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RATINGS: 1219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 149   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Palate Wrecker was originally brewed for the Hamilton’s Tavern 2nd Anniversary celebration. It’s the most complicated West Coast–inspired IPA we have ever brewed—mashing and sparging with hopped wort, in addition to our hop layering regimen for IPA. We use almost 6 lbs/bbl of Columbus and Centennial hops to create this very bitter hop monster (tested at 149 IBU and no extracts in case you were wondering). By popular demand, it is now released for the world to enjoy (even though this beer isn’t for everyone, only the real hop heads!!!). Cheers! - Chuck Silva - Brewmaster - Green Flash Brewing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 20, 2012
On tap at Smoke and Barrel. Clear amber pour with a lively white froth. Big piney resin and orange grapefruit notes, with hints of caramel in the background. Sappy palate with a smacking citrus finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAR 19, 2012
12oz bottle. Rating #108. Clear dark golden/orange with a big fluffy white head that left some real good lacing. Tropical grapefruit aroma with a little sweetness. Pretty decent bitterness, more grapefruit and more sweetness. Nice stuff. (2249)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zizzybalubba (1691) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2012
12 oz. bottle from Grape & Gourmet (listed as 9.5% on the bottle). Pours dark orange with a two finger thick off-white head. Aroma of pine resin, wet grass, and hints of grapefruit rind. Wonderful flavor of bitter grapefruit, pine, and just a touch of pineapple. Some noticeable alcohol on the back end of this one. This is a wonderful beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Anova167 (314) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours clear dark orange with a quickly dissipating head. Aroma is bright and citrusy with a touch of pine. Flavor lives up to its name as a palate wrecker. Massively piney with a grapefruit and tropical fruit backdrop. Totally unbalanced and I love it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2462) - California, USA - MAR 17, 2012
On draft at The Abbey in Seal Beach.... Aroma of floral and herbal hops.... Flavor is grassy and bitter, like chewing on hops, overwhelmes the palate.... Finish is bitter piney hops... Pretty solid beer if you are obsessed with hops, could use a little more balance

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftycarl21 (2302) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Draught at Smoke and Barrel in DC. Classic IPA amber/copper pour, small to medium fizzy head. Nose and flavor hold green onion, orange zest, wet lemongrass, touches of chinotto and scallion. Palatable, not too smooth for a DIPA (as one might expect from these guys). Quite nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightsky (176) - Lutz, Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Aroma: bitter, grassy Appearance: yellow orange, clear Taste: hoppy lacking in flavor beyond the bitterness Palate: floods your mouth and leaves a lingering bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jnkor (328) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Smells like grass! Organic and hoppy bouquet. Color is amazing, with minimal head. Very bitter, definitely is a palate wrecker. Luckily, not too lasting. Carbonation seems smaller than it should. An interesting beer, living up to its name.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (4931) - Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2012
On draft at Tampa Bay Brewing Company, poured a golden orange color, aromas of pine, grapefruit and bitterness. Flavors are all hops, grapefruit, and a kiss of citrus. Palate Wrecker is appropriate becasue the hops destroyed my palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Gold pour, white head. Aroma is malty, a bit funky(armpits is a good call by hellbilly!)...flavor is maltier than I would expect from the name.

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