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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,389 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,389
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 144
Gots: 282 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

WDJersey, Apr 03, 2013
Photo of Gmanofleisure
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a pint glass at Pizza Plant in Buffalo, NY. Had the opportunity to compare to some other IPA's which I really like...surprisingly this was my favorite of the night.

Appearance: Amber color. Sufficient head.

Smell: GRAPEFRUIT. And yes, I meant to to leave caps lock on. Hoppy as well.

Taste: Hops. The name says it all. Citrus flavors, and a wicked bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation. Well balanced body.

Overall: Huge IPA. Put together nicely though. Other than the extreme hop taste, which I expected, everything balanced out. Need to find more in Buffalo!

Gmanofleisure, Apr 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

NYSPHophead, Apr 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Blaze5445, Apr 02, 2013
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

WizzardOfHops, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

AlexChillton, Apr 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

beercanman, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of cmp26
4.79/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

this is a great beer its a little spendy but worth it.i poured 2 in to my 32oz mug and after finishing had a nice buzz and was ready for bed after the 4th. this is a really strong hoppy beer with a creamy head aromatic head.i wish they would make it in six packs 4 beers is enough but your always left with that feeling of wanting more. i highly recomend trying this delicious brew

cmp26, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of JohnGalt1
3.96/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Small bottle picked up tonight at the COOP for about $3... Poured into my HotD tulip... Long lasting white head with fantastic lacing atop a clear light orange brew.

Huge resinous hoppiness coats the nose hairs. Piney with some tropical fruit notes... Very west coast.

Huge grapefruit on the palate with a little bit lesser pine.... just enough pale maltiness to deliver the hops... pretty damn bitter.

Super stoked we are getting Green Flash into Boise.

4.25/3.75/4/4/4

JohnGalt1, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Bockerdoppel91, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

ek_ek, Apr 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Creeker1980, Apr 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

metalgdog, Apr 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

bconsidine, Apr 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Celtics76, Apr 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

GFG, Apr 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

bacasnax, Mar 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

garfscores, Mar 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Casey3236, Mar 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

EyePeeAyBryan, Mar 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Cubatobaco, Mar 30, 2013
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3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On draft at Churchkey in D.C.

The beer is light golden and clear with a soft white head. The aroma brings a potent dose of hops, light citrus and pine, and alcohol. Upon my first sip I decided this beer is aptly named. Massive hop character does indeed assault the palate. Alcohol presence is rather forward, and steers me clear of a second helping. This is decent, with some nice things happening, but I prefer a more elegant showcase for the hops, instead of being bombarded with an intensely hoppy alcohol bomb. Personal preference perhaps, but I feel this is middle of the road (or a slight step above) for a DIPA today.

Huhzubendah, Mar 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

vthippie, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jeg518, Mar 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

prisdefer, Mar 29, 2013
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,389 ratings.