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Thunder Canyon Blackout Stout - Thunder Canyon Brewery

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Thunder Canyon Blackout Stout
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our oatmeal stout. It's very smooth, not heavy and has a full coffee chocolate-like flavor. We serve this beer under nitrogen from our nitro taps to ensure that cap of thick creamy foam.

(Beer added by: beerguy101 on 09-28-2003)
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Photo of t0rin0


3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-03-2013 15:01:54 | More by t0rin0
Photo of Gueuzedude


3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

Served on a nitrogen dispense. This beer pours with a persistent creamy light brown head. The beer itself is a deep black beer with clear deep brown notes when held up to the light. This beer has a nice dry roasted malt aroma with a mix of espresso, burnt charcoal, and toast. This definitely has a nice aroma. The taste is smooth and creamy with a malty sweetness up front. This beer is very smooth throughout, including a subtle smooth roast character in the finish. This goes down so easily, much better than draught Guinness, and a great quaffer. So far the most enjoyable beer, a great session beers.

07-09-2004 05:43:55 | More by Gueuzedude
Photo of MarkyMOD


4/5  rDev +9%

04-05-2012 06:50:07 | More by MarkyMOD
Photo of LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-05-2013 19:20:59 | More by LXIXME
Photo of beerguy101


3.43/5  rDev -6.5%

Black color. Aroma is medium. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. A medium bodied oatmeal stout. Malts are roasted and chocolately. Hops are slightly spicy. Smooth texture. Flavors are mild, but a very drinkable stout. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth.Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

09-28-2003 20:35:49 | More by beerguy101
Photo of bennetj17


3.33/5  rDev -9.3%

This one is on a nitro-tap and thus comes out looking alot like Guiness Draught. Served in a pint glass. Very black, good thick light tan head. The foam has microfine bubbles and it lingers for a while. The smell is only faint, with hints of roasted coffee and chocolate. The taste is also missing something. The flavors are very subtle with more coffee notes and a slight burnt flavor. It tastes clean but there's still just not enough malt. Bitterness is pretty low. Its very smooth, but a little thin for a stout, I guess that's from the nitrogen? Carbonation is fine. Alcohol is not strong. Still pretty drinkable. It really does seem like a Guiness clone, and it's actually got better flavor, but not by much.

02-03-2006 17:51:10 | More by bennetj17
Photo of ralphw56


3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-06-2012 00:42:27 | More by ralphw56
Photo of Satan70


3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-01-2014 19:46:48 | More by Satan70
Photo of PhxHorn


3.35/5  rDev -8.7%

Very dark brown, thin layer of foam. Smelled of chocolate and coffee, but the taste wasn't quite up to what the smell implied. Just a bit on the weak side, more like a porter. A very creamy mouthfeel, the best part really. Didn't really feel like another glass, but wouldn't have minded, either. A middle-of-the-road stout.

01-23-2008 03:05:00 | More by PhxHorn
Photo of xymyl


2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

Appearance: Looks good at first, head looks thick and creamy but it quickly falls to an anemic looking fizzy head much like a head on a root beer. Color is a very dark brown with a tan head.

Smell: Caramel, Coffee, Cocoa, simple but nice.

Taste: There is more flavor in the air than in the glass. Light sweetness, oats and black malt.

Overall: Light and uninteresting, Yawn.

05-09-2007 18:31:43 | More by xymyl
Photo of TFMyriad


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-29-2013 04:01:20 | More by TFMyriad
Photo of marcotulio


4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-22-2013 04:36:28 | More by marcotulio
Photo of Andrerhausen

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

10-01-2012 02:25:41 | More by Andrerhausen
Thunder Canyon Blackout Stout from Thunder Canyon Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.