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Green Flash Brewing Co.'s Silva Stout & Sleepin’ With Shaggy Release Party


  • WHEN Monday, January 28, 2013 at 6 p.m.
  • WHERE Green Flash Brewing Co., 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121
  • AGES 21+
  • COST Free - $60

Join Green Flash Brewing Co. as we celebrate the start of a New Year with a special bottle release event for our award winning Silva Stout (Bourbon barrel aged stout) & the never before bottled Sleepin’ with Shaggy (Brandy barrel aged Barleywine)

Tickets for this event are limited and all attendees will receive:
- Tastings of – Silva Stout, Sleepin’ with Shaggy, Little Freak, Super Freak & Flanders Drive
- 2 perfectly paired dishes by Leroy’s Kitchen & Lounge
- 1 x 4 pack of Silva Stout or Sleepin’ with Shaggy included
- Option to buy the other 4 pack at the event for $20
- Commemorative 10th Anniversary Silva Stout & Sleepin’ with Shaggy glass

Silva Stout:
Aging a minimum of 17 months in Bourbon Barrels transforms our Double Stout into a barrel-aged gem. Upon pouring, a black brew emerges with dark brown beer foam and the aromatics of dark chocolate covered bourbon cherries (if such a thing exists). The aromas carry through to the flavor, bourbon barrel enhanced stout having hints of cherry, vanilla, oak, dark chocolate, coffee, and roast barley. A full but not too heavy a body holds it all together for an elegant or even “Imperial” drinking experience. Silva Stout is named in honor of brewmaster Chuck Silva.

Sleepin with Shaggy:
After spending 4 years in Brandy barrels it became time to unleash the dark monster within. Thick toffee aromatics exude with dense layers of fig, molasses, caramel, and a medley of dark fruits. Sweet flavors of toffee and caramel mingle with the warming spice of vanilla, sherry-like notes, and brandy barrel oak tannin. When served above 55 degrees Fahrenheit (highly recommended) more dark fruits like plum, date, raisin, and fig are further revealed. Our CEO/Founder Mike Hinkley has enjoyed pairing this Brandy Barrel Aged Barleywine with a big stuffed “Shaggy” dog that came from the local fair carnies and therefore we now have “Sleepin with Shaggy”.

Location: Green Flash Brewing Co., 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 Google Maps

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