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

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87
very good

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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markhobbs1

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-30-2013 00:16:57 | More by markhobbs1
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brewskis

Indiana

4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy, dark orange color with a two and a half finger off white head. Leaves a thin blanket of lacing. Decent carbonation coming off the glass. Smells of slight pine, lemon, lime, melon, grapefruit, floral, and a slight sweet carmel breadiness. A very nice hoppy, yet clean aroma. Taste pretty much follows the aroma. Starts with lots of melon and citrus fruits like lemon and grapefruit. Some floral notes as well. Then the middle brings a some malt presence, as sweet carmel and a bready and grainy quality emerge and balance the hops a bit. The finish is definitely the showcase of this beer. The bready and grainy malts continue to last through the finish, but are overpowered by notes of sweet melon, some type of tropical fruit, pine, grass, lots of clean floral, lemon, and lime. A candy-like sweetness comes through and cuts the bitterness well, which is key. Even so, a dry and lingering bitter finish, which is expected for a west coast triple ipa. Nice warming sensation from the alcohol, but none to taste. High medium body with a creamy, surprisingly crisp (for 10%), and oily mouthfeel. The New Zealand hops add a great layer of complexity to this beer that is missing from many double ipas. Different and well done. Glad this is now a yearly offering.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 19:17:51 | More by brewskis
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-29-2013 18:53:03 | More by Jeffrey2310
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-26-2013 17:52:53 | More by nkeckhar
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bifrost17

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-26-2013 14:58:44 | More by bifrost17
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TomStottman

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

09-26-2013 03:27:35 | More by TomStottman
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

09-25-2013 14:19:57 | More by Elfastball7
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vesisxptlk

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-24-2013 05:48:37 | More by vesisxptlk
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upton7418

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a deep golden orange color that begins with a 2 finger head but tapers to a small lace. leave a nice lace on the glass as it disappears

S: super hoppy with light malt presence. hops are a citrus to piney smell

T: Follows the nose. big hop to start with a light bready malt in the middle. finished with a strong pine like hops at the end. aftertaste continues with the hops

M: medium feel with a consistent carbonations that sustains through the drink

O: a good beer with a huge hop presence. overall there is very little malt presence in the drink. it's a good beer to try and i would buy again. the piney hops tends to linger into the aftertaste but its overall a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 23:56:49 | More by upton7418
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

09-21-2013 17:52:37 | More by Jslay013
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-20-2013 21:52:01 | More by Davepoolesque
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morningthief

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-19-2013 14:30:42 | More by morningthief
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twizzard

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

09-19-2013 01:55:59 | More by twizzard
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mhbarber

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-18-2013 17:32:29 | More by mhbarber
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BrkfstOfChmpns

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-18-2013 13:48:49 | More by BrkfstOfChmpns
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled On: 08/27/13

A: Pours a deep golden orange color with 2 fingers of head that slowly fades down to a chunky cap that leaves some nice lacing

S: Very hoppy. Mostly citrus and tropical fruit with a hint of pine. Decent malt presence that is lightly bready, but the hops are the main focus

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a big rush of tropical and citrus hop notes balanced nicely by a lightly sweet caramel malt presence. Not really all that bitter. Some pine comes in towards the end. Alcohol almost unnoticeable. Finishes lightly bitter with a lingering tropical fruit note

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Fairly oily and slick

O: A great TIPA with an almost overwhelming hop presence that is actually quite laid back in terms of bitterness. The malts balance very nicely but make sure to give way to the hops. Surprisingly drinkable for 10.1%, but it sneaks up fairly quickly. Recommended

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 05:21:15 | More by BEERMILER12
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YieldToNothing

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-16-2013 03:25:52 | More by YieldToNothing
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-16-2013 02:19:08 | More by ipc2000
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Greywulfken

New York

4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: somewhere between deep gold and pale amber with an ivory head as-big-as-you-want-it that'll leave plenty of lace down the glass

S: rich and sweet malts are perfumed with lots of lightly floral and herbal hops with a distinct, like, "clean" aroma - the air-dried linens of the hop world; as it warmed the malts asserted themselves a bit more, bring forth a heartier and chewier, caramel character and sweetness, while the hops remained bitter, suggestive of pine and deep, earthy musk

T: the malts suggest pale fruits and fresh grains from breezy fields with clean air and sunshine; crisp hops are floral, bright, and fresh - everything about this tastes fresh and clean and new

M: medium-light feeling, ample carbonation, very clean-finishing; crisp and light (in a triple IPA!), with a mellow but undeniably perfect bittering and drying finish

O: awesome - how this is a TIPA is beyond me - there is nothing thick or cloying or heavy-handed about this at all - almost like a marriage between a pilsener and an IPA - dangerously drinkable, extremely tasty - a real delight

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 15:19:51 | More by Greywulfken
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mhksuccess

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-13-2013 20:38:49 | More by mhksuccess
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CoolEthan

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-13-2013 02:04:24 | More by CoolEthan
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ghscott

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

09-03-2013 13:23:28 | More by ghscott
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rkarimi

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-25-2013 07:23:30 | More by rkarimi
Green Bullet (9th Anniversary) from Green Flash Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.