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RATINGS: 1099   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vells (652) - LATVIA - JUN 11, 2014
Some maltiness in background, caramel overpowered by herbal grapefruit hops, quite intense pine. Some sweetness with long moderate to intense bitterness, quite dry finish. I like this as hop tea, but for good beer – bit too boring

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrianG2 (17) - - JUN 10, 2014
Very complex. Aroma mainly citrus with just a hint of carmel. The mouth feel is medium to heavy and the malty notes are more or less crushed by the hoppiness and a huge alcohol finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Masterkush7 (501) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2014
Pours a clear orangish amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, pine and resin. Taste is caramel, pine, citrus, grapefruit and bitter orange peel. Excellent double ipa with great balance! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maltser85 (240) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a golden orange color with a slightly off white head. Aroma is big pine and citrus. Taste is slow at first to develop, but when it does....POW! Bitter grapefruit rolls breifly through an alcohol malt sweetness and finishes long and lingering with Pine and Grapefruit bitterness. Body is appropriate at medium to medium full. You don’t necessarily notice your palate has been wrecked, until you go to the next beer....

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
essjay (9) - Alabama, USA - JUN 4, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Astonishing level of hops. Malt irrelevant. For hop heads one to consider. Alcoholic, bitter, but not acerbic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (759) - - JUN 4, 2014
Gold pour, fairly small head. pine and resin in the aroma. A bit boozy, with lots of pine and resin, which is a nice way of saying one dimensional. medium body. I prefer Ruination to wreck my palate personally.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wilnatp (560) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Tap. Citrus, pine, resin hops. Strong hop notes quickly balanced then overpowered by a sweetness.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (867) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Ölbutikken, Köpenhamn (41 DKK). Maltig och fruktig med en hel del humle, grapefrukt och tallbarr, hög sötma, karamell, tydlig beska, medelfyllig och oljig i konsistensen. Avslutningen är rejält torr och besk med maltiga och humliga toner.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melnis (134) - LATVIA - MAY 30, 2014
Rūgta, ierasta DIPA :) Laba, bet prasās kaut ko vairāk. Nav odziņas :)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5676) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops, citrus, alcohol and caramel.


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