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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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_morandi_

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2014 20:55:29 | More by _morandi_
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2014 19:09:03 | More by jbriggs7
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ejane

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-14-2014 13:14:20 | More by ejane
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buzzed

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-14-2014 02:27:10 | More by buzzed
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RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-13-2014 21:56:11 | More by RupertRonco
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Varls


3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-13-2014 15:56:27 | More by Varls
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-13-2014 01:12:04 | More by KAF
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sunofneurot

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-11-2014 22:41:20 | More by sunofneurot
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nealbert

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-11-2014 19:51:54 | More by nealbert
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AlvinLin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-10-2014 11:51:18 | More by AlvinLin
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jaeone

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-09-2014 23:44:10 | More by jaeone
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ghstrp


5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-08-2014 23:59:38 | More by ghstrp
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-08-2014 21:16:20 | More by green_plastic
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jeffaroo95

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-08-2014 17:42:14 | More by jeffaroo95
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Cobrito

Georgia

4.9/5  rDev +19.8%

No date on bomber. None of the new GF beers to arrive in Atlanta seem to have any dating indicated. Very annoying.

Appearance--whatever, nothing to twitter about.

The aroma, taste, and mouthfeel are fantastic. A balanced yet kick-ass DIPA with unwieldy hops in it tamed by the master brewers at GF. Great combination of vegetal Summit with resiny-fruity Nugget.

Why this does not get as much praise as the somewhat similar Sucks is beyond me. This is better, with the disparate elements coming together more harmoniously.

A great DIPA. Gotta try it.

07-07-2014 22:31:26 | More by Cobrito
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Mr_Hoptimistic

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-07-2014 01:25:26 | More by Mr_Hoptimistic
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david18

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

07-06-2014 14:06:40 | More by david18
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Bluewire3303

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-06-2014 02:29:39 | More by Bluewire3303
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.15/5  rDev -23%

22 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a beautiful copper color. The head is two fingers high, with a shade barely off-white.

S: This definitely fits on the piny end of the IPA spectrum. However, there's also a kiss of fruity notes - fruit candies, mainly, and even some tropical hops. I do get a bit of malt, also. Nice aroma, but not quite as enrapturing as the one from their regular West Coast IPA.

T: As expected, the focus is on pine-forward hops. It opens the beer up fairly bitterly. The finish has a faint kiss of something resembling pineapple, along with some booze and sugar cookie-esque malts. The onion-y-ness of the Summit is pretty restrained, only appearing once it warms up (but at least it's not as oniony as it would have been if was made with Mosaic...hiyo!) The best part of this brew are the twinge of tropical fruits that appear on occasion.

M: It has a coarse, astringent feel. This actually dries the beer out nicely, at the cost of feeling somewhat harsh. After a few sips, it smooths out somewhat. But still, it remains pretty bitey throughout. It isn't really easy to drink, due to the fact that it's kind of heavy-feeling, as well.

O: It's okay. Certainly, I've had far better IPAs/DIPAs (from this very brewery, actually). There's just nothing here that excites me - and I expect to be excited by a DIPA.

07-06-2014 01:28:42 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Soomars

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -32.8%

07-04-2014 16:25:06 | More by Soomars
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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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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-03-2014 22:26:11 | More by jayhunter357
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-03-2014 21:04:22 | More by HoppySeb
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-01-2014 14:49:27 | More by Mack
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Marco_Gtz

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-30-2014 18:48:57 | More by Marco_Gtz
Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,282 ratings.