Rayon Vert | 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: Year-round

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Added by ocelot2500 on 12-14-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,366
Reviews:
428
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
14.07%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
102
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of BeerManDan
2.35/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

When poured the color was a deep yellow with orange hue and a load of white foam. Pour very slowly because of the foam.

The smell was of spices and bitter type of hops

The flavor of this pale ale was the worst I've had from Green Flash. It was to bitter for this bitter ale and the flavor was over bitter with a vinal taste. The aftertaste on the palate was way to bitter with that vinal flavor. What happen to the aroma? The flavor does not match aroma!

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

1 yr old bottle

Pours out a hazy golden orange with a voluminousss white head. Looking good.

Smells nice with hints of floral, spice and fruit. Gets much more herbal and grassy funk after warming up a fair bit.

Tastes mustier and earthier than the smell which works for me. A touch tart and fairly bitter for a "Belgian".

Very bubbly on the tongue. Medium bodied and dry.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mattkoon
3.33/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

i was excited to try this belgian style pale ale. i poured about an ounce into a glass and it quickly exploded with head. after several minutes i was able to pour a little more into the glass. the head is a thick white color the beer is a gold color with faint cloudiness. the smell reminds me of an indian grocery store. there is citrus with a hodgepodge of other spices swirled around. as far as the taste goes- i have only managed to pour half the bottle in my glass b/c of the thick head.
-the taste is bitter and lemony with a huge wash of spices on the back end. this beer has a very eastern feel- it is very complex. i almost think that here is too much going on. i dont say this much but i feel like it is almost over done.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle.

Urgent gushing upon cap removal. Managed to get most of it in the glass though. Ruddy gold, chill hazed body shows itself once the foam settles. Big, rocky, towering, light beige head. Great cobwebs of lace up the glass. Nose features tropicalish fruit malts with a candy edge, grassy, perfume-y hops, and slightly funky farmhouse yeastiness.

Sweetish wheat malt up front. Soft candied tropical fruit notes fill in. Slightly metallic, minerally, herbal hop bitterness comes on toward the end. Somewhat-funky yeast throughout, providing a substantial "Belgian" twang. Juicier fruits in the finish along with pepper-ier, spicier hops. Dries out a bit. Creamy feel in a medium body that finishes with a strong undercurrent of carbonation. Nice.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Rayon Vert from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.91 out of 5 based on 1,366 ratings.
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