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Hop Odyssey: Black IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

376 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 29 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Chilly_E, Jul 27, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Roasty, with fruity specialty malt character. Floral hop flavor, with an almost buttery toffee backbone. The finish is lightly charred and fairly bitter. Citrusy hops accent the buttery sweetness well. It's a bit of an odd combo. Roast overwhelms hops.

barczar, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

GeoChase90, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

420Rick, Jul 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Furley80, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Jul 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Beerswag, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

wcu80, Jul 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

fuzzbalz, Jul 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

jbriggs7, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

wdf210, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

mbw314, Jul 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jul 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Shafaegalo, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

GClarkage, Jul 08, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Generally not a huge fan of black IPAs, but this is a home run. Fruity, malty, hoppy... Jesus, what more could you want. Green Flash Black IPA converted me into a believer. A well-balanced attack on the senses. Love it. (Granted, it's a sipping beer -- you really don't want to have more than one or, well, two.)

bregnisier, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

abex44, Jul 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

Flash09, Jul 02, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

barnzy78, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

cmgage, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

MikeANeilson, Jul 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Mack, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

dt_gbpackersfan, Jul 01, 2014
Hop Odyssey: Black IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.