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Double Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Double StoutDouble Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,298 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,298
Reviews: 767
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 79
Gots: 184 | 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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Iowa

5/5  rDev +22%

07-21-2014 01:03:50 | More by Throwingtyrant
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HoppySeb

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into KBS snifter. Aggressive pour. Appearance is a beautiful jet black. Upon pouring, a foamy cappuccino-like foam is formed atop the glass. The foam eventually recedes into a thin, almost transparent layer covering the entirety of the surface and ultimately settling into a ring around the glass which accompanies you as you finish the beer.

The nose at first instance is that of chocolate milk. Coffee aroma closely follows and there are traces of dark fruit and molasses. Its taste has a sweet start with notes of chocolate and very faint vanilla. The finish is bitter, pleasantly so – a bitter finish you would expect from espresso.

Its mouthfeel is thick and chewy, quite appropriate to fully appreciate the spectrum of flavors in this beer.

Overall, a quite solid Imperial Stout – I would definitely seek again and enjoy it on a regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 23:43:52 | More by HoppySeb
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California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-20-2014 19:14:55 | More by Velunas
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-20-2014 02:01:22 | More by epyon396
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Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

07-19-2014 22:05:11 | More by BeeBran
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Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-18-2014 02:45:23 | More by sharpski
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-18-2014 01:50:23 | More by BrettMRogers
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Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-17-2014 21:37:28 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 19:05:56 | More by MattSharpless
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Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-17-2014 04:32:18 | More by JohnBender
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-17-2014 02:04:36 | More by jmejones
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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-16-2014 05:05:27 | More by cervezango
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mynie

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

You ever read about that one study where they put plain seltzer in two cans? One can was yellow, the other was white. They asked people to drink from both cans and write down what flavors they picked up. People said the white-canned seltzer tasted like regular seltzer, but they swore the yellow-canned seltzer had nodes of lemon.

That's just how our brains work. Our senses do not operate independent of one another. Sounds prime us to see certain sights, certain sights lead us to expect certain flavors. Just--think about if you took a sip of a beer that poured like Schlitz but tasted like Guinness. You'd be repulsed, because that's just not right.

And so when I see the Green Flash logo, I'm thinking "this beer is gonna taste great up front but then drop off near the end," since that's what their beers tend to do. And because I'm expecting that to happen, I'm usually way too critical of the back end, like I'm waiting for a flaw to manifest.

And, of course, that's what happened here. Big double coffee and charred barley up front, then things appeared to fizzle. Although I don't know if they actually fizzled that badly or if they just appeared to since that's what I was expecting them to do.

Serving type: on-tap

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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Michigan

3/5  rDev -26.8%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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North Carolina

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,298 ratings.