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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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93
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3,250 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,250
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 127
Gots: 241 | 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: 3,250 | Reviews: 653 | Display Reviews Only:
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-23-2013 17:54:06 | More by dcbeers
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-23-2013 17:51:15 | More by rolltide8425
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BigN8tion


4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

I was introduced to this beer at the Beer Store over on Second Street Pike (Philly Suburb) I was initially a little skeptical because I'm not really in to hoppy beers but this one is so well balanced with equal hops and malt as well as alcohol. Really tasty and fun to drink.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 13:47:25 | More by BigN8tion
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Se - Bottle poured into a Foothills pint glass

App - radiantly amber with a thin white head

Smell - Citrus, grapefruit and piney, In my opinion it's the best part about this beer

Taste - Hoppy and not quite as malty as what I typically go for in a beer that is over 9%. That being said the hops are not too overpowering by any means and while at first taste you might be fooled into thinking that this beer has a low drinkability, but I feel like that vanishes shortly after.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 04:50:52 | More by mccallisters_dali
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SDJason

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-23-2013 03:33:11 | More by SDJason
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-23-2013 03:14:36 | More by Ljoreilly
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EmmetD

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-23-2013 03:01:04 | More by EmmetD
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juliusseizure

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-23-2013 02:00:13 | More by juliusseizure
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MIchelle318

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-23-2013 01:14:45 | More by MIchelle318
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Odysseyalien

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

02-22-2013 23:24:31 | More by Odysseyalien
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Soloveitchik

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-22-2013 21:36:22 | More by Soloveitchik
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phranCISCO


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-22-2013 21:19:00 | More by phranCISCO
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-22-2013 18:47:20 | More by Ristaccia
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Bill235

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-22-2013 12:59:41 | More by Bill235
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-22-2013 05:42:29 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Anker13

District of Columbia

3.91/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2/21/13 Green Flash | Palate Wrecker | On Draft

On draft at Churchkey in DC

Appearance- Beautilful copper in color, white lacy head, translucent

Aroma- Wonderful hop notes, citrusy and piney, grapefruit, subtle toasted bread

Mouthfeel- Moderate Co2, slight coating, medium bodied, a little oily

Taste- with each sip it definitely "wrecks your palate". You get wave after wave of grapefruit/piney hops. Enough malt character to keep it interesting, but not enough to make it an exceptional beer

Residual- pleasant bitterness, grapefruity and sweet

Overall- A solid DIPA. Worth a try, but odds are I would not seek this one out again. It's a borderline hop bomb in my opinion. Not quite so hoppy that you straight up avoid it, but hoppy enough to make it a one and done. There are a lot of better DIPAs out there, but I can see why this has a following.

Serving type: on-tap

02-22-2013 05:10:48 | More by Anker13
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Beermister

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-22-2013 04:58:53 | More by Beermister
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

02-22-2013 04:14:59 | More by comfortablynirm
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-22-2013 02:12:32 | More by GiantMidget
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DaKur

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-21-2013 23:35:43 | More by DaKur
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-21-2013 22:32:59 | More by williamjbauer
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jmatthews

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-21-2013 05:04:31 | More by jmatthews
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Dylanjf

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-21-2013 04:34:05 | More by Dylanjf
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-21-2013 04:03:53 | More by RudnicsMEB
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GStein

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-21-2013 03:04:22 | More by GStein
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,250 ratings.