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Green Flash West Coast IPA (-2013)

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RATINGS: 2154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Editor’s Note: If you had the 8.1% abv version marketed since 2014 as a Double India Pale Ale, this is the wrong beer page. Please rate under Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014 -).

This West Coast-Style India Pale Ale is extravagantly hopped, full flavored, medium bodied and copper colored. A menagerie of hops is combined throughout the brewing process to impart specific characteristics. Hops used include Simcoe for a unique fruitiness and grapefruit zest, Columbus for strong hop pungency, Centennial for pine and citrus notes, and Cascade for floral aroma.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbohl (11) - - MAR 1, 2015
Great full flavored IPA - great appearance, very piney and hoppy but fullness smooths it out a bit. Very much in the Sierra Nevada Torpedo range and that is a much more affordable alternative.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abrakarl (393) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2015
Nice tropical beer with plenty of hops. Typically the aroma is better than the bitter taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (288) - Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Pour from bottle is auburn in color, aroma is floral and hoppy, taste is initially bitter slightly sweet on the front of the tongue, finish is bitter, solid IPA

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle, 355 ml from Za Popent, Ljubljana, shared with JFK. Pours cloudy dark orange with off-white head. Very hoppy, citrus, floral, pine aroma. Sweetish malty, caramel with great hoppy bitterness. Full bodied. Very balanced. Was really impressed by this brew, for me this one has it all.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RickReallyBrew (76) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Last night I had an Avery Myrcenery Ale from CO. It was as good as it gets for an IPA. Well, I have to report that this brew is equally delicious and satisfying. And I’m not easily pleased. Thus beer has a wonderful hop nose, balanced malt and hop bittering flavor. A cornucopia of IPA goodness!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2473) - Haugesund, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2014
12.11.2014. 0,355l Bottle. Bougth in Sweden at Systembolaget in Gøteborg. BB August 2014. Dark orange colour with white head. Unclear. Very strong aromas of fresh aromatic hops. Spruce, herbs and pine. Kind of rich with both a malty body and alcohol that gives strength. Aftertaste is bitter with lots of aromatic hops, its not bitter with that dry bitterness. Kind of oily at the end with a kind of softness. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bygers (1028) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a clear orange, big white head, nice lacing. Aroma is malty, pine, grapefruit, caramel. Taste, of pine, grapefruit, citrus, malty, caramel, alcohol. Big bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Earplay (48) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 30, 2014
Punchy IPA, bitterness a little aggressive and malt caramel character seems to clash with hops a little. Otherwise a great flavour packed IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7860) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"from label...columbus, cascade, simcoe and centennial hops...and you can taste them all. if this is their regular ipa, i can’t imagine what their imperial is like. has a malty backbone to provide body and a little balance, but this is a big, chewy, citrusy aromatic hop lover’s beer. 3/09-had again, stand by the earlier stuff...got a GF imperial to try side by side. the regular ipa is 95 ibus and you can tell...the imperial is 101...this is one of the better ipas out there. bigger flavor and aroma than many other "imperials". having a hard time believing there are 50+ IPAs higher... 8/11 knocked a tenth and Hop Head Red up a tenth. HHR has been better a few times in a row now."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JimmyBoy74 (469) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
33 cl lilla Örebro. Vill minnas att denna var en av de bättre ipa jag druckit! Dessutom med min ipa polare Anders!

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