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RATINGS: 1499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   IBU: 101   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"San Diego-style IPA, as it has come to be known by many, is a super-hoppy, high gravity, yet highly quaffable ale. Green Flash Imperial IPA is created in this new tradition, with intense hop flavors and aromas from a unique blend of Summit and Nugget hops. It’s all about the hops!" -- Brewmaster Chuck Silva
101 IBU


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
angelkostvo (1155) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 3, 2015
Orange colour, white head. Aroma of orange, biscuits, malt. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, slick to oily texture, soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tfontana (695) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 5, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2015 Keg pour at Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival. Aroma is herbs, hay hops. Appearance is golden brown pour, mild sparkle, attractive thick two-finger width white head and lacing. Taste is medium bitter balanced with sweet and corn chip. Palate is medium bodied, average to lively carbonation with bitterness felt between the teeth at the back of the mouth, pleasant long bitter finish. Overall, an attractive, balanced, tasty beer with good mouth feel. A little weak on aroma.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tsd08460 (820) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Aroma: caramel, resin, citrus, spruce, grass, Appearance: clear gold, off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish, Delicious

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Slightly hazy golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of tropical fruit, citrus, floral notes. Tastes of citrus, tropical fruit, garlic, onion, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Great.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tselloufc88 (337) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Strong aromas of pine, sweet peach, tropical fruit, pineapple, some malty caramel, touch of onion. Taste is strong pine, up front herbal resin, some tropical fruit. Really dry and spicy finish. Complex.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (8294) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2015
Bottle purchased at GBBF2015, London - pours golden to amber with a white head. Aroma and taste comprises sweet tropical fruits, prominent grapefruit, tangerine, citrus peel, with a good malty backbone, caramel, resinous hoppy, pine needles, bitter finish. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (4149) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle. Golden color. Aroma is strong, with citrus, booze, pine and peach. Taste is a real hop bomb, with lots of citrus, pine, caramel, booze and a nice hop punch. Great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SNL (638) - - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle. Nice hoppy Nose, with a fruity note. Taste is nice and fresh, hoppy, with a clear citrus note. Long medium bitter finish. Medium body. Soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2760) - GREECE - JUL 22, 2015
650ml bottle. Unclear golden orange color with off white head. Heavy hoppy and malty aroma, pine, grapefruit, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like the aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
yourilevesque (1363) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2015
Bière très orangée et affichant une mousse importante, épaisse, riche et des plus prometteuses! Au nez, je ressens du conifère et de l’alcool en abondance. Le liquide est froid et ne dégage absolument rien de chaleureux. En bouche le liquide est lourdement alcoolisé et présente des notes terreuses qui coupent rapidement dans une finale sans goût et ne laissant en bouche qu’une interminable amertume sans intérêt ni véritable saveur.


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