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RATINGS: 796   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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If Green Flash were founded in historical Belgium, Rayon Vert would have been our flagship brew. A bold layering of hops finds balance from traditional malts. Bottle conditioning with fresh ale yeast and Brettanomyces finishes the beer, adding a delightful effervescence, dryness and continuously evolving character. Rayon Vert is Green Flash.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmerz (703) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle. Huge head on this mostly clear gold beer. Some lace. Aroma is very full, nice dusty grass, and intensely Brett. Flavor is Brett, biscuits, and very dry and finishes strongly pithy bitter. It’s very soft and with lively carbonation. Fantastic beer.


3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
john_henry (100) - - AUG 19, 2014
Not at all what I was expecting! But very pleasantly surprised! I emagined a pretty simple little Belgian blonde, but this beer couldn’t be further from that. The Brett is fantastic and really lifts this beer into the extra ordinary. Only slight criticism is that the Brett has really got to work and this bottle I’d had aging for a while was lively to say the least! But this in no way detracted from this great beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (1972) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a chalice. The appearance was a decent hazy orange color with a two finger white head. The lacing was somewhat there and trickling but trying to stick. The smell had a wonderful blend of fruit and yeast with notes of candy sweetness. There was a light fruit ranging close to the citrus, mango, and a light pineapple. There were some notes of a green apple sourness. The taste took those previously mentioned flavors to encapsulate a warmingly sweet sort of fruity stickiness. On the palate, this one sat right about a medium on the body with a tad of sessionability but honestly, this one seemed to make me want to sip it a bit. Overall, so there is a slight sour-ness but its nothing overly done. Would I have this again? Probably.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MunBro (337) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014
Aroma of wheat and hops. Drank mostly out of the bottle (got a four pack). This was an incredibly foamy beer with not a lot of taste compared to other Green Flash brews (which I love). Get anything else by them before this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (2100) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 30, 2014
I almost gave this a 5 for appearance, except the towering fluffy head would be mare at home on a tripel than on a Belgian ale. Nice yeasty aroma some floral notes, a hazy copper orange body, taste is yeast and some mellow hoppiness. Overall a great attempt at the Belgian style.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (993) - - JUL 24, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-17-12 - Poured from bottle into tulip glass Appearance – The beer pours with a nice hazy orange color with an enormous white head. The head is insanely huge with multiple pours needed to get the 12 oz bottle into a ~ 20 oz pint glass. Eventually it does fade however, to give a light amount of lacing. Smell – The smell was a wonderful blend of fruit and yeast with notes of candy sweetness. The fruit was largely of citrus, mango, and a light pineapple. These aromas mingle with some other lighter aromas as well. There is also a light presence of floral hop and some notes of a green apple sourness. One wonderful smell. Taste – The taste starts out with a nice malty and fruity flavor. A citrus and tropical fruit sweetness mixed with a nice biscuit base. As it moves on some grapefruit citrus and a lighter floral hop come to the tongue. Accompanying these hop flavors are tastes of sour Brett yeasty flavors. As the taste advances further and goes toward the end it sours even more with other notes of more bitter hop coming to the tongue. In the end it leaves a bitter and sour flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the light to medium side for the 7 % abv. As for the carbonation, it is on the slightly higher side (as would have been perceived from the super heavy head). The lighter body was slightly off putting for the hop and malt flavors, but it was good for the more sour and bitter flavors. The higher carbonation level did the same as the body and really accentuated the sour flavors of the brew. Overall – A tasty sour beer with probably one of the best aromas of a beer I have ever smelt. One I would go to again given the chance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3439) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Orange pour with a lot of white head. Sweet yeast and spices in the aroma. Mild hop bitterness. Flavor has that same spicy Belgian yeast at the start with a dry hop bite coming up at the end. Way too carbonated, but pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pricey290483 (248) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
bottle from the bottle shop in bermondsey now Belgian styles are not normaly my thing but i have to say i really liked this beer very nice fruty taste with a smooth finish not something you could drink all night because of the strength but for taste you could easily

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanscourt (744) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Wonderful aroma and flavor. Floral, almost a lavender taste. Very strong on the pallate. Wonderfull beer but could be overwhelming if I had a lot more of them.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jojojam (65) - Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
A few yrs old. Very carbonated bottle. Could not pour the entire beer in the glass at once. Several finger head. High energy bubbles. Nice lacing. Lots of Brett on the nose. Taste is dry. The beer showing signs of oxidation. A little sweetness too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartzMimic (84) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 21, 2014
What a bretty beast... Pours a murky orange with a huge bubbly head. Brett barnyard funk dominates the nose, with some spice and a hint of fruit. Those same things are fully present in the taste, along with coriander and even a bit of a cardamom. A bit astringent. Crisp medium mouth without a lot of carbonation. It’s not as refined and balanced as Orval, but nonetheless good if you’re a brett head.


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