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Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,365 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,365
Reviews: 971
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 118
Gots: 181 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Terp96 on 12-02-2006)
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

shagal, Feb 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

cbnz, May 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured a golden yellow with orange hues and a finger of white head that had good sticky lacing.

S: piney hoppy caramel aromas with a nice sweet malt presence and hints of citrus fruit.

T: piney hop and grapefruit bitterness up front with caramel notes. Pretty good balance between the hops and the malts

M: meduim body with good carbonation that has a nice bitter finish and lingers on the palate after a sip.

D: decnt high gravity DIPA from green flash. Drinks good down to the bottom, will get some more soon.

Gobzilla, May 24, 2010
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Hypersomnia, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Bubbalito, Jan 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

TCTrout, Apr 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

ejw127, Apr 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

fishburn, Nov 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Green Flash Brewing Company--Imperial India Pale Ale--2010 22 oz. Bottle. 9.40% ABV. 101 IBU's. (4.5 / 5.0) Creamy foamy lacy white head. Cloudy bright orange gold color. Big smooth floral hop front. Crisp mildly cloying dry tangy pine hop resin pale caramel dough body. Hop-Hoppy balanced rich smooth end. Nice sedating hops. Sampled 6/8/2010. $6.49 Each.

philbertk, Aug 22, 2010
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

dominic4beer, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

A: Pours a light golden color with an orange tint. Nice thick white head leaves behind a bunch of lacing.

S: A lot of fruit in the aroma, mostly in the form of orange and grapefruit. Very little of the pine that often dominates west coast IPA's.

T: Slightly sweet malt flavor with loads of grapefruit and other tropical citrus fruits. The hop bitterness is rather subtle, not at all over the top. Hard to believe that it is 101 IBU's.

M: The mouthfeel is medium to slightly full bodied. Lots of oily hops with a little bit of sticky sweetness.

D: Very drinkable for a DIPA. The 9% is hard to find until it catches up with you at the end. It is very well balanced and it goes down very easy. Another solid west coast DIPA, definitely worth checking out.

willjschmidt, Jul 30, 2007
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Latarnik, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a Hazy orange color with a significant Head

S - Piney hops and Citrus fruit

T - Tons of piney hops, citrus, and firm maltiness. Pretty well balanced

M - Medium body, and medium carbonation, alcohol is well hidden

D - Above Average DIPA, Worth A Try

Reed415, Jun 21, 2007
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

barbellsNbeers, Mar 03, 2012
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Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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Srecko, Apr 15, 2014
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Burt, Nov 21, 2011
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Kanine, Aug 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

StoicBeast, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

AndrewMichael, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

durlta, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

bschinelli, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

SerpentX, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

hilgart1, Jan 27, 2012
Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,365 ratings.