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Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

224 Ratings
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 8.4%
Wants: 1
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Sweffin on 09-08-2013

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Ratings: 224 | Reviews: 28
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2.76/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Quite handsome orangey amber with a long-lasting pure white foam in the tall Maredsous goblet. Pleasant enough citrus and pine aroma.

This just seems like the classic old-school bitter bomb that made San Diego famous. It's all about the grapefruit pith. So sharp and acidic it's hard to drink. Harsh but clean bitter bite. Dry and unforgiving.

For slaves to the hop goddess only. My mouth is still salivating involuntarily. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Barons Market in San Diego.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.39/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light nose, nice bitter finish, nice consistency and flavor

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draft pour into a nonic glass at Red's Alehouse in North Liberty.

A: Clear, light amber color with less than one finger of diminishing white foam head. Light lacing remains on the glass.

S: Restrained grainy toast and herbaceous/floral hops are underwhelming because the nose must strain to even detect them.

T: Begins barely off-dry, with hearty pale malt and very clean grassy hops aromatics. Transitions are easy and balance reigns throughout the profile. Moderate bitterness in the finish is accented with Simcoe-style dankness.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, slightly acidic and wet on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: Solid but hardly a standout, this limited edition IPA really drinks no differently than Green Flash West Coast IPA.

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

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Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.