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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

5,994 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,994
Reviews: 1,673
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 229
Gots: 577 | 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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SlickestWilly

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-23-2012 02:33:29 | More by SlickestWilly
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ACarp

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-07-2014 21:43:26 | More by ACarp
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WBMiller

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-25-2013 21:58:34 | More by WBMiller
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MaltAndHopsFC

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-05-2013 22:11:13 | More by MaltAndHopsFC
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tkarsies

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Served cool in a standard pint glass. Cool looking bottle. I had heard good things about this beer and was excited to see it in central Ohio.

Appearance is a hazy amber with some floating yeast. Might be a turn-off for some but I'm OK with this. Nice cream head after pouring that remains throughout.

Smell of piney and citrusy hops. Yum. Sign of things to come.

Taste is great. Exactly what I want from an IPA. Prominent hoppiness with more of the mix of citrus, floral, and pine. Balanced out with the malt just perfectly.

Mouthfeel is a little stick. Just about right. Nice carbonation.

Pretty drinkable. The ABV is noticed only at the end. Balance makes this much more drinkable than many other IPAs I have tried. Will definitely come back to this one.

11-23-2011 22:48:40 | More by tkarsies
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Paige

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-08-2012 00:11:01 | More by Paige
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Frank_TX

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-10-2014 20:23:46 | More by Frank_TX
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MarkDeming

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-13-2014 20:09:13 | More by MarkDeming
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ColonolForbin

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-11-2012 22:12:06 | More by ColonolForbin
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-18-2013 01:51:37 | More by Thedrizzle
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-14-2013 21:14:10 | More by Yeroc
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Billybaroo990


4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-21-2012 19:46:25 | More by Billybaroo990
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Brinks

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-12-2014 16:51:05 | More by Brinks
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PJHOY

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-09-2014 13:33:48 | More by PJHOY
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codynevels

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-16-2011 20:38:37 | More by codynevels
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druptight

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-21-2012 03:12:15 | More by druptight
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jeffaroo95

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-05-2014 17:38:44 | More by jeffaroo95
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frosted33

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-01-2012 06:11:14 | More by frosted33
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-16-2014 11:42:01 | More by Mack
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niqhoward

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-11-2014 16:45:25 | More by niqhoward
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kirbmeist

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

02-27-2013 00:15:03 | More by kirbmeist
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Bodart

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Just finished a bottle of Green Flash West Coast IPA that I purchased earlier today from Total Wine and More in Richmond. Not much of an IPA selection here in Tappahannock Virginia so I have to make an occasional beer run into "civilization". I consider Bell's Two Hearted ale my favorite IPA, but...Green Flash is running a very close second. Bells better not stumble or Green Flash will take the lead. Upon smelling it the citrus grapefruiit aroma is excellent and the taste lives up to the smell. Very impressive IPA! Very pricey IPA too...but you get what you pay for. Won't let the cost keep me from picking up this excellent ale on my next trip.

02-23-2011 03:36:22 | More by Bodart
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beergod1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-31-2013 13:43:15 | More by beergod1
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ej285701

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-15-2011 08:14:36 | More by ej285701
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Joshuacmagee

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-21-2013 16:54:54 | More by Joshuacmagee
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,994 ratings.