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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (3135) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle - Oh Green Flash, why do I even try your beers anymore? If they’re not horribly out-of-date they’re probably huge boozy malt bombs that hide all the grassy, piney, astringent hops that really aren’t my favorite hop blend anyways. I know you’ll have a huge oily body, and your bitter, drying finish won’t be my jam. I’d probably be better served spending my money on fresh, local New Glarus, Ale Asylum, or any other beer that aligns better with my palate. Seriously, what the fuck am I doing?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kejacobson (14) - Portland, Maine, USA - APR 11, 2015
JKJ &KJK 04/12/2015 very different aromas with and without head. Poured two pints... Very different. Imagine the taste will grow on us, but right now... No. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
perezs25 (42) - - APR 10, 2015
Pours with a strong citrous aroma "right off the bat"with a nice creamy head with great lacing. Smell is very floral and very evident. Attractive clear light amber color. Great balance with a strong richness of body. However it is not cloying and has roller coaster complex after-taste, sometimes smokey, then floral, then malty then... I give up! Please go get some! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quick3Beers (527) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2015
Pours a hazy amber from a bottle. While I like hops, I feel like the "smash you over the head with hops", "stuff hops down your throat/pants", "convert your car so it requires beer with >90 IBUs as fuel" craziness is a little much. Calm down, brewers. Regardless of my feelings on the subject, this is a good, very hoppy imperial IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1432) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 3, 2015
Old rating. Pours orange, with a big creamy head. Aroma is roasted malts with grain and caramel, as well as bitter hops with pine. Flavour is bitter hops, with resin, pine and orange peel. Lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2142) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle at Moriartys. Never poured it out of the bottle (for once) so not certain of the color - also not certain of its age but it was likely at least 9 months old (but could be 2+ years old.) Gigantic peppery, earthy, herbal hop flavors. Enough to shock the tongue a bit. The caramel malts hiding in the background include some notable hints of brown amber fruits. Dried apricots, figs and dates. Not positive if that element is always there or if specific to this aged bottle. Hints of cinnamon. Tangelo pith. Maybe rotted bananas. The palate is interesting. Different. I like it. Lingering numbness. Should try again. Suspect a fresh bottle or draft will taste completely different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (643) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 31, 2015
Amber to copper colored, small white head. Aroma of caramel malts, pine and citrus, very hoppy. Taste medium to strong sweet caramalt, very hoppy, pine and grapefruit, some tropical fruits, resin. Quite bitter and dry finish with a lasting aftertaste. Boozy. Medium to full bodied, moderately oily.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Seannpc (94) - - MAR 30, 2015
Very hoppy aroma on this. Burnt orange color and medium cloudiness. Very hoppy start and mildly bitter finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
adeishaqra (45) - - MAR 30, 2015
strong imperial with light finish and a persistent palate. great color and aroma. I think the best part of this beer is that it’s highly drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (361) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Poured from a four pack of bottles, nice pour with a nice amount of foam. At first you get hit with a blast of bitter which literally does wreck the palate, but by midway through the 2nd beer the flavor of the hops start to get really tasty. I think the boast of "heavy hitter" on the side of the bottle is very accurate in all categories (alcohol, hops, and IBU’s).

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