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RATINGS: 1112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 149   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
hallinghansen (1943) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle from Vinoble Dalumvej. Clear golden body with a small white head light hops, caramel, metal, alcohol. This is undrinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12398) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Draught, St Augs. Hazy light copper, extra chewy, lots of chewy crystal malt and syrupy syrup. Quite bitter and quite sweet. Bit boozy in the finish. Really nothing I want in a beer, but credit for decent balance and at least coming close to smoothness.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Raesmama (22) - - JUN 21, 2014
I really like this one! Very hoppy, bitter palate, but lovely grapefruit essence and aroma. High AC so if your lookin for a buzz...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MunBro (334) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 20, 2014
Oh man is this good beer. Poured into my IPA glass. Foamy white head that lingered and left nice lacing. Aroma of citrus and pine, minor malt notes. Delicious, fresh, and bright hope notes throughout. A great IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2593) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 20, 2014
650ml brown bottle. Pours a clearish honeyish gold. Small sticky white cap. Nose has toffee/caramel alts and citrus. Taste has caramel toffee base malt, grapefruity hops notes. Medium bitter finish. Body is medium, good carbonation. Big abv, but easy drinker. Doesn’t wreck my palate but I enjoy it a lot.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
trail_and_ale (43) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Tremendous brew: cloudy, orange appearance and medium head...citrus and biscuit flavors dominate...beautifully bitter finish...a souped up ESB in my book. I was so impressed that I gave a 4-pack to a fork lift operator who recently lost his job for damaging freight...get it?

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CacheManyHose (175) - HONG KONG - JUN 14, 2014
From Craftissimo. Translucent amber with small white bubbly head and huge legs. Smells of wet juicy hop, sweet malt, bit of maple syrup/hard candy. Tastes hugely deeply overwhelmingly bitter without much else, long bitter dry finish. Really nice aroma but taste is way too bitter and big without being balanced. Body is medium and quite slick. Admire its ambition but wouldn't get again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (227) - HONG KONG - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from Bottle Shop at home. Translucent dark amber pour. Very sweet juicy hoppy aroma. Taste is overpoweringly resiny hops. Not syrupy but very vegetal. Lasting boozy finish. Like the hoppiness but not as good as other extremely high IBU DIPAs. Good to try but wouldn't get again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3322) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Amber with off white head. Aroma of marmalade, caramel, toffee, grass, fruits. Taste is very hoppy with lots of malt and caramel notes. Bitterness is very high

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
improvjock (321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with medium off-white head. Aroma heavy of fruit and wildflowers, with a hint of the caramel malts. Taste is fairly bitter, with grapefruit. Heavy on the palate for an IPA, but then, this does have 9.5% ABV. Really enjoyed this one.


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