Green Flash / Cigar City - Candela | Green Flash Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
81.4%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 102 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged on Cedar.

Added by brewdude1982 on 12-01-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
102
Liked:
83
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
13.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I think I had this at Mellow Fellow in North Lake Tahoe. Man we kicked some ass at cornhole that night. A mixture of those brown and auburn colors, heading into red territory towards the edge, off white ,1/3" head on top. Lots of caramel, cedar, and earthen malt on this one in the aroma department. This leans more of a Cigar City aroma moreso than Green Flash.

Booze, cedar, caramel, earth, raisin. Hops jump in at the mouth feel stage as you comprehend this is still a substantially bitter beer as well. Palate gets tempered to the booze and it fades into the background keeping it from being too challenging to drink.

I think this is a worthy and unique subgenre in the wood aged barleywine beers out there.

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Green Flash / Cigar City - Candela from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 81.4% out of 100 with 102 ratings
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