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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,587 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,587
Reviews: 794
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 89
Gots: 252 | 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

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 03-17-2008)
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Photo of GreenPea
4.7/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow, these folks nailed it. .Mine was poured from a bottle into a sniffer.

The appearance was midnight black with a dark 2 finger head. Semi soapy / semi custard.

If you took a cup of coffee beans, covered it in molasses then added malts and a sprinkle of chocolate you could duplicate this smell. I also pick up subtle hints of vanilla bean and rum.

The taste reminds me of raisins, coffee and chocolate with a malty finish.

The mouth is medium with that is carbonated just right.

I will buy this again once my fridge gets low.

GreenPea, Nov 28, 2011
Photo of pudoo
5/5  rDev +22%

pudoo, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of barnzy78
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

barnzy78, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of McLaughlin5350
5/5  rDev +22%

McLaughlin5350, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of 11millsown113
5/5  rDev +22%

11millsown113, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of amcmaho1
4/5  rDev -2.4%

amcmaho1, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of Exiled
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Exiled, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of EinWeizenbitte
4/5  rDev -2.4%

EinWeizenbitte, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

clegolfski, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

deapokid, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of RyanPS
5/5  rDev +22%

RyanPS, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

daveytheformer, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of wcintula
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I'm thankful for this beer that I drink as I review this fine Thanksgiving morning. Pours black with the faintest brown highlights at the glass' edge. Big foamy, patchy head, receding slowly and leaving stripes of lacing. Smells nice, strong roasted malts, chocolate aromas, and a touch hoppiness and faint booze.

Very big flavor here. Roasted malts and chocolate intermingling to present a nice bitterness backed up by an earthy, leafy hop bitterness. The beer has got a touch of sweetness but is probably drier than it is sweet. Full and robust, with a light carbonation. Super stout.

wcintula, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of kevwcamp
4/5  rDev -2.4%

kevwcamp, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of honkduh
5/5  rDev +22%

honkduh, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

chiefs58dt, Nov 22, 2011
Photo of grittybrews
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured nearly black with two fingers of dark mocha head. Roasty aroma of coffee and dark cocoa.

Moderate carbonation and a somewhat light, slightly syrupy mouthfeel. Dark cocoa mixed with espresso up front with some mild molasses, caramel, and vanilla. More roasty coffee and a hint of smoke on the finish.

Light-bodied with only a hint of boozy warmth, this stout still packs a lot of punch. Very balanced and flavorful.

grittybrews, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

touchmeimsac, Nov 22, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

johnhenryconway, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

dave8910, Nov 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

cfinch2, Nov 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

TicoCali, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of FosterJM
3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

954th Review on BA
Bottle to Snifter
12 oz bottle

Pretty sure its a 2011 w/new black label
Purchased a single bottle from Bruery Provisions

App- A good bit of dark brown bordering on black. A nice two finger head that was a slight bit khaki in color with a good bit of cling and lace.

Smell- A good bit like a nice dark cup of coffee. Roasty espresso beans with a good bit of whispy smoke behind it. The 8.8% is well hidden in the nose. Some damper malts on a big whiff.

Taste- Much like the nose, it has a good grainular bitter note behind it. A bit semi-smooth with some roasted dark chocolate and roasty espresso.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a bit more roasty bitter and damp malts and a little peppery notes.

Drink- Its a nice better than average roasty stout. The 8% is well hidden and has some good layers of flavor. A good 4 pack to keep around the house maybe in order.

FosterJM, Nov 21, 2011
Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,587 ratings.