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

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1,259 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,259
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 1,214
Gots: 273 | 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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4/5  rDev -8.5%

10-22-2013 21:06:39 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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CooperEllis

New York

4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

In a BIF box from Vonerichs - thanks!

12oz, 2013 vintage into 10oz wine glass.

The coloring is nice with slight feathering from black to coffee at the edges. But there is no lacing, no evidence of carb at all once it settles into the glass.

The sharp booze note is very upfront but as this mellows and wood, bourbon and roast all pop up.

Well balanced taste with this bottle perhaps needing a few more moths of age to blunt the booze edge. A bit of caramel-vodka aftertaste which is also a rather stark departure from the expectation.

A bit flat, nothing wrong with that but would have preferred more carbonation.

(212th)

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 18:09:32 | More by CooperEllis
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sirsteve42

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3%

10-09-2013 01:19:11 | More by sirsteve42
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Pennsylvania

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Illinois

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Ontario (Canada)

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Ohio

4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2013 release vintage poured into snifter. Pours black with a small off white head. Smell is full of great bourbon oak notes, some cinnamon, sweet marshmallow, some coffee , some chocolate. Taste starts with a hit of smooth bourbon oak barrel, some hints of cocoa, coffee, sweet dark fruit, again some cinnamon, small anise flavor. Texture is perfect, velvety smooth. Overall this beer is fantastic, I had one fresh and it was pretty hot, after about 8 months it's has aged wonderfully, amazing bba stout from an amazing Ohio brewery.

Serving type: bottle

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Virginia

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Illinois

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Ohio

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Great Lakes Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 1,259 ratings.