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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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Silva Stout took a lot of patience. We aged our Double Stout in oak bourbon barrels for seventeen months. Flavors are very complex. It starts off with dark chocolate truffles rolled in cocoa powder. Next is the vanilla and wood notes, with rich cherry-like fruitiness. After racking and filtering the ale, we blended in just the right amount of freshly brewed Double Stout to provide the perfect balance of bourbon barrel aging and freshness. Enjoy the culmination of years of flavor development now – no further aging required!


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
stoutpark (16) - - DEC 19, 2012
Omg!! Tried @pouritblack festival, really impressive , well balanced between oak aged and fresh stout. It’s amazingly flavoured, vanilla, chocolate, cherry and wood create a perfect combination and make this beer unique!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3820) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle thanks to Tom. Pours a dark brown with tan head that leaves gpod sticky lacing. The aroma is roasted malt, smoke, wood. Medium mouthfeel with sweet roast, raisin, wood, light vanilla, very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A great beer from GF... Probably my favorite they put out. Already love the double stout, and the barrel treatment is not overdone and does nothing but imprOve on and smooth out the beer."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4304) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Great stout. Some sweetness. Caramel, chocolate. Pours black with good head and lacing. Comes together pretty well. Good beer. Lots of roast. Light bitterness. Tap at Snallygaster.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11583) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft, Snallygaster. Small brown head with brown-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, some roast, light pepper, Bourbon. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, caramel, light vanilla/Bourbon. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1613) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
6 oz draft pour at Snallygaster 2014 shared by someone. Black with tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, vanilla. Tastes of coffee, vanilla, chocolate, toffee, light bourbon. Medium-full body with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (5107) - GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, small head. Heavy malty aroma. Starts intense malty, spicy, a bit dry, some wheaty notes. Modest earthy. All in all well balanced. Warming-malty finish. Nice!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mR_fr0g (3618) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, yellow session. 02/05/2014. Black coloured pour with a lasting loose tan head head. Aroma is milk choc, roast, lactose sugars and light cocnut. Flavour is smooth chov, toasted coconut, caramel. Palate is chalky, medium full, very smooth. Lating choc. Very drinkable. Good shit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (1548) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Sample @ CBC 2014. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is dense sweet and bitter chocolate, bourbon, oak, vanilla, caramel, dark fruits. Taste is light bitter chocolate, medium sweet bourbon, caramel, vanilla. Medium/full bodied and soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (3651) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours black with a smallish tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, coffee, and bourbon. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, caramel, coffee, bourbon, and a bit of wood. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3478) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Black with beige head. Aroma of alcohol, barrel, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is surprisingly mild, chocolate, roasted notes, alcohol and some acidity.


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