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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

5,695 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,695
Reviews: 1,656
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 215
Gots: 444 | 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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djlucero

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-21-2013 15:42:45 | More by djlucero
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-21-2013 03:30:34 | More by Purp1eOne
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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mdidonat

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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Hophead21

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

09-20-2013 19:33:33 | More by Hophead21
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jaodesaulniers

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-20-2013 19:11:04 | More by jaodesaulniers
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the1stfo

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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JMUbrew

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Bonsai

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-19-2013 20:37:13 | More by Bonsai
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a globe. This bottle is about a month from going out of code.

A: Deep red-orange color. Chill hazed. Creamy off-white head retains well at a half inch. Lacing coats the glass in small dots.

S: Sugary ruby red grapefruit, pine, blood orange. Hop spiciness. Smells like bitterness will be ample. Underlying malt scents of caramel ans toffee.

T: Clamping bitterness from the beginning. Hops are very spicy and peppery. Ruby red grapefruit and pine abound. Lighter tropical notes of blood orange and star fruit beneath. Strong malt backbone of caramel, toffee, and even a touch of crust comes through, though the bitterness is firmly dominant. Spicy alcohol on the back end. Hops start to go earthy at the end with tastes of wet leaves and peppery spice. Finishes with a long, clamping grapefruit bitterness.

M: Medium bodied. Strong malt backbone gives it a firm, slightly weighted, and creamy texture. Ample prickling carbonation.

O: Extremely bitter, so its reputation is certainly deserved in that regard. Like many, this beer still benefits from extreme freshness, and even though it was still in code, it felt as though it lost an edge. When within three months of bottling, this is one of the best readily available west coast style IPAs in my market.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 00:14:14 | More by ryan1788a5
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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kwkurdziel

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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Kal

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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jeremy_J

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23%

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riemster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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ECBS

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Florida

3/5  rDev -28.9%

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DanSmith17

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,695 ratings.