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Hop Odyssey: Black IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

337 Ratings
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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 6
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-14-2013)
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3/5  rDev -24.1%

07-09-2014 01:05:45 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Shafaegalo

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-09-2014 00:15:26 | More by Shafaegalo
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-08-2014 21:17:59 | More by GClarkage
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bregnisier

New York

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

07-08-2014 04:59:49 | More by bregnisier
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abex44

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-05-2014 06:11:04 | More by abex44
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Flash09

Florida

5/5  rDev +26.6%

07-02-2014 22:08:56 | More by Flash09
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, Best By 7/21/14, so we're getting close, and I'm wishing I had bought and drank this sooner...
L - tall, frothy tan head sits atop a cola-like, nearly black ale. Excellent head retention and sticky lacing
S - dank pine and citric hops, roasted malt, faint chocolate
T - black and bitter with roasted barley, baker's chocolate, pine, grapefruit rind, earth, caramel
F - resinous and drying, sticky, fuller body, nice carbonation
O - nice black IPA. I'd try it again if I could get it on tap or get a fresher bottle. Regardless, it's still really solid.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 04:00:29 | More by barnzy78
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cmgage

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-01-2014 23:02:57 | More by cmgage
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MikeANeilson


3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-01-2014 19:43:34 | More by MikeANeilson
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-01-2014 14:50:27 | More by Mack
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-01-2014 05:19:24 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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C_S

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-29-2014 01:30:41 | More by C_S
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BryantForestry

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-28-2014 23:38:12 | More by BryantForestry
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Punisher

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-28-2014 01:47:30 | More by Punisher
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-27-2014 16:05:27 | More by sammyg832
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

06-25-2014 00:31:10 | More by leftoverburrito
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dimitrov

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-23-2014 03:29:44 | More by dimitrov
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DrankIT

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-19-2014 00:53:19 | More by DrankIT
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truesolution

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-16-2014 00:10:12 | More by truesolution
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arizcards

Arizona

4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a bomber from BevMo at the end of March for $5.99. Best by 7/21/14.

Beer poured dark brown with a nice off white head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is fresh citrus hops and hints of roasted malts.

Taste has hints of the sweet caramel malts along with roasted black malts. Citrus and pine come on full force and leave a nice lingering hop bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is pretty creamy for the style which i do not mind.

Overall this is one tasty brew; definitely give it a shot if you come across it!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 23:49:52 | More by arizcards
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-13-2014 20:11:11 | More by Damian74Shensky
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BTodd

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into pint glass from bomber

A-Nice and dark with a deep amber/mahogany tint. Thick head with nice, fine lacing at first dissipating partially over a few minutes.

S-Citrus, grassy with some of the darker notes as well, maybe some of the roastiness coming through here.

T-Fits the smell. Nice roastiness followed by some lingering citrus and bitterness. Really enjoyable.

M-A good weight to it without being too heavy/syrupy. Coats nicely.

O-Not as complex on the nose as some, but very enjoyable example of black IPA that isn't too far on either end of the malt/hop spectrum. Would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 23:03:50 | More by BTodd
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richj1970

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Chesnut brown almost black with a fluffy tan head and heavy lacing.

S: Roasted malts and piney hops.

T: Toasted bread. Pine cones. Grapefruit, and a touch of coffee.

M: Medium body and average carbonation with a crisp dry finish.

O: Easy drinking basic black IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

06-11-2014 01:58:12 | More by richj1970
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souterrain

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-10-2014 23:00:12 | More by souterrain
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz narrow bottle, stamped "Best by 7/21/14"

pours a very dark brown, not quite black. nice off white head that hangs around. nice hoppy aroma with mix of pine, citrus, earthy hops. just a touch of roasty malt, dry aftertaste with flavorful hop notes. thinner body, low to medium carbonation.

overall a solid black ipa.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 03:15:27 | More by jmdrpi
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Hop Odyssey: Black IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 337 ratings.