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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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88
very good

1,341 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,341
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 28
Gots: 78 | 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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Ratings: 1,341 | Reviews: 226 | Display Reviews Only:
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jman005

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-23-2013 02:49:36 | More by jman005
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Ljudsignal

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

09-23-2013 02:19:32 | More by Ljudsignal
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

09-23-2013 01:09:55 | More by Immortale25
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LostHighway

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-22-2013 22:13:19 | More by LostHighway
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

09-22-2013 21:43:03 | More by BRYeleJR
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-22-2013 20:38:10 | More by kaelingirl
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

09-22-2013 18:28:40 | More by vfgccp
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

09-22-2013 11:03:17 | More by buckyp
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-22-2013 07:07:52 | More by KevinGordon
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Dbrag

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

09-22-2013 06:32:57 | More by Dbrag
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joeworrall

Arizona

4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

in my search for the perfect IPA, I have found a really good one... no bones about it, this is an outstanding IPA!

the label said it's a triple IPA, and I believe it. The hops are more pine than citrus, but there are hints of lemon peel in the aftertast.

I would compare it to Dogfish Head 90 in terms of quality and drinkability, but the taste is distinctive. It's New Zealand hops set it apart from anything else I have tasted. They are grassy, but not overwhelmingly so... It's hard to describe how well balanced the hops are in this brew.

tonight I am comparing it head to head with New Belgium Rampant Imperial IPA and Widmer Brothers Nelson Imperial IPA. Rampant is still my "go to" imperial, this is more expensive and special, lighter in color and with less aftertaste, but so drinkable!

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 02:45:41 | More by joeworrall
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bpasquini

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

09-21-2013 23:17:10 | More by bpasquini
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

09-21-2013 21:00:39 | More by JohnnyK
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

09-21-2013 20:15:50 | More by smutty33
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Goose Island tulip. The pour is simply beautiful. It's fairly clear and dark gold in color with a majestic white head that holds itself together extremely well for such a high abv beer. When it does dissipate, it leaves behind massive clumpy white lacing that nearly coats the inside of the glass. The nose is bright and hoppy. I get notes of fresh pine trees, lemons, grapefruit, and peaches.

Medium-full body with lots of hops and a substantial malt presence. The beer is sweet and creamy up front with honey and marmalade-like sweetness. The hops quickly arrive, clash with the sweetness, and scour the palate free of all that malt. Big sharp grapefruit notes reign triumphant on a dry, lingering, astringent finish. Not sure if those are the green bullet hops or the pacific gem, but they certainly hold their own versus the malt.

A big bruiser of a beer with considerable sweetness up front and punishing bitterness in back. Definitely not just a IIPA hop-bomb. The heavy malt presence will certainly offend some hopheads, but I like it. This could easily pass for an American Barleywine.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 20:10:26 | More by deadonhisfeet
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy rich peach color with hues of deep red-orange. Beautiful autumnal look with a quietly fluffy bone-colored topper of froth. Exquisite.

Hoppy aromas, all of grassy and floral and pithy, with dank and resinous undertones. Candied fruits, chiba, tropical fruit, peach, and grassy orange. Has some caramelly malt base that takes its diminutive position in the backseat. Light grapefruit insinuates C-hops, like Cascade and Centennial, but there's familiar odors of floral lemon and Simcoe pine skank. What a plethora of aromas!

Big time hoppiness without all the crushing bitterness. Tempered by steeped maltiness, true humulus flavors shine in swatches of wildflower tea, lemon rind, grapefruit, starfruit, kiwi, orange, sandalwood, hemp, peach, and bitter melon. There are hints of pine and there's a lovely herbaceousness that pairs well with a lime-y citrus note in the middle, but this is quite fascinating in what the taste has to offer. Mostly dry, but still beating with some encouragement from caramel malt. The alcohol isn't dominating, like in a Hopslam or Devil Dancer, and the smoothly bold representation of it supports a good mouthfeel of a cautiously potent drink. The body is never syrupy and dangerously medium in its pace and swallow. Carbonation provides a longer, more stable, ride-out with intoxication creeping in closer than you'd might expect.

An uncanny hop bomb with medium (sturdy) bitterness and a latent spicy bite. At 10.1%, Green Bullet is nothing to play around with; and, with the hop complexity and drinkability on its side, it's a damn fine Triple IPA to have around on cooler and lonelier nights. A surefire sipper. A dream ale. Delicious stuff from the hop masters over at Green Flash.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 16:13:13 | More by thecheapies
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours mostly clear. I must say I poured this beer like a grizzled vet. The beer forms a sticky, white cap of dense foam. Green Bullet laces to a near perfect level.

S-For a 'Triple IPA' the nose is fairly tame. Floral and candles citrus hops. Sweet clementine flesh hops. Soapy hops too. Also some green onion and maybe even some bubblegum? Lightly breach and caramelly hops. Booze is restrained.

T-Oniony, herbal and minty hops. Its big but well composed. Finishes with caramel and bread. I really get a zesty hop flavor that gives me an almost Summit-like hop flavor.

M-Pretty resiny and oily. Booze is sneaky but it heats up the cheeks. Bitterness is deep.

O/D-I enjoyed this beer. I haven't had a hoppy Green Flash beer that hasn't kicked ass. The whole 'Triple IPA' thing is kinda dumb I think. DIPA, TIPA, QUIPA (Quadruple IPA...probably will come to fruition at some point unfortunately), who cares its an awesome Imperial IPA, no need for the verbal pissing contest.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 01:36:12 | More by VelvetExtract
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-21-2013 01:08:49 | More by Roguer
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

09-20-2013 23:42:09 | More by DasBoot2112
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-20-2013 15:26:53 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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mrchrisray

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

09-20-2013 00:31:23 | More by mrchrisray
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Zach136

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, best by 2/27/14. $3.13 at Barrel and Barley in Woodstock, GA.

A - Burnt orange, with a thin head that dissipated quickly.

S - Not a super insane bouquet. Floral and citrus notes and a strong malt bill, reminiscent of Fruit Loops cereal. Zero to no booze/yeast notes.

T - Mostly floral notes, hints of caramel but most of it is overpowered by a super astringent bitterness.

M - Majorly sticky. It's a huge IPA.

O - Solid beer by anyones standards, great showcase of some floral hop varieties. But I prefer their other hop forward options.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 18:14:42 | More by Zach136
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-19-2013 13:47:00 | More by ncstateplaya
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jriggins6

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

09-19-2013 13:45:16 | More by jriggins6
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

09-19-2013 04:08:08 | More by alienlifeforcecube
Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,341 ratings.