West Coast IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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West Coast IPAWest Coast IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
As craft beer pioneers, we embarked on an expedition to brew the benchmark West Coast IPA. We ventured into the unknown and struck gold, discovering a tantalizing menagerie of hops. Simcoe for tropical and grapefruit zest, Columbus for hop pungency, Centennial for pine notes, Citra for citrus zest and Cascade for floral aroma are layered throughout the brewing process. West Coast IPA® exemplifies the Green Flash spirit of adventure and discovery.

95 IBU

Prior to 2014 7.3% ABV
2014 and later 8.1% ABV

Added by xlperro on 03-26-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,875
Reviews:
1,884
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
453
Gots:
1,978
For Trade:
9
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a Dogfish Head Pint. Received from THECPJ. Thanks Shane!

A - Pours a cloudy burnt orange with a large, chunky, white head. Retention is great, leaves tons of soapy lacing on the glass. Beautiful IPA!
S - Very strong hop presence of grapefruit, orange, and sticky pine resin. Very crisp and juicy.
T - Tons of pungent hops flavors : grapefruit, pine resin, oranges, and fresh-cut grass. Slightly sweet bready flavors balance out some of the bitterness.
M - Medium-full body with a slightly sticky, chewy texture. Carbonation is nice and crisp.
D - Despite the +7% ABV, I'm sucking this one down quickly, and wish I had some more laying around.

Really impressed by this beer, I wish it was available in Georgia.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy burned orange with a thick marshmellow cream head that stays the whole time and has nice lacing. Lively carbonation is visable. Smells awesome. Huge hops with citrus rind that holds it own and a hint of malt. Tastes of HOPS and also tastes of HOPS. Piney, citrusy, grapefruit and HOPS. Feels thin but full in the mouth. Good carbonation and a finish with a bite. If your a hop fan, this brew will put a pucker then a smile on your face. A must try.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 7,875 ratings.
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