Double Stout | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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3,112 Ratings
Double StoutDouble Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co.
California, United States
greenflashbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We explored 19th Century British Stout recipes, then charted a fresh course to land on a modern American version of the old-world classic. Our Double Stout encompasses the very best of both worlds. Golden naked oats, dark crystal and roasted malt offer a luscious balance of bittersweet chocolate and hints of coffee. Fair winds and following seas. Smooth sailing, all the way home.

Added by SacoDeToro on 03-17-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,112
Reviews:
885
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
Wants:
136
Gots:
474
For Trade:
1
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4.48/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip.
Pours a deep, dark brown that lets virtually zero light through with a dark tan, creamy head.
The aroma is big chcoloate and roast coffee notes, a bit of dark fruit and a hint of burnt toast.
The taste is big and very bold. Big, dark chcololate, roast coffee, wood char, and a lingering and dry bitter bite at the finish. there is also an acidic and harsh note in that finish that is not pleasant on my palate. A little booozy as well.
Mouthfeel is medium.
Overall, some nice things going on but doesn't seem a coherent whole and there is a bit of a burnt taste that I'm not fond of. There are much better Imperial Stouts in the same price range.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.16/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

This is a very well made stout. Very smooth a full bodied, with a good coffee bitterness that lingers in your mouth well after the sip. Close overall to FBS.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.92/5  rDev -4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Bottle.
Appearance: black. Medium foamy head. Nice, persistent lacing.
Smell: light roasted barley.
Taste: chocolate. Coffee. Roasted barley. Smooth.
Mouthfeel: medium-low carbonation. Big body. Sweet.
Overall. Tasty double stout. Balanced well. Can not taste the booze of a 9% beer. Well done. Will buy again.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.16/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.4/5  rDev +7.6%

Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.09 out of 5 based on 3,112 ratings.
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