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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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3,257 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,257
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 126
Gots: 246 | 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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Ratings: 3,257 | Reviews: 653 | Display Reviews Only:
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

05-26-2013 04:37:46 | More by Waveoff
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aggressive pour yields a one inch head that is dense and has some staying power. Cloudy golden amber and scattered lacing.

Tropical fruit nose dominated by melons and papaya. Pine nuts and light malt playing second fiddle.

Extreme hop front followed by intense sweet malt to the back. Pretty straight forward; hop and sweet.

Mouthfeel is chewy in a sweet danish fashion and carbonation holds.

Aggressive sweetness from the malt is distracting; love the bitterness though. Tastes more like a barleywine. Not going to purchase again but worth a try if you are curious enough.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 04:17:40 | More by joeseppy
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VaporDome

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-26-2013 02:21:38 | More by VaporDome
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Sarmartay

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-26-2013 00:05:10 | More by Sarmartay
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DooshBagalow

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-25-2013 18:57:14 | More by DooshBagalow
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dcloeren

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-25-2013 17:06:15 | More by dcloeren
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Somebody_Else

California

4.78/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Why I love this beer:

I love how the beer slowly changes character as you drink it and it starts warming slightly. How it goes from a crisp, almost unbalanced hoppiness only to evolve into a delicious biscuity presence toward the end. And how I can continue to recycle the sticky hops flavor from tongue to nose long after the liquid has been swallowed. I have fallen in love with this beer. Most definitely on my top 5 list.

Thank you, Green Flash!
___

Amendment:
I like this beer better than just about anything. I really Really REALLY like this beer. That is all.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 00:32:47 | More by Somebody_Else
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GratefulNole

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-24-2013 23:24:47 | More by GratefulNole
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JWP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-24-2013 23:16:58 | More by JWP
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Spaz7

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

05-24-2013 22:03:08 | More by Spaz7
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-24-2013 21:33:54 | More by Damian74Shensky
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saucy626

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-24-2013 18:15:59 | More by saucy626
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-24-2013 16:52:39 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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Absolut

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-24-2013 14:47:37 | More by Absolut
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-24-2013 03:18:09 | More by Curloftheburl
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Michael_20P

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-23-2013 23:17:51 | More by Michael_20P
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves very nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of resiny pine, citrus, grapefruit and sweet caramelly malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a some resiny pine, grapefruit, faint citrus, caramel and bready malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 20:46:56 | More by SebD
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drh1382

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-23-2013 20:09:43 | More by drh1382
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-23-2013 02:04:58 | More by mikeincharleston
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beergoot

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The pour revealed a deep golden yellow body with a big, fluffy, billowy, white head; nice, small, gently rising carbonation bubbles. Big citrus and pine hop aroma with an underlying caramel malt character; grapefruit. Excellent meld of luscious malt sugars with hard biting yet controlled hop bitterness. Medium-heavy body; dry finish.

The relatively crazy hop IBUs definitely make their presence known, and as long as you know what you're getting yourself into, then this IIPA should make your day. Although the crazy-mad hop bittering character is there, the malt sweetness and toasted grain notes also make their presence felt, making for a wild and wonderful ale experience.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 00:44:46 | More by beergoot
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Rob315

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-22-2013 13:54:32 | More by Rob315
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-22-2013 13:12:23 | More by ncstateplaya
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scottyu27

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-22-2013 13:08:59 | More by scottyu27
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Jayschool

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-22-2013 03:46:43 | More by Jayschool
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BtownIrish20

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-21-2013 23:05:04 | More by BtownIrish20
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,257 ratings.