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Great Lakes Blackout Stout - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Blackout Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,357 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2357
Reviews: 1073
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.77%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wildman on 02-14-2004)
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57md

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3.91/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is a dark brown with amber edges and a half finger of head that dissipated very quickly. The nose has only mild roasted notes. The flavor profile is considerably roastier than the nose might indicate. This offering is definitely full-bodied. The finish is hoppier than most other RISs, which is a touch odd, but certainly NOT unpleasant to my palate.

Serving type: on-tap

01-13-2014 04:29:49 | More by 57md
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Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,357 ratings.