Great Lakes Blackout Stout | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Blackout StoutGreat Lakes Blackout Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GreatPondBrewer on 11-30-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,507
Reviews:
1,220
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
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482
Gots:
702
For Trade:
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz in a snifter

A - Pitch black that had a thin tan head for a very short time.

S - Chocolate comes through the strongest with some backnotes of grain.

T - Get the chocolate I smelled. Boozy backkick hits the tongue pretty good. Probably could benefit from some time down in the cellar to smooth it out.

M - Bit thin for what I normally expect from a IS but not bad, probably why I get so much booze in the taste. Carbonated enough to bite a bit.

O - Good beer. Look forward to seeing what some time will do for it.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Best by date: 5/14/15

Pours black with a thin but frothy tan head. Head dissipates quickly.
Smells of coffee, milk chocolate, and oatmeal.
Taste follows the nose; mostly coffee and chocolate notes, slightly sweet, slight hop bitterness.
Mouthfeel is exceptional; smooth and creamy, finishing with a gentle chalkiness. Hardly any heat.
I look forward to this beer every year. It is one of my favorites.

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Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 3,507 ratings.
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