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Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand StoutBackyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,424 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,424
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 371
Gots: 577 | FT: 93
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Templeton Rye whiskey barrels with fresh mulberries, marionberries, and boysenberries.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-18-2013)
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

bottled NOV 13 2013. poured into tulip.


pours very dark brown with a coffee hued head. good retention and lacing. smells like dessert. a lot of berry. this same principle follows the palate. too much berry in my opinion, takes away from the rye stout. licorice, rye, oak, bittersweet chocolate. pretty drinkable regardless of the fruit, which I find slightly unappealing. silky smooth body. super full. overall good, just nothing great. I really wish the fruit wasn't in this and it was just rye. the fruit sort of gets in the way. I am not sure what age would do to this, perhaps cool out some of the fruit, but if I had to guess this drinks better fresh.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 04:01:58 | More by Jimmys
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(A)- Pours pitch black. Minimal tan froth.

(S)- Tons of ripe jammy berries leap out at you amidst boozy oaky chocolate. In a nutshell; its like chocolate covered berries.

(T)- Just like the smell. It oozes chocolate covered berries with the oaky boozy finish. Just sooo full of jammy fruits.

(M)- A smooth and mellow carbonation level. So rich, jammy, and sweet, yet layered and balanced pretty well. Its boozy but fittingly bourbon county.

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Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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