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Serrano Stout - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Serrano Stout
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BA SCORE
87
very good

92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Double Stout with Serrano Chiles.

(Beer added by: ehammond1 on 08-14-2012)
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trytoketchup

Arizona

2/5  rDev -48.5%

12-07-2013 00:13:53 | More by trytoketchup
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Zbeetleman

California

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

05-15-2013 03:22:56 | More by Zbeetleman
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3/5  rDev -22.7%

09-01-2013 00:44:12 | More by Schlafly33
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bca115

California

3/5  rDev -22.7%

02-20-2013 07:14:14 | More by bca115
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dvsbizzyb

California

3/5  rDev -22.7%

09-11-2013 06:45:15 | More by dvsbizzyb
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ricecracker420

California

3/5  rDev -22.7%

01-31-2014 04:49:36 | More by ricecracker420
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beertunes

Washington

3.15/5  rDev -18.8%

Served in 12oz tulip. Poured a solid black with over an inch (which, when that settled, left me with about 9oz of actual beer?) that had low-to-moderate retention and low lacing.

The aroma was the typical sweet malt of the style, with no hint of pepper. On the tongue the flavor starts out as that of a typical example, but then the peppers kick in harshly on the back of the tongue. The pepper hotness lingered too long to be enjoyable.

The body was very thin for the style. Drinkability will depend on your taste for peppers. For me, this is a one-and-done tick. Overall, an OK brew, that's probably not for everyone.

09-15-2013 18:04:56 | More by beertunes
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Devi0us

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

09-07-2013 22:40:09 | More by Devi0us
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CCRaise

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

03-16-2013 01:28:24 | More by CCRaise
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gehlbach

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

06-14-2014 01:51:44 | More by gehlbach
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-19-2014 17:12:22 | More by Griffith
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oso

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-18-2014 03:36:38 | More by oso
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GrantBrennan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-05-2013 02:18:45 | More by GrantBrennan
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KristineT

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-01-2013 04:49:41 | More by KristineT
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wchasse222

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

10-19-2013 19:54:04 | More by wchasse222
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-08-2013 02:07:56 | More by nosavingsaccount
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kojevergas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-06-2013 21:26:31 | More by kojevergas
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jemarent

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

11-08-2013 17:36:25 | More by jemarent
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-22-2014 15:06:46 | More by SawDog505
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sunny289

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

04-16-2014 01:18:03 | More by sunny289
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ThePaleRider

California

3.7/5  rDev -4.6%

A - Pitch black with a dark cocoa head that leaves spotty lacing down the glass.

S - Dark malts and grains. A lot of chocolate with a little pepper spice.

T - Very, very similar to the Imperial Stout. Peppers don't really show a lot of character. Mostly rich malts, chocolate, and coffee, followed up by a spicy tingle. Maybe this is what the brewers were going for since the used Serrano peppers. Not really sure, but I think it could use some help from the spice. Still a very drinkable, and marketable, pepper stout but could use some more heat.

M - Very rich with no alcohol present. Peppers add a little tingle to the tongue which is a great replacement for carbonation.

O - Great introduction to spicy beers, but doesn't quite live up to the name. If the brewers for going for a very moderate spice, then hats off to them because the spice is very light.

10-15-2012 02:08:55 | More by ThePaleRider
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.71/5  rDev -4.4%

On cask at Haven Gastropub in Pasadena, CA.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, chiles, and tortilla aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, char, and chile flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of chile heat in the back of the throat after each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some interesting aromas and flavors from the chiles used.

05-20-2013 01:44:49 | More by UCLABrewN84
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-22-2014 20:03:49 | More by atlbravsrno1
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

02-19-2014 06:19:48 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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cocoapuph

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-06-2012 15:34:31 | More by cocoapuph
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Serrano Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.