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RATINGS: 1298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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Golden naked oats mashed with dark crystal and robust roasted malts create a luscious black brew with a satin smooth finish. Layering UK Target hops in the boil adds a pleasant, earthy complexity while higher fermentation temperatures enhance the overall flavor with fruity esters. An old-world style, done the Green Flash way. Big, bold, flavorful and complex – Double Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (3159) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 24, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2013 Initial Rating Date: 12/24/2008. From a 22 oz bottle this poured a jet back with big tan head and good sticky lacing. Nose of burnt malts, chocolate, coffee and ripe fruit. Rich creamy mouthfeel. Flavor is much the same as the nose, with additional coffee and some brown sugar notes.Nice dry bitter finish. For beer this robust it was quite easy to drink. There is a subtitle on the bottle which says Double Stout. This is a rerate from January 2013. This beer has gotten even better during the past 5 years. As dark and rich as ever, it seems to have more chocolate and ripe fruit. I found this wonderful and need to up the rating a tittle bitl

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomthompson89 (1864) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2008
wow what a beer. deep black with nice beige almost brown foam. nose is choc caremel maybe some coffee. Big dark malts again caremel vanilla coffee. Perfectly balanced. so good had at Camerons lets drink the cask night.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (5797) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2008
<i>My bottle (22oz) shared with GregClow, HogTownHarry & garthicus.</i> Pours a very deep ruby-brown, almost black, with an average size diminishing creamy light-brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, a good amount of hops and a nice roasty bitter finish. Good mouthfeel, good body. Right on style, this is very good stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6146) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2008
Hmmmm I am not sure why this escapes the categorization of Imperial Stout or Foreign stout. Anyway. This is absolutely awesome! Oily black pour with a tight brown head. Aroma is very nutty-- the most nutty aroma of any imperial stout I have had-- and yes this is an imperial stout. Fuck off if you do not agree. Roasted nuts and chocolate and toffee and coffee and brown sugar. Heavenly! The palate is full bodied and creamy. Lots of rich coffee and chocolate and toffee and subtle date fruit. Slightly lactic and sweet with a moderately bitter finish. Beautifully nuanced and perfectly balanced. This was an excellent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rumballs (1) - , Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2008 does not count
This is very smooth and creamy and wont fill you up like most stouts. Hints of roast hops with some nice hints of cocoa and molasses that dont over power. very very drinkable. ill buy more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skunkguts (1) - USA - DEC 21, 2008 does not count
bomber. Dark pour with a tan head. I didnt get much for the smell. Very smooth with slight licorice and oatmeal. Good brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddon90 (1383) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 21, 2008
Bottle. Dark black pour with a creamy tan head. Nice, coffee aroma. Roasted malt as well. Hint of brown sugar and molasses. Seems to have a hint of espresso. Sweet molasses, nice sense of coffee. Evenly balanced, and goes down nicely. Not overpowering at all. Good stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lagunitasfan (1313) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 20, 2008
On tap at Stone. Yum Yum Yum Yum Yum. Almost zero smell. Tiny hint of malt sweetness, thats it. Beer is super round and full in the mouth. Almost turns tart as it moves down. SMOOTH. Cocoa, nuts, toffee. Disgustingly dirty glass at finish, and still had dark head lingering. Super good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2008
Bottle from VinensVerden, Odense. Pours black with a creamy brown head. Nose is roast, hops, vanilla & chocolate. Smooth & full bodied. Oily & slick. Taste has roasted coffee,a tiny ashy note & hops. Ends dry & bitter. Very nice! This brewery is awesome!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blom (809) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2008
Black with a low brown head. Beautiful vanilla aroma with further notes of coffee and chocolate. The flavours are very balanced, primarily sweet like café latte, roasted malts and oak. Nice mouthfeel too. Very nice!

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