Some may like it but I prefer the more traditional.

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Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ncfranklin
3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at Breakwater Brewing Co in Oceanside, CA. Served in a pint glass.

A : Amber brown with a solid creamy finger head. Somewhat hazy.

S : Feint hoppy smell with a layer of caramel malt underneath.

T : A nice up front sweetness of malt, hit hard on the end wit ha strong bitter bite. Light citrus note to the hop, but not overbearingly present.

M : A medium body with a very nice carbonation fizz.

D : Very nice thirst quencher and a great American spin on the style.

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Green Flash American ESB from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.56 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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