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Blackout Stout | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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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:
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Added by GreatPondBrewer on 11-30-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,068
Reviews:
1,222
Ratings:
3,519
pDev:
8.57%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
484
Gots:
704
Trade:
25
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,519 |  Reviews: 1,222
Photo of jcflorian
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pda22
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.79/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good hearty stout, one of better ones

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Photo of mrcraft
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeaconWhite82
4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My second favorite Great Lakes seasonal. Pours almost black with little head. I like the smell. Complex taste. Sweet, burnt, bitter. A lot going on. Too much carbonation linger. Gives you that high quality buzz. I bought a case 4 years running. It is good

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Photo of Gemini6
3.78/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of -steve-
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cyber_phoenix
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ManBearPat
4.76/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Chackman151
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggtriksta
3.98/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drstalker
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timc32
4.16/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blackop555
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown/black with thin, brown head that lasts shortly.

Smells roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and light alcohol.

Tastes chocolate, roasted malts, light char and light coffee. Finish is semi dry with a light coffee and smokey linger. Higher side of medium carbonation with smooth lower medium carbonation

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Photo of Duffman79
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjmiller718
4.46/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SoCal_Matt
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fuhrsd
4.47/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaveCash
3.87/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rydev24
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dexterk1
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Garnet-jet with tan leggy cream. 4
Leather, ash, and rum barrel. 4.25
Chocolate cake, licorice, root beer, more chocolate icing, cherry skin, strong coffee, and slight earthy finish with some clean roast. 4
Creamy, chewy, medium. 4.25

Ton of chocolate, clean, no burn - this does a lot of things right. Dessert without cloying. Great Lakes with the mad skills on show. 4.25

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Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nmattis13
3.26/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of leitmotif
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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