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Green Flash Hop Odyssey Cedar Plank Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This hoppy pale ale starts out as 30th Street Pale Ale and then undergoes Spanish cedar aging. Wood aging imparts an intense cedar aroma which dominates the dry hop. The flavor contributions from the Spanish cedar include peppercorn spiciness and a tannic dry mouth feel that makes the hop flavor and bitterness linger in the finish. The wood adds a fun and unique twist on a classic American Strong Pale Ale, “The wood is good!” Hops used: Warrior, El Dorado, Cascade


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1032) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Draft at the Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta. Pint glass. Pours a deep orange-amber with a pillow head. Good lacing. Strong aroma of cedar, citrus, pine and biscuit. The taste was not quite as strong cedar as the aroma. Pine and citrus hops came through. Nice spicy and floral finish. Slightly bitter. Good, but not as good as Humidor from Cigar City.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9015) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Wood, cedar, floral hops, and pine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7909) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods Plymouth. Pours dark straw with 2-finger off-white head. Nose is piney hops, peppery cedar, pale malt. Tastes hoppy, cedary, with resin, pale malt, black pepper, and a bitter woody finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4048) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Draught at Country Boy. Nice orange pour with some hints of cedar/or wood throughout and pretty solid bitterness. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2173) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Taster while tailgating. Nose is my garden and that means nothing to you. First sip was aroo? Then I read the description: cedar. Woody, pine and hops. Weird but I like it. "It’s like yelling at someone to relax" best eavesdropping comment I’ve ever heard.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 3, 2014
A way above average pale ale to start with, more complex in this format. The cedar woodsiness and peppery finish cover a little of the hop awesomeness that is the base, but this is also an insanely complex brew. Smooth, easy, yet contemplative

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foxbush (1283) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Draft at Mirior Restaurant in Middlesex County This is a nice APA. The manager said it was a Virginia Beach beer. The ale poured a clear amber with a small white head. There was no lacing. There was an aroma of wood and the taste of floral hops and resin were evident. The ale had a medium body and average carbonation. The finish is clean, dry and pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (765) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2014
En fût au Lord Hobo. Couleur orangée translucide, mousse beige laissant une belle dentelle. Arôme de cèdre, agrumes, lime, malt subtil. Goût de cèdre, houblon résineux, boisé. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3545) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 13, 2014
On tap. Comes a cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and malt. Taste is grapefruit, lemon, pine (cedar), spice, and malt. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (2080) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 10, 2014
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear dark orange amber with a bubbly head and heavy lacing. Taste is strong malt at the onset, with strong citrus hops pushing in during the palate. There is an undercurrent that reminds me of cedar chests. All moves with ease to a lingering bitter finish that cleans the palate. Great food beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeremyh70 (739) - Missouri, USA - MAR 30, 2014
On tap at Rock and Run 3-30-14. Slightly hazy amber with a bone white head that settles to a ring and leaves excellent lacing. Slight vanilla in aroma with citrus, some light fruit and wood. Taste is citrus with biscuit malt and a hint of vanilla. Good amount of citrus rind bitterness along with some wood and black pepper spiciness. Finishes very dry with the pepper spiciness and a bitter that builds. Mouthfeel is light/medium but creamy with medium/high carbonation. Well integrated flavors that add some uniqueness to the style. Would have again.


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