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Hop Odyssey: Black IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

364 Ratings
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Ratings: 364
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 26 | 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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MPSTARR

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

03-21-2014 10:44:19 | More by MPSTARR
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +1.8%

Pours a dark black color with off white head and lacing. Good looking brew. Aroma is roasted and hoppy, almost minty.

In the taste, roasted malt with a bit of smoke to it and herbal, piney hops with mint and citrus. Interesting flavor. Medium bodied with a dry hop bite. Herbal, soothing, with some alpha acids working the orange zest impression.

Overall, a tasty black ipa with some unique flavor.

03-20-2014 21:50:20 | More by Stinkypuss
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-20-2014 02:41:57 | More by Rod_J
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

03-18-2014 23:45:06 | More by sneaks2210
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FightinIrish88

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-18-2014 14:22:56 | More by FightinIrish88
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ambruns1979

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-18-2014 04:19:29 | More by ambruns1979
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ralerwen

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-18-2014 02:06:08 | More by ralerwen
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bluetrevian

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

03-17-2014 21:29:22 | More by bluetrevian
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-17-2014 06:03:56 | More by Cramerican
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jakecattleco

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

03-17-2014 04:00:44 | More by jakecattleco
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assman79

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

03-17-2014 02:01:24 | More by assman79
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Snow81

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

03-16-2014 21:41:50 | More by Snow81
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random846

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

03-16-2014 21:00:23 | More by random846
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-16-2014 18:59:23 | More by ColForbinBC
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-16-2014 15:51:23 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Catlin

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

03-16-2014 13:32:24 | More by Catlin
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-16-2014 05:25:17 | More by Giantspace
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-15-2014 12:28:43 | More by vermilcj
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JohnnyP3

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

03-15-2014 04:39:35 | More by JohnnyP3
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Srecko

Serbia

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-15-2014 01:56:12 | More by Srecko
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.91/5  rDev -0.8%

Best Before 7/2/14
22oz, In My Experience snifter

A: Pours a very deep brown color. Some reddish hues around the edges. Nice full finger of light tan head. Some sticky lacing is left on the glass.

S: Nice earthy pine hop aroma on the nose. Getting some of that common roast, from the darker malts. Toasted grain. Chocolate. Some black licorice.

T: Good amount of hop bitterness up front, and throughout the sip. As it warms, some of that roast and chocolate come into play more. Finish has lingering pine. Bitterness. Nicely done BIPA.

M: Medium bodied. Thinner than expected from the appearance.

03-14-2014 03:43:03 | More by inlimbo77
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.19/5  rDev +6.3%

A - 4.0 - dark brown black color with a big frothy off white had that leaves nice lacing.
S - 4.0 - Pine and citrus, with roasty malts in the background.
T - 4.25 - Nice. This has a nice pine and citrus bite to it, but this is well balanced with the roasty dark malts. This is probably less citrusy/hoppy than Wookey Jack or Stone Sublimely Self Righteous, but because of this it's very unique in it's flavor. I'd recommend it to someone who wants a black IPA, but one where you can still obviously taste roasted malts.
M - 4.25 - Medium. Not super heavy for a black IPA. Aftertaste is bitter citrus and roasted coffee. Alcohol is very well covered.
O - 4.25 - This is a great black IPA, and at 6 dollars a bomber it's a good deal. I wouldn't be suprised if it has magnum and simcoe in it, it tastes very similar to a black IPA I homebrewed a while ago.

03-12-2014 02:19:23 | More by ISmith87
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-11-2014 23:59:16 | More by kylehay2004
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RangnaR

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-11-2014 02:14:17 | More by RangnaR
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renaveg

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

03-10-2014 01:59:20 | More by renaveg
Hop Odyssey: Black IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 364 ratings.