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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
Our Belgian Style Dark Ale is inspired by traditional Abbey Ales to deliver the richest of malt flavors but with a slightly elevated hopping and increased complexity given from two different yeast strains. This malt laden ale is designed to satiate and keep your taste buds dancing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChazMania (659) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 5, 2009
Bomber. Deep dark brown pour that started with a nice fluffy head that quickly dissipated. Aroma and flavor of dark fruit, raisin, fig and overly ripe banannas. It seems pretty hot with noticeable alcohol. A good beer but not my favorite from this very awesome brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
0o9i (439) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 4, 2009
Bomber. Deep, garnet body topped with a moderate, tan head--firm and foamy. Good retention, coats the glass. Malty aroma of yeasty musk, honey, caramel, lots of esters, banana, dark fruits. Medium body with generous, coarse carbonation and a wet, sticky finish. Taste of caramel malts, dark fruits, clove, some woody-sourness, and a touch of roastiness on the finish. There’s a flair of hops in there; grapefruit rind carries through to the mildly bitter end. Fruity and a bit bitter. Noticeable alcohol as it "breathes." Needs to age.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GMCC2181 (1554) - Newark, Delaware, USA - APR 2, 2009
Bottle from SL. Poured into a snifter. Dark red in color, almost black. Small head that faded quickly. Aroma of raison, dark fruits and candy sugar. Taste is a touch of chocolate, dark fruits, raisons, plums, and sugar. Maybe some roasted malts. Smooth beer, really easy to drink. Overall a really good grand cru.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2009
Bomber poured a clear brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of toffee, banana, burnt carmel, cherry, spice and pepper. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of burnt carmel, toffee, light banana, pepper, light cherry and light spice with a smooth lightly warming bittersweet finish. If this beer tasted as good as it smells it would score a lot higher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6850) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2009
first off: great label, it whisks me away to the islands... . Pours a dark brown with decent foam .. . slightly sweet, needs aesthetic help .. decent stuff but weak for green flash madness!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djaeon (15) - Chula Vista, California, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Pours dark brown with a three finger fizzy head. Medium retention. Good lacing. Not a strong smell. Some hints of alcohol. It has some subtle aromas that I can’t quite pick up. This isn’t going to be very descriptive, but it tastes like a dark ale with high, but not overpowering, alcohol. It has a bit of a bitter aftertaste. Pretty smooth, with medium carbonation. It’s more drinkable than the AleSmith Grand Cru. Definitely not one you’d want to have more than 1 bomber of in a night, but pretty drinkable while you’re on that one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (6331) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Deep garnet color with a huge tan head. Big raisony caramel , spicy yeasty aromas. Smooth medium body. Rich dark raison malty sweet flavors with earthy yeasts. By far this is the best Green Flash Belgian to date.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DYCSoccer17 (3490) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 18, 2009
22 ounce bottle purchased from the Co-Op in Davis. This immediately has a bit of a tart, vinous aroma with hints of cherries, strawberries, and raisins. This yields to a sweeter, chocolate maltiness and a little ethanol retronasally. The aroma gets and holds my attention. Moderately transparent cola-colored boy with a smallish yellow-brown head that has some ok legging and lacing. Starts sweet with some chocolate notes before it becomes massively nutty with some moderate roastiness. Finishes with a bit of a burnt flavor and a bit of grassy hoppiness. Coats the mouth well, and this is a pleasure to drink. I certainly don’t think this is very Belgian like at all, and it is definitely not "to style", but I enjoy a bit of a sweeter beer. This one strikes my fancy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
southamptonsam (116) - New York, USA - MAR 14, 2009
This is a surprisingly good beer. I had to lower some of the numbers to not seem out of line. The last beer I had last night was a Rochefort 10 and figured this would be an unfair comparison. The nose doesn’t have the same lasting jolt but is pleasant, fruity and complex. The taste is smooth, malty and fruity. Very drinkable. Love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (3287) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2009

2/11/2009: Green Flash Grand Cru is brown with a beige head. It has a mild maltiness and spiciness with hints of cinammon in the aroma. The flavor is yeasty and Belgian-like. It contains lots of fruit flavors as well as a hint of bubblegum. This beer is medium-bodied with an average palate. Decent overall.

1 pint 6 fl. oz. bottle (Alc. by Vol. 9.1%) shared by Tmoney99. Thanks again Tom! Rating #96 for this beer.

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