1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Big John - Goose Island Beer Co.

Not Rated.
Big JohnBig John

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,483 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,483
Reviews: 441
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 163
Gots: 600 | FT: 54
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: aasher on 03-13-2011

Brewmasters Notes:
Inspired by the epic skyline of Chicago, Goose Island's brewers set out to craft Big John; a tall, bold slugger of a stout that stands out vividly against the little soft beers out there. Epic amounts of roasted malt and an addition of cacoa nibs give Big John a massive chocolate flavor and aroma. With a body as substantial and black as the building to which it pays homage, Big John is sure to inspire a sense of awe with each sip.
View: Beers (211) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,483 | Reviews: 441 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of SeattleBoB76
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of liamt07
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Sanchezrox23
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Egotript
4.16/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of TTTBeer
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of NooseJustice
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of disdic
3.4/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Drift
2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

Photo of cwxc818
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of DemoniChris
4.31/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Ksoden1186
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of OBD
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of WarrenGofstein
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of indianabeerman
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Jstonerock24
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of MykeJ
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of fraz13r
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Cubatobaco
4.39/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of luvtotri140
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of gobuccos
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Sisky
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Can_has_beer
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of a77cj7
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Big John from Goose Island Beer Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,483 ratings.