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RATINGS: 329   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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(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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrhopsbeertalk (183) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 25, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2014 Aroma is citrus, floral and vaguely boozy. Flavor is bigger includes citrus, pine, resin, tea and pear. Malt back is barely there but fits just fine. All in all I prefer this to the original single and find it worthy of its roots.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (536) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Pours a nice golden or light amber with a lasting head. Aroma is nice with lots of grassy and citrus hops. Taste is smooth still even with lots of bitterness and has a nice palate too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (3712) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle from Beer and Wine Chevy Chase. Hoppy nose. Taste is lots of different hops unfolding, quite zesty and punchy. Really enjoyable. Nice, smooth citrus finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1197) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 30, 2015
Burnt orange pour with dense off white head. Aroma is grapefruit and hops. Taste follows nose, but adds a little malt, pepper and citrus rind.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8341) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle from WF PM. Hazy copper pour with 1-finger, frothy off-white head. Nose is intense hops, caramel malt, peppery. Tastes resiny, piney, spare caramel malt, black pepper notes, juicy tropical fruit. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (368) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Oranje, grote witte kraag. Bitter, aroma van citrus. Licht waterig, mist body. Levendig op de tong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (434) - - APR 24, 2015
Medium amber, clear, little lace and occasional bubbles. Medium body, moderate flavor, lingering aftertaste. Bitter but well balanced by an off-dry and delicious background. Hoppy, malty, grapefruity, Very tasty and well rounded beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1098) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 24, 2015
Draught at The Beer Market, High St, Dublin. No notes on this one, just a score.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1765) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pours a clear darker golden color with white head. Citrus, lemon and grapefruit, pine, and some dankness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice resinous hop bite. Refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2851) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle via Albertsons. A dark golden-honey color with a massive, frothy beige head. Tons of thick sticky lacing. The scent of citrus and pine takes over, its not overly potent, but it does have a sweet sticky piney punch. Very smooth taste for supposedly 95 IBUs... pine and citrus, tropical fruit. On the back end there is an herbal, iced tea influence. A nice balance. I was hoping for more hops here, but overall a pleasant west cost IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
soyorganic (297) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2015
Really nice. I like this more than the West Coast IPA. Some more citrus hops in this. I like this, Green Flash does it right. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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