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

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Ratings: 1,291
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 928
Gots: 433 | FT: 37
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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:
Beer added by: ChugginOil on 11-22-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Poured from a bomber on 12/31/14

A&S: Pours with a very small (almost nonexistent) mocha head, as is pretty usual for these beers. Fresh cherry and rye dominate the nose, followed by some chocolate and a little vanilla.

T&M: Amazing! The cherry flavor has held up very well two years in and is still quite strong. The cherry has a very natural flavor and wasn't artificial-tasting at all. It added significant sweetness to the beer and just a little tartness. The malt taste and rye spice balance perfectly with the sweet/tart cherry flavors to mask the high ABV, but there is a small amount of alcohol taste. And of course the usual BCBS flavors are there as well. Has a lot of complexity.

O: Unbelievably good, but definitely a cherry bomb. I could easily see where someone might prefer less cherry sweetness and a little more of the regular BCBS character, but I absolutely loved it. If you like the idea of this being on the sweet side and pretty cherry-forward, pull the trigger on that trade you've been putting off while you still can.

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Cherry Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
99 out of 100 based on 1,291 ratings.