Green Flash 7th Anniversary Belgian Red Rye Ale

 
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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Green Flash 7th Anniversary Belgian Red Rye Ale Here’s an adventurous brew for the adventurous craft beer drinker. Our 7th Anniversary brew brings you further American brewing innovation by using rye malt, German specialty malts, fresh American hops and Belgian yeast. This very unique beer is scrumptious with fruity yeast and spicy qualities from the rye and hops. Floral, spicy and citrusy hops lead you to a finish that is nice and clean considering how much flavor is packed into each glass. 5.7% ABV, 35 IBU

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4.3
phillybass (115) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Very good. Seems like An imperial amber ale. Round flavor with good balance of hops and malt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 20, 2009
Reddish golden with a fizzy white head. Very pleasant floral and passion fruit aroma and taste with some good sweet citrus flavors.

4
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Tap at Hamilton’s. Clear medium auburn with a small off - white head, down to a film within a few mins. Lots of fruity belgian yeast and banana in the nose, though not too sweet, just a little rye and toasted malt behind. Flavor is a little toastier, still plenty yeasty, clean ripe banana. Never sweet, dry finish, little rye. Bitterness at a 3. Soft light to moderate carbonation with a medium body. Quite tasty. Good job at a Belgian style.

3.9
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 7, 2010
On tap at Brouwer’s. Pours orange-red with a foamy beige head that leaves plenty of lace. Aromas of vinegar, candy sugar and apple. Taste is both bitter and bubble gum along with grassy hop. Interesting.

3.9
blipp (9123) - La Mesa, California, USA - APR 3, 2010
Draft. Pours amber with a white head. Spicy hoppy aroma, rye malts, and some piny notes. The flavor has rye malts, spicy notes, and floral/piny hops. Quite good.

3.9
jredmond (8201) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Draft at RnH in NYC with Andrew. Pours a hazy amber body with a soapy white head. Aroma is Belgian spices, yeast, rye, dough. Flavor is similar - tasty brew.

3.8
BrotherGrendel (787) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Draft at GF 7th anny festival. Dark orange to amber hue with mostly dissipating head. Nose is complex; Belgian yeast and Candi with rye bread, caramel, and light fruits. Flavor is fruity syrup and Belgian yeast up front, transitions to rye bread and bitter grassy and citrus hop flavors, caramel malt backbone, finishes on the dry and bitter side. Medium body, high and biting carbonation, smooth texture. Complex, flavorful, and easy drinking Belgian hybrid, plenty of depth without being overwhelming, great anniversary ale!

3.8
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - NOV 29, 2009
On draft at the brewery. amber color with a thin off white head. Citrus, belgian yeast on the nose. Medium bodied. Solid hoppy bitter backbone with some flavor of sweet malt, rye, caramel. Fairly dry on the finish. Good beer.

3.8
Lagunitasfan (1323) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 26, 2009
On tap at Stone. Hazy amber with a light head. Long lasting lace. Nose is sweet malt, yeasty and hoppy. Taste has a hidden Belgian style sweetness way at the end, that wasn’t obvious at first. Nice bitterness throughout.

3.8
bb (9241) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 25, 2010
Draft. Rich amber beer with a dark cream colored head. Spice and sweet malt aroma. Spice and sweet malt flavor with big grapefruit. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and earth lingers with spice and yeast.


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