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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,660 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,660
Reviews: 802
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 95
Gots: 271 | 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:
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(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 03-17-2008)
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12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours pitch black with a dark, thick, frothy head. Awesome head retention.

There is some black licorice in the aroma along with dark chocolate and toasted malt. Light notes of caramel are sprinkled throughout. A touch of grass in the background.

Some heavy dark fruit mixed with dark chocolate in the flavor. Caramel is much more prevalent here with a smoothe dark roast holding just the slightest bit of coffee notes. Moderate bitterness cleaning things up towards the finish.

Overall, a pretty good beer. I love the English touches although I must say I still prefer Samuel smith.

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Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,660 ratings.