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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Palate Wrecker

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,252 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,252
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 127
Gots: 243 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally brewed to celebrate Hamilton's Second Anniversary

(Beer added by: seaoflament on 10-04-2008)
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Brewsephus

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22oz. bottle poured into a Sam Adams Boston Lager glass.
Bought at the Local Bottle-Shop.

A- Pours a one finger, off-white, beige head. Small/Medium bubbles last on surface. Head last more than 2 minutes, leaving large bubbles and lacing up the sides of the glass. Beer is copper colored, and brilliantly clear.

S-Pine, Floral, very strong odor. Strong strawberry aroma. Straight tropical fruit. An amazing scent!

T- Bitterness is robust, but not over-powering. Flavors of guava, pine, and sage grass. Alcohol is not apparent in flavor until the fruit and bitterness dissipates, leaving a light harshness on the back of the tongue and cheeks. This is to be expected with a 9.5% ABV massive beer. The malt does come through towards the end, slightly oak, more pine than anything. There is a disparity from the SMELL and the FLAVOR. Bitterness borders on puckering.

M- Perfectly carbonated. Full, round, medium body, great succulent mouthfeel.

O- I admit, I had high expectations for this beer; being from Green Flash, and one of their anniversary beers. I wanted this beer to taste like a hop farmer wet dream. The smell is amazing, best beer I have ever smelled. The crazy amount of fruit in the nose is intoxicating. The flavor, while being able to hold its own, seemed to be the most neglected part of this beer. Amazing legs, crazy awesome scent, mouthfeel for days, and a flavor that leaves you wanting more fruit. The bitterness could be toned back, and with that, the ABV, I think would make this beer much more palatable and much more sensational fruit and pine. While I don't regret buying this, if I was looking for a radical beer full of fruit, I would grab a Green Flash West Coast IPA.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 03:02:05 | More by Brewsephus
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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,252 ratings.