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MacTarnahan's Goose Bump - Portland Brewing Company

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82
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62 Ratings
THE BROS
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good

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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Portland Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Goose Bump is a deliciously dark Imperial Stout brewed with roasted and chocolate malt, coffee beans, and bold hop flavor which percolate into a complex blend of fearsome intensity.

56 IBU

Malts: 2 Row, Caramel, Roast Barley, Black,
Chocolate, Oats
Hops: Perle
Spice: Latin America, East African, and Indonesian blend

(Beer added by: froghop on 01-10-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

bcuz7, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

nmann08, Apr 20, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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2/5  rDev -44.4%

svt5126, Feb 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

JessxSpikes, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a mug, the beer is a very dark, brown-to-black coloring with ruby highlights around the edges and a thick, dense, small bubbled, creamy, light tan colored head. Looks great. Aromas of bitter coffee, tangy sweet cream, vanilla notes, woody character, and hints of booze. Surprisingly tangy sweet nose. Flavors are rich and smooth, with a creamy undertone that really mellows everything out and makes this beer so easy to drink that it's scary. Wow. Coffee and char first and foremost, providing bitterness, but also some roast and depth to the palate overall. The sweet and rich cream notes come on a bit towards the end to smooth out the rough edges and keep the drinkability up. Smooth bodied, with hints of dryness. The aftertaste is like coffee ice cream, both bitter and rich. Surprisingly sharp, clean, crisp finish, with only a hint of creamy linger. Solid brew!

GarthDanielson, Dec 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

king75, Nov 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

mmilyko, Nov 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

cyrushire, Aug 28, 2013
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jrohrbacher, Aug 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours nice and dark, with a small chocolate head.
Not much in the smell, small hints of coffee and chocolate.
Not a lot of coffee in the taste, which is disappointing. Nice amounts of malt.
Doesn't taste light a stout which also is disappointing.
I'd get this again if it was at a very good price.

MooSully, May 20, 2013
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MacTarnahan's Goose Bump from Portland Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.