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RATINGS: 1432   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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarkSachon (647) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2012
12 oz bottle from The Beerhive in Pittsburgh. Dark and chewy, just like a double stout should be. Some tart flavors on the mouthing are reminiscent of the Irish Guinness family’s formulas. Smooth all the way down and quite delicious.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zacgillbanks (2631) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle from Brewdog website. An inky black beer with a quickly disappearing bright brown head. It has very rich chocolate and liquorice flavours, slight red fruit, more milk chocolate and a roasted finish. Superb!!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TourDeBeer (120) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2013
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm it’s raining and I have a double stout. Great head retention bold flavour big aroma. Will buy this again! Chocolate and coffee finish, lasting for a while. Mild carbonation, will need to be more careful on the pour next time. Creamy texture. -- rated via ’Find A Beer’ for Blackberry 10

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
julesjis (183) - Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2014 Poured from a 12oz bottle. Aroma is malty and roasty. Flavor is a bit boozy at first but finishes slightly chalky. Has an ever so slight cherry flavor but I pick up more of a molasses flavor overall. This beer is very smooth and easy drinking for 8.8%. It says on the bottle "taste enlightenment". Yes it is!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
wlajwl (4134) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 16, 2012
Grains, mild roasted malts and a hint of nuttiness in aroma. The flavor complex fruit, grains/malts and a coffee-like bitter finish. No off-flavors, this stood on its own as far ales go.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Keithlamar (3) - - JUL 19, 2012 does not count
Very smooth, great taste, smells amazing, and black as night. I would get this stout again! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brentv (416) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Pours from the bottle opaque black with hints of red and a dark tan creamy head. Good lacing. Aromas of coffee and chocolate. Flavor is mildly bitter with sweetness, chocolate, dark fruits, caramel. Very rich. Perfect mouthfeel, dense but not thick. Delicious. Bitter finish.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rajendra82 (965) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Very imposing pour, as the solid black body was topped with a two finger thick, khaki colored, head. The look was pitch perfect for the style. The smell strongly of coffee, chocolate, and toffee, and faintly of almonds. The taste was very evocative of coffee and chocolate as well, followed by a boatload of hops, then roasted grain astringency, and finally a brown sugar sweetness. The mouthfeel was creamy and thick. This was a heck of a beer.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
coyforce (616) - Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Delicious smooth flavor. pour is a nice pitch black with a thin brown head.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
phikus (96) - syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Green Flash does it again. This has all the flavor and aroma you would expect from a stout. The malts are well balanced and the oats provide the perfect smoothness. Abv is undetectable. Wish this was a little roastier and alittle thicker. Awesome stout though.


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