Lights Out Stout | Worthy Brewing Co.

Lights Out StoutLights Out Stout
84 Ratings
Lights Out StoutLights Out Stout

Brewed by:
Worthy Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Summer

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Added by wchasse222 on 09-26-2013

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Ratings: 84 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of SirFolmarv
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopstout
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerBeast
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking black color with a one to two finger white to off white lush playful looking level head. Light clingy lacing sticks nicely. The smell starts with sweet creamy cocoa smooth and clean, and leading into a nice roasty coffee. Light black licorice slides in to balance. Vanilla is really subtle. The taste was a nice sweet sticky cocoa running into the roasty coffee and light vanilla sweetness. There’s a light aftertaste of sweet cocoa with roasty coffee undertones. There’s a quick little sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light allowing the sweetness to be somewhat sticky on my tongue. Overall, I say this was a pretty good milk/sweet stout that I would have again.

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Photo of bisonfort
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had stout in Bend at the brewery. Good.

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Photo of BlueSpader
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidR_9
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can into belgian tulip glass

Very dark brown body with a cola brown hugh closer to the head. About a half-inch of light brown head with a fairly heavy end pour.

Smell is certainly in line with the description on the can - prominent vanilla bean with a hint of heavily milk sugared coffee.

The taste is pleasant. Definitely a simple and straight forward stout with a balanced amount of vanilla and light coffee. Fairly sweet but these mentioned flavors balance agreeably with the roasted malts.

One noteable characteristic for the beer is in the feel - this is probably one of the higher carbonated stouts I've had; I think it really makes the brew unique and memorable.

Overall, an enjoyable brew. The flavors come together nicely and pleasant after-taste with no harsh lingering notes. Carbonation is great and I would recommend this for a lighter tasting stout with a decent punch in alcohol content.

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Photo of Hat_Fulla_Beer
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into tulip.

Pours a deep cola brown with half a finger of creamy brown head that leaves scattered splotches of lace as it recedes.

Smells of singed caramel, creamed coffee, dried vanilla, shaved chocolate and faint black licorice.

Tastes of fresh black coffee, unsweetened cocoa powder, vanilla ice cream, more roasted caramel malt and sugared licorice.

Feels mild and smooth. Medium bodied with frothy carbonation. Finishes dry.

Verdict: Recommended. Doesn't exactly scream of vanilla, but pretty good.

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Photo of Scotchboy
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can to pint glass.

Pours a clear brown with lots of red highlights - small foamy off-khaki head recedes to almost no lace. Light, sweet aromas as it warms up; vanilla, tootsie roll, and cola sweetness...roasted malt is not prominent in this brew at all...flavors mirror the aromas, with a cola-like sweetness and flavors of milk chocolate candies and tootsie rolls. Lighter body with good carbonation.

Decent stout with some unique attributes. Not nearly dark or roasty enough for the name 'Lights Out', but a good brew nonetheless.

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Photo of Spikester
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black with one finger of brown head. Rings of lace.
Smell is dark roasted malts with a hint of vanilla.
Taste is very sweet at first with the hops and dark roasted malts start reigning in the sweetness.
Mouthfeel is medium with ample carbonation. Finish is bitter sweet and dry.
Overall a decent local offering for the style. A little bit boozy also. The can had a canned on date 11/07/16 so it was quite fresh.

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Photo of biboergosum
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can, part of the six-packs they have recently arrived in, up here in good ol' Alberta.

This beer pours a clear, very dark brown colour, with prominent basal cola highlights, and a near-teeming tower of puffy, loosely foamy, and bubbly tan head, which leaves some disintegrating iceberg profile lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of lightly toasted caramel malt, bittersweet cocoa powder, earthy and somewhat acrid vanilla beans, a subtle black licorice candy note, some tame dark orchard fruitiness, and very gentle leafy, weedy, and floral green hop bitters. The taste is bready and doughy caramel malt, kind of musty vanilla pods, gritty milk chocolate, an ephemeral sense of un-supped artisanal coffee, burnt marshmallows, fading anise spice esters, and more tame earthy, leafy, and slightly perfumed floral hoppiness.

The carbonation is quite light in its easygoing frothiness, the body a decent medium weight, and mostly smooth, with perhaps a hint of alcohol ingress taking its minor toll here. It finishes on the near-sweet side, with caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and muddled fruit carrying the day.

Overall, this is certainly a stout that, if you were to imbibe it in the sixer format, would verily put yer lights out. That said, my toddler is sick, so this one serving will have the same effect on my night - lights out, and to a hopefully better morn!

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Photo of stevoj
3.1/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Lighter weight and not so bitter stout. Not getting any of the coffee, but a hint of chocolate malts. Dark brown, but not opaque. Small head, very un-stoutlike. Dark chocolate bitterness on the finish.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IrishCowboyBend
4.39/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thebooyakid
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eml0690
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of L_A_C_903
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of woemad
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can purchased at Huckleberry’s in Spokane for $1.59. According to the can, this was canned on October 13, 2015, and is a “stout brewed with milk sugar and vanilla beans added.”

The vanilla beans made their presence known as soon as the beer was poured into an Ice Harbor nonic pint glass. The beer itself was a very dark brown, with mahogany-ish highlights around the edges when held up to light. There was a decent sized, creamy looking head that was colored somewhere between beige and tan. Quite a bit of lace was left on the sides of the glass.

As mentioned above, the nose was initially dominated by the vanilla beans, and they more or less stayed in charge, though some roasty dark malt aromas did come out behind it’s shadow a bit as things warmed up.

The vanilla eases back a bit in the taste, become more of a team player, combined with notes of coffee and sweet cocoa. There’s a mild, grassy hop flavor at the finish. Well balanced, if a bit too sweet for my taste.

Medium bodied, a little thin for a stout. Fairly creamy mouthfeel.

Not a bad stout. It’s a little thin and a little too sweet for bulk consumption, but I’d drink it again.

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Photo of Hendry
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Briken
2.92/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bought 12oz can from DOn Quiojte. Dark black color, can smell the alcohol heavy mouthfeel, taste of creamy chocolate, was expecting a vanilla taste but can't taste any, overall an ok beer to try once, but probably will not buy again.

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Photo of casapy
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cshields
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GClarkage
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Lights Out Stout from Worthy Brewing Co.
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