Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale | Green Flash Brewing Co.

Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale AleRoad Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.07/5
1,343 Ratings
Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale AleRoad Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co.
California, United States
greenflashbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Imperial Rye IPA is brewed in the name of our Road Warriors—the sales team who tirelessly hit the streets, traveling from town to town and pub to pub sharing the Green Flash experience. Road Warrior™ charges full flavor forward. Columbus and Mosaic hops, rich crystal and spicy rye malts pave the way for Mosaic and Amarillo dry-hopping to boldly shine through in the finish. Raise a glass to those who never settle!

Added by Wrigleyf on 04-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,435
Reviews:
189
Ratings:
1,343
pDev:
9.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
312
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,343 |  Reviews: 189
Photo of chunk37700
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Matt141
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spoony
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Chavabeer84
4.88/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of elkinbrown
3.54/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thunderballroom
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MorganH
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of petewheeler
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LADaveBN
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sludgegnome
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of zekeman17
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tmbgnicu
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.79/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours deep copper with red highlights, very mild white foam head. Smell is spicy and hoppy, very good. Taste is great, malty, spicy, hoppy very well balanced with the ABV. Overall a great beer.

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Photo of buckuwo
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GatorCoop
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had a pint at Slaters 50/50 in Ssn Diego. Nice color good flavor.

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Photo of LennyOvies
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L- Bright dark red filtered body. Creamy ivory head with big bubbles hugging the glass. Nice retention.
S- Orange, tangerine, mango, grapefruit, hops. Sweet caramel can barely be picked up.
T- Opens with sweet malts and immediately gets overrun with hoppy grapefruit. Leaves a rich bitter aftertaste, you can feel it in your tongue long after the sip. Booze can be felt in the warm sensation left in the palate.
F- Full, rich, creamy.
O- An amazing DIPA, would probably have loved more balancing malts. A favorite.

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Photo of hozersr
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skabiski
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of John_Beeryman
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Decker
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of quang_dam
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz. Bottle

Pours a very nice slightly cloudy dark golden amber color, very nice carbonation, with a nice one-finger creamy off-white head, which leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, slight malt note, citrusy, and nice pine notes. The taste is very nice hoppy, nice malt note, very nice citrus/pine notes. Medium body, the ABV is hidden very well. There is a very nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this is a very tasty brew. Recommend!

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Photo of JackieKu
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle. Freshness date unknown.

A: Hazy brown. Thin head.
S: Intense hoppy aroma. Tropical fruits (pineapple). Moderate caramel.
T: Hoppy caramel. Medium bitterness. Semi-sweet but drying out. A little bit peppery.
M: Nearly full bodied. Creamy.
O: Rich yet under control. Outstanding IIPA.

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Road Warrior Imperial Rye India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,343 ratings
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