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Great Lakes Wolfhound Stout

Great Lakes Wolfhound Stout
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Available only at the pub. Roasted barley flavors dominate this thirst quenching Dry stout. Very popular around St. Patrick’s Day.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2010
pitch black with thick white head. nitrogenated. firm bitterness from roasted malt. some fruitiness from the esters. no real hop flavor. very nice version of the style

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2009
On tap at the brewery pours black with tan head. Aroma is mainly malt and coffee. Medium mouthfeel. Flavor is dark roasted malts, with a touch of coffee and finishes dry. This is an easy drinking stout and I’m glad this one makes it tap often.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (4995) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2009
On tap at GLBC. Darkest brown/black pour with a huge creamy tan head. Dry malt and coffee aroma that is faint at first (friggin’ nitros!), but comes out more as the beer warms. Creamy malty flavor up front with a bitter coffee finish. Flavor is also more pronounced as the beer warms. Pretty darn good for a nitro stout.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cliff (399) - The Land of Milk and Honey, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2008
Unfortunetly, served on nitro which totally killed the aroma, but this beer looke delicious and really was a great dry stout, opaque deep reddish/brown/black with a thick head. Not much aroma (thanks nitro), but a pleasantly bitter taste with coffee and other roasted flavors. Nice backend bitter finish that was nice and dry. All and all a very good stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 30, 2008
On draft at the brewpub. To me, this is about as fine an example of a dry stout as one can expect. I believe this is my first 5 for appearance. It was just so sumptuous looking - opaque, thick, oily, with a perfect inch of cafe au lait head sitting contentedly on top of the brew. Strong but not overpowering roasted barley in the nose. And the taste lasted forever, with the roasts coming in initially but rounded by a nicely complex malt flavor, thick and chewy oatmeal, and a superbly creamy mouthfeel. Truly enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/23/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

black, thin fine beige head, dry roasted malt aroma, creamy oily oatmeal body, lots of roasted flavor, well tempered bitterness considering the amount of roasted malts,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheOrange (479) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2007
On tap at the brewery. Always worth the trip. The pour is a deep black with a nearly white frothy head. Looks much like a Guiness. The aroma is of deep roasted malts with a hint of sweat coffee. The flavor is not at all like a Guiness, the malts are stronger and the flavor of coffee is fairly pronounced though out the tasting. The finish is quickly, but the malt leaves a bit of an aftertaste. Very good stout. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2007
on Tap @ GLBC, black beer, looks like guinness, tastes a hell of a lot better... nice smooth mouthfeel perfect for a dry stout, roasty flavors that was great. Really enjoyed trying this one

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2007
Black pour, great almond nitro head. Roasted malts in the aroma. Flavors are roasted malts all the way, chocolate, some coffee, almost smokiness to it, maybe some oats in the silky mouthfeel. Dry but not too dry because of the great mouthfeel form the nitro and even lightly hopped. This beer was perfect for it’s style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ExSpectator (65) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2007
Served with nitrogen. Black with a tan head. Aroma and flavor both have a roast coffee presence, along with dark chocolate. Dry finish.


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