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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Double StoutDouble Stout

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92
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2,286 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,286
Reviews: 766
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 78
Gots: 181 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 03-17-2008)
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BigBarley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

05-25-2013 13:23:10 | More by BigBarley
More User Reviews:
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leantom

Indiana

3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Was curious so I tried this. Here goes:

A: Excellent. Pours a thick, creamy head with lots of lacing. Definitely more than one inch. Beer is opaque and lets no light through.

S: OK, but nothing special. Lots of dark fruit and the burnt malt makes its presence known. Kind of generic, really. No hops are detectable.

T: The burnt malt gives off the taste of a lot of dark fruit. Can taste plum, raisins, figs, etc. The dark fruit is really overwhelming in this beer. Also of note, there is a huge boozy presence in the background that coats the palate. The alcohol kind of overshadows the flavor profile of this beer, but the malt profile is good nonetheless.

M: Very rich and creamy. Glides down the throat.

O: A good beer. However, I've tasted stouts similar to it and was therefore bored with the flavor. Still good, however.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 21:15:33 | More by leantom
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-25-2014 19:17:51 | More by bowzer4birdie
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warmbier804

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-25-2014 14:34:10 | More by warmbier804
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BigRedDog

Tennessee

4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a stout glass.

Pours midnight black with a thick, rich caramel/mocha head. Beautiful head, pretty good lacing.

Not too much of a smell. Some coffee and butter, as well as dark fruit.

Taste is very caramel and malt forward. Still the great coffee taste of a stout. Very balanced. Good stout.

Mouthfeel is rich and creamy. Very hearty but doesn't sit heavy. Nice combo.

Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 01:33:53 | More by BigRedDog
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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-24-2014 14:04:22 | More by thufflife
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DaveD1420

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-24-2014 02:29:54 | More by DaveD1420
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Deaner1308

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-23-2014 17:14:04 | More by Deaner1308
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thelargeone

North Dakota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-23-2014 05:53:30 | More by thelargeone
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Flash09

Florida

5/5  rDev +22%

07-23-2014 00:06:42 | More by Flash09
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EmptyPockets

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-22-2014 16:40:19 | More by EmptyPockets
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titty_mcbitty

Texas

3.55/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Very black! Can't see a thing. Poured on the side so almost no head.

S: Not much here except some cracker and oat. Maybe some bitterness.

T: This is pleasant but not super complex as I'd hoped. Malt, toast, oat flakes, char, and tobacco. Got some pretty good flavors. Some of the booze comes through though.

M: Fairly thick but there's a lightness to it, so it's right in the middle. This is a very well-done piece of the beer.

O: Not bad. I may just not be in a stout mood tonight so I'll be as objective as I can be. This beer is pretty awesome. Not the most complex beer you'll ever have, but it is well made for the style. The only thing I didn't like was the booziness, but it wasn't overpowering.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 04:45:46 | More by titty_mcbitty
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-22-2014 01:47:54 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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WiggyKGB

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-21-2014 16:32:55 | More by WiggyKGB
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Throwingtyrant

Iowa

5/5  rDev +22%

07-21-2014 01:03:50 | More by Throwingtyrant
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HoppySeb

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into KBS snifter. Aggressive pour. Appearance is a beautiful jet black. Upon pouring, a foamy cappuccino-like foam is formed atop the glass. The foam eventually recedes into a thin, almost transparent layer covering the entirety of the surface and ultimately settling into a ring around the glass which accompanies you as you finish the beer.

The nose at first instance is that of chocolate milk. Coffee aroma closely follows and there are traces of dark fruit and molasses. Its taste has a sweet start with notes of chocolate and very faint vanilla. The finish is bitter, pleasantly so – a bitter finish you would expect from espresso.

Its mouthfeel is thick and chewy, quite appropriate to fully appreciate the spectrum of flavors in this beer.

Overall, a quite solid Imperial Stout – I would definitely seek again and enjoy it on a regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 23:43:52 | More by HoppySeb
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Velunas

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-20-2014 19:14:55 | More by Velunas
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epyon396

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-20-2014 02:01:22 | More by epyon396
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Alfredolagarda

Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

07-19-2014 22:36:57 | More by Alfredolagarda
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BeeBran


4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

07-19-2014 22:05:11 | More by BeeBran
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-18-2014 02:45:23 | More by sharpski
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BrettMRogers

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-18-2014 01:50:23 | More by BrettMRogers
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-17-2014 21:37:28 | More by atlbravsrno1
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 19:05:56 | More by MattSharpless
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JohnBender

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-17-2014 04:32:18 | More by JohnBender
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Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,286 ratings.