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RATINGS: 1339   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.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11067) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 24, 2008
22oz bottle-pours a rich brown head and dark brown color. Aroma is dark malt/oats-rich chocolate, slight earthy hops with some acidic. Taste is dark malt/oats-rich chocolate, earthy hops with some acidic balanced with some fruit. Occasional. Thanks to Joe-jwc215 for sharing this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 3, 2009
Black with a lasting light brown head. Aroma of prunes and figs, chocolate and a little grassy hop. Strong licorice flavour with drying, roasty notes and a coffee bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Date: 05/21/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Bruisin Ales, Asheville NC

Appearance: black, fine tan head, drippy bits of sudsy lace,
Aroma: rich dark chocolate aroma with dark caramel sweetness and balancing neutral hops,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: rich chocolate and roasted flavor, touch of caramel sweetness for balance, good earthy bitterness follows the roasted and leaves behind a light bitter finish,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - FEB 25, 2011
Bottle. Black with small dark brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bitter and a little sweet.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10692) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Bomber. Opaque brown/black color with a very impressive dark tan head. Aromas of dark roasted/toasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Medium plus body with very smooth and creamy carbonation. A touch of tar in the flavor, as well as dark roast (not burnt) malt, coffee, cacao and just maybe some floral/fruity hop. It’s very sturdy, and quite impressive. It actually seems to get fruitier with time. Brilliant. Reasonably dry too.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2009
brown, small light brown head. aroma of roasted stuff, nuts, faint caramel. flavor is licorice, roasted malts, super well composed, flavorfull. fantastic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2011
Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, burnt and a little alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. Oily and smooth. 081111

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10530) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 26, 2011
A: The beer pours black in color with a rather impressive two fingers of tan head. S: Intense roasted malt and coffee aromas to this. Plenty of dark chocolate aromas with a subtle earthiness. Perhaps a hint of smoke, same thing for licorice. A bit of molasses and toffee for sweetness. T: The roasted malt flavor is quite powerful with a slight bitterness and earthy hop note. Lots of strong coffee and dark chocolate flavors, maybe a bit of licorice and burnt sugar. Subtle sweetness on the mid-palate. M: Medium bodied with smooth, medium carbonation. O: A very tasty beverage. Another solid beer from Green Flash.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10404) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2008
Bottle shared by shegadeyo. Poured black color with an average brown frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate roasted malt,chocolate and alcohol aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Medium to heavy sweet roasted balanced flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter wonderfull flavor. Week lactose notes. Long moderate bitter finish. Roast coffee and other nice notes. Creamy palate. Nice brew.


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