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

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96
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797 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 797
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 719
Gots: 323 | FT: 11
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Imperial Stout aged in Heaven Hill rye whiskey barrels with raspberries & blackberries.

(Beer added by: Khazadum on 02-03-2012)
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thereal_adam

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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WTKeene

Texas

4.68/5  rDev +8.3%

#8 in our BCBS tasting. Poured into a Trillium Tulip tasting glass.

Appearance: It looks like Bourbon County. I'm shocked. It's thick black motor oil, has a thin eggshell crown and no lacing. Just like all the other Bourbon County beers.

Smell: Lots of fruit in the nose. Lots of raspberry specifically. Somewhat boozy, none of the chocolate I typically get in the nose of BCBS beers.

Taste: Wow, that's a lot of raspberry. I love raspberry. Chocolate comes through beneath it, but the raspberries are strong in this one. This is delicious. Because I love raspberry. Did I mention this is my eighth 4oz pour tonight? This is my eighth 4oz pour tonight. Raspberries are awesome.

Smell: Oh wait, I already rated smell. Moving on. Eighth 4oz pour tonight.

Mouthfeel: Significantly thinner than the other Bourbon County beers. No worries though, it's still delicious. I love raspberries. Carbonation is somewhat higher than most of the others.

Overall: "This is more memorable than my wedding" said one of the tasters. For the protection of his marriage, not going to mention who said that. This is really nice. A real highlight of a night full of highlight-worthy beers.

08-23-2014 02:32:05 | More by WTKeene
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Bramble Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
96 out of 100 based on 797 ratings.