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Green Bullet (9th Anniversary) - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 11-08-2011)
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

10-08-2012 01:49:03 | More by t0rin0
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.54/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Green Flash Brewing Company in San Diego, CA.

Pours a clear dark orange with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps film on top of the beer. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and herbal hops. Taste is much the same with a citrus zest flavor on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is quite dank all around.

Serving type: on-tap

01-21-2013 19:40:45 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

03-21-2013 10:59:54 | More by Thorpe429
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-10-2013 01:24:01 | More by kjkinsey
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.43/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Thin head but still with some scattered lace on a murky deep orange body with copper hues. Aroma of tart citrus, mostly it ages and some grapefruit, candy sugar and hint of earthy hops. Flavor follows with a somewhat medicinal tart orange and even some aspirin quality on a barely perceptible pale malt base. Hints of grapefruit and floral notes. Medium to thick body which coats the palate quite a bit with moderate to high carbonation. I have had better beers fromGF. The major issue was that the medicinal and aspirin quality got worse as I drank it and I couldn't get used to it. Maybe this keg was bad. Had this been a bottle it would have been a drain pour.

Serving type: on-tap

04-08-2014 21:34:57 | More by kylehay2004
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emerge077

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Bad Apple, 12 oz. served in a fluted tulip glass.

Bright yellow orange, high clarity with a little bit of visible carbonation. A fingers width of foam, leaving behind random arcs of thin lace in the glass.

Pleasant hoppy aroma, some citrus and tropical notes, somewhat soft and not super pungent.

Flavor is moderately bitter with some citrus peel and grapefruit notes, some earthy green herbals also. Body has a pretty light feel for being 10%, and was pretty drinkable though not especially memorable.

Serving type: on-tap

12-17-2012 01:36:39 | More by emerge077
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

01-09-2013 23:41:50 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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mactrail

Washington

3.08/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A very strange roasted fruit flavor pervades this. Really nutty but not in such a nice way. One someone said it tastes "fishy" I could not get that out of my head. Are they using seaweed now? Or is it Vegemite? Rich but very sharp, bordering on harsh. Dark tinged amber in the tulip glass at Regal Beagle in San Diego.

Out of such a wealth of DIPAs this one is not on the mark. Reminds me of New Belgium's Two Below for that odd nuttiness but this is just too weird.

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2011 04:33:03 | More by mactrail
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just kicked the keg--very foamy, but it lasts. The liquid is nearly clear with a deep amber color.

Good blend of pale malt and soft floral hops.

Creamy, semi-sweet and strongly bitter. You can taste the alcohol. It warms the saallow. Full body but with high carbonation. The aftertaste is of pine resin and hot pepper.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2013 19:54:26 | More by smcolw
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-18-2013 04:57:17 | More by beernads
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

03-20-2013 00:10:07 | More by yourefragile
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.48/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - looks like a good dipa with a light orange color

Smell - smells like a good dipa with hops and citrus

Taste - this where things go south this beer tastes very watered down not sure what the brewer was going for

Mouthfeel - again very watered down and almost tastes like a miller lite dipa if they made one

Overall - probably one of the worst beers from Green Flash

Serving type: on-tap

10-15-2013 20:32:05 | More by ejimhof
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drewone

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

12-21-2012 08:04:01 | More by drewone
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured on tap into a snifter at Churchkey.

Nice off white head, very crystal clear amber orange with some deep bronze color.

Nose has an interesting sugar angle, light and brown with some sweetness of penny candy citrus. Hop front seems to follow the citrus angle, but it is a bit monotone.

Palate brings mellow malts and hop with a light pine air finish. Finish also brings some nice minty closure. Thick malt depth and backbone on this with very hidden alcohol. Palate is very slick. Great chewy hop oils to go with it.

A real nice enjoyable twist. Sugar angle on this is large but surprisingly tolerable and works well in the palate. Nicely done.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2013 21:07:48 | More by smakawhat
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9%

01-05-2013 00:08:37 | More by PEIhop
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-02-2012 07:05:09 | More by dmorgan310
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HopHead84

California

3.38/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

11/7/2011

On tap at Stone.

A: Burnished gold with a finger of white foam. Lots of lacing on the glass

S: Pine, some sort on melon, Sweet bready malt. Lots of grapefruit, orange, and alcohol.

T: Pronounced pine resin with a moderate hop bitterness. Orange flesh blends with grapefruit rind and cantaloupe. Malt provides sweetness and a little caramel. Booze is unabashed, and bitterness increases from the midpalate through the finish.

M: Medium body upper low carbonation. The mouthfeel is sort of heavy and syrupy.

Overall: Big and boozy. An okay beer, just not as dry as I like and the alcohol flavor was a bit too strong. I prefer an IPA to be dry and not blast you with alcohol flavor than to be 10% and like this.

Serving type: on-tap

11-08-2011 02:59:16 | More by HopHead84
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-27-2013 21:13:54 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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popery

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-11-2013 18:09:19 | More by popery
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-19-2011 15:42:03 | More by mhaugo
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ehammond1


3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Golden, glowing orange and yellow with a thin white head that leaves lines and sheets of lacing down the glass. A gorgeous beer.

A huge aroma blitz including pungent, tropical notes, lots and lots of citrus, particularly grapefruit, and tons of pine. This is a huge blast of hop aromas.

The flavor isn't quite as successful, though it isn't far behind. This is highly bitter, highly tropical, with quite a bit of pine notes as well. There is a very warming booze note throughout.

Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.

A very good "triple" IPA, whatever that means.

Serving type: on-tap

11-08-2011 04:03:21 | More by ehammond1
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Florida9

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

02-01-2013 02:04:26 | More by Florida9
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

04-19-2013 01:19:08 | More by AlexFields
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

04-21-2013 16:50:08 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-18-2013 04:16:20 | More by Daniellobo
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Green Bullet (9th Anniversary) from Green Flash Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.