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:
4,138
Reviews:
762
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
Wants:
216
Gots:
713
For Trade:
5
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Photo of LouZ
4.52/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Celtics17
4.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of Green Flash's best offerings. It lives up to the name with big bitter hops that leave your mouth dry and refreshed from the bitter hops. Big tropical notes in the aroma and taste. Not overly malty. A nice sweetness from the malts.

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Photo of BPMeyer27
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tom_Thivierge
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stomioka
4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tiamat8086
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jessealmlie
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brolo75
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours a golden amber color with an off-white head, very little lacing, low carbonation, no head retention.

A: Lots of aromas, pine, resin, grapefruit peel, nice balance of light caramel/toffee malts on the backend, smells promising.

T: Lots of pine and resin, fresh squeezed pine needles, lots of grapefruit peel, touch of apricot and peaches, bitterness is present throughout the taste, finish is dry with pine and grapefruit lingering in the aftertaste, good balance of malts adds a touch of sweetness.

M: Full bodied with low carbonation and really dry finish.

O: Love this beer, lots of pine and grapefruit with a touch of malts to add some balance, lots of bitterness, this is the beer I reach for when I want a bitter bomb.

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Photo of Mtoogs
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KRG
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Magery
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ovaltine
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brewduder
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dataylor21
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bmcmahon1024
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I'm a "hop-head" and I can't get enough of this.

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Photo of sachie23
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mdez
4.71/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Davidcness
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bufante
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Johntomk
4.14/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Rivcabeerlover
4.55/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great IPA!! Very little to no aroma and thin white head. Great initial taste with a lot of bite that fades to a smooth finish. Very good beer... Will drink again for sure.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jason3125
4.51/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kerih711
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Palate Wrecker from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.14 out of 5 based on 4,138 ratings.
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