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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
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2,514 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,514
Reviews: 791
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 87
Gots: 237 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.4%

GABrew, Nov 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

CSpoons, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of xabyss
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 11/06/12, consumed 11/19/13

A: An opaque void, black as night with a quickly-dissipating mocha head that leaves lace sticking everywhere; pretty glorious

S: A bit weak on the nose, but the goods come through: chocolate, coffee, a healthy dose of roasted hops.

T: The year spent aging has added some complexity to this brew, methinks. Dark chocolate up front, malts and coffee in the rear, with a pleasant bitterness left lingering on the palate. I'm definitely getting dark fruits and possibly even a hint of licorice. The coffee wipes the palate clean before I can dwell on the complexities. Quite good!

M: Not as thick as other "double stouts." On the lighter end of full-bodied with some small stinging carbonation bubbles.

O: I picked this guy up six months ago and thought, heck with it, I'mma sit on it another 6 months because, why not. Point is, I don't have a fresher sample to compare side by side. Reading some of the other reviews, I do think a year in the cellar did this guy some good. Overall, a good, borderline great stout, but far from my favorite.

xabyss, Nov 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Summer92, Nov 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

zenwatts, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Ivanhoes_Backpack, Nov 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Druss157, Nov 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

NationalEERS, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

maizymouse, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Punisher, Nov 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

JRod1969, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

FanofHefe, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

WanderingFool, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

ViragS, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Black body with a grey-brown head.

S: Fudge, sherbet and floral hops. Strawberry is present later on.

T: Crickey! It's harsh at first. It's slightly sweet with a very bitter bite. It's smokey, ever so slightly earthy and there's a wee bit of liquorice. Lemonade/Sprite in the aftertaste.

O: Some nice concentrated flavours but it's not the most refined strong stout out there.

Hoppsbabo, Nov 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

h4ger, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

JaysUncle, Nov 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

ohyayitstrey, Nov 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

SavageHopHead, Nov 11, 2013
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4.48/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Double stout pours a black color with a large tan lacing head. The aroma is full of licorice and coffee notes. The taste has a mellow boozy undertone, with black licorice, mixed in with creamy coffee notes. Great body, great full flavors. Overall a very bold and flavorful stout.

vette2006c5r, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

PrivateEquity, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

bostonryan, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

prock180, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Stum-pub, Nov 09, 2013
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4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 4 pack not realizing it was a year old, first time with this brew.
Pours black with large creamy head, looks fantastic. Not much smell.
Taste is smooth and creamy. Not a lot of flavor but nice, def can't taste the alcohol.
Very Easily drinkable

jburd19, Nov 09, 2013
Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,514 ratings.