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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

5,758 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,758
Reviews: 1,659
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 216
Gots: 474 | 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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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-06-2013 15:44:29 | More by lonewolfcry
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111213forlife

California

2/5  rDev -52.6%

10-06-2013 15:31:24 | More by 111213forlife
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Fusebuddy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-06-2013 13:24:34 | More by Fusebuddy
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-06-2013 12:57:54 | More by Yeti1979
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Tracker83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-06-2013 05:30:28 | More by Tracker83
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle.

Appearance - Pours a dark amber with a finger width of bubbly white head.

Smell - Piney hops, tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine resin, sweet malts.

Taste - Strong bitter hops, pine and grapefruit rind. Tropical fruit and caramel-like malts sweeten it up a little.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A little sticky on the tongue.

Overall - Pretty damn tasty American IPA by Green Flash. I like how the hops are kicked up to extreme bitterness levels (maybe one of the most bitter IPAs that I've tried to date).

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2013 02:27:49 | More by leaddog
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Elevated_Vagabond

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-06-2013 02:21:19 | More by Elevated_Vagabond
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AndyH

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-06-2013 01:46:25 | More by AndyH
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Hdredfern

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

10-06-2013 01:37:19 | More by Hdredfern
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elec

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

10-06-2013 00:53:05 | More by elec
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jerryquijano

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-05-2013 22:59:27 | More by jerryquijano
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-05-2013 21:14:48 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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strohme2

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-05-2013 18:58:43 | More by strohme2
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-05-2013 18:52:54 | More by BYOFB
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itlnstallion11

California

4.55/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is my ultimate go to IPA

a- darker copper beauty

s- tons of fruit, grapefruit, oranges, pineapple, citrus heaven alongside noble hops

t- amazing bitter hop flavor, however not too bitter and well balanced by the evident citrus flavor.

o- favorite IPA. It is extremely well balanced with hops and citrus. Perfect for a hot summer day, or a cold winter evening. No matter the environment, if you are in the mood for an IPA this is the one for you!

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 05:25:28 | More by itlnstallion11
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bcerv-ca

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-05-2013 00:23:59 | More by bcerv-ca
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-04-2013 23:09:30 | More by warnerry
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Conner

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

10-04-2013 18:32:33 | More by Conner
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-04-2013 17:03:37 | More by dbrelsfo
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joeworrall

Arizona

3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

this brew, poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a large tulip glass, has a clear dark amber color and delightful piney bouquet.

drinking this immediately after a new belgium rampant imperial ipa, one of my favorites, and by comparison this is more bitter and less easy to drink.... Having said that, it is still a very well crafted IPA, and one that I would happily drink again.

in my search for the perfect IPA this one is probably in the top 20, but not in the top 10

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 05:22:02 | More by joeworrall
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sblanton83

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-04-2013 03:38:53 | More by sblanton83
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.8/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A: Orange body, chunky sustaining off-white head.

S: Hoppy marmalade smell.

T: Very bitter and a bit sweet. Tons of seville orange marmalade. A bit of fudge. No burned toast, thank goodness. Nice but not complex at all.

M: The chunky head makes for a chewy brew and I'm not sure I like this.

O: No surprises here, just another marmalade tasting hop bomb, the likes of which I've grown weary.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 01:37:05 | More by Hoppsbabo
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space_guy9

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-03-2013 19:55:28 | More by space_guy9
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DeJayPe

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-03-2013 19:51:15 | More by DeJayPe
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-03-2013 18:52:17 | More by Kmlund
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,758 ratings.