pet3rman (375) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 26, 2007 Pours orange with thin white head. Lots of Hops. Pretty good pine and grapefruit notes. Decent IPA that grows on you as you drink.
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - FEB 20, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a nice hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fuity, mostly grapegruits. Nice lacing. Sharp hop presence. Well balanced IPA. Impressive.
Yankovitch333 (612) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
What can I say that no one else has? All I am going to say is that this IPA is pretty damn good. It has everything you would want from an IPA: lots of hops, great head, nice color, lots of citrus notes. One of the best Iíve had in a long time!
cbrixius (136) - Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
One of the best straight up IPAís Iíve had in a few months. Big, sweet, juicy aroma followed a hazy red pour topped with a creamy head. Heavenly bitterness, but enough of pine and citrus off-shoots to balance out a make an even-keeled ale. I am definitely hoping to see more of Green Flash in my area.
markgugs (86) - Wood Ridge, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2007
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
poured from a 12oz. bottle into a snifter glass
A: A delicious looking honeyed-orange copper color with a one-finger off-white foamy head. It goes away quickly yet leaves some nice thick lacing.
S: A superb-smelling beer, with lots of varied, complex hop aromas coupled with nice warm toasted caramel maltiness.
T: While the bready malted backbone of this beer is not to be ignored, this beer derives nearly all its flavor from the multitudes of hops, hops, and more hops! Zesty citrus hops blast your tongue to start, and fruity, juicy grapefruit & pine notes take over from there. The maltiness finishes everything up and keeps the beer from being overly bitter.
M: Oily, fizzy carbonation makes up the majority of this beerís feel.
D: Could easily drink these all day, this might be a new summer brew for me.
alexanderj (3486) - Branson, Missouri, USA - FEB 17, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap; a opaque orange-gold; not much head. Aroma was of citrus hops and malt; not much pine detected. Flavor had a nice citrust hop flavor; some grapefruit; floral with some malt. Good.
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap. Pours a clear golden-orange color with a relatively small dense white head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, orange, malt. Flavor is pine boughs, grapefruit wedges, orange rind, and a nice malty backbone. Palate is medium bodied, medium carbonation, nice clean, bitter finish. Good stuff, definitely a standout!!
jake65 (3233) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - FEB 13, 2007
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Rich, golden pour with a large frothy white head. Thick lacing. Aroma of citrus and piney hops with some malt. Taste is more citrus, floral, and pine hoppiness with a malty backbone. Crisp and dry finish.
tennisjoel (1296) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2007
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lovely grapefruit, piney scents penetrate the senses. I could smell this beer for a while and be very satisfied. Orange body, with a thin head. NIce and extra hoppy, the way I like it. <P> Props to MilkmanDan for letting me sample this at his tasting. <P>
Tmoney99 (12984) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Downtown Johnny Browns. Poured hazy copper with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Heavy bitter flavor with a heavy smooth bitter finish of long duration. A very good beer.