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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

5,602 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,602
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 204
Gots: 407 | 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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BWED

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a tumbler

A- Pours a copper-orange color. A bit of haze. Thin, off white head. Just a bit of lacing hangs around.

S- Strong pine and citrus. A little sweet malt toastiness. Maybe a bit of a catty scent, but it isn't strong, and combined with the other aromas is actually kind of pleasant.

T- Lots of citrus peel flavor, a slight toast/grain malt character springs up as well.

M- Medium body. Long bitter dry finish.

O- Very hoppy, but not extremely bitter. I'd drink it again, but I can't say it's near the top of my list.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 16:05:11 | More by BWED
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rojapa

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-20-2013 12:22:47 | More by rojapa
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justwork

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-20-2013 05:57:38 | More by justwork
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BrandonZp5

Washington

5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-20-2013 04:00:20 | More by BrandonZp5
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army01

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-20-2013 02:16:42 | More by army01
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mcdsports

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-20-2013 00:31:23 | More by mcdsports
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-19-2013 23:27:14 | More by MNBeerGeek
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handcrafty

Virginia

4.79/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - This beer is a beauty. Pour one for yourself and tell me what you think. Amber - Orange. Frothy top. I want to stick my nose into it. Okay, I will.

S - Citrus, Flowers, Grass, Resin,San Diego, California.

T - This one holds true to the sensory receptors. Tons of pine, hops, acidic citrus. Great balance in this brew. I prefer to let it sit at room for 5-10 minutes after a pour to let the complexities resonate.

M - Slippery and Wet.

O - Like many have said.. This brew is amazing.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 22:03:04 | More by handcrafty
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kjrod20

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-19-2013 20:07:12 | More by kjrod20
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buyyourfreedom

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-19-2013 19:53:03 | More by buyyourfreedom
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Thia417

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-19-2013 19:19:03 | More by Thia417
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APB

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-19-2013 07:03:27 | More by APB
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Chrisbaggz

Maryland

4.26/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

What's the point in reviewing this beer??? Everybody knows it's one of the best IPA's out there. As a matter of fact, if its from Green Flash, you know it's going to be awesome! But seriously, if you are an IPA lover like me, this should be a staple in your fidge.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 04:14:27 | More by Chrisbaggz
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Dieck

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-19-2013 00:39:41 | More by Dieck
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Chrash16

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-19-2013 00:37:25 | More by Chrash16
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

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

A - Slightly hazy amber with a one-finger omy hitechea. Good amount of lacing.

S - Piney hops, citrus, and some malt sweetness.

T - Very hop forward with a nice sweet malt backbone. Some light citrus is present.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Bitter dry finish.

O - Very nice IPA. Well balanced and very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 03:19:22 | More by TreyIsWilson
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niiiv

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

08-18-2013 03:11:09 | More by niiiv
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JeffBulson

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-18-2013 02:09:38 | More by JeffBulson
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fitz284

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-18-2013 01:22:48 | More by fitz284
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MJSJr

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-18-2013 01:03:47 | More by MJSJr
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GABrew

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-17-2013 23:42:56 | More by GABrew
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bmmortale

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-17-2013 17:36:59 | More by bmmortale
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paulgarrison

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-17-2013 17:19:52 | More by paulgarrison
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-17-2013 14:19:53 | More by GoHabsGo
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Brodella311

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-17-2013 06:26:53 | More by Brodella311
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,602 ratings.