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RATINGS: 1205   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


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (1280) - Missouri, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Very thick head. Quite bitter but not over powering. Hide alcohol well. Citrus. Thick lacing. Thanks Seymour.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (2588) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Side of the bottle reads "Enjoy by 23 Jun 15." This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy bronzed color with a slight orange tint along the sides of the glass. There was a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. Light lacing speckles and slides into a nice spiderweb clingy-ness. The smell has a sweet grapefruit over top of a light caramel malt, and then a lingering grassy to citrus rind bitterness. The taste has a bittersweet combination of sorts of grapefruit rind, pith and a super dry bitter citrus aftertaste leading to a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a nice session to sipping quality about it. Carbonated nicely as a DIPA, bitterness punch overtakes the carbonation as it should. Overall, this DIPA does everything it should and lives up to its name. I’d have again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1115) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
Rating 1112 - May 29, 2014 - Beer Revolution 8oz draught Clear golden pour with a bubbly white foam, spotty lacing. Citrusy sweet, mild floral hops on the nose.. Mouthfeel crisp, mild alcohol warmth, low-medium carbonation. Taste is sweet orangey notes, ruptured with a sharp Centennial dry bite. Mucho gusto.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
packers188 (41) - - MAY 29, 2015
Biere de couleur cuivree avec peu de bulles et in leger col de dentelle. Un nez qui laisse entrevoir un cot herbace. En bouche, elle est ronde avec une entre caramel finissant avec une bonne amertume franche mais qui se dissipe Houblon: Colombus Simcoe Centenial

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cutitoutdave (65) - - MAY 18, 2015
Pours golden clear from draft, moderate white head. Citrus, grapefruit rind aroma. Powerfully hoppy, sublime bitterness dominates taste with lingering aftertaste. Minimal astringency. Creamy body. Excellent imperial ipa. One of the most bitter beers I've had but so deliciously drinkable. An instant favorite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
PlinyDad1952 (62) - - MAY 8, 2015
I AM HUNTs FOR MAXIMUM IUBS AND THOUGHT THIS WAS TEH ONES FOR MINE. THEY ADVERTIES 149 IUB WHICH IS SUPPOST TO BE MORE THAN A PLINY (MY FAVORITE ,FYI!!!) AND RECK MY PLATE. I HAD A PRETTY STRONG PLATE AND THIS DID NOT RECK ANY OF ITS’c! I WOOD COMPARE THE HOP PILSNERS OR SOMETHING SOFT LIKE THOSE, DEFIANTLEY NOT PLINY. I MITE TAKE THIS ONE OUT FOR HIKE OR CANOES OR BOATING ON A WATER OR SOMETHING TO USE FOR SPORTS DRINK. HONESTLY -ITS’ SEEMS LIKE AN ARCTIC BLASTE GATORADE! GREEN FLASH SHOULD STICK TO OCEAN LIGHTS ON PIERATES OF THE CARIBEAN AND STOP BEERS.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alex_leit (238) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAY 8, 2015
355 ml bottle. Amber color with excellent foam. Aroma: citrus, tropical fruit, a bit earthy, pine and spices, malt nectars. Taste: malty sweetness, fruits, pine needles, dense and thick bitterness. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brucebruce81 (313) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 7, 2015
This beer was the father of all hoppy IPA beers from green hornet it was smooth and had that nice punch that really went through on the malt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (396) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2015
Smell of alcohol. Taste of sweet grapefruit, cantaloupe and alcohol. Powerful bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (2086) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. squat brown bottle poured into a glass. Orange with small off white head. Aroma is dank/malt, medium body, low carbon.action, and some small-bubble lacing. Taste is dank hops, pine hops, malt backbone, and bitter finish. Hop Bomb.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sissio (847) - Orsenigo, ITALY - APR 29, 2015
Clear amber, cream head Rich aroma, malts, cream,mou, aromatic hops with bittersweet citrus notes, balsamic notes, light caramel and toffee. Spectacular complex taste. Aggressive herbaceous bitterness well balanced with mellow mou, caramel and aromatic citrus notes. Hoppy aftertaste.


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