Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 2,668
Reviews: 802
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 95
Gots: 275 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 03-17-2008)
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Photo of mrhox1981
3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of Brushkanna
4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Opaque dark chocolate brown
Carmel toastie light smell
Bitter chocolate black stout with a little alcohol vapor
Lighter mouthfeel for a stout but has a great aftertaste of dark chocolate and toast
Highly recommend its a great winter beer to warm you up

Photo of oldvines
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of JellyJacket
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of MacStinson
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Bnoise11
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Jordantb313
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of dickieb
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a really nice brown head which leaves some wonderful lacing. The smell is fairly light and mostly of darker roasted malts and some hints of vanilla jumping out at me. The taste has more kick with dark chocolate and the roasted malts being the backbone with a lingering bite from the subtle hopping. The mouthfeel is rich and creamy excellent for the style and it has a nice drinkability to it. Not as good as the IPA's from Green Flash but a solid offering.

Photo of Schmuckles
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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Photo of babaracas
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy dark brown with two fingers thick dense tan head, settles slowly to a thin ring, leaving a spray of lace on the glass. Smell: toasted and buttered dark bread, black plum, moderate roast, earthy, hint of wood smoke. Taste: bready, plum, maybe fig, mild roast, caramel, hopping is earthy, mildly grassy and citric. Feel is quite creamy, finishing drying with light residual sweetness. This is odd to review. Enjoyable beer, but not an impy stout.

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of CraftBeerGuild
2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

Photo of Pecan
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Nightrain87
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Scott1970
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of WynnO
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of ehnahwy8
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Offa
3.63/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a decent strong stout, a bit simple and devoid of complexity, especially for being as strong and heavy as it is.

Black, it has a big brown head.

Aroma is chocolate, hint of coffee, wet earth and bark, hint of winy prunes. Aroma is rich, full, nice, soft.

Taste is full and strong but simple and lacking in complexity. It is creamy, bittersweet, rich chocolate with hint of coffee, brandied prunes and wet singed leaves. It has a lingering burnt-leaf bitterness at finish. There is really nothing else. Compared to Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, for example that beer is far more complex and interesting and well-rounded than this on comparable (in fact slightly lower) abv. This has strong roasty-chocolatey elements but really nothing else.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of bifrost17
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Large dark tan head on a jet black body. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malts, and milk chocolate. Flavors of roasted malts, vanilla, both milk and dark chocolate, hint of pine hops, raisin and coffee. Very smooth and creamy with light to moderate carbonation. Overall this one is complex, very clean tasting with a mouthfeel making it incredibly enjoyable and easy to drink.

Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,668 ratings.