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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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2,298 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,298
Reviews: 767
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 79
Gots: 184 | 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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garymuchow

Minnesota

4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours like motor oil and is pitch black in the glass. Attractive dark and abundant head with good lacing.
Complex roast aroma with some dark fruit and a nice streak of hops. Well done.
RIS like presentation with appealing hops flavors including a nice streak of lingering bitterness in the very long finish. Dark fruit, soft drying and just overall goodness.
Drinks and feels bigger than 8.8%. Rich and full with soft carbonation enhancing the feel.
This is a very nice beer and a decent value. Glad they made it out this way. A good beer for a winter day watching some football.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 17:17:33 | More by garymuchow
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-29-2014 01:32:27 | More by apasternak
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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-28-2014 05:33:35 | More by alostplot
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Michigan

3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a black brew with a medium beige head with regular retention, aroma is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with caramel, vanilla, chocolate, alcohol and coffee, medium to robust bodied, flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a bittersweet finish, and quite tasty. Fine body with a long and smooth aftertaste of light barley and coffee. So very nice.

Serving type: bottle

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-27-2014 20:03:04 | More by SampsonOfRaleigh
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California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-27-2014 14:15:30 | More by wrightst
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Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-27-2014 03:28:12 | More by wesley777
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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

07-27-2014 03:19:30 | More by Chilly_E
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

07-27-2014 00:46:39 | More by ngaron
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Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

07-27-2014 00:32:56 | More by thebeeler
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

07-26-2014 19:54:19 | More by Wayne17
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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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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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North Dakota

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North Dakota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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EmptyPockets

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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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

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Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,298 ratings.