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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

5,988 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,988
Reviews: 1,672
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 228
Gots: 574 | 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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Benesi88

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-08-2013 17:08:08 | More by Benesi88
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BigJim5021

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-24-2013 05:38:57 | More by BigJim5021
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-01-2013 16:09:40 | More by Cubatobaco
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-26-2014 23:00:14 | More by dpgoblejr
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -23%

04-28-2013 13:27:49 | More by twowheelssoar
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-29-2013 01:37:17 | More by KiMiRaiK
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-28-2013 20:06:25 | More by Denzo
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sammo

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-23-2012 19:51:15 | More by sammo
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seplo

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-29-2012 20:35:09 | More by seplo
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BrazilianAussie

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-12-2014 22:11:07 | More by BrazilianAussie
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NittanyBeerFan

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

A: Pours a deep brown amber with a thin film of head that quickly dissipates.

S: Deep nose of hops. You can tell that this one is packed. Floral, citrus, pine, grapefruit notes.

T: Very hoppy! 4 types of hops in this monster. Centennial hops give it that piney taste, the cascade for the floral, and simcoe hope contribute grapefruit and citrusy notes. Then BAM a big hop slam right to the palate augmented by the columbus hops. Well balanced by a very evident malt backbone. A very flavorful and character-rich beer.

D/M: Heavy carbonation, medium to heavy texture.

10-28-2008 01:06:51 | More by NittanyBeerFan
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SHODriver

Louisiana

4.22/5  rDev 0%

A: pours a brassy orange with a finger of fluffy off white head.
S: Piney with hints of citrus and some herbal notes with just a hint of sweetness. this smells like an IPA should
T: Flavors kick off with some nice herbal notes and a dash of caramel sweetness from the malt. A touch of pine toward the back end. Bitter on the swallow with lingering flavors of pine and herbal notes. A little bit of citrus becomes noticeable throughout the drink as well.
M: full bodied with slightly prickly carbonation.
O: a very well done IPA that is a pleasure to drink.

06-13-2011 04:29:12 | More by SHODriver
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-19-2013 21:23:48 | More by lccrunchy
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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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Envelopes

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

03-19-2013 03:15:49 | More by Envelopes
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-25-2013 19:51:53 | More by Hopheadhiker
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

04-04-2014 23:52:11 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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TheDeuce

New York

3.25/5  rDev -23%

Green Flash West Coast IPA……. on tap at Pacific Standard in Brooklyn, NY

Appearance-bright vibrant orange cold, gray colored head slowly rises but falls quickly, lots of bubbles, a thick looking brew with lots of body.

Smell-Rush of fruit and pine which shows the hops are here in force. This smell is so pungent that it was really all I could get. Alcohol is there in the background but the hops are the show here.

Taste/Mouthfeel-and so it is. A rushing pine-flavored burn of the tongue that lingers throughout, smoky and bitter in the strictest sense, the burn lingers through and the alcohol doesn’t hit until the very end as it goes down with a large warming sensation.

Drinkability-depends on how much you like hops.

Overall-I’m normally a hop fan, but maybe I’m getting old. This is a crushing blow of hops and while the force is impressive I didn’t enjoy this beer nearly as much as I hoped too. Will give it another try, but disappointed for now.

05-07-2011 22:24:03 | More by TheDeuce
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-30-2012 18:41:44 | More by LarryMyers
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.65/5  rDev +10.2%

A 22oz bottle shipped out to the East Coast from Escondido, CA

A - A cloudy copper, with 2 big fingers of head, and a massive sticky lace left all over the glass, all the way down

S - The smell is outstanding. A hop lovers dream. Huge citrus notes, floral. Grapefruit, slight bitter finish. Well balanced...

T - A huge hop wallop up front, with big citrus and piny flavors. Extremely well balanced.

M - Full bodied, very high carbonation! Oily and amazingly hoppy aftertaste.

O - Wow, another damn good west coast IPA. Very happy that Green Flash will be distributing to Georgia very soon. It wil be a regular purchase. If you are a hophead, get this beer if you can...

02-19-2012 04:16:16 | More by BeerDawgs
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blknikon

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-07-2012 20:36:52 | More by blknikon
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Nage37

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-30-2012 00:52:15 | More by Nage37
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TubaDan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-14-2014 20:35:36 | More by TubaDan
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jcdiflorio

West Virginia

3.05/5  rDev -27.7%

Pours with a white creamy head doesn't last a long time. Light coppery color sightly cloudy apperance. Sweet malty aroma slight hint of pine. Nice malty taste piney slight citrus hop taste. Good balance not as hoppy as I would like it to be.Medium bodied good clean taste.not a great beer but not a bad one either. I could drink another.

09-09-2006 04:09:47 | More by jcdiflorio
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rkarimi

Colorado

4.42/5  rDev +4.7%

06-08-2012 22:34:35 | More by rkarimi
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,988 ratings.