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West Coast IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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4.22/5
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7,926 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#915
Reviews:
1,891
Ratings:
7,926
pDev:
10.43%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
458
Gots:
2,009
Trade:
9
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

S - 12 oz no freshness date. Thank you Ken for this sweet sampling.

A - hazy copper with a creamy off white head, head goes nowhere, beautiful.

S - Citrus, Grassy notes, floral herbal aromas, this is what a californian (or any) IPA should smell like. Cant wait to dive in.

T - Good slightly sweet citrus, great hop flavor and bitterness, finishes with the puckering bitter that hopheads kill for. Malt backbone just to keep things interesting, delicious.

M - very smooth and slightly creamy, carbonation is balanced and the dry finish really caps it all off. very good.

D - Any amount you can throw at me in one night would be a welcome gesture. Ken, thanks for the chance to try this beer.

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

Poured from bottle to chalice. Purchased at Westroads in Carbondale, IL--$2.39ea

Appearance: Tea color--reddish. Off-white head that stays nicely.

Smell: Getting fruitiness, maybe some pineapple. Flowery--hoppy aroma. Not any spice at all.

Taste: Hops are perfect. Not overpowering at all, even for the stated 95ibu. Pine notes with the pineapple that come through not only in smell, but taste. Love it.

Mouthfeel: Silky. Hops that cling to the cheeks and tongue.

Overall: Great IPA. Love it a lot and would recommend.

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West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 7,926 ratings
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