Palate Wrecker | Green Flash Brewing Co.

Palate WreckerPalate Wrecker
4,149 Ratings
Palate WreckerPalate Wrecker

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally brewed to celebrate Hamilton's Second Anniversary

Added by seaoflament on 10-04-2008

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Photo of brodericksloth
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

hop bomb; definitely palate wrecker but smoother than expected after first blow to your senses.

alcohol very present but masked well.

amber color nice head sticks around for a while; ok lacing

tropical hops not piney or resiney; crisp and clean; malts present but not overstated

It's easy to create a following with this one

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

From notes on 1/16/14

Lite ruby in color. Very clear, no particles. Strong hoppy smell. Earthy aroma. Very bitter. I know you can only taste bitterness to 80 IBUs, but this just seems so much more bitter than others I've had in that range. Earthy flavor. Hops also come through. Hops and bitterness are noticed throughout you’re mouth. I like it. This really will wreck your palate.

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Photo of Overlord
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours burnished golden orange. Half an inch of off-white foam head.

Smells like raw, bracing pine, an acrid pungent citrus, and a hint of smelted grapefruit.

Taste is just hop wrenching, with a big bold pine needle slurry mixed with citrus rinds and a bunch of bitterness. No real malt presence.

Good. Probably best green flash beer I can think of. Nice bubbly mouthfeel to lighten it up.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 4,149 ratings
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