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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

5,715 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,715
Reviews: 1,658
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 216
Gots: 453 | 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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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this in a trade with bennetj17. He's a great trader.

Appearance
This orange-coppery amber beer poured with an impressive two finger off white head. The lacings were also quite impressive on this brew. It was decently carbonated as well.

Aroma
Piney hops with a hint of citrus. Buttery caramel and bread also present to a lesser degree.

Taste
Resinous pine overtop of caramel and buttered toast. Finished again with hops, with more of a grapefruit taste and feel. Guess im a hophead because I could have used a touch more hoppiness.

Mouthfeel
This is a decent bodied and well balanced IPA. The astringent and piney hops nicely balanced the sweet and buttery creaminess of the malts.

Drinkability
This is a very refreshing and drinkable medium bodied IPA. Could tip a few of these back.

This beer had awesome head and lacing, much more so than other great IPAs. It also had very nice malty flavours and contributions, without being overdone in that department. Just a touch more hops would put this over the top as an American IPA in my opinion. Thanks again to Bennetj17 for throwing this one in.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2006 03:25:26 | More by demcorhip
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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,715 ratings.