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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

5,579 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,579
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 202
Gots: 394 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Pennsylvania

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-14-2011 20:12:50 | More by AlexM
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kruthy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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bump8628

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Light orange with a big clumpy head.

Great blend of citrus, raw herbs, and a bit of pine in the back. Caramel malt barely softens the considerable bitterness.

What more to say? All West Coast, All-American IPA. Citrus and pine, hops, and more hops. The more time I spend in California, the harder the IPAs and DIPAs become to describe. Citrus, pine, herbs, little-to-no malt. I love 'em all.

A bottle on 2/5/13 that was bottled only 15 days prior is absolutely brilliant. Pungent, vibrant, big resinous hops, sharp pine, with a fresh juicy orange punch. Long bitter finish despite a reasonable caramel malt backbone.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2010 22:08:45 | More by bump8628
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice golden amber with lots of carbonation, leaves sticky lacing all over the glass. Smell is potent hop glory, one of the best smelling IPA's I know of. Fresh citrus explosion to the nose with mostly grapefruit. Green grassy hops and funky cannabis resin. Taste is also great. It carries on with the hop assault. Again, quite green and resinous. Big citrus and some pine as well. A little biscuity malt is all there is to keep this from going way overboard, though it's already pushed the limits enough. Tiny hint of alcohol peaks through. Great bitterness, solid medium body. Had the hop power of a IIPA minus the need for tons of malt to back it up. Oily, resinous, not thick. Definitely tingles the tongue and has a dry finish. Not the most drinkable but the hop fix of all hop fixes quite possibly when it comes to an IPA. Classic stuff, here.

Serving type: bottle

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Massachusetts

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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,579 ratings.