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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,271 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,271
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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Roguer

Connecticut

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Almost crystal clear orange/copper liquid with a nice flat white head. Decent retention, and nice lacing.

Strong citrus hop aroma with some pine, and extremely juicy fruit. Pineapple and tangerine.
Some caramel malt and honey.

Extremely bright and hoppy, as expected. Pine and dry hops up front, malts in the middle, with pulpy ruby red grapefruit and resinous hops in the finish. Extremely juicy IPA. Some dry orange peel on the very back-end.

Good hop oil retention and resinous residue. A little on the syrupy side, but good carbonation sting; still feels lively. Medium feel; some citrus peel aftertaste; very little alcohol heat at all. Flavor lingers forever.

Despite the name, this is a very juicy, somewhat balanced IPA. I edited this review based on getting a stray musty/funky smell and flavor in my first bottle. The second bottle had none of that, although the malts were completely overpowered this time around.

I guess that costs Green Flash a point in consistency, but it's a good IPA.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 23:50:18 | More by Roguer
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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,271 ratings.