1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Green Flash West Coast IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Green Flash West Coast IPAGreen Flash West Coast IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

6,632 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,632
Reviews: 1,728
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 263
Gots: 859 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Green Flash West Coast IPA Alström Bros
Ratings: 6,632 | Reviews: 1,728 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of crob3888
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of BlackBelt5112203
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of mkirkland80
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Boilerfood
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Dodo2step
3.58/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

P- Grape and Gourmet in Va Beach!

A- pours a a frothy head. Very thick and lustrous. one and half finger and hangs around. A burnt orange color that is cloudy.

S- grapefruit and pine hops. slight malt and alcohol.

T- bitter hops with a taint of citrus. a yeasty/bready malt and alcohol is not prevalent at all. Very hoppy!

M- dry and and like biting into a biscuity hop. Too much hop for me but if you like hops you will like this bad boy.

D- not hard yet not easy for me. Like i said if you like hoppy beers you would like this. It is too dry and bitter for me. I have grown to like IPA's and this one reminds me of why i used to dislike them. a decent beer overall.

Photo of DaveHS
4.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours clear chestnut amber with a 1/2 inch of fluffy off white head. Leaves complex webs if sticky lacing.

S-Dry and citrusy. Tangerine skins, grapefruit, peach juice.

T/M-Dry, sharp hoppiness with a lovely, bready malt character. Really well balanced. Bracing hop bitterness with peripheral citrus sweetness.

O-A classic West Coast IPA.

Photo of rkarimi
4.27/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Techichi
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of suckaj
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of tzieser
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of xdefeatsy
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of meehandennis
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of dubdrop
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of boszormeny
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of wdarcy77
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of MrDave
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of Thishops4u
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of AnalogErik
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of cvm4
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - It's a hazy copper, almost reddish/brown in color. Good off white 2 finger head that dissipated into a nice layer above the beer.

S - Hops galore from the smell. Complimented nicely by sweet, citrus scents of orange and grapefruit.

T - Bitter that lasts from beginning to end. Orange peel and malts peek through.

M - Prickly on the mouth, not sticky. Medium bodied.

O - Hoppy and no finesse. But, it's a good thing sometimes.

Photo of halo3one
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of LutherBrau
4.53/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of SHODriver
4.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Photo of brbrocc
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Kramerwtmf
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of FrankShirley
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,632 ratings.