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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

5,738 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,738
Reviews: 1,659
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 463 | 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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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-24-2011 08:59:39 | More by jophish17
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-23-2011 20:42:01 | More by ShemRahBoo
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kchannel9

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-23-2011 11:48:19 | More by kchannel9
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KEL

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-23-2011 10:49:28 | More by KEL
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zhanson88

California

3.48/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours out a pretty hazy golden honey color, with 3/4" of white head, which has below average retention and lacing. Not the most beautiful beer out there.

Smell: Some malts peek out initially and are followed by scents of citrus rind, grapefruit, and pine. Smells pretty bitter, but with some nice fruitiness as well.

Taste: A hint of caramel malt is present up front, but is quickly overshadowed by citrus, bitter grapefruit and orange rind, a far amount of florals, and pine. Definitely a hop bomb, but not a well integrated as some I've tried.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Light-medium bodied with a low amount of carbonation. A bit prickly and not particularly smooth drinking. Not bad all in all, but definitely not what I would call a world class IPA.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2011 22:06:17 | More by zhanson88
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FickleBeast

New Jersey

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

On tap at George St Alehouse in New Brunswick.

Arrives in a pint glass with a finger of off white sticky foam. Amber in color. Aroma is hoppy, citrus grapefruit and piney. Nice aroma.

Quite bitter with a huge hop flavor... quite nice. Long lingering bitterness, with a passing attmpt to balance with a touch of malty sweetness. A true west coast IPA. I've had this in bottles, but fresh from a keg seems to accentuate the potent hop flavors. Excellent.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2011 19:12:56 | More by FickleBeast
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CummingsK21

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-22-2011 05:36:14 | More by CummingsK21
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mhenson42

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-22-2011 05:28:14 | More by mhenson42
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SteelCityHops89

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-22-2011 01:51:40 | More by SteelCityHops89
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-21-2011 19:54:56 | More by hoppymcgee
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JimmyTango

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-21-2011 16:22:31 | More by JimmyTango
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missnecie

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-21-2011 12:36:18 | More by missnecie
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GarrettB714

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-21-2011 03:58:11 | More by GarrettB714
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-21-2011 03:45:05 | More by pirmannt1
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zapahoppa

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-21-2011 00:29:36 | More by zapahoppa
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davidtarantino

Mexico

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-20-2011 20:29:45 | More by davidtarantino
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beaubarnett10

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-20-2011 17:32:23 | More by beaubarnett10
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ccpl14

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-20-2011 17:11:24 | More by ccpl14
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goldie2828

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 16:06:06 | More by goldie2828
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bobarc

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 14:34:53 | More by bobarc
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 04:41:07 | More by randylangford
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 00:32:04 | More by Massbmx
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CelticAleMan

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-19-2011 08:12:52 | More by CelticAleMan
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-19-2011 05:48:18 | More by duff247
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beerslushy

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-19-2011 02:06:44 | More by beerslushy
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,738 ratings.