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Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Imperial India Pale Ale
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Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Imperial India Pale Ale

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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!

Added by Terp96 on 12-02-2006

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

on tap at the Bistro in Hayward, CA. Served golden/straw yellow, big froyhy white head. Great lacing. Huge pine aroma and some significant catty/garlic/onion. Tons of resinous pine and grapefruit notes. Very dry, but the hops stick in your mouth. Huge hop flavor, more garlic in the flavor. Heavy resinous thick, stick on your tongue hops. It's awsome. Kinda subtracts from the drinkability though. I think I need some water now.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Grapefruit, lemon-grass, pine needles, caramel, grain sweetness; juicy and vibrant aroma. The Summit hops give vegetable, mainly onion and garlic, undertones.

Pours an orange, yellowish body with one off white finger of head that has characteristically sticky lace but average retention.

Sweet caramel grain finish, underscored with a bitter yet faint longer lingering taste. Bitterness hits after a full beat, and sweet malt and bitter hops play off each other pretty well. Like alternating solos with no missed notes. Well hidden alcohol also.

Medium bodied and a near high level of carbonation that envelopes the mouth and doesn't scrape the tongue dry. Slightly salty yet very quaff-able. Possibly even a bit refreshing.

The only complaint is it was a tad too sweet (probably due to age). Nevertheless it was definitely one of the most drinkable DIPA's I have had.

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Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 2,638 ratings
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