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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,398 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,398
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 145
Gots: 290 | 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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4/5  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.

mccallisters_dali, Feb 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

SDJason, Feb 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Ljoreilly, Feb 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

MIchelle318, Feb 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Ristaccia, Feb 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Photo of Anker13
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.

Anker13, Feb 22, 2013
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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,398 ratings.