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Green Flash Palate Wrecker - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,469 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,469
Reviews: 663
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 152
Gots: 308 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

TheFugerIsNow, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

GarnerCorbett, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

toppoop, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

CUbeerfan, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of sloanzilla
4.7/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This one surprised me! For having such a high ABV it is quite smooth and I could easily get lost in one after another of these bad boys. I've only had it on draft but plan on getting it in the bottle, if i can find it. Can't stop thinking about you, oh great wrecker of palates!

sloanzilla, Jun 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

mrcraft, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of majorbase2
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a copper, amber color. Small, off-white foam head that dissipates quickly. Leaves some pretty good lacing.

Smell: Lots of hops, grapefruit, and malts. Good amount of pine. Alcohol isn't masked terribly well.

Taste: "Woah" was the first thing out of my mouth after the first sip. A pretty complex palette here. Lots of hops up front, and a lot more caramel malts in the taste than the aroma. Subsequent sips revealed more of a citrus punch. A little bit of grass/earthiness as well. Alcohol is masked a lot better in the taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-Heavy body. Syrupy. Not a whole lot of carbonation, but it works perfectly here.

Overall: Not quite as good as I thought it was going to be from the buzz, but still a very good IIPA. At 9.5%, it's as easy of a drinker as you'll find, too.

majorbase2, Jun 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Stephen_Purdue, Jun 23, 2014
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ackeeper, Jun 17, 2014
Green Flash Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 3,469 ratings.