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Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale AleRoad Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale

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Ratings: 868
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 30
Gots: 121 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wrigleyf on 04-22-2014)
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3.44/5  rDev -15.5%

Scheschy, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Beerasaurus, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

jscheuf, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Manuel_M, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

pvibeer, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of claminat420
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

A for appearance- [on a hardy pour] somewhat transparent amber colored. nice frothy off white
head that leaves alil bit of lacing.

A for aroma- a spicy floral aroma. caramel malt is definitely detected.

T-* this is awesome solid malt hophead loving goodness*. wish I could try this on tap. spiciness
snaps with with hops which were slight grapefruit mixed with tropical fruit. as it's not fresh and
by months the caramel malts really shine. the abv is pretty hidden with the malt.

M- medium/ heavy body. good carbonation.

DRINKABILITY<<< bring it back!- about to be on the 4th out of the four pack. plan on getting more.

Overall- I would get this for another month and maybe one more. seeing as it came out in may this
beer might be getting past it's prime. seeing the specialty malts really shine with this brew is
what you want in a rye ipa. I would like to try this beer fresh next year to see how much the
hops showcase compared to the aged malt creeping goodness which it's now. like I said in taste
this beer is more for the hophead who wouldn't mind malt showing up to the party.

claminat420, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Betajeff, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

A-Clear deep amber orange, some carbonation, one finger head that leaves some lacing.

S-Some rye and malt, tad bit of grass and some citrus.

T-Starts with some rye spiciness and malt. Tad bit of grass and earthy notes with mild citrus

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation and some hop resins

O-If only I was watching Frasier while drinking this.

rlee1390, Sep 11, 2014
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2/5  rDev -50.9%

blech. the grain bill here is very rye forward, which is fine. but notes of toffee, caramel, and brown sugar simply do not mesh with the hop profile. in reality, it tastes like a decent homebrew; hoppy, but not balanced at all. seek shelter elsewhere. i drank ~6 oz and poured the rest out. i'm just not a fan of this one from a brewery that i generally enjoy a good deal.

tykechandler, Sep 11, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -19.4%

Hopcycle, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.6/5  rDev +13%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

stortore, Sep 07, 2014
Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 868 ratings.