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:
7,866
Reviews:
1,883
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
449
Gots:
1,971
For Trade:
9
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A slightly hazy, dark honey brown colour. One inch of beige head. Not much lacing. There was a definite brown sediment at the bottom.

The aroma is strong citrus and pine.

A strong tart pine taste. Very earthy. Starts with grapefruit and ends with a tart bitter aftertaste. I had the mystical experience of smelling citrus and tasting pine at the same moment.

Medium feel with little carbonation.

The malty backbone was missing from the taste. This is extreme hops and an excellent example of a West Coast IPA.

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West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 7,866 ratings.
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