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Green Flash Hop Head Red (-2013)



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RATINGS: 1438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Editorís note: If you had the 8.1% abv version marketed since 2014 as a Double Red India Pale Ale, this is the wrong beer page. Please rate under Green Flash Hop Head Red Double IPA (2014 -). Resinous hop characteristics emerge from an enormous hopping with Columbus, Nugget and Amarillo overtaking the rich caramel malt base. To add luscious
hop flavors and enticingly floral hop aromas, we dry-hop the brew with bucket loads of Amarillo hops. Welcome to the world of Red IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dragonfly1 (498) - Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle, neat. Poured into a snifter, nice dark red / brown color. Aroma is citrus and grapefruit with some spice. Taste is good, mild bitterness but unexpectedly dry. Wish the malt sweetness would have shown more. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Not an amber ale at all. This tastes all rye pa. Gets mild the more you drink it. Pretty well balanced.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (889) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Solid malty and hop flavor. Good balance. A little dry. Good but doesnít quite fit my hop profile preference. Would still drink this one anytime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jerd16 (226) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
On first glance and smell its more Red IPA (as advertised) than amber (Ratebeerís diktat off-kilter again!). Aroma is sweet-caramel malt, floral with a hint of orange (hops have subsided). Smell is a beautiful and enticing blend. Palate is consistent and the medium body carries throughout. Taste is more-sweet malt, some pine and a hint of grapefruit, orange. Thereís a rising herbal note that pervades the palate long after swallowing. This is a very good Red IPA. If it was fresh I am sure it would be outstanding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1739) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mydogjet (39) - - JUN 22, 2014
Pouring a deep amber with a fluffy off white head, this red IPA shoes citrus notes and an earthy taste. Not a big fan, but I think I killed my taste buds with a trip to the Holgate Brewhouse yesterday.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (770) - HUNGARY - JUN 17, 2014
0.355l bottle. Hazy reddish dark orange body, off-white head. Huge toast and caramel notes in the aroma escorted with roasted malts and citrusy hops. Taste of caramel, citrusy, piny hops and some roastyness. The finish is really bitter. You canít tell itís 7% ABV. Very flavorful and easy to drink. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (921) - LATVIA - JUN 13, 2014
Mild aroma, amber wth yellow cap. IPA bitterness mixed with roasted caramel and some sourness in good proportion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1270) - SPAIN - JUN 12, 2014
Botella de 35,5 cl, adquirida en Aeon Mall Nagoya Dome Mae en Nagoya, Japon. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, lupulo, caramelo, resinoso.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foffern (1405) - BodÝ, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle at home. The colour is cloudy, deep reddish brown with a medium, creamy, beige head. Aroma of berries, sweet malt, biscuit, dried fruit, harpix, fruity hop cones and some caramel. More grassy hops and harpix in the flavour, and salt licorice, grass, leather, some ammonia and sweet berries in the background. A little dry in the end. Has a slick mouth feel, and a medium to heavy bitterness that lasts. A rich ale, but feels a bit unbalanced with a all the hops.

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