ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JAN 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle poured into a Samuel Smith pint glass.
A: Pours a glowing reddish orange color. Small yeast particles seem to be suspended in the body. The head is a three finger offwhite shade featuring good texture and lacing
S: The aroma features a good mix of caramel malts blended with some grapefruity, piny hops. Nothing particularly out of the ordinary, at all really, but it works well.
T: I swear this almost has a chocolaty flavor to, especially near the front end. The midtaste transitions to burnt toast and caramel, while it finishes with subtle grapefruit peel and black pepper. Quite biscuity in its general flavor, as well.
M: The body itself is creamy smooth until the piny hops dry out the palate some. Otherwise, the finish is mostly a vaguely sweet linger that could use a touch more delicacy. Befitting the style, itís weakly carbonated.
O: This is a decent example in a style that Iím not a huge fan of, with one glorious Hershey chocolate-covered exception. This will satiate me nicely ítil Nugget Nectar arrives in my area, but I doubt Iíd buy a 4 pack of it.
Duchammer (115) - Eagle river, Alaska, USA - MAR 21, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured read with a white head
The aroma had herbal and floral notes with light Carmel notes. Taste had caramel malt. The predominant taste is bitter, but it wasnt a hop blast! The palate is invigorating. I didn’t find it to be too complex, but it’s still decent.
tricksta_p (1588) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of malt, caramel, citrus, fruits, resin, hops. Flavour is light sweet with a medium bitter finish. Very dry. Wish I could have tasted a fresher sample, but even aged it was damn fine, even though it has probably lost its hoppy edge.
Cweade (18) - - FEB 6, 2015
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
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benfergy (224) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - FEB 1, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
The aroma has hops that are herbal and floral. As I sip, I also taste caramel malt. The predominant taste is bitter, but it isnít overwhelming. The palate is invigorating. I didnít find it to be too complex, but itís still good.
George999 (198) - Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour from bottle is dark red, aroma is bitter floral and hoppy, taste is roasted with a strong hop forward flavor, finish is bitter and a full mouth feel
joelwhite (30) - - JAN 7, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Good beer, would love more hop flavor for as many hops are in there but the flavor is good. Good job green flash.
BrownALEx (310) - Portland, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great beer. Very original as this beer has an iced tea flavor to it. Strange yet intriguing. Would try again.
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 31, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
22oz bottle -
I feel like Iíve typed "I love Green Flash" hundreds of times. Itís like theyíve tapped into my conscious and theyíve brewed it exactly how I like it. Balance is the key word with this beer and it expertly showcases both malts and hops in this to a high degree. Caramel and citrus hops fight for the right to be called the dominant aroma, but neither are. The powerful malts and robust hops mingle so incredibly well together, itís incredible. Insanely easy to drink the whole bottle.
Grzesiek79 (3374) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 17, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Super porzadne piwo, tresciwe o pieknym aromacie bzu, lesnych owocow i cytrusow. Miedziany metny kolor, zbrudzony, piana spora i trwala. Bardzo aromatyczne doznania, mozna wachac jak najlepsze perfumy. Smak chmielowy nieco slodowy i leciutki posmak karmelowego slodu, ale gdzies ukryty za potezna dawka Amarillo. Niemal w smaku jak imperial IPA.
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
more like an ipa or a super hoppy amber. i compare it to Lagunitas Imperial Red, and since Iíve only had one...no inconcistency issues yet. Not as hoppy as a Red Rocket, but maltier from the carmel malt. nice aroma, balance, color, and body. good stuff all around! 7/11-change that not as hoppy as red rocket part...things have changed over the last few years. closer to a 4.3?"