evil olive wrote: Bingo Little wrote:
brent wrote:can't stop drinking green flash
rayon vert is so goddamn good
yeah, it is so good
green flash is a relatively new arrival to ohio so ive been drinking the shit out of it too
bought a couple palate wrecker bombers last nihgt in fact
I know i'm in the minority but I really hated Rayon Vert. I thought it tasted like laundry soap and had a mouthfeel that was far too much like champagne for me. I did cellar one of the bottles to see what will develop over the next year.
I can't explain it but I have this taste aversion to american style belgians. I've tried a half dozen Belgian IPAs that are middling at best. The thing is this doesn't carry over to Belgians themselves as I'll drink the hell out of whatever I have access to around here which is usually just Chimays, Duvel, Nostradomus and a few others.
What is it about the Rayon Vert that you guys like?
i think it is a very polarizing beer actually - my girlfriend has great taste in beers, likes a ton of the same stuff as me including other green flash stuff, but cannot stand rayon vert and also complains of the "soapy" taste. do you like other brett-forward beers? i think it's very similar to orval (prob because of the brett), which i love but rarely get because of the price point...and being able to get something so similar for $9/4pk is awesome.
like bingo said i get a lot of lemon, grass, funk, some bubblegum...great mouthfeel too i think - not too thin or thick, with a nice sparkly carbonation