1st Anniversary American Strong Ale | Green Flash Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
3.72/5
30 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DocJitsu on 11-04-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
30
pDev:
12.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Green Flash Brewing Company in San Diego, CA.

Pours a clear dark orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, fruits, and alcohol. Taste is much the same with a fruity flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but nothing all that exciting really.

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From 12/16/12 notes. Had this on tap at Pony Bar on the UES in NYC, leftover from their Green Flash event last week. 8 oz. pour.

a - Pours a clear amber-red color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks pretty good.

s - Smells of sweet dark fruits, sticky sweet fruity malts, some alcohol, and toasted malts. Very sweet and fruity with some alcohol to it.

t - Tastes of dark fruits, sweet fruity malts, sugar, toasted malts, bready malts. Alcohol is much better hidden than it was in the nose. A step up from the nose.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a pretty decent beer. Not a ton going on other than some sweet dark fruits, but it is nice and no alcohol comes through in the taste. Worth checking out once if you like sweet dark fruits.

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1st Anniversary American Strong Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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