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Black Flag Imperial Stout - Beer Valley Brewing Co.

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Black Flag Imperial StoutBlack Flag Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

201 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 22
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beer Valley Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hopsaplenty on 11-09-2006)
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dalion037

California

4.53/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I bought this stout on a stout buying frenzy and i was impressed on what I found (and so was my wife). I poured it into a 22 ounce scooner and it had over four inches of head that took forever to burn off. The color was a typical bark brown stout color. The smell was of a nice chocolate and coffee aroma. The taste was a bittery, chocolatey, champagney taste. The mouthfeel was higher in effervenecent than expected but we got used to it ver quick. Of yeah, we finished the bottle so it was definately drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2008 04:57:35 | More by dalion037
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Black Flag Imperial Stout from Beer Valley Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.