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

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,301 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,301
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 1,225
Gots: 277 | FT: 25
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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1 yr old bottle, poured into a Vault Brewing Co Snifter at around 50F.

Pours a dark brown, near black body, light tan head of good thickness with decent retention, some lacing.

Smell is a lot more bourbon barrel forward than I expected. Heavy bourbon and vanilla, with oak, roasty malt, toffee, and chocolate.

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Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 1,301 ratings.