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RATINGS: 1214   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


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
uhclem (398) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAR 1, 2013
This is a great IIPA. The work that went into making this clearly shows. The West Coast IPA used to be my favorite until they priced themselves out of my wallet.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
esox (1194) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2013
Bottled. Clear amber beer, frothy head with good lace. Huge piney and polleny hop aroma, a hint of green grass, massive toffy-toned maltiness underneath. Bold malt body is quite sweet, but resiny bitterness soon takes over. Lingering bitter, resiny aftertaste. Full bodied, thick and almost oily texture with biting resins from the hops. Huge DIPA, very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2578) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Pours an amber color with a moderate white head. Nose and taste both have some strong hoppy bitter elements to them, yet the beer ends up being super smooth and well-balanced. One of the better IIPAs I’ve had.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
porkdiggity (108) - Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Bam! Talk about an in your face double IPA! Big aroma, big hop flavor, and the bitterness definitely wrecks your palate. Very enjoyable if that's what you like (like I do)! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
trapped (1431) - New York, TURKEY - FEB 26, 2013
Drought at BeerAuthority, NY. Dark yellow appearance with beige spongy head, hops aroma, very strong bitter shoppy taste, long finish, It is indeed a palate wrecker!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Awktoberfest (336) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Actually really good dipa...good aroma and hop taste. And not overly sweet. The hop bouquet is not muted like most doubles or strong iPas... Try half acres double daisy cutter for another great double ipa...love the flash ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1882) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Last rating from fantastic long weekend of beer tasting and skiing at Snowshoe. Bottle->SA. Pours copper with frothy offwhite head. Aroma is strong floral and citrus hops. Taste is biting bitter hops and pine. I hate to say it, but too much hops here to really enjoy for too long. Splitting a 12 ounce bottle was a good decision.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AxlLives (288) - Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Tap - @ RHP. Pours clear gold-yellow, little white head, diminishing. Aromas of big piney notes, pungent resin, grapefruit, citrus, spicy hops, little bit of caramel whispers on the edge if the palate at the finish. Medium bodied, serious. Long giving finish. No joke. Aptly named. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jordinc (105) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Draft. Palate Wrecker is a great name; this is like a hop punch to the mouth. Big aroma of citrus/grapefruit and pine. Malty with lots and lots of hops and a fair amount of complexity. Great DIPA.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1516) - Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Big aroma of grapefruit hops, pours a clear amber with a tight white head. Big blast of grapefruit and bitter hops, with enough malt backbone to support them. Lingering bitter finish, slightly slick mouthfeel. This is a great IIPA, and one that you should try if you’re a hop head.


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