Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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3.93/5
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260 Ratings
Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPAHop Odyssey: Symposium IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Sweffin on 09-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,122
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
260
pDev:
8.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
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36
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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of rallyr32
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 30helens
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of morrowd3
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MNBeerGeek
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mhbarber
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jtransel
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PaleAndBitter
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CTHomer
3.54/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: hazy; burnt orange colored; 1 finger off white head that receded to a thin collar; very nice lacing;

S: tropical fruit and earthy with mint and black pepper behind that;

T: tropical fruit, earthy, and malt sweetness up front; finish is long lasting and dry with a little grapefruit;

M: medium bodied; moderate to high carbonation; alcohol is lightly warming;

O: interesting, but not a personal favorite;

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Photo of gruss004
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spectre1966
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Agnazub
4.49/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap. Pours a cloudy orange color with a thin head. Aroma is blatantly hoppy. The hops are perfumey and floral. Citrusy, too. Malt is more than noticeable. Flavor is individual. It makes me smack my lips. Hard to truly describe what the hops are specifically donating to my taste buds. Bittersweet overall flavor. Floral hops and plump citrus hops. Another West Coast hop attack from Green Flash. It has a unique flavor from the hops which slightly differentiates itself from many West Coast IPAs. Resinous. Lip-smacking hoppiness. Plenty of bready, caramelly malt. Finishes dry after the sweetness subsides. Medium body and carbonation. Not too shabby.

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Photo of buzzy
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of S_Hersh
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light nose, nice bitter finish, nice consistency and flavor

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Photo of JMUduke
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duffman79
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bone53
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Claddaghs

Appearance: Copper amber color with a finger off white head

Smell: a ton of peppery malt and slight citrus

Taste: Upfront is the same peppery malt character as the nose, but finishes citrus. Sort of has that dank resinous quality

Mouthfeel: This is where this beer shines in my opinion. Medium body, crisp upfront with a bitter dry finish

Overall: This is an above average IPA, but doesnt really strike me fancy. It has too much peppery qualoty to it and not enough bright fruits that i prefer. However, there is a nice citrus finish. This brewery makes some awesomely dry and bitter mouthfeels. I prefer some of GF other IPAs over this

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Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jopezu
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dertyd
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hop Odyssey: Symposium IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 260 ratings