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:
7,867
Reviews:
1,883
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
449
Gots:
1,971
For Trade:
9
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Ratings: 7,867 |  Reviews: 1,883
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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1/5  rDev -76.1%

I usually like Double IPAs. For me, this was pretty harsh. Really an assault of bitterness on the tongue with not much else. Not an easy drinker by any measure. Not a fan.

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.32/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Unfiltered. Amber. Large creamy foamy head. Good retention and great sticky lacing.

S: Pine. Resin. Grapefruit. Floral Hops. Grains. Kind of fades after awhile, but still amazing.

T/M: Creamy. Bitter. Floral. Pine. Resin. Citrus. Above average malt balance. 8% alcohol is hidden and can become rather dangerous. Sticky bitter finish. Aftertaste is slightly dry.

O: This is a top of the line, top of the shelf IPA. Great drinkability. Has an immense array of hop flavors. One of the best examples of a West Coast IPA. Love it.

Cheers!!!!

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

West Coast IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 7,867 ratings.
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