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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

6,005 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,005
Reviews: 1,673
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 230
Gots: 583 | 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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dustinrefill

Mississippi

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-16-2013 03:20:29 | More by dustinrefill
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-09-2013 05:07:45 | More by Archemedies
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M_Burkey


4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-08-2012 17:38:22 | More by M_Burkey
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JoelSr


4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-15-2014 02:45:35 | More by JoelSr
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-17-2012 17:11:38 | More by zenwatts
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jeffhenders0n

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-16-2013 14:56:13 | More by jeffhenders0n
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bark

Sweden

4/5  rDev -5.2%

The colour is deep red-orange-amber; the liquid is a little hazy. The two finger head is warm white and compact with a fine uneven surface. It sinks slowly leaving massive amounts of lacing.

The strong smell is very hoppy with notorious American notes of grape fruits, bitter herbs, fresh flowers, sweet caramel and toffee and a powerful yet elegant bitterness.

The taste is very bitter with lots of grapefruits, bitter oranges and limes. There are some sweet flavours of biscuits and artificial sweeteners that get a little sharp. Matured notes of oak and a touch of soy sauce. The body is medium, which is a disappointment, as the hops need a solid base to work against. The aftertaste brings a robust bitterness, citric hoppy flavours and a flowery flavour. Some simple sweet notes and a mild flavour of rye bread. The long lasting finish got notes of bitter citric fruit and butterscotch.

The carbonation is mild to medium, the light bubbles are small. The liquid is mid-smooth.

When it comes to the hops, this ale resembles more of an American double IPA than an ordinary American IPA. But the malt doesn't cope with all those hops, making this beer a bit unbalanced.

06-19-2009 16:29:22 | More by bark
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goalie33

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

A: Clear, dark straw in color. Thin layer of off-white head sticks around.
S: Peachy hops. Maybe a hint of malt.
T: Huge peach flavor. Finished bitter with a dry pine flavor. Finish does not leave a bad taste in the mouth.
M: Soft mouthfeel with only the slightest prick of carbonation.

Like it's name suggests, there is no mistaking that this is a West Coast IPA. A solid beer with nice flavors and smell.

12-21-2010 21:09:27 | More by goalie33
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Cory-WC

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-27-2013 04:27:36 | More by Cory-WC
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-16-2014 18:38:08 | More by Iamjeff6
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AmeliaMill

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-27-2013 01:07:15 | More by AmeliaMill
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Dbot

Delaware

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-16-2014 23:13:31 | More by Dbot
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Gtg642

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-17-2014 00:30:24 | More by Gtg642
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Nickhammell

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-27-2014 15:54:53 | More by Nickhammell
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mrebeka

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-26-2012 02:05:14 | More by mrebeka
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SheboyganJake


4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-16-2012 00:00:20 | More by SheboyganJake
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Mguerinot

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-11-2014 00:34:53 | More by Mguerinot
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Petegrieco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-01-2014 21:44:05 | More by Petegrieco
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h2k2c

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-22-2013 00:33:03 | More by h2k2c
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-12-2013 20:49:37 | More by twenty5
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-12-2013 06:42:36 | More by jimmah120
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raydas

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-14-2013 21:44:45 | More by raydas
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jbeervt

Vermont

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-26-2013 16:25:27 | More by jbeervt
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BumpkinBrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-22-2013 21:32:15 | More by BumpkinBrewer
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jlindsey

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-17-2012 06:00:38 | More by jlindsey
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,005 ratings.