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RATINGS: 1393   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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ADfan (568) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Pours almost black in the glass with a beige head. Aroma has coffee with some chocolate, there is also some sugar.Taste is very smooth with an espresso quality and some cocoa powder. Mild bitter finish that gives the beer great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
radio_nowhere (876) - Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle into tulip glass, opaque deep dark brown color with dark tan head. Aroma of heavy roasted malt, dark chocolate, ground coffee, molasses and a faint fruitiness. Taste adds notes of bakers chocolate, dark roast coffee, cream, vanilla, slight woodiness and earthy hop bitterness. Heavy body, low carbonation, rich, creamy with lingering coffee roast finish. Pretty darn good IS, rich and coffee heavy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zickbeer_ye (282) - Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Roasty coffee and dry dark chocolate aromas. Brown bubbly head and very dark brown body. Roasty dark coffee and earthy chocolate flavors. Smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nejhleader (1246) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Really nice. Has a solid mocha coffee taste, a bit of molasses. Nice creamy body,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (727) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Draft at Aces and Ales. Pours black coffee with a beige head. Aroma is molasses, coffee. Taste follows. Pretty smooth, with some chocolate too and coffee bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1020) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2014
2012 bottle, thanks to bytemesis. Inky pour, great creamy tan head, good retention. Roast, caramel, chocolate, toffee. Earthy, faded hops. Tastes roasty, chalky, dry finish, nicely balanced (but assertive) bitterness. Full body, oily texture, good carbonation. Overall: nicely put together imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1358) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma: coffee, toasted malts, some dark chocolate. Appearance: black, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: malty, toasted sweets coming up quickly, coffee, cacao, very dry, long finish. Overall: nice, yet light Imperial Stout. Pint at Green Flash Brewing Company, San Diego.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (583) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Pours a dark black with thick brown head. Has a strong coffee and chocolate aroma. Taste is sweet with chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts. A somewhat sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2014
"perhaps carbonated a little too much and just a tad thin (by direct comparison to bigger impy’s only), but a very solid, exremely well balanced effort. You can tell there are more IBUs here, as the hops play a bigger role than many other Impy stouts, but nothing in here is overpowering. One of the most drinkable beers in it’s class. Still has chocolate and coffee notes and flavor, but those have equal playing time with the hops and roasted malt. Well done. Another very good beer from Green Flash. 7/11 - not as "thin" as before. quite rich actually...pushing a 9 in mf,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (457) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Black with tan head. Aroma of sweet chocolate and roasted coffee. Tastes sweet, some roasted malt, vanilla. Full bodied slightly warming. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie give 3.1 something sour about. B. v. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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