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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

5,568 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,568
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 200
Gots: 390 | 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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sprucetip

Alaska

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-16-2013 02:34:17 | More by sprucetip
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gbarron

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a Sierra Nevada-esque size 12 oz. bottle. No dating that I saw.

A - golden to light amber. A little orangey. Head is very bubbly, frothy, brilliantly white. Lots of lacing. Head retention is excellent.

S - rich, deep hop aroma. Resiny, piney, citrusy. I can almost taste the hops just from the nose of this beer. Little bit of toasty caramel behind. Impressive.

T - strong hop flavor dominates the palate. Piney, resiny, grapefruit. Almost like biting into a fresh, green pine cone or hop cone. Juicy, sticky, nearly overwhelming hop flavor. There is a decent malt presence in this beer, but it is hard to pick up. A little toast, caramel, biscuit, but hops are front and center in this beer.

M - medium to thin bodied. A little sticky in your mouth due to the hops. Very dry finish. Pucker up!

D - this is an extremely tasty brew, but almost a little overwhelming. Hop flavor is very intense and really dries out your mouth. Still, I could down a couple of these and be a happy camper. Interesting example of the new wave American 'west coast' IPA.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2006 03:33:58 | More by gbarron
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disemgrowler

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-03-2012 04:24:24 | More by disemgrowler
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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hendge

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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bman_85

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-08-2013 03:16:03 | More by bman_85
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HomerS

Sweden

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-22-2012 17:50:11 | More by HomerS
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Agnarr


4/5  rDev -5.2%

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oldedog

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-27-2013 22:29:57 | More by oldedog
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-23-2011 14:15:39 | More by Rollzroyce21
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EF4

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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MrNate

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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heysuz

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Nathan_Snyder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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donovado

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-13-2013 00:28:11 | More by donovado
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-22-2012 05:48:04 | More by mhaugo
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Juuroumaru

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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swedishmailman

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Thickfreakness

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-22-2012 00:43:10 | More by Thickfreakness
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pointone

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-22-2013 03:12:42 | More by pointone
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,568 ratings.