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:
3,508
Reviews:
1,220
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
Wants:
482
Gots:
701
For Trade:
26
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a nearly opaque black color. A bit of ruby/brown highlights around the edges. At first a small bubbly tan head forms, but continues to rise, which eventually builds to about two fingers. Excellent retention, and lace.
S: Roasted malt, coffee, and big dark chocolate aromas. A liquorish aroma in the nose as well.
T: Typical roasted malt and coffee that are in most stouts. Some liquorish, and that big dark bakers chocolate is excellent.
M/D: A full body and moderate carbonation. A bit on the resinous side, but overall so smooth. A perfect warming and enjoyable stout. Incredibly easy to drink for the size.

Like everything else from Great Lakes, this is top shelf stuff. One of my favorite breweries, and a typically excellent offering.

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3.71/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz to a snifter

A- pitch black thin mocha head and lace

S- Musty chocolate notes, cereal grains, roasted barley, a touch of sweetness some vanilla

T- Some chocolate, more cereal grains, tingly brown sugar, some black licorice little vanilla and some booze to round it up

M- Feels a tad thin for the style, but still a heavy robust beer, tingly carbonation

O- Not a bad IS, good solid drinking beer

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Great Lakes Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 3,508 ratings.
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