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Hop Odyssey: White IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dwagner003 on 05-27-2014

While developing the recipe for our White IPA, we lined up malted wheat and more than a dozen hop varieties to select the three hops with the most citrus character: Simcoe, Amarillo and El Dorado. A citrus hop explosion leaps from the glass with big tangerine aromas up front, while hop flavors of bitter orange zest dominate and linger to the finish.
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Ratings: 166 | Reviews: 23
Reviews by JAFoley:
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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Hazy pale yellow body with three fingers dense white head. Really great retention and tons of lacing.

S - Lots of citrus grapefruit

T - Big bright flavors. Bitter citrus hops dominate as expected. Not much coming from the malts but the alcohol adds a slight sharpness.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Somewhat sticky and tacky which lingers through the aftertaste.

O - Not a bad beer. The flavors are somewhat one note, but it's very drinkable. Good summer beer.

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3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a large tulip glass a slight hazed orange tinged lighter golden with a big blooming white head that sticks like glue to the glass as it never completely settles.Mild tropical fruity hops in the nose along with some wheat malt and light phenols.Flavors of sharp grapefruit rind and underlying medicinal hops with some yeasty phenol spice in the back end,very dry as well in the finish.A real dry beer with a real sharp hop profile and a healthy dose of yeast,very drinkable with the alcohol not hitting you over the head.

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Well hidden BBD of 12/4/14

Pours a semi-hazed peach color with 3+ fingers of pearl white head. Never quite clears, insane lacing & great head retention (4.75)

S: Floral& citrus hops, grassiness, pears, all fade a bit as this warms (3.5)

T: Grassyness, grapefruit peel, pineyness a little tangerine up front. More grapefruit peel, plus a little bit of astringency as this warms, along with some tangerine. Finishes with much citric bitterness, a little bit of pine, pears, grapefruit & dryness (3.75)

MF: Medium bodied, lively carbonation, skews a little bitter for the style (3.75)

Drinks very easy, not perfect, but better than most White IPAs (4.0)

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Hop Odyssey: White IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
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