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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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3,266 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,266
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 126
Gots: 248 | 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: 3,266 | Reviews: 653 | Display Reviews Only:
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle
Served in a tulip glass

A - It is orange in color with golden highlights. There is not much of an off-white head.

S - The smell seems to be a nice balance of citrus and caramel malt.

T - At first I get the caramel malt. Then comes a rush of citrus, and finally some taste bud crippling bitterness.

M - Medium

O - I don't think I have had a beer this bitter since Ruination.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 19:51:43 | More by buschbeer
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MathNut

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-14-2012 05:10:32 | More by MathNut
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stewart124

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden orange with lingering white head.

Noticeable alcohol in the nose with white grapefruit and vanilla.

Plenty of bitterness in the background with a medium amount of caramel and bready notes. Lingering pine and hop resin on the tongue. Not much detectable alcohol in character. Loads of white pepper on the palate.
Very tasty DIPA. This isn't weak at all but there is a heavy hand of hops and malt for sure. Well balanced for sure with such a lingering hop bite I can see why it is the palate wrecker.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 01:30:48 | More by stewart124
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smutty33

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-13-2012 16:47:40 | More by smutty33
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mungus

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-13-2012 14:11:50 | More by mungus
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Kharkov

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-12-2012 20:40:42 | More by Kharkov
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ahubal

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-12-2012 19:02:10 | More by ahubal
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Brutesling57

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-12-2012 18:18:54 | More by Brutesling57
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bbreneman

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-12-2012 06:25:59 | More by bbreneman
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-12-2012 02:07:09 | More by barbellsNbeers
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

4.88/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The best Green Flash beer I have tried so far.

Pours out a really nice bright, hazy orange with hints of amber and a nice fluffy white head.

The aroma is full of grapefruit, mango, pineapple and other fruity and floral hop scents. Very heavy on the tropical fruit with no malt detected.

The taste is very close to the aroma. There is a ton of intense fruity and floral hop flavor with a slight hint of malt sweetness in the background. It's very bitter, dry and finishes crisp.

The alcohol is hidden very well and this is very easy to drink. A great Imperial IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 20:35:38 | More by JohnnyMc
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dumptruck81

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-11-2012 19:22:29 | More by dumptruck81
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6demonbag

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

07-11-2012 17:18:29 | More by 6demonbag
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-11-2012 14:31:25 | More by JohnK17
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Sco

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-10-2012 23:01:27 | More by Sco
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HopBrain

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

07-10-2012 17:12:06 | More by HopBrain
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-10-2012 04:12:55 | More by Stinger80OH
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-10-2012 02:25:59 | More by IdrinkGas
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Omer4176

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-08-2012 22:21:02 | More by Omer4176
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TallGuyCM

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

07-08-2012 09:43:07 | More by TallGuyCM
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.58/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an effervescent honey color with a finger of cream colored head. Good lacing & average head retention

S: Pine, grapefruit with a little breadyness, plus some booze

T: Follows the nose, in your face hoppyness up front, along with a little dryness. Some breadyness & a touch of caramel as this warms with a ton of grapefruit. Finishes with grapefruit peel, breadyness, pineyness

MF: Fairly thick, slight carbonation, nice balance

A super DIPA, love the agressive hops & super balance lying underneath, easily one the best DIPAs I've had in a while. I've been waiting for a hop ride like this for a whilw, well done Green Flash!

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 03:16:44 | More by russpowell
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ChulaVistaBarista

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-08-2012 02:54:59 | More by ChulaVistaBarista
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Sazz9

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-07-2012 22:13:11 | More by Sazz9
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chriooos


4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-06-2012 21:28:05 | More by chriooos
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2012 16:20:00 | More by BMart
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,266 ratings.