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Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA
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BA SCORE
88
very good

114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sweffin on 09-08-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jenray, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of lordofstarside
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Growler to a specialty ipa glass, picked up on Friday from Craft

Pours an orange tinged gold with two fingers of foam that have died down sort of quick. Good lacing, mild carbonation stemming from the center of the glass

Smells of floral and earthy hops, backed up by a bit of grapefruit and citrus. Bready caramel malts make up the backbone, finishing with a touch of alcohol

Taste is with the nose for the most part, strong floral and earthy hops upfront, more of the citrus coming through mid palate. Caramel malts bring up the back, a bot more subdued than in the smell, still finishing with a touch of alcohol

Feel is crisp and dry, sticky medium body. Alcohol is hard to pick up, very drinkable

Overall a solid ipa. Nothing spectacular, but I might get a second growler fill if it's still on tap next time I'm downtown

lordofstarside, Dec 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

DrumKid003, Dec 20, 2013
Photo of beagle75
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
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.

beagle75, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

bouncepass, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.