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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

5,987 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,987
Reviews: 1,672
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 228
Gots: 572 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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beerforpresident

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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truska

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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PSU_Mike

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -12.1%

Served - Bottle poured into a Speiglau IPA glass, enjoy by March 2014.

Appearance - A deep amber. A little too dark for an IPA. One finger head with low carbonation.

Smell - Earthy hops, somewhat floral. Not a very strong smell at all.

Taste - Slightly bitter hops in the front with a malt presence on the finish.

Mouthfeel - Full on the tongue with a little carbonation dancing. Malt lingers.

Overall - It was a very solid and drinkable representation of the style. For something calling itself a west coast IPA, I was expecting much more citrus notes and less malt. It's a good beer but not a great beer. I felt the smell was very lacking.

11-25-2013 02:40:33 | More by PSU_Mike
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California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-24-2013 21:31:31 | More by tschiess
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West Virginia

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Missouri

4.56/5  rDev +8.1%

Amber orange in color with a bit of cloudiness. A millimeter thin layer of foam rests on top. I've had this before but it's been awhile. Fantastic intense grapefruit like hop aroma. Best smelling IPA I know of. Pretty smooth mouthfeel with a bit of hop stickiness. Intense hop flavor is well balanced with a light malt backbone. Love this.

11-24-2013 05:11:41 | More by Franziskaner
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Washington

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Texas

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Texas

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-19-2013 23:16:47 | More by brewskis4drewski
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,987 ratings.