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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

Educational use only; do not reuse.

6,782 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,782
Reviews: 1,756
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 293
Gots: 975 | FT: 11
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:
Beer added by: xlperro on 03-26-2005

95 IBU
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz brown bottle with pry-off cap poured in a pint glass. Purchased on a trip down to New Orleans.

Amber-orange-copper in colour and hazy. Cream coloured head is 1/4 inch on the pour but recedes to a thin ring with a few islands. Webs of lacing down the side.

Aroma is citrus hops, grapefruit, oranges, lime with a solid malt background. Mouthwatering!

Full blast of hops throughout. Citrus bitterness off the start and long lasting finish. Malt balances things out through the middle.

Medium bodied with mild carbonation. A little oily, but it's cleansed nicely by the carbonation.

One of the better American IPAs I've had. I prefer a little more balance than most American IPAs, but this one isn't over the top bitter and has just enough malt to keep things interesting.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The new recipe for this beer is at 8.1% alcohol, not 7.3.
22oz bomber into a regular glass without a trendy brewers logo on it.
A-nothing too special here. Fairly clear dark orange / burnt sienna color.

S-nice. Lots of character. Getting orange rind, lemongrass, and something like grapefruit but not as acidic.

T-this is no joke. A really aggressive IPA with malt and toffee up front and some seriously citrus hops out back. You could almost wish it was aged a bit longer to mellow out. I really dig this style but I can see where it could be a bit off putting for those not used to strong IPAs.

M-again really good. It's a substantial beer without any unpleasant chewy feeling, which is hard to do with this much hops.

O-this is a great beer for hopheads. I would pick this up again without any reservations.

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Green Flash West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,782 ratings.