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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

2,274 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,274
Reviews: 968
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 110
Gots: 154 | 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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yoyo

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

Tried my first bottle this Spring and put one away to taste in a few months.

Great first impression of this brewery. I anticipated another kinda standard high hop IPA, which is what I wanted, but was pleasantly suprised by this one.

A - orangish golden color with plenty of head

S - citrus, hop

T - citrus, pine

M - crisp with smooth finish

D - very nice, I wish I picked up another bomber or two.

04-27-2009 13:08:02 | More by yoyo
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Nunya

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-16-2013 18:39:35 | More by Nunya
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-06-2013 21:53:14 | More by Danobold
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seyton

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-08-2012 00:47:08 | More by seyton
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stafford2

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-20-2014 10:37:24 | More by stafford2
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iskeptopotamus

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-04-2012 22:13:06 | More by iskeptopotamus
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sjanowiak

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-14-2013 22:17:48 | More by sjanowiak
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

Pours a clouded orange gold with almost no white head. Even without the head, I still rate it what I do because of the color. Nose is strong with grass and perfumed tones. Did I say it was strong with grass? Just want to make sure. Flavor is nice, but a bit too vibrant, shall we say. It sings a bit too high in my mouth at first. Of course over time I either get used to it or it calms down. I am sure it's that I get used to it. Thick floral hoppy flavor profile. It is nice, but kind of one-sided. Not massively complex, but who cares. It's nice. Feel has a decent bubble to it and the liquid is fairly well bodied. Nice to drink. Could easy go on this all night.

01-06-2008 06:38:17 | More by RblWthACoz
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paulmcm

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2011 17:13:04 | More by paulmcm
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-28-2011 02:31:56 | More by bigdaddypolite
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imfatsowhat

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-17-2014 22:14:26 | More by imfatsowhat
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Arkamaic

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-16-2012 19:57:49 | More by Arkamaic
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gfx

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-08-2012 00:11:07 | More by gfx
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CelticAleMan

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-19-2011 08:12:39 | More by CelticAleMan
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-14-2014 23:46:22 | More by shagal
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-26-2012 22:52:44 | More by cbnz
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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.

05-24-2010 19:25:52 | More by Gobzilla
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2013 02:25:53 | More by Hypersomnia
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Bubbalito

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-26-2012 04:47:58 | More by Bubbalito
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TCTrout

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-09-2013 01:07:12 | More by TCTrout
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ejw127

Nevada

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-19-2012 03:34:23 | More by ejw127
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fishburn


4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-12-2012 22:21:26 | More by fishburn
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philbertk

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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.

08-22-2010 21:31:45 | More by philbertk
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dominic4beer

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-19-2014 17:37:12 | More by dominic4beer
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willjschmidt

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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.

07-30-2007 16:35:38 | More by willjschmidt
Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
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