alliance100 (636) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
12.7 oz bottle - thx to Mario at GF - pours a vibrant cloudy gold , thin bright white head . Tons of barnyard sour aromas with bright citrus . Taste is pink grapefruit , moderately sour , very refreshing . Excellent brew .
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GarrettB (1016) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
September 8th, 2012 - Saison? Brett? Barrels? All available in a beer served in the unseasonably hot sunshine outside of Green Flash? Yes please. The Little Freak is a typically light, cheery yellow with a mild haze that blocks even San Diego’s eye piercingly bright weather. The head is your average crescent of aspen white foam, and the smell is characteristic of sour brett - barnyard and science! There’s even a little glimmer of peach sparkling in there, and a glob of mashed banana for good measure. Given the aroma, the taste is a little milder than expected. It too has a lovely brettanomyces flavor going about it, but it glides on a very light and responsive mouthfeel. I also catch those soft, sexy fruit flavors again, with peach constituting most of the fruit plate, and most of that appearing in a short but toothsome aftertaste. Maybe this should have come last as a dessert beer, but whatever the order, this made for great sipping out on Green Flash’s tarmac.
radagast83 (4544) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
"2 oz" bottle pour at SAVOR’s Friday night session. Poured a pretty bright orange color, with a medium/small white head. Aroma was light malts, Belgian yeast character, with some notes of vinegar tartness. Flavor was nice light tartness, very light, quite an enjoyable saison. Crisp, tart and refreshing.
pras (436) - Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Savor. Green Flash shows up at Savor! Bringing two beers which are not available--anywhere, unless you went to a dinner there and were allowed to buy a 4 pack of each. At last Savor, I had Rayon Vert which was a seminal moment for me. This beer was similar, but more refined. Straw yellow brett really comes through in the nose. Bret dominates the taste, but in a good way. At the end of the night on my way home, I could still taste the bret in the back of my mouth. A nice memory to the evening. Green Flash--make more and distribute this!
baraciisch (1798) - USA - APR 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma of vanilla, oak, Chardonnay grapes, butter.... Color is hazy yellow orange with foamy white head... Flavor is lightly tart citrus, earthy grains, grapes, oak... Effervescent mouthfeel... Solid
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Koskela (281) - Marysville, California, USA - APR 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A citrusy floral hope come from this clear amber colored brew with an off white head of medium bubbles. The hoppieness is bold atfirst combined with the abbey flavor then the imperial ipa flavor comes in and stays thru the aftertaste. Hop and sweetness from the yeast is a good combo. Its a medium bodied brew and has ,good carb. The only things i see off is the claitity, good for an imperial but to clear for abbey...tough call and the body i believe should be greater. Worth a buy a good beer.
rlgk (10254) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at the Tasting Room in San Diego. Hazy yellow/apricot color, with a small white head. Fruity vinous aroma, hay, grapes, sourish, woody notes. Sourish citrus and grapes flavor, woody, white wine, grapes, red apples, tart, yeasty, some peach. Very nice sourish beer.
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Coriander and spice in the nose. Lemon and tart green apple. Good. This one is really tart and then kind of disappears.
after4ever (6108) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12-oz. Thanks a! Pours a clear pale gold. Big tangy sweet fruity nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Lemony tangy mid palate. Long dry finish.
bhensonb (10904) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Ken at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours golden orange (or orange gold) with a very slight white head. Aroma is mixed malt and brett. Med minus body. Flavor is like oaky white wine mixed with brett. And some earthiness. It is tart/sour. Barnyard. They got this one just excellent!