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RATINGS: 1096   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


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sailracer (390) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Tap. Great citrusy, flowery hop aroma. The initial taste is pleasant, though not as complex as I had hoped. The bitterness and palate wrecking really kicks in with the aftertaste. Drinking this with some food helped to mellow the astringent effect on the tongue. OK, but not great.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crit (3318) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2012
Tap at St Augustines Like most Green Flash products, a great looking beer. Sparkling amber, lasting beige head.Piney citrus hop nose and general profile. Great malt backbone. Big lasting citrus/bitter hop finish. Big alcohol content is well hidden. Nicely balanced, a great effort!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Backlog: bottle from carrboro beg company. Big hearty ipa. Lots of pine, grapefruit and hop resin. Far from restrained in the bitterness dept.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 20, 2012
22oz bottle of yum pours clear copper with gold edges and full off white head and leaving behind some sheet lacing. The aroma offers up rich sticky hop goodness that’s largely resiny pine sap and grassiness. It smells of hoppy yum. The taste is similar, thankfully, with chewy sticky pine hop flavor to go along with a moderate level of pine hop bitterness and then slamming into some bitter grapefruit hop notes. I get a mild booze sensation into the finish that seems “spot on” for the style. Solid IIPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2012
Pours a clear orangish brown colour with a big foamy white head. big floral hops citrus pine in the aroma. flavour is pine hops citrus and lime big bitterness on the palate

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilligoose (3223) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle. Thanks to peter for the bottle. Phaleslu that is. Notes of nice tropical tangerine fruit and grapefruit with a sweet melon toasted dough note. Touch too much sweet booze and melon as it warms. Abrasive grapefruit resin bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thegreenrooster (3170) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Pour is a hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is a dank piney hop and maybe a mango. Flavor is all hops. Almost no malt presence. Juicy fruit blast of fresh hops. No alcohol presence as well. This is a tasty hop bomb. Did not wreck the palate but more like pleased it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2343) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Drank at the Newtown Brewfest. A really good example of and Imperial IPA. A blast of citrus, mango, hop, pine and caramel. The blend is near perfect.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2012
preCBC tour on tap @the brewery-pours gold with a white head. Aroma is pine/some resin. Taste is pine/resin hop bite, light malt.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttutony (635) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Huge citrus hop notes, pretty bitter on the palate. A must try for fans of the double IPA.


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