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Green Flash West Coast IPA (-2013)

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RATINGS: 2153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Editorís 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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (4919) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Wow. Very nice. Very full, hopped IPA that is really good. No fancy words here. I wish this one came as a bomber. Instead, Iím stuck with a regular ole 12 oz. Damn. Ship to Missouri! Excellent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle. Pours hazy bright orange with nice offwhite head. The aroma is intense pineapple, grapefruit, and a little bit of honey. The flavor is full of piney bitterness with a few citrus notes in there, too. The malts are lightly toasted and complement the hops very gracefully. this is a great beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2400) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2007
interesting in that it is a bit different. like the creamy slightly oily liquid has been built up in stages. nice golden slightly off white head on this golden/reddish brew. nice aroma of straw and caramel with grapefruit hops.touch of floral hop in with the aromatic pronouncements. good lingering finish. mild pine in my book. nicely put togeather.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - OCT 1, 2007
12 oz bottle. Pours orange with a small head and some floaties. Huge citrus aroma and flavor. Perfect balance of hops and malt. Long bitter finish with a slight alcohol warmth. I canít believe I have not tried this sooner, one of my favorite IPAís. A must try!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DeadGuyFrank (347) - http://westchesterbeer.com, USA - SEP 30, 2007
One of the best IPA I have tasted....You can taste the wonderful Cascade hops, good citrus and bitter hop deliciousness....try this and put away the imposters....

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cathcacr (643) - Oregon, USA - SEP 30, 2007
What we have here is a first-rate IPA, and I dare these poseurs around here to taste this blind against Stoneís IPA and know which one is better. What weíve got is pungent aroma of grassy hops; big rich full-frontal delivery of very citrus-acidic hop flavor followed by full-bodied finish. I just donít know how an IPA could be done better. Okay, so this one didnít quite have the head that Stoneís IPA does. I said to taste them blind, not look at them.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 24, 2007
a great overall IPA. 12oz bottle from Bev Mo La Mesa. Big aroma of citrus, grass, pine and a nice malt character. One of the best readly available IPAís out there.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brianjames1 (539) - Northridge, California, USA - SEP 23, 2007
This is a good go to IPA. Nice malt and hop balance, smells great and taste great, cant go wrong.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2007
Tasty as all get out, 12oz bottle, and it goes down easy, its great and easy drinking, really enjoy the Simcoe i can taste.. Delicious

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Orion1800 (53) - Piedmont, California, USA - SEP 11, 2007
I liked this IPA. I had not heard of green flash before trying this beer, but I tired this and the brown in the same evening and was quite impresses. This IPA didnít really stand out by my standards, but was just a good well balanced IPA


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