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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

6,514 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,514
Reviews: 1,717
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 257
Gots: 801 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

cooler4life, Dec 27, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

jordanmiller, Dec 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

cdwil, Dec 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

ShemRahBoo, Dec 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

kchannel9, Dec 23, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

KEL, Dec 23, 2011
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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.

zhanson88, Dec 22, 2011
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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.

FickleBeast, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

CummingsK21, Dec 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

mhenson42, Dec 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

hoppymcgee, Dec 21, 2011
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JimmyTango, Dec 21, 2011
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missnecie, Dec 21, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

pirmannt1, Dec 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

zapahoppa, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

davidtarantino, Dec 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

goldie2828, Dec 20, 2011
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bobarc, Dec 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

randylangford, Dec 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Massbmx, Dec 20, 2011
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,514 ratings.