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RATINGS: 1418   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flemdawg (533) - Naples, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Black body with a thin head of small tan bubbles. Dates in the aroma along with some caramel, hints of chocolate, and coffee. Toffee, caramel, dates and plums, along with the hints of chocolate and coffee in the taste. A little bit of lingering bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (532) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with a tan head. Aroma and taste are roast malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel and hops. Solid Imperial.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Cold 22oz bottle: Pours an opaque, dark brown color with a small, persistent tan head that leaves some lacing behind. Aroma is of roasted malts with some cherries and grass. Taste is of roasted malts blended with chocolate and grassy hops. Full bodied and smooth, with good carbonation. Ending is of bitter coffee with some caramel and alcohol notes.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
paco (527) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAY 24, 2010
Bottle. Nearly black. Mocha head hugs glass. Full of aromas. Thick roasted malts. dark chocolate, coffee, oatmeal and dark fruits as well. Some alcohol notes if you really dig. Big solid roasty flavor. Coffee, bitter chocolates, oatmeal and a long bitter finish. Full warm body. Very smooth and well balanced. I discover new flavors each time I have one of these.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kayres (524) - , Georgia, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Black pour with a thick dark tan head. Sort of a dull hop bitter/ roast aroma. Big bodied,smooth coco flavors with a touch of hop and roast bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
carl4beer (522) - Fairfax Station, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2010
22 oz. pours dark with a big tan head. aroma is cocoa and roasted malt. mouthful is robust with a bit of a burnt edge to it. bitter chocolate come through in the finish. nice robust stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChrisThomson (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2010
650ml bottle. Pours black with small amount of beige head. Nose is dark chocolate, coffee, and raisin. Body creamy with notes of dark chocolate, molasses, and some light roasted coffee. Finish is lightly bitter coffee, but lingering. Nice imperial stout!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle. Deep deep brown with huge beige head. Roasted malt and coffee notes. Vanilla, malt chocolate taste. Bitter and sweet. Nice balance though. A little thin.

-- rated with beerbasher

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2008
Money... Pours a dark brown with a large tan head. Lacing is great. Aroma is cocoa. Tastes of cocoa, lactose, and burnt malt. Finishes with a sweet cocoa taste. Love it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - OCT 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip. Pours black with large brown head. Nose is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, fruits, chocolate, and bitter coffee. Mouthfeel could be a bit thicker. Overall very balanced, good.


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