White IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Summer

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Added by Evan on 06-08-2014

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Ratings: 66 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by mdcrouser:
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4.39/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beautifully golden, transparent throughout with a fluffy white head, leaving heavy lace down the glass.

Hoppy Belgian on the nose - a basket of citrus, with orange, lemon, some floral and yeast.

Muted carbonation, closes with a really enjoyable earthy bitterness that stays and stays. Hop bomb, no doubt.

I really like this beer - it packs a significant hop punch, but in a way that offers it somewhat subtly, if that's possible.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.61/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle.
Poured pale golden, lightly hazy, and with a very durable, large and frothy white head.
This IPA highlights the citrus spectrum, with hints of orange, tangerine and lime peel. These even carry through to the aftertaste to join a subdued but expected grapefruit note. Moderately bitter for style despite the 95 IBU listing.
Medium-high but soft carbonation in a fairly light body.

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Photo of Natureboy
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium gold color (SRM around 8), with a fairly dense, white head that fizzles out quick. First quaff delivers a strong hop aroma, spicy and citrusy. Green Flash reports that they used Simcoe, Amarillo and El Dorado. But the hop aroma profile is a bit of a muddle. The malt is very pale, a rich 2-row type, along with wheat, which lightens the body. Aromas of bitter orange, lemon bergamot, honeysuckle and cedar. The bitterness is quite high and sustained. I'd give it fifty-something IBUs at least. Dry finish with no diacetyl or alcohol. Great hot-weather pale.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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2/5  rDev -47.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pale gold, nearly clear, bright white tower of foam left lacing down the glass

S: very floral with hints of citrus breeze; some dry wood and moist pine; something like bread dough and yeast

T: up front crisp, floral, and citric (orange and lemon pith) elements; the finish brings more wood and pine; hints of spice; pale malts lend slightly honeyed sweetness and grain backbone; yeastiness...

M: juicy wet fruit-feel while remaining light, tingly, tightening and crisp; dynamic bittering across the palate; slight chew on the back-end

O: a very nice IPA, accentuating the citric; uses Simcoe, Amarillo, and El Dorado hops - grab a bottle, fans of the featured hops in particular... bright, tight, bursting with flowers

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

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White IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 66 ratings