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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

5,999 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,999
Reviews: 1,673
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 230
Gots: 580 | 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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Summer92

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-24-2013 01:32:36 | More by Summer92
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Hopmarc

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-24-2013 01:15:35 | More by Hopmarc
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einman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-23-2013 23:52:15 | More by einman
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev -0.7%

No date that I can see. Uh oh.

A: Pours a clear medium red. Very tall and frothy tan head. Head doesn't go anywhere for a long time, great head retention. Substantial lacing everywhere too.

S: Pungent grapefruit and lots of caramel sweetness.

T: I was thinking this was old due to the relatively mild smell. Taste is better with lots of pungent and bitter grapefruit. Some pine in there too. Some mild bread crusts for malt, but mostly demolished under the hops. Big wave of bitterness in the finish. BIG wave. Primarily resinous pine in the aftertaste finish and aftertaste I would say.

M: Medium bodied. Spicy and bitter.

O: Nice staple west coast style IPA (aptly named for sure). Lots of grapefruit, lots of resinous/spicy pine and just a little malt. Great brew.

10-23-2013 05:04:28 | More by Dope
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BumpkinBrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-22-2013 21:32:15 | More by BumpkinBrewer
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

10-22-2013 20:58:47 | More by AnalogErik
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caponeduke

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-22-2013 13:38:10 | More by caponeduke
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-22-2013 09:55:54 | More by crbnfbr
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GatorCoop

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-22-2013 03:39:41 | More by GatorCoop
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arnold931

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-22-2013 03:35:31 | More by arnold931
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APH

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-22-2013 03:17:17 | More by APH
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mtrog313

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-22-2013 02:28:20 | More by mtrog313
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DarthVegas23

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-22-2013 01:42:06 | More by DarthVegas23
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Dduquette

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-21-2013 22:58:40 | More by Dduquette
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cherche

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-21-2013 18:52:06 | More by cherche
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Palsie

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-21-2013 17:54:36 | More by Palsie
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

10-21-2013 16:11:42 | More by FrankHammer
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-21-2013 16:06:23 | More by ZachKelly
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tmm313

Georgia

3.1/5  rDev -26.5%

Appearance: Slightly hazy. Really dark amber color. 1 finger, creamy head. Good Lacing.

Smell: Tart citrus and heavy pine. There's also some floral, grapefruit and tangerine with a touch of caramel lingering far in the background.

Taste: A ton of bitter hops. Mostly bitter resinous pine and bitter citrus rind.

Mouthfeel: Thin body, light creaminess, long lasting bitter, dry, oily/resinous finish.

Overall: If the point of this IPA is balanced layers of bitterness then its definitely a winner. I've never used the term "dank" for a beer before, but I'm assuming it can be used here. Based on the good reviews, this is a quality many people go for, but I seriously doubt I'll ever buy this again - just not my thing.

10-20-2013 23:28:07 | More by tmm313
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-20-2013 22:07:25 | More by JDizzle
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Eric908

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-20-2013 19:16:37 | More by Eric908
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Spinderella

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

10-20-2013 18:28:52 | More by Spinderella
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midnitesun11

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

10-20-2013 01:50:16 | More by midnitesun11
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Bwagner1122

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-20-2013 00:44:26 | More by Bwagner1122
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-19-2013 21:23:48 | More by lccrunchy
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,999 ratings.