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Green Bullet Triple IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Bullet Triple IPA

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89
very good

1,830 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,830
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 58
Gots: 236 | FT: 2
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Hazy gold, good head.

Smell: Citrus rind, but a little onion.

Taste: Moderate sweetness with some tropical fruit flavors. Mild bitterness. Syrupy feel. The onion does make a quick appearance in the finish.

Overall: This is a big thick beer, definitely feels like a triple IPA, though not over-the-top bitter. The downside to this one is the slight onion smell and taste--not super strong but enough to be noticed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I don't know why I keep doing this to myself, buying hoppy beers when what I really crave is something different. Makes me feel like a hop addict. Tasted 26 October 2013.

Pours a hazy pale apple-juice orange. Just a shred of head, off-white. Okay retention and lacing. Not terrible, not the most impressive.

Smell: melon bomb! Sweet, juicy, melony hops, buoyed up by a hefty dose of caramel malts. Reminds me in particular of some Lagunitas beers, though the exact ones escape me at the moment. Smells deep and balanced; encouraging.

Taste: a big ole tongue-slap. Bitter, oh man there's a lot of acid in this one. It's a liquidy bitter, mostly lacking the chalky dryness that often irks me. But the bitter overpowers everything, and I'm struggling to find anything else. A whole lot of malt is in there, I can tell, but all it does is cut the edge a bit.

Feel is tingly, especially on the back end as the bitter really erupts. Medium-bodied, sticky, but not quite as candy-like as I expected given the ABV. Lasting, lasting, lasting, with those bitter waves coming again and again.

For an IPA this big, I'm surprised by the lack of balance. They must have put an incredible quantity of hops in this, or it must be really highly attenuated, to feel over-hopped at 10%. But it does. I like the melon, want more flavor beyond the pure, clean bitterness.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Served in a shaker pint.

This beer has a hazy, honey-gold body, only a ring of white foam.

Green onion dankness from the hops, there is also a bit of citrus, but not sweet.

The flavor profile is a carbon copy of the nose, lots of the dank green onion hops. There is a little bit of grapefruit and star fruit. This has a very nice hop bite all the way through.

Feel is a decent medium body wirh some bubbliness from the carbonation, maybe too much.

This beer is huge on that green onion, dank hop flavor. It also does a great job of hiding the big ABV. This certainly is a monster DIPA with an orginal hop profile.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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The beer pours a clear coppery amber with no head or visible carbonation after a few minutes of resting. The nose is definitely reminiscent of some faded NZ hops, sugar sweetness, tropical weirdness, and booze. It drinks the same with some bite from the alcohol and hops upfront, a sweet middle, and pleasantly bitter finish. It's medium bodied, modestly boozy, bitter in both the taste and lingering finish - no citrus rind, little carb, adequate sweetness, and little acidity. This is tasty, but I'd rather grab schlafly TIPA, which is more drinkable, fresher, and costs less. I'll probably pass on this beer in the future, but it's decent.

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A - Pours a slightly hazy amber with slightly off white head. Nice layer of foam that sticks around.

S - Hops dominate, but it is certainly a unique aroma. It is intense, earthy, pungent...the word "dank" comes to mine. Resiny as well.

T - I get from of the piney and floral hop notes when tasting it. There is an interesting underlying flavor that I can't quite peg...it's bitter, but not like you usually taste in IPAs. A little bit boozy, but not as much as expected.

M - A little heavy and oily, but nothing unexected.

O - This is the third time I've had this beer. The first time, I liked it. The second time I hated it. This time, I really enjoyed it. Will have to try it again to really see.

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Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,830 ratings.