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RATINGS: 1100   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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14074) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 5, 2011
cask at gbbf 2011 ... the first to sell out ... amber ... zezty orange and big hop nose ... sweet resiny hops ... dry finish ... big orange ... quite sweet rich and vineous

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, pine, peach, caramel and malt. Long bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13766) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours cloudy golden with small bubbles on top. Nose has lots of grapefruit and peach. Smooth and full bodied. Dry and hoppy end - far from a palate wrecker though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13288) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2012 Cask at GBBF 2011 - Tuesday. Clear amber - offwhite head. Grassy, citrus, light flowery, sweetness, wooden/forrest hoppy, herbal, caramel... no palate wrecker on that cask !!!.........ReRate: Draught at Ginger Man., NYC. Clear amber - white head. Grassy. Bitterness. Nutty. Fresh hoppy. Rather hoppy. Caramel. Nice - but still no palate wrecker.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13283) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Cask gravity at GBBF 11. Orange gold with bubbly white head. Big hoppy beer. I mean the hops are huge. Big toasty hop. Big syrupy resin. Big pink grapefruit aroma. Thats pretty good for first beer. Pretty damn good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13209) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle. It’s a hazy, dark golden beer topped by a dense, finger-thick off-white to beige head. Lots of hops in the aroma, green pine cones, resins and citrus peel, and also a touch of maltyness. The flavor has a pleasant underlying malty sweetness, and up front there’s hops, some more hops and even more hops. A nice bitterness, grass hints and lots of resins and citrus zest. Lasting finish. Pleasant indeed, sure wouldn’t mind having more of this. 120915

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12474) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2012
Bottled 12fl Oz (Beer Hunters)
Clear deep amber color, small steady beige head. Rye-bread, sugar and hops in the nose. Medium-bodied. Bready, sweetish flavor, not very fresh feeling (has it ever been?). Aftertaste has nice long resiny hoppyness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Draught, St Augs. Hazy light copper, extra chewy, lots of chewy crystal malt and syrupy syrup. Quite bitter and quite sweet. Bit boozy in the finish. Really nothing I want in a beer, but credit for decent balance and at least coming close to smoothness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2010
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of grass, melon, pineapple, grapefruit, and orange. Flavor of citrus, pineapple, grass, florals, light herbs, and pine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 28, 2012
22oz bottle. Large off-white head atop clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, some grapefruit/grapefruit juice, some resin. Taste is moderately sweet, pine/grapefruit, some tannins, light orange/lemon. Resinous medium-full body.


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