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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


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4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkleu357 (253) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Lite ruby in color. Very clear, no particles. Still hoppy smell. Earthy aroma. Very bitter. I know you can only taste bitterness to 80 IBUs, but this just seems so much more bitter than others I’ve had in that range. Earthy flavor. Hops also come through. Hops and bitterness are noticed throughout you’re mouth. I like it. This really well wreck your palate.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2520) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, yellow session. 02/05/2014. Bright golden orange coloured pour with small head. Aroma is sweet juicy resinous hops and orange peel. Flavouir is mouth coating resin hops, touch of sweet cara malts, and spicy hop in the finish.Huge lasting hop bitterness is out off balance, but pretty clean,. out of balance and my palate is wrecked.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sleipchack (2) - - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Hops are well balanced and it drinks surprisingly well. Lives up to it's name though. No beer you drink after can really be distinguished for flavors until halfway through them. Good end of the night IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlbeer (726) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Smells of malt and a ton of hops. Tastes slightly sweet on the front with a big bitter finish. You can definetly taste the alcohol. Very good

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
greenclansman (742) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - JUL 25, 2014
Very boozy, bitter-sweet. not so hoppy as i was expecting, but it was close to exp date. not my style

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle at Euston Tap, London on 18 July. Poured a hazy mid-golden, with a dense white head and some lacing. Aroma of big hops; lots of citrus and tropical fruits, caramel and sponge cake. Grapefruit and pine in the flavour, with some biscuity malt. Finish was tinned fruits, bitter resin and toffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (581) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 21, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 36cl ou un truc comme ça, couleur orange grosse mousse, effervescence moyenne, une bien belle bière en début de bouche mais attention les yeux, c’est couillu, un truc houblonné et malté assez intense, ça commence assez normalement sur un côté très ananas, un reste qui dur assez longtemps mais lorsque la bière se réchauffe on a le droit à un côté réglisse fruit de la passion et mangue, c’est long et c’est bon, très bon même

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jottis140 (18) - - JUL 20, 2014
A train wreck of hops that assault everything, but in such a good way! Aroma BAM, that’s hops and the hops have a little more hops to go with them. The flavor is dominated by the resin and bitterness of hops.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrettTaylor (464) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Even though this is incredibly hoppy, it is still well-balanced and drinks better than a lot of other super hoppy beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cirrhosis (1196) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2014
Hazey copper, good cap. Smell good, taste good, it be bitter. Kind of an apple raspberry. Good beer shit review I’m to distracted to care right now!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (515) - - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a golden orange. Aroma is citrus and pine. Taste is major hops and very bitter finish.


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