Green Flash Hop Odyssey Symposium IPA

 
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97
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style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The 2008 Surf’s Up Symposium IPA was brewed San Diego Style: highly quaffable,pale in color with a lighter body and profound emphasis on hop extravaganza.

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3.7
merc7186 (3142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Aroma: Bready Malts, Mild Resin, Mildly Piney Appearance: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Decent Lacing Taste: Bready Malts, Resin, Mildly Piney Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying, Mildly Bitter

3.9
milewide (2250) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Slightly cloudy Amber color. Fine blend of hop bitterness and malt sweetness. 22 ounce bomber. 2015 version.

3.7
jh773 (303) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Hazy golden orange, medium-thin head. Strong, bitter crisp hops aroma with some dried apricot character. Taste is dry, fruity with sweet apple and syrup notes. Long bitter finish.

3.9
thornecb (5918) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Pours clear gold into a tulip. Bright white head with excellent retention recedes leaving spot lacing. Caramel and tropical fruit aromas. Sweet caramel and bready upfront turning to bitter earth and pith in the lasting finish.

3.8
scoth (685) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours clear copper with a medium beige head, very fine lacing, good retention. Aromas of pine resin, grapefruit, tropical fruit, biscuit, caramel. Medium light body, smooth and creamy. Medium-light sweetness , fairly strong lingering bitter finish. Very enjoyable hop blend with just enough malt to emphasize the bitterness.

3.7
jjgmd (2164) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - FEB 28, 2015
On tapat Brass Tap with Audrie at Coral Springs, pours a golden yellowish pour with a small head. Nose is pleasant sweet citrus . Taste is bitter sweet citrus with hard pine and resin. Finish is bitter, and ends on the Sam adding notes . Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.7
jw0406 (1276) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2015
22 oz bottle pours a nice orange color with a nice white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, sweet malt. Medium bodied, nicely balanced, very nice.

3.6
slowrunner77 (12051) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 21, 2015
this is a nice, surprisingly balanced ipa. I am not seeing "hop extravaganza". Light to moderate citrus, spice, light pine and moderate malt. Earthy even. Not bad for most, but I expect a LOT out of GF’s hoppy brews.

4
Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2015
On tap at Brunzies. Nice spicy hop aroma, pine, resin, apricot. Golden amber clear with lacing foamy head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Starts moderately sweet, caramel and biscuit. Big hop flavor, resin and ozone. Big bitter presence from start to finish, with lingering bitter finish and after.

3.9
Christpuncher (3135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2015
solid blended IPA ofmany hopps. strong hoppy flavor with a light maltbackbone. the bitterness really dominates this brew. smells super hoppy and pours copper with a thin tan head. had out of a bomber at home.


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