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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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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

983 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 983
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 32
Gots: 154 | FT: 2
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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5/5  rDev +22.9%

sudsy2drunk, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

aquazr1, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

SoCalBeerIdiot, May 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

DangerDawg, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

whatname, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Hopmodium, May 26, 2014
Photo of EdwardK77
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Dark amber in color beneath a pleasant foam that holds on and leaves nice lacing.

S- Not getting a lot of smell off of this ale but upon further review there is some sweet breadiness present. This is also a reminder that I need to order those better IPA glasses.

T- To me, this is the strong suit of this ale. It's really well balanced between sweet and bitter and leads you to keep drinking.

M- Moderate heaviness with limited effervescence beneath a nice foam that doesn't quit.

O- I want to exhibit the patience to serve this at the proper temp but something about Green Flash makes me want to drink it right away. Perhaps it's the quality of everything I've had from this brewer.

EdwardK77, May 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

SharkNado, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

IPAIsaac, May 25, 2014
Photo of dar482
3.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The aroma bursts out with huge citrus and tropical. Pure citrus zest, pineapple, kumquats, big sweetness, and bready malt. A bit of earthy dank quality.

On the flavor, a touch citrus peel and tropical hits in the front, but only so slightly. In general, there’s lots of chewy bready malt, a big earthy and an enormous rye spicy character on the back. A touch of alcohol.

This beer drinks extremely easily, but is mostly bland of that malt and rye character.

dar482, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Durge, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Theniz, May 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

jwswigs, May 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Trish, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

dexterk1, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

ohyayitstrey, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

ttylicki, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

millerbuffoon, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Knapp85, May 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

JT99125, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Swaino, May 24, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Plenty of flavor with this beer. Lots of tropical fruits with a small hint of pine. malty with a subtle spiciness.
It's a looker too with a crystal clear deep amber color, loads of carbo bubbles and a thick beige head.
Aromas of the tropics come to mind when sniffed.
Finishes bitter with a slight alcohol kick.
Other then the big alcohol notes it's a swell beer.

micromaniac129, May 24, 2014
Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 983 ratings.