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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

5,568 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,568
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 200
Gots: 390 | 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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Ratings: 5,568 | Reviews: 1,652 | Display Reviews Only:
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-15-2013 18:34:47 | More by mkennedy119
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Bin33chef

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-15-2013 05:41:55 | More by Bin33chef
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random846

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-15-2013 03:40:40 | More by random846
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-15-2013 00:16:39 | More by Kelp
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-14-2013 23:35:08 | More by KC9LDB
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ZRT

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-14-2013 21:57:03 | More by ZRT
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Mattco

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-14-2013 16:43:31 | More by Mattco
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-14-2013 14:11:05 | More by AlexFields
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VTWicked

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-14-2013 00:04:29 | More by VTWicked
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Leinie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-13-2013 21:32:39 | More by Leinie
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assman79

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-13-2013 13:59:54 | More by assman79
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Riggsveda

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-13-2013 13:39:59 | More by Riggsveda
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jminch

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-13-2013 12:56:14 | More by jminch
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-13-2013 05:00:07 | More by outoffocus
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bryseitz


4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-13-2013 04:08:36 | More by bryseitz
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Keyportnick

Wisconsin

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a large tulip

A- Pours a straw golden color slight haze. Big white fluffy head and disappears to a thin covering that laces the glass nicely.

S- Notes of mild pine and light citrus. Wasn't as pungent as I was expect. Still very nice and clean.

T- Pine and resin upfront light fruit on the finish. Crisp clean malt profile

M- light body strong carbonation, medium bitter hop finish.

0- great hop forward ipa. The drinkability makes it a will buy again for those hot summer days.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 04:06:16 | More by Keyportnick
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JustOneMorePlz

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-12-2013 22:14:07 | More by JustOneMorePlz
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babayaga

Nebraska

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a *gasp* shaker pint glass.

Appearance- Large rocky/creamy off-white head. Lasting. Body is clear amber, a huge sediment left in the bottle.

Aroma- Big pine, grapefruit, citrus.

Flavor- More of the same, sweet & smooth. Big bitterness at the finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium body, healthy carbonation.

I was actually reviewing this last week & then discovered that the database was down...not the best review, I know. Just going from my notes here, but I've had this several times bottle & draft. Really almost a benchmark for the west coast style.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 22:07:06 | More by babayaga
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purdueflyguy

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-12-2013 16:07:18 | More by purdueflyguy
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heysuz

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-12-2013 14:24:51 | More by heysuz
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-12-2013 11:22:26 | More by Coduhhh
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-12-2013 03:15:21 | More by Houser
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AmitC

New York

4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really appreciate the brew.

Poured from the odd shaped 12 oz bottle into my snifter.

A very clear amber color. Neat. Excellent head over three fingers thick, that disappears into a strongly staying head of off white color. Super awesome lacing. Sticks like gum. Some bubbles seen rising up. Perfect and top notch.

Aroma: Some citrus and flowery aroma upfront. A nice malt backbone that is sweet, caramel and bread like. Very nice but not a lot of strength. Fades rather fats and i am assuming my nose is now overpowered by a lot of smells.

Taste: Excellent taste. Though not a lot of bitterness, but for a single IPA it does the trick. Earthy, slightly citrus, piney and bit oil like. Some bitterness upfront with a nice thick bready malt middle and good enough bitterness towards the end. I like the taste. Bitter finish.

Mouth feel: More medium bodied and slightly fuller. Moderate carbonation. Mild hop derived astringency. Good alcohol strength and no burning sensation what soever.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 02:05:26 | More by AmitC
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-11-2013 05:47:17 | More by teamwiggum
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NWCraftman

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-11-2013 01:05:20 | More by NWCraftman
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,568 ratings.