Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.
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4.38/5 rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice. Bottle says best by 06/03/14.
Appearance: Pours a clear copper amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid two fingers of white head that slowly fade into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing on the glass.
Smell: A very ripe, dank, and juicy hop forward aroma with a big scent of earthy and citrus hops. Big scent of citrus hops upfront with hints of grapefruit, mango, orange peel, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, lemon, and melon. Big presence of earthy and floral hops. Hints of grass and spicy pine resin. Backing presence of malt with hints of sweet caramel, cracker, grains, and yeast. A very good tropical aroma.
Taste: Like it smells, a sharp, bitter, juicy, and spicy hop dominated taste with big notes of citrus and earthy hops. Huge spicy and dank earthy pine resin taste along with some grassy hops. Big citrus hop taste with notes of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, pineapple, apricot, tangerine, lemon, and melon. Hops are pretty sharp and bitter. Background presence of malt with notes of sweet caramel, grains, cracker, and yeast. A very good juicy taste.
Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Very juicy, chewy, and oily. Finishes very dry. Booze is hardly noticeable with the onslaught of hops.
Overall: A very good imperial West Coast style IPA. Lives up to its name with a very bitter and juicy mix of hop flavors.
Serving type: bottle
01-18-2014 08:17:22 | More by MattyG85
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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
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