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West Coast IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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West Coast IPAWest Coast IPA
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West Coast IPAWest Coast IPA

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

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

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Ratings: 7,924 |  Reviews: 1,891
Photo of dc87
3.67/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Nice murky dark amber colour. Cloudy, with a slightly off white head

S - Very enjoyable. As expected, a lot of hops. Pine and citrus.

T - Good. Bold, bitter hops up front that follow the nose. Almost too dry for my taste. A very small amount of sweetness up front. A bready malt taste appears in the aftertaste alongside the bitterness.

M - OK. Medium bodied, relatively low carbonation

O - A bitter, dry IPA. Tastes good and I like the boldness of the flavour, but just a little too dry to make me want another.

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3.19/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Green Flash can be a diamond in the ruff depending on what bar you are in or what liquor store you are in here in SD. I had this straight from the bottle, strong IPA taste and kind of intense after flavour. Not a bad IPA but wouldnt get it if it were sitting beside other SD craft beers.

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West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 7,924 ratings
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