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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,416 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,416
Reviews: 777
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 87
Gots: 206 | 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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Photo of Gryphon69
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

12oz bottle
dated: best before 8-30-14
oversized wine glass

A- Pours a near black with a finger high head of dark mocha. ring around the glass after 3-4 minutes, nice sticky lacing.

S- Dark malts, chocolate, some coffee, hints of brown sugar, some alcohol.

T- Very strong alcohol / hops bite right up front, followed by some roasted malt, some bitter chocolate, bitter coffee. Alcohol is surprisingly overpowering throughout the drink, much more than what your nose tells you.

M- full body, creamy smooth and fizz until you swallow.

O- Average nose, and to me this bottle anyway the alcohol is overpowering any balance of the flavors, I have another that I will probably sit on for a year or so and see if it settles down some.

Gryphon69, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of DMarlinJ
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

DMarlinJ, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of NickyDee21
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

NickyDee21, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of MichPaul
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

MichPaul, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of sprague808
4/5  rDev -2.4%

sprague808, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of jpcarnegie
4/5  rDev -2.4%

jpcarnegie, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of BeerTick
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

BeerTick, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of Illos
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Illos, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of OKCNittany
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

OKCNittany, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of GatorCoop
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

GatorCoop, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of jera1350
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%

Solid black with a rich and dense brown head that leaves lots of lacing. Smell is rich and roasty with coffee and chocolate notes on top of a mild smoke. Taste matches up with the smell. Very rich and deep flavor with some smoke up front, coffee roast and dark chocolate. Full feel with pillowy soft carbonation that coddles the palate. Overall, a wonderful imperial stout with so much depth. Great example of the style.

jera1350, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of damienblack
3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

damienblack, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of Jonny41
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Jonny41, Oct 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

punisher1, Oct 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

AndyH, Oct 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

windypete, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

plumcrazyfx, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

FriedSlug, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of semaj
2.5/5  rDev -39%

semaj, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of FickleBeast
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%

12 oz bottle poured into a nonic.

Pours nearly pitch black with a half finger of mocha foam. Aroma is full of dark chocolate, with a bit of toffee and a hint of black licorice.

First sip is full bodied and full of sweet roasted malt flavor, without any roasted bitterness. Hops are moderate, yet subdued and really take a back seat to the creamy malt sweetness. There is a slightly hoppy/bitter bite on the finish that helps to round the beer out and temper the sweetness.

I like this beer a lot, I'll certainly keep an eye out to purchase again.

FickleBeast, Oct 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

jnardone235, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

sblanton83, Oct 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Mantooth, Oct 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

jeffthepony, Oct 03, 2013
Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,416 ratings.