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RATINGS: 1223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 149   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Palate Wrecker was originally brewed for the Hamiltons Tavern 2nd Anniversary celebration. Its the most complicated West Coastinspired IPA we have ever brewedmashing and sparging with hopped wort, in addition to our hop layering regimen for IPA. We use almost 6 lbs/bbl of Columbus and Centennial hops to create this very bitter hop monster (tested at 149 IBU and no extracts in case you were wondering). By popular demand, it is now released for the world to enjoy (even though this beer isnt for everyone, only the real hop heads!!!). Cheers! - Chuck Silva - Brewmaster - Green Flash Brewing

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3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21975) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 1, 2012
Draft. Clear golden color, massive thick white head with solid lacing. Aroma of intense centrifuged pine needles. Taste has enough pine to turn you inside out. Shocking.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014

2014-05-01, draught at Pumphouse, Richmond, 16oz, 7-5-8-5-15=40
Fruity, resiny, abrasive but too heavy.

2014-02-27, draught at St. Augustines, Vancouver, 7-5-8-5-15=40
Amber color, clear, with creamy head. Sweet and fruity beer, with a good mix of malt and caramel, medium sweetness, a bit candyish, strong bitterness, hop resins, cedar peel, and a mild animal character present in the aroma and flavor.
Good, potent, but I wouldnt drink much of it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Leighton (19166) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2009
I liked this beer. Super potent with great hops kick. Dark orange pour with a mildly bubbly white head. Nose of pine and citrus. Notes of grapefruit in the flavor and a strong hops presence with slight malt. Pretty smooth on the go-down. Really tasty. Had this on tap at Rattle and Hum in NYC.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18730) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle from Bierkompass. Clear deep golden beer with a rich and very lasting offwhite/yellowish head. Hoppy creamy aroma, peach, pineapple, milk notes, pine needles, spicy notes, caramel, hay, lemongrass, biscuits, floral notes, herbal and with pears. Hoppy flavor, huge bitterness, creamy, hay, peach notes, pineapple, lemongrass, pine needles, floral and herbal notes. Alcohol is very well hidden. Good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (18104) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Clear orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit and pine. Flavor is quite sweet and very bitter. Dry and very bitter finish. 230812

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (17968) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 26, 2013
Schwerer blumig hopfiger und alkoholischer Antrunk. Das Bier wird dunkler und deutlich malziger, das Bier bleibt schwer. S, im spten Mittelteil wrziger, dabei bleiben Alkoholnoten nach wie vor deutlich erkennbar. Zu schwer. 11/8/8/9/9/8

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (17603) - PCastle, GERMANY - APR 7, 2014
355ml Flasche. Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig fruchtig, exotische Frchte. Geschmack sehr fruchtig malzig, lange Bitterkeit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17579) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
Tap at the Boilermaker, Philly - 24/05/12. Copper coloured with a thin white head. Fresh grassy hops on the nose allied to a little fruit and sweet malt. Taste as aroma with pine and a hint of orange. Bitter tasting, medium dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17457) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Cask gravity at GBBF 11. Orange gold with bubbly white head. Big hoppy beer. I mean the hops are huge. Big toasty hop. Big syrupy resin. Big pink grapefruit aroma. Thats pretty good for first beer. Pretty damn good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (17057) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, pine, peach, caramel and malt. Long bitter finish.


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