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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

5,935 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,935
Reviews: 1,669
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 226
Gots: 559 | 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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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-07-2012 23:36:39 | More by Damian74Shensky
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blknikon

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-07-2012 20:36:52 | More by blknikon
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Yehuda

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-06-2012 22:32:22 | More by Yehuda
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-06-2012 21:58:17 | More by mychalg9
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gratefuld

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-06-2012 03:58:40 | More by gratefuld
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kegmans

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-05-2012 19:59:37 | More by kegmans
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Scott1970

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-05-2012 18:09:27 | More by Scott1970
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-04-2012 22:01:34 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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WritersBlock

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-04-2012 06:48:38 | More by WritersBlock
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-03-2012 21:01:00 | More by shagal
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6string

Germany

3/5  rDev -28.9%

12-03-2012 03:56:11 | More by 6string
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poopsmitherson

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-03-2012 03:25:17 | More by poopsmitherson
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brandonati

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-01-2012 20:57:06 | More by brandonati
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siradmiralnelson

Iowa

4.03/5  rDev -4.5%

Poured from 12oz bottle into Tulip.

A. Pours 3 fingers of head. Head is thick. Thick lacing. Good retention. color is a nice amber orange.

S. Can smell the hops as it pours out of the bottle. Can get good hop aroma a good distance away from the glass as well. Big hop aroma, piney hops up front followed by some grapefruit. A little bit of caramel malt comes out from under the hops. Good smelling IPA.

T. Good amount of bitterness. Predominately piney hop flavor. Finishes with a nice malt base. Drinks pretty smooth. Nice well rounded IPA.

M. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Finishes bitter sweet.

O. Nice well rounded IPA. Good malt and hop balance. Definitely tastes like a West Coast IPA.

12-01-2012 18:30:35 | More by siradmiralnelson
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-01-2012 18:20:35 | More by DrunkinYogi
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ScottieD

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Poured from a bottle into a restaurant pint glass. Burnt orange appearance with 2 finger foamy head and nice lacing. Aroma is definitely hoppy with hints pepper, floral, and pine balanced against the citrus and grapefruit notes. Taste is excellent--combining the citrusy taste with the hops and malt. The finish is hoppy with a huge bitterness that lingers wonderfully. Not for everyone as some may not enjoy the bitterness, but I think it makes for a terrific finish. Medium body with good carbonation. Just a great balance for this style. Highly enjoyable.

12-01-2012 17:36:08 | More by ScottieD
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flayedandskinned

California

4.23/5  rDev +0.2%

Bottled on 10/22/12. Poured into a Duvel tulip tonight.

Okay, well here goes my first review.

Appearance: Pours a deep amber with orange highlights. Almost immediately, a big off white finger and a half head builds with nice, tight bubbles. Great retention with light lacing. Great looking beer, but I like my IPAs a bit lighter colored. Small complaint.

Aroma: A Hop Symphony! Huge citrus; orange, grapefruit, with some nice undertones of ripe peach and a very faint earthy, almost onion-y note imparted from the Columbus hops. Some slight catty tone imparted by the simcoe. A sweet, slight sourdough bready notes peek through on the back end.

Taste: Big, piney hops with grapefruit entwined. A whisper of tropical fruit notes appear as well. Some light, bready malts interject themselves into the mix before the crisp, dry finish. A lovely, lingering hop bitterness closes this hop bomb.

Mouthfeel: Big, chewy and sticky with soft, yet prickly carbonation.

Overall: A Great example of a true to form, well balanced west coast IPA. A great addition to any hop head's fridge.

12-01-2012 07:01:49 | More by flayedandskinned
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-01-2012 01:50:31 | More by LarryAppleton
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cvp684

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-01-2012 01:18:53 | More by cvp684
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Spiderpig

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-30-2012 20:04:29 | More by Spiderpig
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RelentlessLefty

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-30-2012 16:03:45 | More by RelentlessLefty
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RaulMondesi

California

3.74/5  rDev -11.4%

On tap at the joint - The Playground in Downtown Santa Ana, CA.

If the Bro's gave this thang a 100, then Twilight needs an Oscar. No way. No how. Uh uh. It aint like it crazy bad, but like the opposite says: it aint crazy good. Just like IPA n like. Nothing special. No extra boom boom when I swallow the goodies.

Drank it, but not trippin'.

11-30-2012 07:10:20 | More by RaulMondesi
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Proclarush

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-29-2012 22:30:45 | More by Proclarush
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e30todamax

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-29-2012 20:25:28 | More by e30todamax
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JennieKoeper


4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-28-2012 21:11:42 | More by JennieKoeper
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,935 ratings.