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Blackout Stout | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Blackout StoutBlackout Stout

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by GreatPondBrewer on 11-30-2003

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

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY.

Pours a dark, thick black, with a mocha colored head (1 inch or so), and good lacing down the glass.

Smells massively of roasted malt and chocolate.

Great chocolately sweetness in the taste here, is balanced by some enjoyable roasty bitterness. A lot of malt was clearly put into this brew. A bit smokey.

Full, creamy body. Not the thickest, gloopiest stout I've ever had, but it's very nicely full. Low carbonation. Drinkable for the size.

Would buy this one again for sure. On the lookout for the BA version.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

P: 12 fl oz bottle poured in to a DFH tulip.

A: SRM is black. Opaque. Head is very light tan, 1/2 in, dissipates to outsides of glass. Light carbonation. Light lacing.

S: Dark roast malt, oat, coffee, hints of caramel.

T: Picking up dark roast malt and oats primarily. Nice hop balance; simcoe is a nice addition. Aftertaste is drm and light coffee.

M: Full body. Hops give a nice balance. Semi-dry aftertaste.

O: Very good RIS. This beer ages very nicely as well. Would love to try the barreled version.

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Blackout Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 3,519 ratings
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