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

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100
world-class

1,540 Ratings
THE BROS
95
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Ratings: 1,540
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.37%
Wants: 411
Gots: 588 | FT: 95
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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MCain04

Illinois

4.76/5  rDev +4.8%

Poured into a Brooklyn tulip around 40F.

Appearence is near black with a thin tan head which dissipates quickly into rimming.

Smell is overwhelmingly fruity. Straight raspberry jam. Chocolate as well. Not much bourbon.


Taste is fruity raspberry jam with underlying bourbon and vanilla notes. Strong chocolate notes.

Mouthfeel is standard to the series, with a smooth low carb silky mouthfeel, full, sticky.

Overall it's a fantastic brew. Fruit overwhelms most of the other flavors but it is so tasty. It will develop well, I imagine. Seek it out.

11-29-2013 23:18:17 | More by MCain04
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Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 1,540 ratings.