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RATINGS: 1220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShawnC (76) - - SEP 9, 2012
Dark gold. Slight lacing. Slight piney grassy almost soapy. Big gravity little boozy. Nice carbonation and mouthfeel. Lingering strong bitterness. Maybe a bit to warm. Unbalanced. Simple just a lot of IBU. Worth a try but not one to return too. ---That dog will hunt!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (5620) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2012
355ml bottle from Bierkompass

Pours dark orange with a bubbly and foamy white head. Aroma of strong malty notes, some aged hops and hints of glue. Taste is sweetish and malty with some bitter and grassy hops, hints of pine and spices. Finish is bitter and sweetish with a lot of maltiness and slight notes of alcohol pushing through. A bit unbalanced, quite malty and hoppy IIPA. Probably past it’s prime.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (5161) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2012
Bottle at Olympen. Pours hazy amber with a good head. Refreshing fruity and grassy hop nose. Intensely bitter, somewhat spicy maltiness. Great wrecker.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (3480) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2012
Pours hazy golden with a medium thick head. Aroma is malts with plenty of fruits. An apt promise of what’s to come. Flavor is malts, some fruits, alcohol and really really much hops. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stefannilssons (1562) - SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2012
Kraftfull sak med en ytterst kraftig men ack så skön. Svårt att rate’a med kamrater runt omkring, men den här var god och jag skulle rekommendera den.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3690) - Vadum, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2012
Clear copper of color with a foamy orange head. An aroma of pines, citrus, sweets, spice, and grapefruit peel. A flavor of sweets, hops, grapefruits, herbs, leather and a very dry mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melker (244) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2012
amber -ish color. frothy white head. aroma is soooo good, a lot of pine and grapefruit. very much bitterness but i expected more. great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (3186) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Pours orange to amber, cloudy, with thin white head. Aroma is resin, pine, slightly citrusy and grapefruit. Full, thick and pungent bitterness from the start that almost grows in your mouth. Finish is mellow but long, balancing it out. Body is medium and somewhat creamy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (22327) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2012
Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. Hazy pale amber, rich firm head. Tremendous aroma of swety tropical fruits and pink grapfruit. Medium-full body and soft, inviting mouthfeel. Loads of juicy hops. Intense, yet pleasant. Severe but never punishing bitterness. Green Flash has a way of making also very extreme beers acceaaible and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6943) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2012
Biggish deep offwhite head. Amber body. Resiny minty aroma with mango and spice notes. Sweet-dryish resiny minty citric taste with caramelly grassy notes. Full-bodied. Soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dry grassy pineapple aftertaste with caramelly dusty dandelion notes. Nice, harmonic, highly drinkable. (0.355l bottle, shared by gr0ve.)


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