Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 434   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
(This is the new recipe for West Coast IPA, now an Imperial IPA)

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As craft beer pioneers, we embarked on an expedition to brew the benchmark West Coast IPA. We ventured into the unknown and struck gold, discovering a tantalizing menagerie of hops. Simcoe for tropical and grapefruit zest, Columbus for hop pungency, Centennial for pine notes, Citra for citrus zest, and Cascade for floral aroma are layered throughout the brewing process. West Coast IPA exemplifies the Green Flash spirit of adventure and discovery.

kansascityCW's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Dark amber color, huge nose of pine and dank hops. Super bitter. Definitely a west coast ipa. Delicious.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
iguanodon (104) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Pours clear orange/gold with a medium off white head. Aroma is grass, pine, alcohol. Taste is bitter hops, way too bitter with not much balance. This is my second try with this beer. I didn’t care for it the first time but didn’t rate it at the time, gave it another shot. I won’t try it again, there are many better DIPAs out there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevin43088 (2) - - NOV 25, 2015 does not count
This is a great beer. I would totally drink it again. Good job Kevin!!!!!!!�

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flodhast (2) - FRANCE - NOV 25, 2015 does not count
Un super nez , une amertume très presente à la première gorgée très apréciable un goût d’agrumes et très fleural qui reste en bouche. Une bière quasiment parfaite !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2501) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Clear, bright amber with a huge off-white head and good to very good lacing. Aroma of resin, bright citrus, tropical fruit and a little caramel. Taste of pine, tropical fruits, citrus, caramel, resin and a light fruitiness. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (599) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle at The Counter in Palo Alto, CA. Aroma is pine, pineapple, bitter grass. Taste is clean tropical fruits with a balanced bitter finish. Standard west coast operation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhatB420 (759) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2015
12oz into super glass. Pours a red Amber orange. Fair lacing, medium head, cloud white, clings to glass nicely. Aroma of pine, bitter malts, grass, hoppy goodness, dry and bitter orange, slight mango, squished tangerine. Taste of frontal bitter hops, malts of the same, more bitterness, orange interchanges, more bitter, nice since hop slap in the end followed by citra, or all at once, its good. Bitter and dry aftertaste, followed by sweet hop questioning. More so an overall bitter dipa, but good. Abv is distant yet acceptable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flanfl (360) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - NOV 17, 2015
Clear golden body with amber lacing. Huge lasting white head. Strong tropical fruity flavours, pine, citrus and light caramel notes. Flavour of pine, citrus, caramel, light dried fruit notes. Good bitter backbone. Long bitter finish, citrusy and quite dry. A pleasing IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Changed (447) - Ithaca, New York, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Draft at ICC. Pours slightly hazy amber, white head. Aroma is dank hops, sweetness. Flavor is bitter, tropical fruity, layered hops, and a well balanced maltiness to boot. Quite well balanced and drinkable for an 8.1% DIPA. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3977) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Tap @ Jacks Bar at the Cannery. San Francisco. Reddish brown, decent head. Resin citrus fruit aroma. Dry grain rye hop flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Bit too dry for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1317) - Krakow, POLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle Aroma-lemon, grapefruit, orange Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, medium sourness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall-very good

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