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RATINGS: 813   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4729) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Draft at the brewery. Slightly hazy golden orange pour, with white head. Citrusy hops, lemon grass, brett-hay, somewhat grainy, and yeasty. Nice clean and drinkable. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Dark orange pour with a hazy body and beautiful rocky white head. The nose is quite curious- lots of woody brett incarnations that can be likened to cedar, fresh bark mulch, and tropical fruits. A nice herbal dough follows. Big citrus and nectar fruit in the flavor with dry earthen brett, herbaceous florals, and a doughy finish. Medium body with great effervescence- caressing and pillowy with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftycarl21 (2285) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Hazy gumwood pour with a gorgeous, large frothy head. Nose holds really nice cedar, hemlock, bark mulch, and touches of grapefruit rind, grass, and subtle citric funk. Good lemon flesh comes through on the nose as well. The flavor brings more doughy yeast, some dry wood chips, and a beautiful tannic loamy brett character; very unique combination. Palate starts with that medium bodied, semi-dry breadiness, then turns to increased dryness on the finish. Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1942) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Brilliant honey gold with big, flotsam, white head / Complex floral and bretty nose of orchard & stone fruits, honey, and funk / LIght to medium body, dry, good acidity and great balance with some stickiness under a fine, bitter, finish / Elegant flavors of resin, apple, pear, passion fruit, bread, chrysanthemum, straw, and some barnyard funk / A terrific bretty Belgian.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths (8382) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2013 bottle. late in the glass i’m noticing a bit of toffee chew malt to go with the must, apricot fuzz and tart cheese rind brett and hop combination. smooth, dry and tart with medium-light body. brett is horsey and waxy and appropriately pungent, perfume / floral-heavy at times. quite good, though would prefer a version made at around 5%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vyvvy (4469) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Pours fairly clear copper (with sediment left in bottle) with a very large sudsy light beige head. The aroma has more brett than expected giving a ’wild’ presence. There is also nectar fruits, lightly toasty malt, spiciness, grapefruit zest, pine and woodiness. Also aspects blend together very well. Medium / light body with fairly sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with some earthy / grapefruit hoppiness, funky buggy brett, mild toast, nectar fruits, pepper, earthiness and wood. The finish has a yeast quality that strikes a nice balance between the brett and American ale yeast. Also added is some light leather and huskiness. The beer is fairly dry, but the finish is extra dry. There is a lot of complexity going on here. This really comes across to me as a US version of Orval. Can wait to see how this one ages. Love this a bunch now, but may bump up the rating even more if the aging goes well. Easily my favorite Green Flash beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CheersMate (1312) - Fremont (Seattle), Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Light citrus and brett on the nose. Hazy orange appearance. A subtle fruitiness comes out, and I think this is due to the combination of aromas, that is - the combination of brett and the citrus hop aroma. Very nice aroma. The brett isn’t too much, which I’ve experienced in the recent past. Nice orange fruitiness with a crackling brett flavor. Leaves a nice effervescent bubbling on my tongue, and dries ’er out a bit. Subtle yeast backing is helping give this beer and even bolder approach. One thing that I’m impressed with is the crisp and creamy texture. Interesting stuff, and I love the fact that it’s in 4-packs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - JAN 16, 2012
just an amzing everyday beer for brett heads. hopped enough, the yeast is thstar of the show. fantastic barnyard funky flavor. Very Good. session beer for wild yeast lovers....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7350) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a lightly hazed golden amber with a dense thick white to beige head. Minty aromas, nice yeast notes, quite nice. Medium bodied, more nice herbal minty yeast notes. Wheat, yeast, spicy yeast on the finish. Lingering esters and yeast. Very nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2582) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Large rocky white head, lasting, goodly amount of clingy, droopy lace. Clear copper till i swirled the last few ounces of the bottle and dumped it in. Spicey nose, citrus, lil clove and bubblegum. Body is light and a hint oily, low carbonation. Light bready malts, dry and spicey hops, floral notes. Wheres this brett they speak of ?? I,m not gettin it. Dry, fruity finish, lil grassy, spicey. Not gettin too funky, damn. Age the other bottles and see what happens.From statelineliquors.

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