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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,435 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,435
Reviews: 661
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 146
Gots: 299 | 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: 3,435 | Reviews: 661 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

rjvanston, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

kwkdmk, Apr 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

HooRy9er, Apr 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

BlueMoon10, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

BeerTick, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of martyl1000
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Wow, what a great smelling beer. It's an awfully handsome, clear golden pour into a tulip, with a big cottony head that sticks around.

The aroma really distinguishes this brew. Sweet, juicy fruits galore: red grapefruit, pineapple, and finally sweet tangerine. Perhaps a honey/floral tea character.

Its early sweetness is all fruit juice. Yum. The hops come on as a salty, white grapefruit bitterness. There's almost no malt sweetness; the sweetness is fruit, only. Not candied fruit, just juicy sweet fruit. Once it's down the gullet, the aftertaste turns sharply bitter, white grapefruit rind. That hurts this beer.

Great medium-bodied richness. The high carbonation is great.

martyl1000, Apr 03, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle in a pint glass.

A- Copper - golden orange color with a massive and billowy white head that lasts. lots of sticky foam lacing.

S- Big blast of citrus hop aroma, ruby red grapefruit. Some tropical stuff, too, pineapple.

T- Sweet malts, very sweet. Caramel. The citrus flavor is mild compared to the aroma. This bottle was given to me by a friend, freshness may be an issue here.

M- Solid feel and body. Sweet, sticky, and resinous. Lasting hop bitterness.

O- A bit too sweet to palate wreck, perhaps. Good, though.

NiceTaps, Apr 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jkrug5, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

bryanbullock, Apr 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Greasy, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Spiral517, Apr 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

JohnBender, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Green Flash Palate Wrecker

Crash

Poured into pint glass

A: Orange to copper, copper to orange

S: Grapefruit, papaya, mango and caramel

T: Tasty, impressive that it doesn't overload you with hops. I can still detect citrus/tropical fruits with a caramel malt backbone

M: Smooth and sticky

O: I'll be back brah !

GOBLIN, Mar 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

BSuter, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

GratefulEdd, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Rossnicolini, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

thatoneguymike, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Modernrickk, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

BobbyOlson, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Giggy, Mar 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

osant37, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

dphillips, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Rod_J, Mar 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

AndrewScottPentland, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

DavidHume, Mar 29, 2014
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,435 ratings.