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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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92
outstanding

2,411 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,411
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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Served cool at about 50 degrees. I've had this one cellaring since early last spring.

Pours from a bomber into a pint glass a nearly-opaque black color. Head is ample and has great retention. Lacing is excellent as well.

Aroma is rich and chocolately with a slight fruity character.

Flavor is roasty and delicious. Lots of roasted malt and dark chocolate. The bitterness is strong both from dark malt and hops. As promised on the bottle, this beer does have a certain earthiness imparted by the target hops.

Mouthfeel is nice a creamy from the oats but seems just a little too thin for the style. I expected something a little thicker but it's not bad. Drinkability is only hindered by the strong bitterness and alcohol.

Overall a very successful stout and from a company that prides itself on big hoppy IPAs. I also like how the bottle doesn't scream "imperial" or "double" or "Russian." It's just simply STOUT and a big juicy one at that.

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Picked up a 12 oz bottle for $3 in Monterey, CA. Heck of a nightcap beer. It poured pitch black with a thick, light brown head and lacing. It's a big, rich (not too heavy) chocolate-y stout, that when cold, reminded me of cocoa and chocolate milk. As it warmed, cleaner, roasty and dark bread crust notes came forward with hints of espresso and dark, dry, smoky chocolate. The finish comes out dry after an initially sweet and creamy cocoa note. My only knock is that the alcohol quickly becomes apparent in the nose. I'd be happy to pick up a few more bottles and try aging them.

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Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,411 ratings.