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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

6,625 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,625
Reviews: 1,728
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 262
Gots: 853 | FT: 10
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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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, Best by 03/12/15, 8.1% abv. It's been about 4 years since I had this one (when it had the lower abv). I wasn't happy about the switch to 4 packs along with a price hike, but I figure it's time to try a bottle again seeing as it has a new recipe
A - amber-copper color with a frothy ivory head that leaves thick lacing on the glass
S - piny, grapefruity aroma with some caramel maltiness as well
T - the name lives up to expectations - huge bitterness with pine and grapefruit at the helm, modest caramel malt backbone provides some sweetness, but this is definitely hop forward with notes of pineapple, orange, and mango as it warms a bit
M - fuller body, very bitter with hop oils pungently coating the palate. Finishes very dry with bold lingering bitterness
O - excellent west coast IPA (now DIPA), but I doubt I'll buy it any time soon secondary to its high price point.

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.53/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,625 ratings.