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Green Flash West Coast IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash West Coast IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,681 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,681
Reviews: 1,654
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 210
Gots: 441 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
95 IBU

(Beer added by: xlperro on 03-26-2005)
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The majority of the 12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: The beer pouored a dismal head that has reduced to a thin layer. It is an amber copper color with some clarity and tiny bubbles and floaties seen in the beer.

Smell: citrus and pine hoppiness, which is followed by sweet caramel and bready malts.

Taste: The beer has this lingering bitterness that is a bit much. The malt does balance out the hops to a certain extent, but I personally don't remember the bitterness being that bad all the times I have had it on draft.

I waited a few more minutes to let the beer warm up and everything was fine. The super nice maltiness balances out well with the hops. Now this flavor brings back many memories.

Mouthfeel: smooth, medium to full bodied, medium carbonation, and easy to drink once the beer got closer to room temperature.

Overall: Pretty solid IPA by the boys out west. Prefer draft over bottle, but this was still good.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 02:50:44 | More by Flounder57
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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,681 ratings.