Green Flash Saison Diego | Green Flash Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
83
good
655 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Green Flash Saison DiegoGreen Flash Saison Diego
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Zorro on 03-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
655
Reviews:
133
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.02%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
55
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 655 |  Reviews: 133
Photo of Bobheed
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of NYR-Zuuuuc
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of mrhox1981
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of scooter9
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of apf
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of chippo33
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Pecan
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of pixieskid
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Chou
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Sunn
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Satan70
2/5  rDev -45.4%

Photo of cvp684
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Murrhey
3.37/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured in a taster at Green Flash in San Diego, Calif. Reviewed from notes.

A- Half a finger, white head. Low retention. Sticky lacing, pale golden color. High clarity.

S- Sour and spicy, some sweet malts.

T- Sour and some brewing spices.

M- Chewy yet light. Weird feel.

O- Spicy little Belgian style.

 310 characters

Photo of rolive
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of sd123
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of dmartin118
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of TrappistJohnMD
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours golden color with white head in TEKU glass.

Smell is belgian yeast, funk, lemon, coriander.

Taste follows smell. Lemon, spice with a light bitter finish.

Feel is light and refreshing. Nice effervecent carbonation.

Overall this is a nice saison. Worth a try.

 268 characters

Photo of 6demonbag
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of sendbeer
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of JeffreyJDavis
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of dunix
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of JohnK17
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of pkalix
4.3/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

my apologies to the brewery for the beer-induced email last weekend.... it really is a very nice tasting brew.
poured a clear straw (corona-colored) with a nice head on top. 2nd pour with sediment (was i supposed to release the sediment?) was, of course, hazy.
smells a little heartland-grassy with some spice, but refreshing.
taste was very nice and pleasant. not sure what to expect with ginger, but it's a very nice taste. 2nd pour with the sediment produced a bitter taste, but that is all to be expected. i dont remember the other saisons i've tried having sediment.
mouthfeel was light adn pleasant.
overall, this was a really nice brew. i do have an issue with the bottle not exhibiting the abv; i mean, that DOES factor in to the entire tasting/reviewing experience, does it not? but it was explained to me that under 5.6% (?) does not need to denote the abv. i didnt know that. i believe this was my first green flash experience, and it was a very good one. again, my apologies for the rudeness in the email i sent, but there was an issue which i believe was a fair one. i will try more of these from this brewery. but i'm still not sure if i'm supposed to pour the sediment?

 1,185 characters

Photo of Bubbalito
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of CommanderOfAwesome
4.11/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into 2 pint glasses. Split while eating some homemade black bean chili.

A: 2.5 finger hear, crystal clear with tons of activity and carbonation.

S: Citrus with a bunch of funk. One of the best smelling Saison's to date. The orange peel comes in first with the funky barnyard second.

T: Clean, crisp and refreshing. Really light with some yeast and ginger flavor. Great pairing for black bean chili IMO.

M: Light with some carbonation activity. Not as dry of a finish of most saison's I've had recently.

O: Like everything Green Flash does, was excellent. I used to be a big fan of Saison's but lately its been fading. This reminded me of everything I used to enjoy about a saison. Light, refreshing with a great crisp taste. Perfect with a hearty meal to wind down the day.

 804 characters

Green Flash Saison Diego from Green Flash Brewing Co.
3.66 out of 5 based on 655 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More