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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,269 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,269
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 127
Gots: 249 | 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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Kuaff

Alaska

4.73/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Served up in my tulip at cellar temperature.

An unstoppable three-finger, slightly off-white head puffs up no matter how carefully poured. The body is a crystal clear dark golden orange. One might call it amber.

Resinous pine, pink grapefruit, and dank hops fill the aroma. Ahh... these are some of my favorite IPA scents...

And it hits! A hurricane of hugely bitter hops! The flavor has a resinous and resonating explosion of bitterness that tastes of citrus, pine, and grapefruit peel. It has a dry, astringent bitterness in the finish that reveals a little bit of maltiness: that splendid biscuity breadiness that the finer IPAs possess. Seldom does an IPA deliver such intense hoppiness as this. What more can one ask for in a DIPA's flavor?

Feel? Oh yeah. The feel. Sorry but the deliciously dank, bafflingly bitter hop flavor has me distracted, I'm affraid. The feel is ideal... for unleashing the untamed hop beast within.

Few DIPAs have made an impression on me like this one has. As I sip it, my palate not only adjusts to the unbridled bitterness, but begins to crave it. For true connoisseurs of IPAs, this is not a palate wrecker, but a palate placebo. Bathe in the bitterness, my friends.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 17:38:49 | More by Kuaff
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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,269 ratings.