Double Stack
Great Notion Brewing

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #34
ABV:
11%
Score:
100
Ranked #143
Avg:
4.54 | pDev: 6.83%
Reviews:
95
Ratings:
623
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Great Notion Brewing
 
Oregon, United States
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Notes: Double Stack is our Imperial Breakfast Stout fermented with an irresponsible amount of maple syrup & aged on whole bean Sumatra from our friends at Clutch Coffee.
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Reviews by JStan85:
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JStan85 from Oregon

4.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Gorgeous dark brown body with a complementing mocha tan head.
Smell: Will take you back to childhood when you would wake up and smell mom making pancakes for breakfast. Even if you don't like stouts, you will love the smell. Instant maple nose that grabs you and never goes away.
Taste: Instant maple taste, touch of coffee that adds a very light acidity to the palate. It really does taste like a pancake breakfast. Much like any pancake breakfast, you'll want to come back for seconds.
Feel: This a very rich, thick, creamy stout. Just the right amount of carbonation.
Overall: Fantastic stout. Would be perfect for a camping trip, waking up breakfast beer, or a nice brew before bed. All around great beer!

Sep 21, 2015
More User Reviews:
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mrklnvl from Ohio

4.32/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nov 10, 2019
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SinjaminBentek from Nebraska

5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Several pours at GABF '16

Look - Pitch black. Little bit of head.

Smell - Maple BOMB! WTF!!!!!

Taste - OMG Maple BOMB!!!! Incredible!!! Mind blowing!!!!

Mouthfeel - Super full body. Medium carbonation. Mouth coating goodness!!!!

Overall - One of the best beers of 2016!!! Top 3 Non-Barrel Aged Stouts EVER!!!!

Grade (A+++)

Oct 18, 2016
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EdwardAbbey from Washington

4.52/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The best thing about this beer is the stunning amount of maple syrup in the aroma and the taste. But that is also, maybe, the worst thing about this beer. Delicious (for syrup lovers, like myself), but best consumed in small quantities. Unless you spent your entire childhood at IHOP, and yearn to return...

May 14, 2017
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MFMB from Idaho

4.84/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Literally like eating pancakes soaked in maple syrup with a cup of coffee. Pours a deep black with a thin brown head. Nose of maple and black coffee. Taste is beautiful. Seriously like a stack (or2) of pancakes. The roastyness of this stout is all coffee related. It’s interesting because this beer looks robust and full of roasted toasted malts but it’s actually quite the opposite. Fresh pancakes off the griddle, soaked in maple syrup with a cup of coffee as I said earlier is the best way to describe the taste. Nice silky smooth mouthfeel. Medium body. Excellent beer.

Jan 15, 2018
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Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.71/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - Pours black with a big mocha colored head that settles to a thick cap great retention. Lots of stringy lacing around the glass.

Aroma - Wow huge amount of maple syrup, vanilla, coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Smells like breakfast in a glass.

Taste - While the maple is more powerful in the nose the maple and coffee are equally strong in the taste. light vanilla and big roasted malts add great balance.

Feel - Heavy side of medium, smooth creamy slightly warming from the alcohol. Nice dry finish.

Overall - One of the best maple stouts I have had, smooth really easy drinking sticky maple feels like you need to wash your lips.

Dec 30, 2018
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rbrefbeerman from California

4.39/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Oct 17, 2016
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dleiner from New York

4.56/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 07, 2016
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AdamofSoCal from California

4.19/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oct 11, 2018
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alexsergio from New York

4.51/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Oct 23, 2019
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Vicirus from Massachusetts

4.52/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dec 11, 2016
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BarrelAgedG from California

4.17/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 16, 2018
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JimmyAddo from Massachusetts

4.65/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sep 29, 2018
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StJamesGate from New York

4.33/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery, Portland.
Tan ring over jet. 4
MAPLE! 4.5
Touch of caramelized sugar, a whack of coffee then a metric shit-ton of maple, with some clean roasty comeback. 4.25
Round, chewy, medium. 4

How do they do this?! Sugar should ferment clean out. Maple galore, just enough coffee, even a good stout underneath. GN’s best. 4.25

Jun 20, 2016
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CSO from Illinois

4.56/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Feb 07, 2017
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stt1118 from Minnesota

4.81/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Jun 03, 2018
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campfirebrew from New York

4.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Feb 07, 2018
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beersgud from Kansas

4.48/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oct 06, 2018
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Brennan27 from Washington

4.27/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Wow. Maple syrup and a hint of coffee with a fairly boozy finish. Thick, just like syrup. A tasty treat.

Jan 08, 2019
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PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

4.14/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 24, 2016
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Travitten from Iowa

4.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dec 30, 2017
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HereWeGo from Michigan

4.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jun 26, 2018
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pkalix from California

4.72/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Oct 31, 2018
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lr300 from Puerto Rico

4.31/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sep 24, 2018
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DaMacAndCheese from Massachusetts

4.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amazing taste! Delicious, but can only drink one.

Jul 24, 2018
Double Stack from Great Notion Brewing
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 623 ratings