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Silva Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Silva StoutSilva Stout

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

748 Ratings
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Ratings: 748
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 930
Gots: 117 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bourbon barrel aged

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2010)
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pwoods

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to d0ggnate for hookin' it up.

12oz. Brown bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours jet black, no light. Decent head with good retention and nice lacing.

S: Nice bourbon notes with a touch of barrel. Lots of lactose in the nose... Maybe I'm wrong but seems like it.

T/M: Mild bourbon with mild barrel notes. Overtones of vanilla with plenty of lactose to follow. Not a ton of roast but plenty of somewhat mellowed heat. Some light chocolate and weak dark fruitiness. Body is medium full or more with mild carbonation.

D: Drinks moderately and is t quite what I was expecting from a bourbon barrel stout. Interesting, but meh.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2011 07:07:32 | More by pwoods
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Silva Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 748 ratings.