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

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Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Imperial India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,282 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,282
Reviews: 968
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 110
Gots: 155 | 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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joegard

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-04-2014 00:50:26 | More by joegard
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-05-2013 16:25:17 | More by plumcrazyfx
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-25-2012 15:15:25 | More by RyanGoodman
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Jah_Json

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-21-2014 15:28:22 | More by Jah_Json
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hayesjw

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-01-2012 23:18:43 | More by hayesjw
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-30-2014 04:32:18 | More by oriolesfan4
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quang_dam

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-11-2014 01:19:11 | More by quang_dam
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snaotheus

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

22oz bottle poured into pint glasses

Pours a bright golden color with a big fluffy head (maybe two or three fingers). Nice pretty lacing. Smells piney and floral, citrus and fresh.

Taste is powerfully hoppy (mostly pine), very bitter but floral. Long lasting aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is thick and slightly clingy. Bitter, but drinkable.

12-26-2009 00:40:35 | More by snaotheus
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jimmy13

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-23-2014 23:39:51 | More by jimmy13
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2GOOFY

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-23-2013 01:59:14 | More by 2GOOFY
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-30-2013 03:38:54 | More by OKCNittany
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Kevin_Siqveland

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-12-2013 21:12:03 | More by Kevin_Siqveland
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-02-2013 06:45:22 | More by lonewolfcry
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-05-2012 15:00:03 | More by WhiskeeTango
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hackedfly

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-12-2012 01:12:45 | More by hackedfly
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-28-2014 18:50:55 | More by afsdan
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Tilley4

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

What a hop bomb this one was! Holy smokes!!

Ppurs a dull copper color with loads of head and lacing... Looks very fresh and tasty... Hazy like its full of hops...

And it is... Super pungent juicy citrusy hops explode out of this bad boy... Wave after wave of citrus bomb my sense of smell with this brew... This smells super bitter and pungent.. Almost like a Hopsickle or HopSlam...

Super sweet hops with a juicy citrusy feel bombard my taste buds... This is a one dimensional hoppy ass citrusy juicy brew.... And I'm digging it... A lot... I can't taste a hint of booze but the hops hide it pretty quickly.. This is dang delicious...

SO glad I picked this one as the final of my 6 brews from Jason at Bruisin Ales..

A hop monster that won't let up...

08-03-2009 23:51:22 | More by Tilley4
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-19-2014 02:34:54 | More by vikinghorn
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petermethot

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-03-2013 20:38:12 | More by petermethot
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-26-2013 03:58:29 | More by twenteone
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WiggyKGB

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-08-2014 02:30:55 | More by WiggyKGB
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Newenglandcraftbrew

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-31-2013 03:54:25 | More by Newenglandcraftbrew
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newbrew

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-11-2013 10:37:41 | More by newbrew
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Snakeface

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 05:59:44 | More by Snakeface
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azdback

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Poured into my Spaten glass. Yellowish, hazy orange. head is two fingers of a tinge off of bright white. Lace appears to be sticky.

Smell is sweet, sticky malts. A ton of sweet smells that remind me of Double Simcoe.

The taste is sweet and "oh my god" boozy. This is (I believe '08 vintage) so I'm not sure how this was fresh. Other than that I am not sure how to explain what is happening to my pallet. My tasting partner and I believe this is what happens to an Imperial IPA after a few years. It turns into a phenomenal Barleywine. Sweet, sweet booze!! MMMhhh!!! I wonder if i can run the Suburban on this?

The mouth is that of a great Barleywine. Sweet, syrupy. Nicely carbonated and rich to the end.

Overall I don't remember this one when it was fresh, but I really love this as a three year old. Highly recommended at any age.

05-25-2011 06:14:48 | More by azdback
Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,282 ratings.