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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,373 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,373
Reviews: 771
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 87
Gots: 199 | 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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Ratings: 2,373 | Reviews: 771 | Display Reviews Only:
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PhineasGage

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-28-2011 22:55:34 | More by PhineasGage
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H0POFF

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-27-2011 19:34:25 | More by H0POFF
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GuisseppeFranco

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-27-2011 02:14:34 | More by GuisseppeFranco
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -0.5%

A: Motor oil pour is thick and viscose from the bottle producing a dark mocha tinted head that is frothy and sat a finger high. Retention is moderate, showing a thin spongy ring around the glass edges with a patchy, bubbly covering. Really loved the pour and how viscose it was, slurping out of the bottle with a consistency of liquid bread.

S: Soft aroma of charred chocolate and light roast. Nice mixture but surprisingly refrained from what I would expect from a dark beast that is a double stout.

T: The flavor can best be described as milky roast chocolate. Roasty bitterness, good show of strength of dark coffee grinds. The alcohol of 8.8% is very well concealed thus far. Very clean, smooth flavor, the rating says it best here.

M: milky, full and malty, with bitter roast warming the inner cheeks. Nice lingering of roast stays on the tongue awhile with a light fizzle of carbonation rounds things out.

O: Overall dark, bitter with a well concealed alcohol will no doubt make you keep coming back for more. Black roast and at a higher end of the serving spectrum (56-60F) it only tends to get smoother.

12-26-2011 21:45:30 | More by beerthulhu
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cdwil

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-26-2011 13:56:33 | More by cdwil
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-26-2011 13:01:58 | More by jpd7374
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OnAQuest

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-26-2011 03:27:25 | More by OnAQuest
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

12-24-2011 21:26:46 | More by Rollzroyce21
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pumptrick

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

12-24-2011 00:19:08 | More by pumptrick
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InfernoBoss

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-23-2011 10:08:21 | More by InfernoBoss
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anwo56

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

12-23-2011 05:10:48 | More by anwo56
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crbooher

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-23-2011 04:26:32 | More by crbooher
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mettkea

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-23-2011 02:34:23 | More by mettkea
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bastu

Tennessee

4.03/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours black with 1 finger tan head.

Smells of roasted malts, coffee, and maybe a little bit of dark fruits.

Tastes of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, moderate (hop?) bitterness. Very slight hint of the alcohol in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is full and just right for an 8.8% double/imperial stout.

Overall a good stout that I would not turn down if offered.

12-23-2011 01:18:13 | More by bastu
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-22-2011 22:02:03 | More by greg4579
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zhanson88

California

3.85/5  rDev -6.1%

Appearance: Pours out pitch black with 1/2" of dark tan head. Very little retention, but some decent lacing present. Legs are decent as well.

Smell: Smells of mostly roasted malts, some coffee, and dark chocolate. Good smell but doesn't really do a lot to distinguish itself.

Taste: Dark and roasted malts make up the bulk of the taste, with coffee and bitter chocolate as well. Not a lot of hop character. Pretty flavorful and well integrated.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Full bodied with low carbonation; very smooth and creamy. Overall a good imperial stout, but doesn't do much to set itself apart. Definitely enjoyable, falls short when compared to many imperial stouts out there.

12-22-2011 21:47:11 | More by zhanson88
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SteelCityHops89

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22%

12-22-2011 01:52:36 | More by SteelCityHops89
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ATADakaCHAD

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-21-2011 03:43:16 | More by ATADakaCHAD
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CelticAleMan

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-19-2011 08:11:50 | More by CelticAleMan
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev 0%

Appearance - Pours a very deep dark black hue, can't see anything through it. A beautiful half finger mocha head and great lacing.

Smell - Coffee right up front, bitter chocolate afterwards, roasted malts last. smells really great.

Taste - The chocolate is up front this time, coffee stays in the background. There is a very very nice balance of hops and roasted malts which elude to the dark chocolate tastes and vanilla characteristics. This is a very damn good stout.

Mouthfeel - Creamy, sticky, chewy.

Overall - Wasn't going into this with a lot of expectations but wow i was surprised. Not world class but pretty damn good. I loved the nose on this one and it goes down incredibly smooth at 8.8. Great, great beer.

12-19-2011 01:39:58 | More by aorloski
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felipe2toes

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Pours a solid brown/black with a thin creamy light brown head. Head dissipates quickly into very thin froth floating in center of glass. Leaves a little bit of lacing on the glass as well.

Smells of chocolate and molasses and some alcohol/bourbon notes.

Tastes of cocoa powder/milk chocolate and roasted malts. There's a little bit of coffee bitterness throughout, but nicely balanced.

Creamy medium-bodied mouthfeel. Not too heavy for me.

Great overall beer.

12-18-2011 22:47:14 | More by felipe2toes
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iSrALE

Mexico

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-18-2011 21:51:25 | More by iSrALE
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Sinewave

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-18-2011 20:58:21 | More by Sinewave
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spicelab

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

12-18-2011 03:41:33 | More by spicelab
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-17-2011 18:45:12 | More by tclapper
Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,373 ratings.