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Green Bullet Triple IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Bullet Triple IPA
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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,441 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,441
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 41
Gots: 113 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KansasBeerLover on 04-30-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

kylehay2004, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Bilco, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

MickeyHops, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

rab53, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of McStagger
3.89/5  rDev -1%

Triple IPA from Greenflash. No discernible date on the bottle.

A: Pours an deep, rusty orange. Moderate clarity, some haziness. One finger khaki head.

S: Pops with tropical hops. Reminds me of a less tropical version of Stone 17th Anniv. Cloaked under a heavy sweet malt. Notes of nutmeg/cinnamon coming off the malt. Some alcohol heat present as well. Pineapple, mango. Some citrus and a touch of evergreen.

T: First thing one notices is how amazingly unbitter this is for being a triple. Front palate is juicy tropical fruit. Mid palate transitions to some splashes of tangerine and orange, before finally hitting some resinous pine/herbal/mint in the finish. Aftertaste is tropical, with the drying pine essence running through. Touch of soapiness intermingled into that. A touch of alcohol heat comes through in the end, which combines with the aftertaste to create an astringent effect.

M: Medium bodied overall, light bodied for the style. Very balanced. Carbonation is appropriate.

O: Good. Great even, but not world ending. I was afraid that the malt and alcohol would dominate like so many 10+ abv beers, but Green Flash does a good job of keeping this one hoppy and surprisingly light. Still, the flavors are somewhat muted and the tropical/floral highlight is missing that hint of citrus. Still very solid overall.

McStagger, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of hoppytobehere
3.91/5  rDev -0.5%

12 oz bottled, best by 3/10/2014. I assume that's 6 months from bottling.

A: Clear, bright copper body. Tons of carbonation bubbles. 2 finger soapy head that sticks around a while.

S: Loads of tropical fruit and a little bit of bubblegum.

T: Tons of citrus hop flavor, not too bitter. Balanced with a bigger malt backbone than I was expecting. Works well. These NZ hops are interesting.

M: Carbonation levels are good. Surprisingly not hot at all for a 10.1%

O: Triple IPA? Pretty ridiculous label. But, I'm glad I got to try this.

hoppytobehere, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

jbeervt, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

ChipMurray, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

RMoeNay, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Canada_Dan, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

nmann08, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

einman, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

addiwilliams, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

db12, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

BDeibs, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

ScottyBonzai, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

kjrod20, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

bbadger, Oct 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

tjdrewry, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Lerxst, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.13/5  rDev -20.4%

A: Poured a yellowish- orange color with a slight haze, a small white cap left a few bubbles behind after a few sips and minor lacing was observed

S: The major notes were of spruce and pine.

T: Initially the taste buds are hit by a chewy like caramel malt base and then you're hit with some prickly spruce and pine notes. It sordove reminded me of the Alesmith Yulesmith Christmas IPA. The finish was a long, resiny, piney, caramel weirdness. A light vegal note hides in the background.

M: Medium bodied, a little heavy and perhaps a little low on carbonation.

O: Not at all what I was expecting! I drank this behind a Boneyard Notorious and I was supremely letdown. The combo of hops/malt in this beer just did not do it for me. The beer had a weird feel and taste and I felt the hops were a bit muted. The body was there and I do not object to chewy IIPAs but this was just weird.

barleywinefiend, Oct 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

DeanMoriarty, Oct 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

jsurfs82, Oct 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

BigGingDrinker, Oct 05, 2013
Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,441 ratings.