Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale
Green Flash Brewing Co.

Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Imperial India Pale Ale
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Green Flash Brewing Co.
California, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,475
Ranked #6,643
4.09 | pDev: 10.51%
Jul 22, 2023
Dec 02, 2006
he mountains of Summit and Nugget hops in this high gravity Imperial will thrill even the most experienced beer explorer. Savory evergreen and pineapple aromas mingle with flavors of bitter, resinous pine and grapefruit pith. A colossal rush of hoppy adventure!
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Ratings by Act25:
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A - Poured from a 22 oz into a set of three mugs for a 3 brother reunion at the shore.
Slightly hazy, mostly clear amber. Big two inch white head on top that slowly faded to rich rings of lace.

S - Aroma was first rate. Citrus hop from start. Deep orange, grapefruit, and tangerine tones dominate amidst a pine outer layer. Very fresh, bitter citrus with pine and some ipa stink.

T - A solid west coast double IPA. Strong, original, peppery hop presence. Bitter citrus hops, sweet and an alcohol kick, no messing around. Pine, herbs, grass, atop a strong base.

M - Sticky and smooth. Thick brew. As others wrote: Chewy, a grapefruit orchard in a pine forest.

Overall - one of the best DIPAs found.

Must try for hop heads.
Jul 24, 2013
More User Ratings:
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Rated by timon from California

4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Fruity, flowery, and malty, in that order. 4.10, across the board.
Jul 22, 2023
Rated: 4.16 by qcghost from North Carolina

Jan 12, 2020
Rated: 4.09 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

May 06, 2019
Rated: 4.08 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 03, 2018
Rated: 4.85 by pvibeer from Colorado

Jan 28, 2018
Rated: 4.39 by LarrysDeerGut from Illinois

Jan 21, 2018
Rated: 3.88 by Driftpunx from California

Dec 01, 2017
Rated: 4.09 by MjBrewhouse from Idaho

Oct 19, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by Bammer21 from Illinois

Aug 11, 2017
Rated: 4.23 by Erikshegda1994 from Pennsylvania

Aug 03, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by JoeLacy from Ohio

Jun 27, 2017
Rated: 4.19 by TheRougeBastard from North Carolina

May 29, 2017
Rated: 4.09 by Skrat45 from Maryland

May 06, 2017
Rated: 3.79 by DOCRW from Kentucky

May 02, 2017
Rated: 4.18 by JustinAbs from Virginia

Apr 22, 2017
Rated: 3.96 by MrDis from Indiana

Apr 21, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by SinjaminBentek from Nebraska

Mar 15, 2017
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Look: It pours golden with a moderate slightly off white head. It does leave a quite a bit of lacing behind.

Smell: The initial aroma is stone fruit with a caramel background to it. The stone fruit is most favorable towards peach. Present are also citrus and a bit of floral.

Taste: The flavor has a strong hop bitterness highlighted by peach and floral elements. There is also a caramel backbone to it as well.

Feel: It has a moderate feel to it with moderately high hop bitterness that lingers well into the finish.

Overall, this is a quality imperial IPA that is not over done with the bitterness, but does provide a good bitter bite to it.
Mar 05, 2017
Rated: 4 by Jodio from Texas

Feb 06, 2017
Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
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