Founded in 1988, Great Lakes Brewing Company produces a vast range of brews. When in the northern states I enjoy drinking their Edmund Fitzgerald porter on draft. I haven't had the opportunity to taste anything else from their range so I'm excited for today's offering from Midtowne Bottle Shop's "Twelve Beers of Christmas" dark beer box.
Behind door #5: Great Lakes Brewing Co Ohio City Oatmeal Stout, 5.4% alc., 12oz. bottle
C: Black with wisps of a white head
N: Leads with coffee notes, a little bready
P: Thin across the palate with some roast malt and hints of oatmeal
F: Short with hints of coffee and dark chocolate
In conclusion: Light in both texture and flavor. A very underwhelming oatmeal stout. I'll stick with their Edmund Fitzgerald porter.