Green Bullet Triple IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Bullet Triple IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,848 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,848
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 61
Gots: 238 | 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:
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(Beer added by: KansasBeerLover on 04-30-2013)
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of MNishCT77
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle purchased at Franklin's Pub & Brewery in Hyattsville, MD., unknown bottling date but best by 3/10/14, consumed over several hours during P St. NW IPA Fest.

A: 3/3 - deep orange-golden coloration, moderate clarity (can see but cannot read through), initial soapy white head dissipates into 1/4 finger through consumption, moderate-to-large alcohol legs

S: 9/12 - lots of New Zealand, especially Nelson Sauvin, hop character on the nose - apricot, peach and white wine,; some malt breadiness and booze for balance

T: 15/20 - on the anterior tongue, the sweet citrus notes continues with very little bitterness; it the middle of the mouth, the bitterness continues to linger with some malt balance with fruit notes - apricot, mango and papaya; 10.1% ABV is present and turns tis one into a siper

M: 4/5 - thick hop oils coating the tongue, large alcohol presence in the mouthfeel, appropriate carbonation; the only problem for me is that it is a little thick such that it more closely resembles a barleywine than an IPA

O: 8/10 - more American barleywine than IPA, but impressive use of NZ hops that could doaged and tried again in a year; price in the DMV even for a single bottle was pretty high - ~$5 for a 12 oz. bottle; I'd recommend picking up some Enjoy By...instead

TOTAL = 39/50

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of russpowell
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent amber with a thumb of cream colored head. Sheets of lacing cling to the glass, stellar head retention; slight viscious look to this

S: Pineapple, a little breadyness & grapefruit

T: Big-time pine smack, a bit of caramel, pink grapefruit & a kiss of pine apple & woody hops up front. More grapefruit & pine, with some breadyness, & caramel & a touch of tannin as this warms. Finishes with much pineyness, grapefruit, & dryness

MF: Medium bodied, crisp carbonation & fairly decent balance for the style. Thickens up a bit as this warms

A nice take on the style, was hoping for a bit more wow factor from Green Flash. I would just assume stick to their IPA, this is more of a sipper that doesn't quite pop for me. Some hopheads will probably disagree. I might buy this again, but not totally in my hop wheelhouse

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of MDDMD
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-medium amber color with a decent off-white head and some lacing

S-malt, orange, citrus, an off sort of chemical smell, boozy

T-caramel malt, citrus, pine, earthy, slight off flavor which is hard to identify, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and dry, very boozy

O-awkward beer, I confess I am not a huge fan of the style, but the flavors were unbalanced and tasted off, ?bad bottle

Photo of BeerLover99
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: dirty shiny orange, finger head, splendid lacing

S: lemon peel, mild earthy spices, hint of grass

T: lemon, earthy malt, mild floral, grassy, leathery
long bitter finish

M: med mouth, big oily sticky feel

O: Fascinating earth spices, very oily wish had a little
thicker/heavier body. Green Flash always makes
rather nice beer.

QUITE GOOD; NOT MUST HAVE!

Photo of mtomlins
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.
Best Before: 2014/02/28; Poured: 2013/10/17

A: Hazy copper in color pouring to 1-2 fingers of off-white head that is heavy, creamy and very persistent, settles to a sudsy collar and leaves lots of lacing.

S: Lots of sweet malts and a big juicy hop nose, pineapple and citrus, some grassiness, a bit of spiciness.

T: Heavy malt flavor, syrupy and rich; even with a massive bittering hop profile necessary to balance the grains needed to achieve 10%, this beer is still a malt forward IPA (which I guess is to be expected for a TIPA). Some tropical fruits and a bit of pithy citrus. The New Zealand hops (Nelson Sauvin?) really come through and leave a pronounced grassy almost chardonnay flavor.

M: Medium high body and medium low carbonation; heavy, syrup, cloying.

O: Taste is obviously subjective, but the Nelson Sauvin hops are not my favorite. Having said that, this is a big delicious IPA with a massive grain bill and the IBU’s to match.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of madflabby
4.84/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow, I am amazed more people don't feel the same way I do about this beer.

Appearance - Deep gold with medium carbonation.

Smell: Citrus and hops and then some. My mouth starts to water immediately.

Taste: I take a drink and can't tell it is 10.75 ABV smooth and delicious. Hops and citrus abound but again, you can't taste the ABV. It's not just about getting drunk easy on a drinkable 10+ ABV beer. Green Flash knows how to brew a delicious beer and this is definitely one of those. An instant gem I rank up there w/Russian River's Pliny the Elder, Firestone Walker's Double Jack, and Stone Ruination as one of my favorite IPAs. In fact, if I had to rank the beers listed above this one would come in first.

Mouthfeel - Sits on my tongue and teases me. "You know you want another sip". "Yes I do!" my brain and my taste buds say to each other.

Overall - One of the single best beers I have ever tasted.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 9.26.13

A - Pours a slightly hazy, medium orange with a small light tan head with good retention.

S - Dark, earthy, grassy.

T - Same as the nose, bitter alcohol finish.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Dark earthy and heavy ipa with an alcohol finish.

Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,848 ratings.