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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,375 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,375
Reviews: 771
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 87
Gots: 200 | 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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andrewinski1

New Hampshire

4.15/5  rDev +1.2%

Poured into a tulip. There is a nice almost two inch foamy head with a nice tan color. The body is perfectly black. The lacing is very sticky. This looks good.

The aroma has nice blend of chocolate malt with a hint of licorice.

The taste starts out with slightly sweet, creamy chocolate malt. There is a good roasted flavor in the middle, leading to a slightly hoppy finish.

This is nice and full bodied. The mouthfeel is soft and a little velvety. I really like this one. Good marks all around!

06-26-2012 03:53:31 | More by andrewinski1
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-25-2012 14:37:39 | More by DrunkinYogi
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mlhenson

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-25-2012 05:14:20 | More by mlhenson
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argock

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +2%

Poured from a 64 oz brown growler into a Shaker pint. Purchased at The Lodge (Hilton Head Island, SC).

A: Black and completely light-swallowing with 1-finger cappuccino colored head even with a growler pour. The head has good retention with lace sheeting the top of the glass.

S: There is a good dose of roast, coffee, and oily dark chocolate in the aroma. There is a citrusy, floral hops note as well. There isn't a bunch of dark malt complexity however.

T: This is a very good tasting brew with roast and char being most prominent followed by bitter dark chocolate and a little bit of raisin and date dark malt flavors and a touch of dark malt sourness. There is some orange-lemon citrus with floral notes on the hops side. The alcohol adds a little bit of steely bitterness. A complete IS, but you need to like roast or you will be disappointed.

M: Full body with fairly dry finish and very active carbonation for the style. Long, long aftertaste with lingering roast and hops bitterness.

O: A fine American IS that hits a ton of different spots with the flavor. It is roast heavy, and had that been toned down, I would have liked it even more.

06-25-2012 02:55:45 | More by argock
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caverog

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-25-2012 02:41:17 | More by caverog
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Naterobsnyk4

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-24-2012 05:01:37 | More by Naterobsnyk4
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rderedin

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

06-24-2012 03:09:20 | More by rderedin
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TheSixthRing

California

3.98/5  rDev -2.9%

Pours midnight black with light penetrating only the thinnest of edges. Head is mocha in color and near 2 fingers thick. Retention is above average, with a resulting lace that's thin but sticky.

Smell - Smells of subtle dark roast, chocolate, and a bit of heat shines through.

Taste - Starts with a touch of roasted malt, chocolate mocha and cream, then a huge citrus hop bitterness swoops in and takes control. Finishes strong with a lingering, sharply bitter citrus aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium to full body. For a near 9%, this goes down smooth and easy. Creamy. Carbonation lends to some crispness, along with tingly lips.

Overall - I gotta be honest, for a double stout, I was expecting deeper, more darkly roasted malt, but this kicks like your regular oatmeal with a significant boost in the amount of hops. It's good, but not the 'kick in your pants' abyss deepness I was thinking it'd be. Does well to contain the high alcohol content.

06-22-2012 06:22:00 | More by TheSixthRing
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-21-2012 18:59:01 | More by hiphopj5
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-20-2012 02:09:33 | More by pearljam118
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rkarimi

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev -7.3%

06-20-2012 01:41:35 | More by rkarimi
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plaid75

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

Poured a deep black hue with a one finger frothybtan head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured roasted malts and smooth chocolate.

The taste consisted of chocolate malts, dry coffee and a touch of lactose.

The mouthfeel was full with a semi dry finish.

Overall a full flavored user friendly double stout.

06-20-2012 01:27:15 | More by plaid75
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MyMagicalPants

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

06-19-2012 19:35:27 | More by MyMagicalPants
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Samichez

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

06-19-2012 12:45:56 | More by Samichez
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-19-2012 00:17:55 | More by bigred89
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-17-2012 23:42:08 | More by ridgeline23
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nschofield

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-17-2012 14:59:27 | More by nschofield
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ChumleyX

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-11-2012 07:04:33 | More by ChumleyX
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olbubba

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

06-10-2012 16:45:40 | More by olbubba
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -1.7%

On tap at World of Beer in Raleigh; served in a snifter

A - pitch black with a thick cap of brown head that has decent retention

S - faintly roasty, faint coffee, a bit creamy

T - chocolate, coffee, roasty, faint bitterness in the finish

M - smooth, rich, well carbonated, medium bodied

There is nothing of great note here. It was an amped up version of a very traditional stout. All the flavors were there and it was highly drinkable. It's worth a try.

06-10-2012 12:21:01 | More by tdm168
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Ozzy2004Ironman

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-10-2012 03:14:09 | More by Ozzy2004Ironman
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truuby536

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-05-2012 21:06:58 | More by truuby536
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smi

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-05-2012 17:22:31 | More by smi
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chrispoint

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-04-2012 23:24:30 | More by chrispoint
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Buick222

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-04-2012 18:30:08 | More by Buick222
Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,375 ratings.