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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

753 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 753
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 932
Gots: 116 | 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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bonkers

New Jersey

4.21/5  rDev -4.3%

thanks to arash1000 for this one, bottled 12/12. Poured from a 12ounce bottle into a CCB snifter, jet black pour, thin tan head. The aroma is full of bourbon, vanilla, roast coffee. the flavors are well balanced, nice mix of all the aromas, lingering boozey finish. the body is medium/full, well carbonated, smooth mouthfeel. a very good beer, glad I have 2.

05-01-2013 23:15:54 | More by bonkers
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.22/5  rDev -4.1%

Thanks to Thirstybird for sharing. 12oz. bottle split amongst two. Pours one shade shy of black with a luxurious two inch, creamy, mocha-colored head embedded with copious tiny pinpricks. Some spots of lacing were revealed during the tasting. Nose is sweet, dark malty goodness, molasses, chocolate and carob. Barrel aging is present and is well-rounded, but not excessive - just a trace of booze. Taste is consistent with nose, but not nearly as sweet as suggested by the aromas. It also comes off a bit ashy. Consistency is medium-light, but feels somewhat thin, with an even, subdued carbonation. An incredibly drinkable and well-balanced barrel aged beer. Twelve ounces is the perfect serving size too. A really excellent stout and well worth seeking out.

01-01-2011 02:08:21 | More by Jwale73
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rye726

Colorado

4.22/5  rDev -4.1%

Huge thanks to my friend Bill for the hook on this!

Pours near black with a nice tan head. Nose has oak, whiskey, vanilla, cocoa, roasty malts and hops. Taste is well balanced. Barrel aging is well done, not out of control. Medium to full body is nicely carbonated. Ready to drink now, but should age well.

11-11-2010 22:12:06 | More by rye726
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mookihouse

California

4.23/5  rDev -3.9%

12-oz bottle released Jan 2013.  Thanks to Gottatickemall for the bottle.  Pours dark with tan head.  Not a lot of carbonation.  Smells of sweet dark fruit and chocolate.  Let it warm up a little.  Taste matches the smell.  A very balanced stout with no single dominating components.  Barrel characters are there but no alcohol heat like some other barrel aged stout.  So drinkable I think I can drink it all night and not get tired of it.  Kind of reminds me of the 2012 Abyss.

03-19-2013 05:21:28 | More by mookihouse
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Duff27

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev -3.6%

Half inch light mocha head on a black body. Cap and collar, small splotchy lacing.

Sweet bourbon notes in the nose.

Pretty damn smooth bal-ness. Toasted coconut hints from the oak. Light roastiness. Would guess about 11%abv.

Medium to medium-thin mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.

Good call from egrace84 on the similarities to CWBBS. Dig the coconut notes. Thanks kawilliams81.

01-04-2014 17:30:08 | More by Duff27
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-21-2013 16:59:04 | More by bulldogg915
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-20-2014 00:55:55 | More by Cynic-ale
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jpbebeau

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

10-18-2013 20:20:40 | More by jpbebeau
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

12-23-2013 16:37:48 | More by roostor07
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

03-10-2013 17:50:01 | More by Beerontwowheels
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-14-2013 00:37:06 | More by Dawkins
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

10-04-2013 12:53:35 | More by schmidtmattsays
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jloomis

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

10-08-2013 01:24:47 | More by jloomis
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sorvats

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

10-21-2013 21:52:42 | More by sorvats
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jlieber17

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

10-26-2012 23:56:25 | More by jlieber17
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Sisky

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-12-2013 04:15:44 | More by Sisky
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Beerdy

Heard & McDonald Islands

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-03-2013 21:15:17 | More by Beerdy
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buffs9

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

07-10-2013 19:58:13 | More by buffs9
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emerge077

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

10-08-2013 02:41:35 | More by emerge077
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Topher78

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-03-2013 17:02:21 | More by Topher78
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

08-05-2013 18:42:25 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-22-2013 15:09:02 | More by griffeyb
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sarge27

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

06-11-2013 05:03:42 | More by sarge27
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-24-2013 16:46:22 | More by jaydoc
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TheBaumer

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

09-30-2013 01:12:40 | More by TheBaumer
Silva Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 753 ratings.