West Coast IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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7,863 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
Ratings:
7,863
Reviews:
1,882
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
449
Gots:
1,970
For Trade:
9
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Poured from 12oz bottle into A pint glass

A - huge head, beautiful, thick nice lacing. head lasted for several minutes. color is light orange brown.

S - aroma released nicely during pour. grapefruit and pine dominate, maybe a touch of vanilla. about what i expected, but always a nice aroma, very little evidence of malt.

T - nice bitterness, pine with less grapefruit than in the smell. more malt coming in. really good example for the style.

M - medium body, carbonation a little less than I expected from the pour. Easy drinking, could see tipping quite a few of these.

O - my first Green Flash. I will be seeking out more of there offerings. Really enjoyable.

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West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 7,863 ratings.
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