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Green Flash Hop Head Red (2014-)

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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This is a strong version of Hop Head Red that was introduced in Spring 2014. Alcohol has changed from 7% to 8.1% and the beer is Double Red India Pale Ale. The old 7% has been discontinued.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cstuartj (976) - Washington, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle, pours a glowing red with a nice head and laces well. Big nose of malt and hop. crisp malty attack with a clean hop/bitter back. finishes warm and long.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
legion242 (2188) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Poured a very deep garnet with a gorgeous fluffy head. A little over the top on hops with not much malt backbone.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dittoson (22) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Comes out with strong also to the face, but that sticky turns to a loving embrace. Hoppy, red, and lasting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5743) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Muddy and opaque, reddish orange, with a big head. The aroma is earthy, a bit dirty, dominated by the hop. It drinks with an assault on the palate, both in weight and gravity. Not for the feint-hearted. (#5648, 9/1/2014)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coyforce (608) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Delicious beer with a beautiful red pour and a thick off white head. Flavor is sweet and a bit hoppy, but not overpowered.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (953) - Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Pours a clear copper color with a fluffy, light tan head. Head retention is good. Grassy hop and toffee nose. Smooth, slick, full mouthfeel. Same flavors as noted in the nose. Some medicinal qualities.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gkeh (204) - Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Dark red pour, good lacing. Little tan head. Taste is big caramel malts balanced by big citrus very balanced, pretty Good beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (374) - - AUG 23, 2014
Tap at MacKenzies. Pint glass. Mahogany with thick white head and great lacing. Smells Malty. Creamy and smooth with thick malt flavor and a very slight bitterness on the finish. Tastes like a meal, bread biscuit and thick. Coats the mouth. Good red.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13711) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from GBBF 2014 and drunk at home. Clear dark red russet colour wiht lasting beige head. Itís a hoppy imperial red. I mean itís boozy. Definitely boozy. Hoppy yes. Fresh? better than 70% yes. Itís a big hoppy red fruit malty assault on the senses definitely. Hot on the finish. Glad I had it as last beer of the night as it really is quite alcoholic. Hoppy as hell at the same time. Just a bit obvious. Hops are good but way too boozy to be completely enjoyable. Flavours are good though. As big American beers go itís pretty good, just a tad too boozy for me at this hour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
greenclansman (797) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - AUG 22, 2014
reddish color, small head. not so intense aroma. malty sweet taste with some hops at the back. kinda bitter aftertaste. nothing special


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