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Silva Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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748 Ratings
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Ratings: 748
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 929
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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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-16-2013 20:35:42 | More by Silverpath6
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

12-14-2013 00:33:19 | More by Ranz
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chrisp450

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

12-07-2013 05:07:07 | More by chrisp450
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

12-05-2013 01:16:38 | More by XmnwildX12
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alex021224

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-04-2013 20:24:12 | More by alex021224
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -9.1%

12-02-2013 20:39:20 | More by Damian74Shensky
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scotv

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-30-2013 02:57:55 | More by scotv
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -26.1%

11-29-2013 18:18:19 | More by vinny21bal
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Piddmeista

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-28-2013 03:14:03 | More by Piddmeista
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thick motor oil poured from 12oz bottle dated 12/15/12.

A: black as night. Finger worth of brown head which quickly dissipated.

S: best part of this beer for me. Nice oak and bourbon followed by a thick bakers chocolate. barrel notes of vanilla and coconut.

T: follows the nose well. Nice bourbon chocolate malt flavor. Somewhat dry finish. Little to no alcohol presence for 10.1%

M: little bit of a let down. Given the aroma, the appearance, and how thick the beer pored I was expecting a more chewey mouth feel. Little thin but still ok. Somewhat understandable given the barrel aging.

O: great barrel aged offering from GF. Wish I had another bottle to age and enjoy. I would drink this regularly if available. Very drinkable for the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 01:06:47 | More by Sarge3130
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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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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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

California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

11-19-2013 19:50:13 | More by SudsSurfer
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boxcar01

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-15-2013 19:57:21 | More by boxcar01
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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -37.5%

11-15-2013 00:31:04 | More by FullObs
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Indiana

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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ViragS

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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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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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into Treehouse tulip, from the 2013 release. Thanks Tom (airfoil) for this want.

A- Pours a dark black, can see a tiny bit of brownish goo around the top of bottle, about a half finger of mocha brown head forms that recedes at an average rate to a thin layer leaving behind thin layered lacing. Decent carbonation for a stout.

S- Milk chocolate, vanilla, coconut, underlaying dark chocolates and a hint of bourbon. Nice balance and integration of bourbon, about average aroma strength.

T- Milk chocolate, coconut milk, vanilla, slight oak, fudge, finishes with a bit more oak, milk chocolate, and coconut. All the flavors integrate nicely, the bourbon barrel adds a very nice presence creating almost a coconut milk presence to it.

M- Smooth, a little bit on the thin side, decent carbonation, very drinkable.

O- This was a nice stout that definitely used the barrels it was aged in nicely creating a balanced coconut presence that fit with the base beer flavors nicely. If you like barrel-aged stouts this is definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 00:23:54 | More by jaasen64
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California

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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ajcormier

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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Silva Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 748 ratings.