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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 3,383
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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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Poured into my selinsgrove brew tenth anniversary goblet.

A: Beautiful cloudy burnt orange color with an inch or so of thick foam.

S: Rich in pines yet a subtle grapefruit buried within. The alcohol doesn't hide well.

T: The alcohol doesn't shine through like I thought it would and the resin is overtaken ever so slightly by a finish of hops that want to hang out for a while.

M: It's a crisp feel with some weight from the alcohol. The linger makes my mouth water.

O: Its a solid DIPA. Well balanced yet hoppy enough to show its character. No wrecked palate though. Especially if you prefer a flurry of hops. Will definitely make sure to keep this on the rotation.

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2.65/5  rDev -36.3%

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Yeah, I've heard this claim from plenty of DIPAs before... This stuff pours a clear amber-gold topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises pine resin, citrus salad, and a kiss of booze. The taste finally brings the name's promise to fruition: The bitterness on display burned through my tastebuds like vikings at Lindesfarne. It was all rind, resin, oils, and whatnot, with no real hop flavors besides. An alcohol kick comes forth as well, creating a sense of vinyl/rubber when combined with the bitterness and the subsequently shell-shocked tongue. Things are too much for me, and they definitely detract from any kind of enjoyment on my part. Many pain winces were evinced. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a decidedly dry finish. Overall, I suppose this beer delivers what it promises, but that's not really a good thing...

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Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,383 ratings.