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Double Stack | Great Notion Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Notion Brewing
Oregon, United States
greatnotionpdx.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double Stack is an imperial NW breakfast stout loaded with Clutch coffee and a ridiculous amount of maple syrup.

Added by Great_Notion_Brewing on 09-05-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#185
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
311
pDev:
6.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 311 |  Reviews: 55
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4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.96/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The best beer I have had in 2017! Hands down absolutely awesome. Get some you will not be disappointed. IMO beats Mornin' Delight, Maple Barrel from CW. I'd love to get some BA of this.

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4.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blinkyoureyes
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.59/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BaldPeakEric
4.99/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.64/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to whomever brought a crowler of this to March Madness, I believe it was elrogish but shit gets blurry that week, especially with a few late stragglers from the PacNW coming through with no bottle list and whatnot. Anyways, pours black, almost no head. Aroma was sugar and maple and almost nothing else. Totally got psyched out on the roasted malt and coffee being completely absent.

Taste, now look, I can handle my sugary beers, but this was another level. And I mean, I love creme brulee from ST and Chocolate Rain from Bruery. This was neat for about 1-2oz, but then became a chore to drink. Just toxic sugar shock going on. Sugar really bumped the coffee out of the way. Every sip after that first ounce or two was punishment. Tasted very little like beer, too much adjunct in one way going on. Perhaps if they toned down the sweetness, amped up the coffee and unsweetened chocolate, this would have more balance and taste more like a stout. But unfortunately, this is just another beer that falls so far from its local grade. I can't remember the last time I was so shocked to see a beer I disliked rated so high.

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4.31/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a shiny black orb with an airy tan foam that quickly recedes, leaving creamy, wavy and creepy lace.

The aroma is so intense of sticky, sweet and roasty maple that it overpowers any other beers at the table--we had to put a coaster over it while it warmed up! Getting in close, there's also notes of lactose, milk chocolate, and coffee.

Coffee comes on first in flavor, with a sweet, chocolatey raspberry twang. Slightly smoky maple predictably swirls in, but then, surprisingly, there's room for semi-bitter baker's cocoa and roasted nuts. It's almost balanced, and I'm not mad about the "almost" part!

Double Stack has a big froth, but a medium, slick, sticky body, finishing semi-dry.

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4.84/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.46/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.66/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.43/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.46/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.66/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Awesome beer- too sweet to drink too much- 5 oz pour was plenty

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Double Stack from Great Notion Brewing
Beer rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 311 ratings
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