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Great Lakes Blackout Stout - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,449 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,449
Reviews: 1,074
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 389
Gots: 318 | FT: 26
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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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz Bottle from the Wegman's in Syracuse

Appearance - Black colour with a small size fizzy dark beige head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some fairly good lacing. The head lasted for around 2 minutes.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, coffee, dark fruit

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and caramel. There is also some nice notes of dark fruit.. raisins, cherries, plums and a bit of a smokiness. It ends with chocolatey sweet aftertaste with just a hint of bitterness.

Overall - I really enjoyed this one. The alcohol is well hidden and that flavours are well balanced and smooth. The dark fruit flavour and low bitterness make this one of the better RIS's I've had to date.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 20:32:47 | More by spinrsx
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Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,449 ratings.