In this beer blog, we are going to get into another brew and limited release from Green Flash Brewery. It is their Cedar Plank Pale Ale. If you had read my earlier beer blog posts on their beers, you know the history of Green Flash. If you have not, please, read them to get to know this west coast craft brewery. Let us get into this pale ale.
It has a clear copper color with a white constant head. The aroma has a citrus to piney notes. The taste has an earthly to piney and evergreen notes. The aftertaste has a dry piney finish. It is pretty drinkable beer.
Here is a description from the beer bottle:
Epic Journey Limited Release
We believe in continuously evolving. This means crafting and sharing special release and experimental brews to inspire and enlighten your palate. Our passion for hops presents infinite possibilities. We are constantly exploring new hop varieties, fresh combinations and innovative brewing methods. Embark on an epic journey and discover our limited release Cedar Plank Pale Ale.
Here is a description from their website (www.greenflashbrew.com):
EPIC JOURNEY, LIMITED RELEASECedar Plank™ Pale is the result of fresh innovation applied to San Diego favorite, 30th Street Pale®. This well-hopped brew is aged with Spanish Cedar, which imparts an intense cigar-box cedar aroma. Peppercorn spiciness and tannins from the wood enhance the bitter hop flavors with a long, lingering finish. A refined twist on a best-selling local beer.
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In closing, the one thing that I love about this craft brewery is they are always looking for ways to push the limits of good craft beer. They are always looking at ways to grow their beer knowledge. There are craft breweries that put out their high-end beers and they are the same thing that someone else already did. Green Flash is looking at everything different like Stone Brewery that is one of many examples. I love trying these beers to push my taste buds. This beer is something a little different from the normal pale ales on the market currently. I love earthly to piney notes. This is a great beer. There is a nice some evergreen tree notes in the aroma and a little bit in the taste profile. There is a nice balance and I enjoyed drinking this brew. I just wished it was in a four or six-pack and not a bomber. I highly recommend this beer. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser