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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

5,915 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,915
Reviews: 1,668
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 224
Gots: 552 | 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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Oakhtar

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-20-2014 05:00:17 | More by Oakhtar
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Sunstealer

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

08-20-2014 01:12:44 | More by Sunstealer
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hipHOPSanonymous


4.56/5  rDev +8.1%

08-19-2014 23:06:45 | More by hipHOPSanonymous
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AdamNowek

Netherlands

4.16/5  rDev -1.4%

08-19-2014 20:06:19 | More by AdamNowek
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Nbdreher


3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-19-2014 17:20:56 | More by Nbdreher
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deakin

Michigan

4.15/5  rDev -1.7%

08-19-2014 03:33:37 | More by deakin
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RichieB12


4.8/5  rDev +13.7%

08-19-2014 03:28:02 | More by RichieB12
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Silvestre

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-19-2014 02:34:04 | More by Silvestre
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HopasaursRex08


4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

08-19-2014 02:08:48 | More by HopasaursRex08
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EdwardK77

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-18-2014 22:11:11 | More by EdwardK77
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RichH55

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-18-2014 22:04:13 | More by RichH55
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amvrana

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-18-2014 19:35:47 | More by amvrana
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Samb2323


5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-18-2014 04:33:46 | More by Samb2323
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wsr602

Texas

4.16/5  rDev -1.4%

08-18-2014 04:02:16 | More by wsr602
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -8.8%

12 oz. bottle, with best before date 11/13/2014 printed on the label. It's been a long time coming since I've last had this beer, so I'm not quite sure what to expect anymore aside from hoppy goodness.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a nice burnt sienna orange colored body with one finger of foamy off-white head. Adequate carbonation streaming topside from the etching at the bottom of the glass. Some tiny sediment particles noticeable. Leaves behind some nice lacing as the head recedes. 4

S - The smell is mostly all floral & grapefruit. Piney & citric, just like the label describes. A pleasant aroma, but I was expecting more depth to it, in all honesty. 3.5

T - The taste follows the nose - a bitter hop bomb all around. Grapefruit, orange, pine, and a subtle but noticeable caramel malt bill on the end. 4

M - The feel is extremely bitter and resinous. An easy drinking beer for 8.10% abv, though. It leaves the palate craving for another sip to quench the dryness left behind. Lingering notes of dank pine and grapefruit. Enjoyable, yes, but almost too bitter I might say. 3.5

Overall, it was about what I expected / remembered it to be - an all around resinous hop bomb. Two years ago, I might have raved about such a beer, but nowadays I find it rather uninspired. Still, a nice beer in the realm of big bitter double IPA's. I look forward to trying more from Green Flash.

Green Flash West Coast IPA -----4/5.

08-18-2014 03:52:38 | More by mfnmbvp
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MarkNoseBeer

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

A little over-rated I think. The alcohol is well concealed. This a good IPA but falls short of the best DIPAs in my opinion.

08-17-2014 22:16:52 | More by MarkNoseBeer
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jsampson44

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-17-2014 21:39:58 | More by jsampson44
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TCTrout

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-17-2014 20:35:30 | More by TCTrout
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Justin-m


4.28/5  rDev +1.4%

08-17-2014 15:20:16 | More by Justin-m
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Jabx33

California

4.36/5  rDev +3.3%

08-17-2014 14:15:19 | More by Jabx33
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Sam-VW

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-17-2014 12:23:00 | More by Sam-VW
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stephenlee

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-17-2014 11:22:50 | More by stephenlee
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Dwkasper

New York

4.04/5  rDev -4.3%

08-17-2014 01:48:42 | More by Dwkasper
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Pete1991


4.16/5  rDev -1.4%

08-17-2014 01:48:08 | More by Pete1991
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KrissyKat6

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-17-2014 01:41:53 | More by KrissyKat6
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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,915 ratings.