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
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
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2,634
Reviews:
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Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a snifter glass, like all green flash, I have no idea how fresh this is. This is a golden color with a large tight bubbled slightly off white color with good retention and leaves a nice lacing. The smells are of hops, pine, and grapefruit, a little caramel and some alcohol. The feel is medium with a mouth coating resin. The taste is pretty good super high hops with a little caramel backbone. Pretty good, although this is the third one I've bought and the first which is good and fresh.

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

22 oz. bomber in Fresno's BevMo. [if you can believe that!]

Rich golden pale amber.

Very full fluffy head.

Thick lacing all the way down.

Aroma doesn't seem quite as strong as the West Coast IPA, [but ;-P I have another to try again!]

Tastes very good, Malty as expected with a big beer, but sharp hop bitterness present as well.

If I am able to get this on a regular basis. [please BevMo] Then this will be in regular rotation.

I've seen that this is available much farther East than i would normally expect, Go San Diego, and to the domination of the west coast hop head migration!

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Green Flash Imperial India Pale Ale from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.06 out of 5 based on 2,634 ratings.
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