Green Bullet Triple IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Bullet Triple IPA
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Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Bullet Triple IPA

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
With the aim of finding new and unique ingredients, we honed in on New Zealand grown Pacific Gem and Green Bullet hops to create this adventurous Triple IPA. Green Bullet leaps onto your palate with bold, spicy pine and citrus flavors including tropical notes of mango and pineapple. The aggressive yet well-balanced finish will stun the senses of even the most skilled hop hunter.

Added by KansasBeerLover on 04-30-2013

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Ratings: 2,200 |  Reviews: 324
Photo of raydas
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of JAFoley
4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Slightly hazy pale body and nice dense white head. Great retention and nice lacing.

S - Citrus hops, but not too aromatic.

T - Big citrus hops with a sugary malt that washes over, returning to the fresh hop bite. The huge abv is present throughout.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Crisp but sticky and the after taste lingers.

O - Whether it's the West Coast IPA, Le Freak, Imperial IPA or the Green Bullet, I'm a happy man. The green bullet has all the features I like best in an IPA: huge citrus hops, subdued malts, and massive ABV. This is definitely one of my go to beers.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of jdhops
3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass. Best by 3/10/14.

A: Pours a deep cloudy orange with visible carbonation. Short white head thins quickly. Nice lacing.

S: A little lemon, not much else.

T: Hop forward, bitter bite and dry finish. Alcohol takes a back seat to the hops, which is surprising given the 10.10% ABV. Impressively non-boozy.

M: Smoother and lighter than expected.

O: Another winner for Green Flash. Lots of hoppy goodness blankets the substantial ABV. Not as drinkable as West Coast or as much of a hop bomb as Palate Wrecker (despite the TIPA designation), but a very good hoppy ale that somehow manages to conceal its punch.

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Photo of PSLBeerGuy
4.71/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Recommended to me by the guy in the craft beer store (Hudson Vine) next door to my hotel in NJ. Opened the bottle and immediately smelled grapefruit. A great IPA (I'm a hophead), even better than Stone IPA, which I think is a great IPA. It's so well balanced that even at 10.0% ABV I couldn't sense the alcohol on the nose or on the palate. Plenty of hops, but so well balanced that they don't over power the taste.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of jimmah120
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with no date

cloudy pour, good enough... could be better. i could ponder all day on if this beer looks good or not, but lets move on. smell is like a tangerine's taint. it's syrupy and sweet, but lots of hops are along for the ride. it's not bad but more taint than tangerine in the taste. lotta pine bitterness.

mmh, alcohol

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of JohnnyJam
3.49/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at O.S.H.O. Brewery in Phoenix, AZ. Served in a snifter.

A: Slightly hazy, orange, golden color with a small head that dissipates quickly to more than a covering on the top of my glass that dissipates to only a film at the end. Lacing is just a little and less than I expected.

S: I was expecting something but there is very little. Yeast, biscuit, and that's about it. Maybe a little pine.

T: Sweet and a little bitter. Disappointing. I guess I expected more.

M: Light to medium-bodied and medium carbonated.

O: I had a Double Jack and this caught my eye. This isn't even close to Double Jack. There are plenty of other beers out there that are better. It's not bad but not up to the hype that my server made it out to be.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of hardy008
3.09/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour hazy orange with a 1/2 finger white head, with good retention and lacing. the aroma has grapefruit, citrus zest, pine, and some soapiness.

There is quite a bit of sweetness, and a lot more bitterness in the taste, with grapefruit, citrus zest, onions, garlic, alcohol, sugary malt, and pine. Very resinous.

Full bodied, oily, resinous, dry, with modest carbonation. Has a very bitter aftertaste. Not my favorite Imperial IPA, mostly due to the heavy onion and garlic taste.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 80.1% out of 100 with 2,200 ratings
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