Palate Wrecker | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,122
Reviews:
758
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
Wants:
215
Gots:
709
For Trade:
5
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Photo of QueerBeer
4.81/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Second time having this, but the first time was pre-reviewing. Pour is a beautiful translucent amber with nice white foam and beautiful sticky lacing. Taking a whiff gets you a noseful of piney, floral, hoppy goodness. And the flavor is like everything good about hops just exploded in your mouth. So delightful. And super easy drinking; at 9.5% I got buzzed in a hurry. I love this beer.

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Photo of HookerBrews
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of mcgovern1010
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of JimmyAloysius
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of ThirstySavage
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of modern
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of marley2112
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Ken_P
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Moose90
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

10oz Pour @ Rí Rá Irish Pub

A – Dark copper orange color. Head is thin and sticky. Steady carbonation rising up.

S – Holy cow, big, sweet, dank, piney, resinous, malty, caramel, bright. Lots going on here. Citrus fruits, orange, lemon juice. Cannot wait to take a gulp of this.

T – Quite sweet initially, but the brutal hops cut through that nicely..peppery, and fresh pine. Interesting. Sweet overall, quite viscous, some more notes of orange and lemon come through, like a lemon curd, or orange marmalade. Balance here is what makes this great, with all the complexities, it is very smooth, drinkable and great.

M – A big beer, for sure, though it remains crisp. It is undoubtedly sweet, but not so much so that it kills you. For a IIPA, wow, just wow.

O – Had this from the bottle prior to this, can't believe I found it on tap. What a great beer this is, supreme balance.

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Photo of CraigTravor
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of apf
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Srkolodn
3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.79/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The Pallet Wrecker is a big IPA...very bitter. The beer poured a cloudy golden with white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent is very bitter with hints of citrus. The taste is starts and finishes very bitter. There is alot of grapefruit zeal present. The mouthfeel is full bodies with good carbonation. Overall this is a big sipping beer. This would be a fav or bitter heads.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of prock180
4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of neckbeered
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of BigEZ_VZ
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of truesolution
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.14 out of 5 based on 4,122 ratings.
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