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

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Cherry Rye Bourbon County Brand StoutCherry Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout

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1,186 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,186
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 840
Gots: 429 | FT: 33
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ChugginOil on 11-22-2012)
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Ratings: 1,186 | Reviews: 173 | Display Reviews Only:
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JVB

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

02-12-2014 00:39:47 | More by JVB
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sblanton83

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

02-10-2014 16:09:12 | More by sblanton83
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Morakaton

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

02-07-2014 20:39:23 | More by Morakaton
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DanGeo

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

02-07-2014 01:41:26 | More by DanGeo
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

02-04-2014 17:40:36 | More by Sarge3130
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ChiTownMane312

California

4/5  rDev -10.9%

01-27-2014 22:10:06 | More by ChiTownMane312
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-23-2014 06:36:31 | More by Keith_R
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-23-2014 03:37:52 | More by Zach136
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jb3304

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-20-2014 00:42:57 | More by jb3304
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-18-2014 05:00:36 | More by shoretaxi
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riemster

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-14-2014 04:43:17 | More by riemster
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edglodek

Maryland

4/5  rDev -10.9%

01-12-2014 04:28:58 | More by edglodek
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DrewSimm

Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-11-2014 07:23:26 | More by DrewSimm
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +8%

(from last night at bottle share) Bomber dated 11/12/12 split 5 ways, poured about 4 oz into pint glass

Appearance - dark black, not much head

Smell - Got a decent amount of cherry, some oak, vanilla

Taste - amazing, taste followed the flavor. almost reminded me of red velvet cake, cherry, chocolate goodness. an ever so slight hint of whiskey. the cherry flavor lingers on the finish and is very pleasant.

Mouthfeel - it was thick but didn't seem as much as regular BCBS, lower carb, very smooth

Overall - wow, what a beer. I'd love to have had a bit larger pour but was grateful to have been part of the bottle share. How smooth this beer was makes me want to age my only backyard Rye for a year before cracking it open. This was so drinkable I could probably easily have put down the whole bomber myself

01-10-2014 13:14:33 | More by maxcoinage
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Cramerican

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-08-2014 04:39:57 | More by Cramerican
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ThatsThatDude

New York

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-06-2014 14:55:21 | More by ThatsThatDude
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gatornation

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev -8.7%

22 oz bottle bottled on 111212
A-pours black with a brown thin head
S- fresh cherry pie with mellow bourbon ,vanilla and wood
T-sweet baked pie cherries up front with mellow bourbon notes thru out
M- smooth and velvet with semi-tart sweet cherries ABV very well hidden
O- a great stout but i thought the cherries took front seat here i prefer regular and coffee to this one

01-04-2014 22:58:54 | More by gatornation
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -10.9%

01-04-2014 01:18:55 | More by mikeincharleston
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hilgart1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-01-2014 03:06:45 | More by hilgart1
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

12-31-2013 01:24:58 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +11.4%

12-30-2013 15:58:07 | More by DC_Brah
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cleonile2000

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

12-30-2013 05:18:00 | More by cleonile2000
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Eric15

Alabama

5/5  rDev +11.4%

12-30-2013 04:25:48 | More by Eric15
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +11.4%

Bottled 11/12/12. Poured into a snifter. Vigorous pour raised a small amount of tan head. Black with a hint of red.

Smells of bourbon, vanilla, smoke. Smell is very similar to BCBS.

My god this tastes so good. Very similar to base BCBS but with a sweeter palate. Has a bit of sweet cherry on the back. Absolutely brilliant balance of flavor.

Just the right amount of carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. What you expect from Bourbon County.

Happy to have had the chance to share this bad boy. My dad, brother, and I all ,felt like this was an unbelievable variant. Perfect addition to Bourbon County line. World class brew!

12-30-2013 00:09:48 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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mocar

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

12-29-2013 15:27:34 | More by mocar
Cherry Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
99 out of 100 based on 1,186 ratings.