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RATINGS: 1371   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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2008
Tap at Blind Tiger and Barcade. Pitch black with a thick creamy tan head. Aroma is quite nice, milk chocolate, toasted malt, malted milk and a soft earthy roastiness as well. A bit of chewy sweetness on the back. Espresso roastiness and a lightly smoky and charry finish. Fairly hoppy on the back which helps dry out the stickiness. Quite tasty really.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nhorween (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2008 tap at BT. Dark pour with a scant yellow-tan head. Lots of hops up front. Coffee cocoa smoke and nuts. Flavor is similar. Really supple and smooth. Very well done. Rerate - 22oz bottle. Looks great. Dark with a dense tan head. Hops and smoke in the front. Almonds, toasty. Round and roasty. Acrid smoky and bitter finsih. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - APR 7, 2008
Tap at Barcade: Pours opaque with a dense dark brown head. Roasty aroma. Dark chocolate, kilned barley, and a vanilla bean hint. Rich, slick body. Pretty chewy with a nice roasted flavor. Rich roasted espresso, burnt raisins, vanilla bean undertones and a pleasant alcohol presence. A rich, well done Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TeamTrappist (830) - jericho, New York, USA - APR 6, 2008
Tap at Blind Tiger. Tried both the cask and the draft, this is the draft rating. Poured nice and dark, almost black.Smelled and tasted coffee, and nuts, with a nice big bitter finish. Medium -full bodied, and very tasty. A good solid stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
puzzl (3251) - New York, New York, USA - APR 3, 2008
Cask at Blind Tiger. Vegetal, roasty aroma. Lots of coffee, with some fleeting lactic sweetness. Chewy sweetness. Full bodied and pretty rich. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - APR 2, 2008
Cask at the Blind Tiger. Black pour, no head. Aroma is peaty, meaty, roasted, sweet chocolate, and black licorice. Flavor is the same; meaty, roasted malt, slightly sweet and oaty, some chocolate, and a bitter roasted malt and hoppy finish. There are a lot of flavors in this one, and I thought it was pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 28, 2008
On tap @ the brewery. Pours black with a creamy milk chocolate head. Big nose of chocolate and caramel malts. An abundance of coffee was present as well. A nice sweet, but at the same time dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 17, 2008
On tap at Hamilton’s. Pours with a black body topped by a thick, light brown, lasting head with a good amount of lacing. It’s slightly sweet and roasty with a nice matl note and a bitter sweet chocolate note that leans more towards the bitter. Full bodied and smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerGeyser (37) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 15, 2008
On tap at the Green Flash Brewery tasting room. A dark stout with a nice brown head when it comes out of the tap. Initial taste is a robust roasted dark malt flavor with a slight hop bite. A hint of dark chocolate in the aftertaste and boasts an ABV > 8%. A fantastic addition to the Green Flash line.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 9, 2008
On tap at Hamiltons. Black with almost no head. Rich chocolate and alcohol aroma. Sweet bitter dark chocolate taste with a roasty finish. Damn good. The best beer I’ve had today :)

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