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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,269 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,269
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 127
Gots: 249 | 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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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

03-14-2014 14:52:11 | More by RVigz
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Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-14-2014 08:40:56 | More by Deerguy12
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-14-2014 03:24:59 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

03-14-2014 03:21:57 | More by tweezer159
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jaywes754

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

03-13-2014 23:03:38 | More by jaywes754
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-13-2014 22:58:59 | More by Purp1eOne
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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-13-2014 21:16:44 | More by SharkNado
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moneyturtle

Florida

4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a large (15.5 oz) brandy snifter.

A - Pours a dark amber color with a half-finger of head that mostly dissipated except for a thin film over the beer and around the edges. A small amount of white, sticky lacing remains throughout.

S - A big bouquet of citrus, floral, and resinous hops, as well as a touch of brown sugar.

T - Citrus hops up front lend way to a slightly sweet, malty body, with strong notes of resin coming through after, which is definitely the highlight here for me. The taste is most reminiscent of a barleywine. However, there's no alcohol burn or alcohol presence at all really, which is surprising given its 9.5% content. Finishes slightly bitter with a subtle sweetness.

M - Smooth without almost no carbonation burn; almost creamy. Very good.

O - This is an excellent beer that I am very happy to have picked up on a whim. I've had their West Coast IPA before; this seemed less bitter, but I didn't realize until after I bought it that it's also an old bottle (1/8/13). However, that didn't seem to matter, as the hops don't seem to have faded but rather melded nicely with the rest of the beer. I'd like to try this fresh as well for comparison. Definitely worth a try, and I'll be getting this again.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 03:32:17 | More by moneyturtle
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aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-13-2014 01:10:33 | More by aquazr1
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow what a beer!

Beer is a clear orangey color, there's about 3-4 fingers of head, you get this garlic/onion smell along with grapefruit and as soon as it hits your tongue, it's just an explosion of hop bitterness, somewhat malty in the middle and finishes super dry.

Easily drinkable for a DIPA fanatic like myself, all others beware, this is not a beer to be trifled with if you don't know what to expect let alone if you don't like other DIPAs. This beer is just insane and it's so good. Great brew from GreenFlash.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2014 21:51:38 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Illinois

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California

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Alabama

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Kentucky

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-10-2014 21:28:01 | More by J-Bonestradamus
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,269 ratings.