Treasure Chest 2011 | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by dmsohyea on 06-13-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
97
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
15.7%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 34
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.9/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had On-tap @ Capitol Beer and Taproom in Sacramento, CA

Appearance - Served in a pint, the brew has a reddish copper tint with a half finger of head. Fair retention leads to a broken layer of suds across the surface. Lacing is mall and spotty, and leaves little stick.

Smell - Belgian yeast is apparent, as the sourness is prominent; also green banana and clove notes. Brown sugar. Caramel.

Taste - Follows the nose; strong belgian yeast character with some funky tartness, green banana and clove spice. Moderate sugary sweetness, teetering on caramel character. No real hop presence, outside a very faint, distant citrus note in the finish, but the finish is all about the emergence of caramel.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with a sticky feel. Low to medium carbonation. Goes down easy enough.

Overall - A good, near spectacular belgian brown. Reminiscent of a dunkelweizen in flavor, but with more tartness. Portions of the proceeds from this brew go toward breast cancer research, so it's a win-win all around.

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Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of cbutova
3.78/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes taken at the source last week in SD. Said Treasure Chest Belgian Brown but here it says Pale Ale...

A- Dark red and brown bodied with an off white head. Creamy foamy texture to the cap and decent retention. Legs and spotty lace from a nice ring atop the brew.

S- Reminds me of an English brown here in ways, nutty and caramelized sugar malts, brown sugar, raisin, toasted toffee but some fruity Belgian yeast to distinguish.

T- Belgian yeast comes to life with a toasted malty caramel grain base. Has Trappist hints with raisin, dark fruits, cloves, phenols and some pepper, citrus zest. Candi sugar comes to mind.

MF- Foamy moderate carbonation and a creamy texture on the palate. Finishes somewhat spicy with a moderate body that works well with the flavors.

English brown malty feel and good Belgian yeast base. Flavors work well together in a style that I wouldn't mind seeing more of.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of xnicknj
3.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle poured into tulip - thanks alex

Hazed, almost cloudy golden orange pour with a thicker crop of white head. Slight retention with some webbed lacing on the glass.

Floral hops with touches of fresh cut grass and a dash of citrus. Spice and biscuit bready notes with straw and yeast.

Quick snap of floral hops with a pang of spiciness. Yeasty and bready with biscuit and straw. Fairly refreshing on the palate, soft sweetness and a hint of citrus. Finishes a touch bitter and dry.

Lighter medium body, well carbonated, bubbly and a bit thin on the palate. A decent, slightly hoppy Belgian blonde, but probably not something I'd seek out.

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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

Treasure Chest 2011 from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.44 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
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