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RATINGS: 1259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 149   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Palate Wrecker was originally brewed for the Hamilton’s Tavern 2nd Anniversary celebration. It’s the most complicated West Coast–inspired IPA we have ever brewed—mashing 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 isn’t for everyone, only the real hop heads!!!). Cheers! - Chuck Silva - Brewmaster - Green Flash Brewing

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burakak (7) - indian trail, USA - APR 14, 2012 does not count
How can bitterness joyable? By drinking Palate wrecker. It has a very complex yet joyable taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
mkel07 (5981) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2012
355ml bottle. Bursting with big fruity hop aromas and a crazy resinous hop flavour that coats the tongue and travels to all parts of the mouth leaving long lingering finish. Definately one to sip and enjoy.

5
mhwilk (6) - Alabama, USA - JUL 10, 2013 does not count
OMG! This is one of the best beers I have ever put to my tongue. Purchased in bottles at Craft Brewed Bottle Shop & Tasting Room in Nashville, TN. Be sure to check this place out whenever I'm Nashville and ask for Ryan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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juicyhops (48) - Grayslake, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Simply put this is a perfect american imperial IPA. No reason to get fussy. Smells like fresh hop pellets and tastes like thinned out IPA wort. Golden clarity with a white lace leaving head. Really amazing!

5
spacemonster (90) - Igo, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
I have to give this amazing beer a perfect score as it wants for nothing IF you’re a hop-head which I am. Pours a lovely sunset orange, little head that doesn’t stick around. Taste is a powerful and intoxicating mad power-ball hit of fresh hops. The malts are right and make a brief appearance then another blast of bitterness that is numbing and lingers. Yes it obliterates your palate. Just a fine massive jack-pot of flavour!

5
drpimento (3639) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2015
The grand brewmaster has come down from the mountain top to anoint this beer. So good. Every thing is balanced. Aroma is rich caramel malt with just the exact perfect amount of resin hop to match. Flavor’s like nose having enough tang to enhance the bitterness, while not enhancing the relative dryness. Again, it’s not that it’s dry, it’s that it’s balanced. Palate is perfect; in fact, I’ve found the perfect match- Miss Vickies Sea Salt & Vinegar Chips with TINY dips of this insanely strong horseradish stuff from northern Wisconsin place called Smuggler’s Lounge

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IPagan5 (106) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 21, 2015
For hop lovers only! Bright golden to orange color heavy lacing on glass, aroma of citrus and pepper with tad of leather. Malts are there but hop dominant of course. Well balanced long lasting bitterness. Perfect.

5
liquidhedonism (289) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - MAR 24, 2015
22 oz bottle. Aroma: malty, citrusy, and piney, with hints of caramel, grapefruit, bread, resin, grass, and barnyard. Taste/Palate: sweet, crisp, and thick; finishes with a long bitterness.

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RickReallyBrew (99) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2015
OK, this beer is definitely hop forward. So much so that the hop flavor overpowers the malt flavor of this high gravity Imperial IP Ale. That said, one can easily justify skipping salad with ones dinner and order and extra burger and not feel the least bit guilty. There is a floral garden of hops in a pint of this grog. Not for the faint of heart.

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soupy (35) - - MAR 21, 2012
Hazy copper pour, nice head. Like most Green Flash beers, taste is supreme. Hoppy full taste, smooth and not overwhelming despite the 9.9 . ABV. Very drinkable, feels like a sneaker. Poured from 32 oz, Growler,


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