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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

5,712 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,712
Reviews: 1,658
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 215
Gots: 450 | 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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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.8/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A: Orange body, chunky sustaining off-white head.

S: Hoppy marmalade smell.

T: Very bitter and a bit sweet. Tons of seville orange marmalade. A bit of fudge. No burned toast, thank goodness. Nice but not complex at all.

M: The chunky head makes for a chewy brew and I'm not sure I like this.

O: No surprises here, just another marmalade tasting hop bomb, the likes of which I've grown weary.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 01:37:05 | More by Hoppsbabo
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space_guy9

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-03-2013 19:55:28 | More by space_guy9
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DeJayPe

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-03-2013 19:51:15 | More by DeJayPe
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-03-2013 18:52:17 | More by Kmlund
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GeriatricMistress

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-03-2013 12:09:23 | More by GeriatricMistress
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northbayrugger

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-03-2013 02:33:33 | More by northbayrugger
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AndrewPugliese

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Upon taking my second sip all I could think was- This may be the best IPA I have ever had. Only to be second to Sierra Nevada Hoptimum (Drink it warm!!), but I guess that's technically an imperial IPA.

The smell of this beer is amazing, very floral, smells like medical bud.

The taste comes on very crisp, nicely carbonated for a fun bubbly time in your mouth. Very crisp, with the perfect amount of bitterness with some undertones of grapefruit. This beer is a must for any IPA fan.

At first I could only find this beer on tap, but I have been buying it ALOT in 4 packs!

Serving type: on-tap

10-03-2013 00:38:39 | More by AndrewPugliese
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bpascale

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-03-2013 00:38:13 | More by bpascale
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Parker9000

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-02-2013 12:02:10 | More by Parker9000
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maxcoinage

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

10-02-2013 01:56:06 | More by maxcoinage
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Armando_Perez

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-02-2013 01:08:57 | More by Armando_Perez
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-01-2013 22:23:12 | More by ThisMoonlife
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heresy22

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-01-2013 19:23:09 | More by heresy22
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legend8706

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-01-2013 12:14:33 | More by legend8706
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Celtics17

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good IPA, and most love everything about this IPA. I love the pine feeling once you taste it. This IPA didn't have the right amount of grapefruit that I was looking for. Strong malt backbone of caramel, toffee, and this is a character with most West Coast IPA's. I tend to like less of that these days. This is good, or great by many standards, but I wanted more. Still very good.

A: Deep red-orange color. Creamy off-white head retains well at a half inch.

S: Sugary ruby red grapefruit, pine, blood orange. Hop spiciness. Smells like bitterness will be ample. Underlying malt scents of caramel ans toffee.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 06:39:50 | More by Celtics17
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-01-2013 02:12:26 | More by Stum-pub
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XXVII

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-01-2013 01:59:56 | More by XXVII
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Mr_Rocca

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-30-2013 21:58:36 | More by Mr_Rocca
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falc0n2600

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-30-2013 21:03:15 | More by falc0n2600
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-30-2013 17:40:13 | More by zbodnar1
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jwgkicks

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

09-30-2013 14:14:55 | More by jwgkicks
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Chaosfiend

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-30-2013 00:35:41 | More by Chaosfiend
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Strelnikov

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-29-2013 21:21:59 | More by Strelnikov
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dipso123

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-29-2013 19:45:54 | More by dipso123
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lucasj82

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-29-2013 19:00:15 | More by lucasj82
Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,712 ratings.