Double Stout | Green Flash Brewing Co.

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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:
3,114
Reviews:
887
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
475
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,114 |  Reviews: 887
Photo of DoctorZombies
4.17/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jet black pour with no clarity under tan cap; decent retention and lacing. Roast malt and chocolate nose. Bittersweet dark chocolate flavor alongside roast malt; lite coffee finish. Moderate carbonation and medium plus mouthfeel. An excellent stout with roast malt and roast coffee linger.

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought a 12oz bottle from Don Quiojte $3.29. Black Coffee color, chocolate smell, heavy mouthfeel, creamy dark roasted chocolate taste, alcohol aftertaste. This is a bold tasting beer meant to be sipped, but that aftertaste makes me rate it lower.

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Photo of drews240
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beerrat
4.9/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MasterRigger
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LukeGude
3.79/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lamergod
4.72/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BodiesLexus
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of toronadotornado
4.11/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The Bottle Shop - Franklin, TN - draft

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Photo of DamienI
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hoppytree
4.62/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of aleigator
3.51/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Black color with a creamy, decent brown head. Soft aromas of toffee, coffee and bread. Great flavors of burned malt, with an oily addition of coffee, which turns pleasantly bitter in the end. Earthy, breadish flavors give this beer a warming and recognizable character. Carbonation is unusal high, making this even fuller-bodied, by adding a refreshing, slightly metallic note to the beer. Coffee goes along with underlying hints of plums and raisins, giving the beer a bodacious ending. Mouthfeel is troughout silky, smooth, with a long ending, which adds a notable bitterness, absorbing the otherwise too present malt-sweetness. As the beer warms up, spicy hints of alcohol, still well included in the overall taste, become present. Misses a little more balance, but becomes more interessting, course of the high carbonation, which makes this a very refreshing, active stout.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.81/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
4.01/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of okono
4.62/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Omnium
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle > Tulip Glass

A - Pitch black with a finger of fizzy brown head , no lacing.
S - Lots of big roasted malt going on, dark chocolate, slight smoke, some earthy hops, even a little fig.
T - Big and bold, some decent hop bite in front thats really earthy kinda pine and woody, big roasted malt, even some char to it, light coffee notes.
M - Pretty big and bold feel to it, no alcohol burn, but you can feel
O - Unique for what it is, very roasty and some burnt wood character to it but a good stout worth getting.

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Photo of cbei1261
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of malprep
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigleague
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dumpman
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Jet black with a tan head of tight foam.
Dark chocolate coffee.
great tasting intense with a thick mouthfeel.
Very good stout at 8.8% abv will buy again.

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Photo of fitzy84
4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought this at the Beer Shop in East Longmeadow, MA. Although I poured this is some bad glassware, I could see a very large, frothy head with this drink that dissipates slowly into some good retention and thick lacing on the side. Besides the head, the beverage has a jet-black appearance. Really engrossing aromas of cocoa, malt, vanilla, mocha coffee, and a buttery grain smell. Taste followed the nose with an additional earthy hop characteristic mixed with a syrupy dark chocolate drink. Great mouthfeel to supplement this drink too; very silky and creamy. Overall, this is an excellent dessert-like stout with a wonderful balance of aromas and flavors.

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Double Stout from Green Flash Brewing Co.
4.09 out of 5 based on 3,114 ratings.
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