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Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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1,242 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,242
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.36%
Wants: 1,209
Gots: 271 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 11-29-2005)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

355ml bottle poured into tulip 24/06/14 cheers schnarr84 for the bottle

A not exactly a blackout as I can see half way to the other side under the fast falling finger of foam that leaves no lace, some wide legs on 9.5%? seems odd

S vanilla, sweet bourbon, coco nibs, chocolate syrup, raisins, plums, some charred wood, a little more booze then expected at 9.5% but it doesn't hinder the cause, smells sweet but sexy

T thankfully it mimics the smell, faint sweetened coffee, booze keeps this one from true glory, some licorice I didn't notice on the nose, plenty of barrel, tastes as good as the smell

M a little thin but silky upon entry and almost creams up from the bubbles, its hot for 9.5% some tannins and almost numbs your lips

O looks and feels basic but smells and tastes awesome, either the booze is poorly concealed or this clocks in a little higher then the label states, legs and booze throughout? I gotta feeling this one picked up some ABV in the barrel

Even though the most important aspects are well taken care of I think this one's not living up to its potential fresh, thankfully I'm going to have a second bottle to age, cheers Patrick!!

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Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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