RATINGS: 820   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeKeller (939) - Kemi, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle @ Oluthuone Leskinen. Orange beer with a huge foamy white head. A fruity American-Belgian ale loaded with brettanomyces. Quite high carbonation. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (11659) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"a style i am really starting to enjoy. wish i could give every aspect of this beer an 8.5. wonderful hoppy, funky aroma. great balance. lively feel which flows right into the refreshing yet complex barnyard, citrus flavor. dry finish. after standing up to green flashs best on tap, gotta up it a tenth."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esox (1225) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottled. Hazy orange color, thick creamy head. Intense, brett-infused aroma, loads of pineapple, red currants, grapes, orange blossom, leather. Dry flavor has base malts, fermented fruits, sour cranberry, strong brett wibes in the finish. Light to medium body, frothy texture. Really nice sour ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McBeastie (16) - Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Large head indeed. Be careful or it will overflow upon pouring (yes, that happened to me). Yeasty fruitiness in the aroma with some sour apple in smell and taste. Sourness lingers on the tongue. Highly carbonated. A nice Belgian-style pale ale that I would drink again, but probably wont be among my mainstays.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (4334) - NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. A huge white head covers most of the glass and table, beneath the head lies an amber colored beer. Massive carbonation. Aroma of berries, caramel, fruity yeast, brett notes. Slightly sweet palate, heavy malt notes, yeasty, nice dry bretty finish. Flowery and fruity. A nice beer, though a bit more controllable carbonation woudlnt hurt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
john_henry (124) - - 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 couldnt 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 Id had aging for a while was lively to say the least! But this in no way detracted from this great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bulk_Carrier (5904) - Essex Junction, Vermont, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MunBro (942) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (4833) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - 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.

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