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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

5,588 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,588
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 204
Gots: 401 | 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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mikeg67

New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle (thanks Samp01). Pours copper with a thick, white, never ending head. Wonderful aroma is of citrusy hops, caramel malt and ripe fruit. Taste is similar, very bitter grapefruit hops, balanced by caramel malt and fruity notes. Light, tangy body. Enormously hoppy finish. This brew is a dream for hopheads.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 21:34:29 | More by mikeg67
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-24-2011 17:48:04 | More by PhatAtUT
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

11-24-2011 03:39:40 | More by TheBishopco
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iguana1010

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-24-2011 03:34:22 | More by iguana1010
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

11-24-2011 02:15:12 | More by mdillon86
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-23-2011 23:38:03 | More by ALLISON01
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tkarsies

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served cool in a standard pint glass. Cool looking bottle. I had heard good things about this beer and was excited to see it in central Ohio.

Appearance is a hazy amber with some floating yeast. Might be a turn-off for some but I'm OK with this. Nice cream head after pouring that remains throughout.

Smell of piney and citrusy hops. Yum. Sign of things to come.

Taste is great. Exactly what I want from an IPA. Prominent hoppiness with more of the mix of citrus, floral, and pine. Balanced out with the malt just perfectly.

Mouthfeel is a little stick. Just about right. Nice carbonation.

Pretty drinkable. The ABV is noticed only at the end. Balance makes this much more drinkable than many other IPAs I have tried. Will definitely come back to this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 22:48:40 | More by tkarsies
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-23-2011 20:21:30 | More by mmcnaughton
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kevwcamp

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-23-2011 19:20:15 | More by kevwcamp
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-23-2011 14:15:39 | More by Rollzroyce21
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pgofman

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-23-2011 04:54:03 | More by pgofman
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-22-2011 21:34:32 | More by thewimperoo
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TCMike

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy medium honey color. 1 finger tan head. Has floaters in it.

The smell is of pine, biscuit, and light citrus.

The taste is of piny hops,light biscuit. It gets a medium bitter rating from me. Medium mouth-feel. Medium carb.

Good I.P.A., and I'm not a big fan of them.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 20:53:10 | More by TCMike
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Whimpers

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-22-2011 19:17:54 | More by Whimpers
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-22-2011 18:38:19 | More by FreshmanPour77
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23%

11-22-2011 13:48:02 | More by touchmeimsac
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johnhenryconway


4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-22-2011 05:44:21 | More by johnhenryconway
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-21-2011 23:23:31 | More by Burt
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shuggy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-21-2011 22:51:58 | More by shuggy
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stonelis

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-21-2011 22:50:47 | More by stonelis
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MKanaga

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-21-2011 20:38:24 | More by MKanaga
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-21-2011 18:33:22 | More by Rochefort10nh
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boxofrane

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-21-2011 01:32:17 | More by boxofrane
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Samp01

New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy dark amber with a large long lasting tan head, with very good lacing and head retention throughout to the end. Aroma of sweet caramel malt, some nice earthy piney hops, some hints of dark fruit, raisins. Taste is a nice rich sweet caramel malt with some good earthy piney hops. A nice full bodied creamy texture on the palate with moderate carbonation. Finish is sweet caramel malt some dark fruit, raisins followed by some earthy piney resiny hops bitterness. Nice hoppy bite with moderate carbonation makes it easy to drink. Overall a very good tasty and balanced IPA

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 21:11:28 | More by Samp01
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animal69

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-20-2011 21:11:25 | More by animal69
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,588 ratings.