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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

3,216 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,216
Reviews: 651
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 122
Gots: 234 | FT: 5
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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Ratings: 3,216 | Reviews: 651 | Display Reviews Only:
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Rocket

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2013 05:01:45 | More by Rocket
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RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-13-2014 21:58:32 | More by RupertRonco
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newbrewer_zb

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-13-2014 19:12:02 | More by newbrewer_zb
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Belgium

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-13-2014 19:11:44 | More by samEBC
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adam5454

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-13-2014 15:50:40 | More by adam5454
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ecrawley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-13-2014 13:48:28 | More by ecrawley
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BayouBengal1537

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-13-2014 04:18:37 | More by BayouBengal1537
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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-13-2014 04:11:23 | More by bret717
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SJbigtuna

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-13-2014 02:51:14 | More by SJbigtuna
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HarleyCorps

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-13-2014 02:07:08 | More by HarleyCorps
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crazyjoedevola

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-13-2014 02:00:34 | More by crazyjoedevola
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-13-2014 01:12:33 | More by KAF
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Jpenner


2/5  rDev -51.9%

07-13-2014 00:45:37 | More by Jpenner
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Andyyyyyy

Texas

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Good beer. Like the hoppiness and smooth drinkable nature of the beer. Definitely a spot on west coast ipa. Color is nice, smell is great! The hops scent is perfect! Nice bitterness when it hits the palate by not overbearing at all. Defnielty a great example of what a west coast ipa should taste like.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2014 23:20:56 | More by Andyyyyyy
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gutbuster

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-12-2014 22:17:51 | More by gutbuster
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humuloner22

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have eyeballed this beer for a while. I have waited for it to go on sale just to entice me, it took some time but a store finally did discount it. My primary worry about the rating of this one is that it may have sat too long and may be past it prime. It was alright, not my favorite, but very nice aroma will have to say.

I can see where the name is derived it does have a strong bitterness that would be best consumed with something strong enough to hold up to it like a Thai or spicy Cajun dish.

Appearance: nice golden hue with a tinge of red to make it more bronze. Solid for the style.

Smell: Strong floral, fruity, piney hop resin.

Taste: Bitter, it may have been better consumed on a fresher note and I will give this one another chance. I think it has more potential than this particular one allows. I can see where the name comes from it has a potent alcohol taste, but It also has that strong hop/grapefruit rind bitterness to distract the palate for a while after consuming it.

Overall: This would be a good spicy food beer. Drink with something that can hold up to the hops. Spicy Thai food, hot wings, Mexican, or Creole. Not a bad beer, but not my favorite. As far as San Diego area beers go I still prefer Stone.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 05:18:20 | More by humuloner22
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours a hazy copper hue with two fingers of foamy off-white head.

Smell - Citrus hops, pine resin, grapefruit peel, caramel malts, tropical fruit (passionfruit-esque).

Taste - Strong bitter hops with bitterness of hops, pine resin, and grapefruit rind. Caramel and tropical fruit flavours chime in and the aftertaste leaves you with tasty pine resin and grapefruit rind goodness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - The brew is oh so true to the name (hallelujah) and true to the style. Strong bitterness that sticks to the palate throughout the sip. Hopheads will be happy with this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 04:35:09 | More by leaddog
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,216 ratings.