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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

5,936 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,936
Reviews: 1,669
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 226
Gots: 560 | 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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BlakeAM

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-28-2013 04:12:38 | More by BlakeAM
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-23-2012 02:41:53 | More by Giantspace
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-20-2013 12:52:07 | More by GrindFatherBob
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rowmine

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-09-2012 20:54:25 | More by rowmine
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RKing44

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-22-2012 18:27:32 | More by RKing44
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John_Schlaffer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-21-2013 22:08:47 | More by John_Schlaffer
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halo3one

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-25-2014 04:05:44 | More by halo3one
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Hootie159

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-10-2014 20:11:04 | More by Hootie159
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-15-2012 23:41:05 | More by szmnnl99
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rodrigueZflyingf0x

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-27-2012 02:25:01 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-19-2013 13:32:02 | More by YamagamiTravis
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chrishensley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-23-2012 01:09:41 | More by chrishensley
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EGolfer4

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-26-2013 00:34:56 | More by EGolfer4
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Halk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-17-2014 02:13:56 | More by Halk
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Fizerfury21

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-07-2013 01:09:17 | More by Fizerfury21
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Methical

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-29-2013 03:53:52 | More by Methical
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Andy_Luft

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-28-2014 15:49:51 | More by Andy_Luft
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tr4nc3d

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured into my tumbler from a 12fl oz bottle

Pours a dark copper color with a dense two inch white head. Good head retention that leaves soapy lacing sticking to the sides of my glass.

Smell is that of pine needles, floral aromas, some citrus notes of grapefruit, orange zest.

Upfront slightly bitter taste that mellows out and blends nicely into a sweet citrus flavor. Slight caramel malts can be noted in the end.

Medium Bodied with average carbonation.

Nice IPA and definitely one to seek out.

09-06-2009 04:20:40 | More by tr4nc3d
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Ragnarok88

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-12-2013 17:14:59 | More by Ragnarok88
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Coopersbeer

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-17-2012 23:28:54 | More by Coopersbeer
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indiana

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Sunn

Iowa

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11-20-2012 23:24:09 | More by Sunn
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roblund

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-09-2013 19:08:29 | More by roblund
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rringler

California

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

A: Extremely clear, dark copper color. Pours with about one half to one fingers worth of white head, made up of small bubbles. The head dissipates rather quickly, leaving a partial layer of micro bubbles.

S: Healthy malts, but even from the beginning you get some floral/herby hops.

T: As it smells; big thick malt start that transitions to herbal hops. The malt start is not overly sweet like some IPAs, nor is the hop finish as assaulting. Pretty medium of the road here in terms of IPAs. Does an excellent job of covering the 7.3% abv without tasting boozy.

M: Medium to medium+ body; a little chewier and slower than other IPAs. Carbonation is medium to medium-; I'd prefer a little more.

O: A very good IPA. I had this on tap during a happy hour earlier in the week and it was excellent. I thus bought a 4-pack to more critically taste and review, and I'm a little disappointed with the bottle. It's still a very good IPA, but the tap pour was outstanding.

03-10-2013 02:13:23 | More by rringler
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Guess2814

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

Green Flash! Love the name! The beer pours a reddish golden look.. This beer has a fruity piney taste... You can definitely taste the grapefruit in this beer ZESTY!!! Good beer overall...Two or Three of these beers and you'll be feeling the alcohol ...

06-06-2014 01:22:23 | More by Guess2814
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,936 ratings.