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RATINGS: 1452   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 Ė Double Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChazMania (658) - Pasadena, California, USA - JUN 25, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2011 Bomber. Thick and very dark. Good roasted earthy aromas wafting up to my nose. The flavor is big and full but not over the top, itís actually very easy to drink. Iím surprised itís called an 8.8% beer as itís very smooth. I think I have enjoyed every beer I have sampled from Green Flash and this is no exception. Updated 1/30/11: from 4.1 to 4.3, just better on palate and overall experience from original rating.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Barrelbelly (658) - BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2012
Black with light bron head. Very sweet coffee and chocolate aroma and taste. Roasted coffee beans flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2010
Bottle thanks to giascar thanks ryan now it is available in chicagoland will have to try more from them Pours black with average sized tand head with the aromas being of coffee,choclate,roasted malts and hops taste is of the same with a slightly bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (653) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 8, 2014
On tap at Devere's, smokey and roasted favors, almost no sweetness, good palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 14, 2010
Bottle dragged from the cellar where it has been resting for some time. The pour is beautyful black with a nice fluffy brown head. Spot on. The nose is coffee and mighty burned with light hoppy notes. The taste is warm and pleasent. with a medium palate thet are smooth without beeing sticky. The balance is spot on. The burned malts along with licorice and chocolate topped with some light bitterness from hops. The finish is round with lots off coffee and bitter notes. Damn this is a good beer. Im a fan... must have more. Thanx

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JB84 (649) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2011
Pour deep brown almost black with large light brown head. Excellent lacing. Aroma coffee, a tad earthy, roasty and vanilla. Taste of grassy bitterness, chocolate, coffee, earthiness and hints of vanilla. MF is outstanding satin velvety smooth with a very fine carb and outstanding mouth coating quality. Great beer very well brewed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ADfan (648) - 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 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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zenkis (638) - Ogre, LATVIA - MAY 10, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2013 bottle. Pours almost black with dark reddish tones, brown creamy medium top with medium retention, middle lacing. Aroma - good intensity, dominant roasted malt with notes of burnt, light sweetness, far away chocolate, creamy, almost no fruitiness. First saps are sharp, umami (I would like to describe it as robust but must understand what "geeks" mean with this word) - seems like from over carbonation, but it is medium CO2 filled. Later mouthfeel seems more gentle, creamy with dry, hopping bitter, long finish, thick texture, although palate is not so silky, so smooth like even "Founders" porter. Taste is minimal malty sweet, backboned by roast and burnt bitter as well as hopping bitter - medium. O.A. - very good brew, but I canít exactly explain why - maybe simplicity of balance make it good, maybe something else, but I canít find any less than good aspect of this brew although I would prefer more silky, more sweet and more complex flavor dark beers but then I must go and find some of according style. So - cause I yet canít figure out the big difference between stouts and porters I would say - good dark roasted type brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2013
65cl bottle from Beers Of Europe shared with Steve.Good black pour with a light brown and slowly collapsing head.Nice aroma of malt and coffee.Flavour of roast malt and coffee with a little chocolate.Nice hoppiness occasionally dancing in and out too with the alcohol also there but in the background.Tasty and very drinkable stout.

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