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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: 111
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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KickbacksSteve

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +8.3%

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. Light orange in color, good clarity. Oily, clear lacing. Fluffy, off-white head. Aroma is citrusy...tangerine, orange, apricot. Mild sweetness. Taste is nicely bittered, grapefruit now enters the fruit salad. Mild sweetness and alcohol lightly on the back end. Very drinkable, considering the high abv. Very delicious, insane, great beer.

10-29-2012 05:57:44 | More by KickbacksSteve
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Hacksaw34

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-29-2012 02:48:45 | More by Hacksaw34
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jlieber17

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-26-2012 23:55:26 | More by jlieber17
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marlyhurt

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

10-25-2012 17:39:00 | More by marlyhurt
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jsulko

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%

Bottle poured into a tulip glass

Bottle of unknown date (Thanks Green Flash) from Binny's Schaumburg.

Pours an orangish gold color with a robust white head that tends to linger.

Smell is piney with hints of citrus.

Taste is dominated by the pine with a hint of a citrus finish. A odd finish that is almost an earthy taste.

Having tried the original IPA I was a bit underwhelmed. Due to the lack of bottle dating I don't know how great a candidate this beer was but that is how it will always be with them.

Not something I would revisit.

10-25-2012 03:59:35 | More by jsulko
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stickboy1125

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-23-2012 21:29:41 | More by stickboy1125
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Billybaroo990


4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-21-2012 19:46:49 | More by Billybaroo990
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flyingmick

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-21-2012 18:12:51 | More by flyingmick
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.6/5  rDev -12%

Will pour a five+ finger off-white head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Crystal clear light amber color. Good carbonation and light-medium bodied. Grapefruit nose and flavor is grapefruit hops and almost enough malt to balance. Light bitter aftertaste. $7.59 for a 22oz bottle from Glen Beverage Glen, NH.

10-20-2012 22:08:02 | More by jdhilt
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JC88


4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-20-2012 03:33:59 | More by JC88
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +7.6%

Bomber purchased at the brewery (on Oktoberfest day:)).

Pours a deep clear orange color with a meringue like head that lasts a good while. Massive tracts of lace coat the glass. Bitter, citrusy nose with some light malts and notes of celery and pepper. Huge bitterness in the taste, with some perfumey floral character. Orange and woody, dare I say garlic (or is that just suggestion?) notes mix in there as well. A very beaten down bready malt manages to show itself a bit here and there. The mouthfeel is full bodied and smoothly carbonated. Lots of bitterness in the long finish. Alcohol is very well hidden by the hop barage.

This is a great 'San Diego IPA', very hoppy with a unique hop profile, less piney and grapefruit, more straight up bitterness and other flavors. Give this a try for sure.

10-19-2012 02:06:53 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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alamode

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-18-2012 01:17:02 | More by alamode
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MCDub

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-17-2012 19:12:28 | More by MCDub
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Lovely85

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-17-2012 00:17:08 | More by Lovely85
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Beer21

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-16-2012 23:55:37 | More by Beer21
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acbe

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-16-2012 01:33:54 | More by acbe
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DeadGuyRyan

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -57.2%

10-15-2012 00:55:25 | More by DeadGuyRyan
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flayedandskinned

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-14-2012 05:22:49 | More by flayedandskinned
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-13-2012 22:30:56 | More by GiantMidget
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frogfan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-11-2012 21:26:08 | More by frogfan
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FunkyFibes

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-10-2012 11:21:17 | More by FunkyFibes
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Tisheridan3

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-08-2012 14:23:58 | More by Tisheridan3
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-08-2012 01:52:28 | More by t0rin0
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mctizzz

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-07-2012 23:24:56 | More by mctizzz
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jar66su

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-05-2012 23:42:04 | More by jar66su
Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,282 ratings.