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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

5,571 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,571
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 200
Gots: 391 | FT: 9
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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Foxtrot

California

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I've been on a stout and brown ale kick as of late (Lupulin shift) and wanted to move back to IPA's.

Bottle pours a hazy light amber body with a massive head along with good retention and long lasting lacing. The foam is of tight bubbles, almost draught style. Looks pretty appealing.

The aroma is very typical of a "West Coast" IPA. Big resinous hops abound with pine, floral hops, bitter grapefruit, and a light sweetness of all things.

Taste was a big hop assault. Big on the pine resins and strong bitterness, with grassy and earthy notes to hold off that bitterness. Some grapefruit is also to be found, but is really in the background to the herbal, and earthy side of this beer. Definitely good, but deceived by a wonderful nose.

Mouthfeel is a sold medium, with a little creaminess to hold everything together. Mid level of carbonation which is spot on for the style.

Drinkability is pretty high. The bitterness is strong, but clears the palate more and begs for another sip. Being in Califronia, this beer is plentiful at most pubs and bars that I prefer making it easily accessible.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2010 04:59:30 | More by Foxtrot
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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,571 ratings.