Green Flash 7th Anniversary Belgian Red Rye Ale
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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Green Flash 7th Anniversary Belgian Red Rye Ale Here’s an adventurous brew for the adventurous craft beer drinker. Our 7th Anniversary brew brings you further American brewing innovation by using rye malt, German specialty malts, fresh American hops and Belgian yeast. This very unique beer is scrumptious with fruity yeast and spicy qualities from the rye and hops. Floral, spicy and citrusy hops lead you to a finish that is nice and clean considering how much flavor is packed into each glass. 5.7% ABV, 35 IBU

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8357) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2010
Tap at Rattle N Hum. Ruddy amber pour with a thin white head. The nose is really herbal and spicy with loads of rye malt character. A bit of soft chewy, grassy character over a bright lemony/citrusy nose. Quite bready with a lot of soft fruit and spice balancing it out. It’s pretty understated compared to some of their other anniversary beers, but it’s very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SrSilligoose (3244) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 27, 2010
tap at firkin. pours a clear orange witha big foamy beige head. notes of caramel, dough, spices, and some light pine and floral hops. decent, but not very exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Draught at Blind Tiger. Dark amber red with very lacy egg white head. Aroma is floral sweet and not much else, notes of faint Belgian spice/yeast. Taste is awesome - floral hoppiness mixes beautifully with fainter Belgian yeast/spice. More hops than spice, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5295) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Draft at RnH in NYC with Andrew. Pours a hazy amber body with a soapy white head. Aroma is Belgian spices, yeast, rye, dough. Flavor is similar - tasty brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TeamTrappist (830) - jericho, New York, USA - APR 13, 2010
Green flash 7th anniversary poured a light copper. Sweet and malty nose. Some light hops mix with what taste like Belgian yeast. Finish is mild.pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 11, 2010
On tap at rattle n hum. Pour is hazy amber, soapy white head. Belgian spices, yeast, rye, dough. Tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (5974) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2010
Draft. Pours amber with a white head. Spicy hoppy aroma, rye malts, and some piny notes. The flavor has rye malts, spicy notes, and floral/piny hops. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10683) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2010
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Good. Pours a nice, red hue with a soft white head. Mild and inviting aroma of sweet malt. The flavor is light and sweet up front. Very dry and modestly hoppy, somewhat floral. Finish is dryer still.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Draft at Brouwer’s, sometime late January ’10. Brownish red pour with a big fluffy white head. Aroma is a little crackery rye and sweet maltiness. Not a lot of yeast character for a Belgian, but it does have a nice rye malt presence on the flavor along with sweet caramel. Finishes fairly bitter with herbal, earthy hops, and is a bit too harsh on the alcohol bite for my tastes. Overall, this is a nice rye beer, but it’s not very Belgian tasting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daleharshman (900) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 15, 2010
Draft at Blind Lady Ale House where it was shown on the board as an "imperial red" which is not a very accurate description. Pours a murky honey-amber-orange with small white head. Mildly hoppy aroma of soap, citrus, and flowers. The flavor has much of the same subdued hop tones along with some light spice. Readily drinkable but I was not particularly impressed.

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