West Coast IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
91.7%
Liked This Beer
4.22 w/ 7,904 ratings
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:
#894
Reviews:
1,890
Ratings:
7,904
Liked:
7,248
Avg:
4.22/5
pDev:
10.43%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
459
Gots:
1,995
Trade:
9
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Part of a tasting hosted by vapodge, many thanks my friend!

A- Hazy golden body, creamy off-white head

S- Fruity hops, malt underneath

T- Big hops up front hit you with citrus right off. Then some more hops, but floral and the finish is something I can only describe as bergamot (Earl Grey) bitterness. Certainly not off-putting, I was just not expecting that.

M- Full bodied and on the higher end of the carbonation for the style.

D- Good American IPA. I really enjoyed the interesting finish.

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A: Poured a burnt amber-orange with a rocky white head 2 fingers in height that displayed very good retention while leaving a broken, streaky lacing.

S: The nose was pungent sweet grapefruit, fresh pine, and dry floral notes.

T: A huge floral bitterness greets you in the beginning and stays with you till the very end. Loads of grapefruit, pine and dry flowery bitterness dominants the tongue with only hints of sweetness from the malting. Finishes with a crisp carbonation bite and a dry floral bitterness.

M: medium full, slightly sticky with pine resin and had a good carbonation feel to it that brought out the raw hoppiness.

D: A big hopped beer that will satisfy in limited quantities. Hop dominated, sticky and sweet at times will definitely remind you what a west coast ipa is all about.

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West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 91.7% out of 100 with 7,904 ratings
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