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RATINGS: 814   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peteydaoust (19) - - JUN 14, 2012
Great aroma in a glass. Very nice head. Perfect color. The taste is absolutely fantastic! Very, very good session beer!


1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hangover (1088) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Either I got a bad batch or this beer is whack. HUGE carbonation level, spurted all over my desk and took 20 min to pour a decent looking beer. Yeasty flavor is about all I get other than my mouth wanting to explode from the carbonation. Some orange I guess. All 4 bottles in the pack had the same crazy carbonation. Reminds me of a high gravity homebrew bottled way too early.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3052) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pours hazy bright gold with a thick frothy white head. Tastes like pine and grassy hop bitterness, with some funkyness, light bready malts, and some citrus fruit, and with some lingering hop resin. Medium body and carbonation. Smells grassy, like pine, and citrus hops, biscuit and straw malts, orange peel, lemon, herbs, and some funk.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (846) - Orsenigo, ITALY - FEB 21, 2015
Clear amber, rocky cream head. Zesty citric aroma and bread crust. Nicely balanced, leaves a bread crust aftertaste. A mix of yeasty, simple malts and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5889) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours dark golden, nose is brett, lemon, yeasty, taste is light, sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
woodychevy (601) - - JAN 14, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2015 Four pack at Hopey for 4.99 Good ol Hopey. I am intrigued. Really difficult pour- super carbonated. Big soapy lacey head over a nice murky amber brew. Lots of citrus - grapefruit, lemon - upfront with plenty of funk int the mid-palate and finish. Strong brett character. Belgian yeast really works here. Lots going on. Dry and crisp and green apple bitter at the end. It’s well done. 03/02/2015 More funk than I remember. Distinct barnyard aftertaste. The older the beer gets the more prominent funk gets and the rest fades into background. Somewhat out of balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1664) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Opaque dark amber, huge thick white head. Aroma: lemon, grapefruit, grass, light brett, light soapy. Taste: grapefruit + lemon + peel, bitter, grass, tropical fruit, spices, balanced brett, strawberries, dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3745) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle 0.355l at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Colour is deep cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, Belgian yeast, hops and malts. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theswiftsa (23) - - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours cloudy golden with a massive head. Grapefruit notes, tastes of mellow tropical citrus hops with a hint of spice. Masses of carbonation on this one but still very tasty

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorgeLee (1377) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle, probably picked up at Whole Foods in NYC. Bright burnished orange gold colour, very high carbonation some minor gushing. Gosh actually tastes a bit like Orval. A very successful attempt at an American Belgian, the main difference I guess being a more citrusy fruity fresher less spicy hop mixture, and this is a bit cleaner, less complex and subtle. Still pretty good though!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (15190) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle. Deep clear amber color, white head. Aroma of light funk, pepper, spiced brown bread. Taste is light barnyard, mixed spice. Very tasty.


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