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Great Lakes Blackout Stout - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,631 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,631
Reviews: 1,084
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 418
Gots: 356 | FT: 25
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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Appearance- Black in color, opaque. Pours a half finger thick, tan/mocha colored head, frothy, dissipates to razor thin. Slight lacing on sides of glass.
Aroma- Predominantly roasted malts, accompanied by a certain grainy/yeasty aroma. Some slight chocolate notes poking through, also some coffee, cold bitter coffee grounds.
Taste- Sweet chocolate notes, a certain sweetness throughout, maybe some dark fruits as well. Bitter roasted malt, creamy caramel notes too. Lingering coffee and hop bitterness on the end.
Feel- Thinner to medium feel, not very sticky at all. Medium carbonation present.
Overall- Nice balance of flavors, an interesting sweetness throughout mostly chocolate but also has a certain dark fruit profile. Counterbalance of bitterness from wonderful coffee notes and slight hop. The aroma is suprisingly absent for the most part, just not much there, mouthfeel is also a tad thin, can get watery at times. Still, a very pleasent and flavorful beer.

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Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,631 ratings.