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Great Lakes Blackout Stout - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,505 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,505
Reviews: 1,077
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 401
Gots: 323 | 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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kingston2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-16-2014 03:14:49 | More by kingston2
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -23%

07-16-2014 02:59:24 | More by Alpar
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_morandi_

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-14-2014 20:07:03 | More by _morandi_
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-13-2014 19:09:02 | More by kybeerdrinker
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mcclaira

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-13-2014 03:55:41 | More by mcclaira
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CowsandBeer

Kansas

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%

Best by date of 03/16/2014. Poured into a Blind Tiger Brewery snifter.

A: Pours a finger of sudsy tan head with an ink black body. Thin webs of lacing stick to the sides with a thin dollop of head remaining in the middle of the glass and a thin ring.

S: Smells like a good RIS ought to. Brief roasted barley leading into maple syrup, caramel, coffee beans, dark chocolate, cream and sweet malts. Brings to mind rustic pancakes doused in syrup. Some green hops to peak out at the end. Though the focus is all on the grain bill here.

T: Much the same as the nose. Lots of roasted barley and chocolate malts bringing to mind all kinds of chocolate, cream, and honey. Smooth fresh roasted coffee finish with a bit of bitterness and alcohol presence.

Mf: Medium feel with low and creamy carbonation. Silky smooth. Only a small amount of alcohol peeks out to remind you of the high abv.

O: One of the better examples I've had of a RIS; and adjunct free too! Most of the hops have faded at this point so it's all gooey brownies and coffee at this point. Would kill with breakfast type foods. One to keep in the your fridge.

07-12-2014 02:55:55 | More by CowsandBeer
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RupertRonco

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-11-2014 03:30:58 | More by RupertRonco
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BillHilly

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-09-2014 23:41:11 | More by BillHilly
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-08-2014 21:37:32 | More by thatoneguymike
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Ncpogs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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vobr0002

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

07-07-2014 02:11:39 | More by vobr0002
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KRG

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-06-2014 19:08:21 | More by KRG
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irishpride

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-04-2014 23:35:58 | More by irishpride
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cmgray03

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-04-2014 12:44:06 | More by cmgray03
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ffshore545

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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tmclain

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-03-2014 01:48:55 | More by tmclain
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cck5

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-03-2014 00:47:14 | More by cck5
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SoxFan

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-02-2014 03:08:08 | More by SoxFan
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-02-2014 03:05:09 | More by bigbeers84
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-30-2014 19:46:58 | More by WckdVbz
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319Hawksfan


4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-30-2014 03:38:41 | More by 319Hawksfan
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esktime

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-29-2014 02:04:57 | More by esktime
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GABrew

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-28-2014 20:06:58 | More by GABrew
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-26-2014 21:00:42 | More by leaversuch
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vwbus7

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-26-2014 02:45:56 | More by vwbus7
Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 2,505 ratings.