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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

2,351 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2351
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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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-17-2012 01:27:04 | More by TypsiYpsi
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4.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pitch dark brown, slight tan head on top.
Smell is adjunct, crummy stuff…. Roasted barley….
Taste is sweet and malty. Decent, but very commercial. Very “corn” ish kind of taste.
Kind of chalky, but decent flavor. Not so “corn” ish in the taste, but very general in the stout taste. Overall, just decent.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter

A: Minimal, rapidly dissipating slightly mocha head with an ok collar.

S: A nice roasted malt and that is about it.

T: Lots of roasted malt which dominates the flavor. It gets a bit sweeter as it warms. Good tasting but not terribly complex. which is not a bad thing and I feel can be a good thing for stouts, because it is usually a good sign that they are versatile (great for Barrel Aging, which this one is and for additions, like fruit). Malt Mondays all the way.

M: Prickly with nice even carbonation.

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Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,351 ratings.