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

Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Imperial India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
88.4%
Liked This Beer
4.09 w/ 2,636 ratings
Green Flash Imperial India Pale AleGreen Flash Imperial India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,095
Reviews:
1,003
Ratings:
2,636
Liked:
2,329
Avg:
4.09/5
pDev:
10.51%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
150
Gots:
339
Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650ml bottle.

Appearance - Pours a cloudy amber colour with two fingers of creamy white head.

Smell - Piney hops, citrus and tropical fruit, sweet caramel malts.

Taste - Nice punch of piney hops and citrus fruit/peel. Good use of caramel-like malts to balance out the bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - A good and balanced Imperial IPA that stays true to the style. Really happy that there is a solid malt backbone to support the bitterness.

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Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Barely hazy gold with thick, sticky white head and lacing.

Smell: Sweet and bitter mix of grapefruit, guava, caramel and bread.

Taste: Somewhat sweet with a malt core of bread and caramel, with sticky hop layers of grapefruit, tangerine and guava. Slightly spicy as well on the finish, with light bitterness. Balanced mix of sweet, dry, bitter and tart.

Feel: Full, creamy body with restrained carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall: A flavorful, balanced DIPA that is just a trifle too sickly sweet to be a top echelon example of the style.

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Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 88.4% out of 100 with 2,636 ratings
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