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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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1,163 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,163
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 832
Gots: 436 | FT: 32
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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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.4%

12-19-2013 01:34:17 | More by Tooch321
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.55/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

650ml bomber poured into tulip, big thanks OakedCanuck for the bottle

A black body with a deeper then expected cola edge, noisy thumbs width of mocha foam fizzes out quickly leaving no lace but that's almost expected in these booze monsters, legs on the side ofter a swirl also expected in a booze monster

S lots of rye barrel, some booze but nowhere near 13.7%, some cherry, dark chocolate, molasses, more woody rye, a hint of smoke, some cola, smells pretty good

T more cherry in the mouth, dried, candied and chocolate covered that is, still plenty of barrel with some added char, cherry cola opposed to cola, some cinnamon, a little chewing tobacco, cold coffee, and again I get some booze but I'd guess 9-10%, think cherry chocolate fudge mixed with burnt rye barrel and some licorice, just beautiful

M shes a thick one, low carbonation, some heat and a little numbing, quite slick, lots of charred barrel lingering and my lips are stuck together, seriously though this is some sticky liquid

O this ones up there no doubt, I like the spicy rye barrel choice, the cherry plays its part quite well, the booze is well hidden all things considered, and it just plain and simply tastes brilliant

One of the better beers I've had in a while and I've been exposed to some great ones as of late. I doubt I'll get to try this one again and in might have benefited from some age but I really can't complain about whats in my glass at the moment

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 06:56:20 | More by wordemupg
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dirtylou

Washington

4.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber, split

#VARIANTS

Clocks in at 13.7%, which actually seems low for a BCBS varietal. The cherry is evident throughout - sweet and juicy, cherries seem more akin to pie cherry than some of the bolder and darker varietals. The rye was not overly apparent to me but the cherry definitely cut through some of the abrasive bourbon, which is a plus or minus depending on your purogative.

A nice treat - I perhaps prefer the original though

Serving type: bottle

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Serving type: bottle

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Cherry Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
99 out of 100 based on 1,163 ratings.