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Shotgun Wedding | Country Boy Brewing

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16 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
163
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
42.78%
 
 
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10
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Country Boy Brewing
Kentucky, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kaips1 on 05-08-2012

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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 163
Reviews by kaips1:
Photo of kaips1
4.47/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

First tapping of shotgun at the brewery, this brown chicken brown cow but on Co2 and with vanilla bean "dry hopping".

This is the second attempt to write this review so its the edited version: appearance: nice Carmel color with a nice frothy head of at least a finger or two. Aroma of straight toffee. You wont believe it till you get a glass. Taste is some toffee and then bits of roasty maltiness. Mouthfeel is good because of a nice carbonation and light body, best "sessionable" beer around. Overall awesome beer you need to get some before its gone. Congrats Country Boy well done.

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Photo of Treyliff
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Marshall Hall of Fame Cafe

Pours deep brown with some light shining through, small head. Smells of brown malts, brown sugar, earth and caramel. Tastes of brown malts, caramel/toffee and a hint of vanilla. Mouthfeel is medium body and carbonation, crisp dry finish. Nice sessional me brown that pairs well with food

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Photo of Shagator
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of juicebox
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of amstokesdb9
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of chinchill
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub in Lexington.
Small, weak and sticky off-white head over a dark red-orange-brown body.
Smells great, with penty of vanilla mixing with toasted malts. Smells very sweet; candy sweet, so its a relief it is not as sweet as suggested. Still, a bit too sweet for general consumption, but a good option as a dessert beer.

Low carbonation and near medium body; perhaps a bit under-carbonated. Smooth.

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Photo of JoeBarham
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Excellent job at K.I.S.S. & delicious! I feel too many beers try too hard. This beer does not!

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3.76/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of weonfire
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of BDeHart
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Bonkinishwa
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Country Boy Brewing - Shotgun Wedding. 4.8% ABV. 12oz can poured into a pint glass.

Look: Dark maroon body, appearing reddish through light with lots of floaties. Small amount of white lacing on top, before shortly ending up as a ring.

Smell: Tons of vanilla, caramel, and brown sugar, with a malty backbone.

Feel: On the thin side, with some carbonation to give it some weight.

Taste: Sweet vanilla, caramel, and brown sugar, with some malts. Finishes sweet.

Overall: This was one of my favorites when first getting into craft beers, and I've been waiting for it to get canned. Out of the can, it's just as good as on tap at the brewery.

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Photo of mlockman
3.35/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pretty thin and watery with not much head nor flavor to boot. The vanilla notes were imperceptible, and this beer was incredibly light and very session able.

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Photo of ordybill
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. A dark amber brown color with a small white head. Has a nice cocoa flavor and aroma. Very nice

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Photo of Bmonster
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of KYGunner
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Silky brown in the glass there was a nice off white fluffy head.

The scent is lightly chocolate with some dry maltiness. Touches of bread or cracker compliment the malts but are distant.

The taste is fairly one dimensional but a very good dimension it is. Chocolate fudge brownie dominates a slightly watery finish. The chocolate fudge is pervasive and delightful and makes this an absolute must if you visit Country Boy.

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Photo of JustinSparks
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Magery
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XUJOE
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillCoker
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of cferg88
4.05/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of BuckTuckian
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Gregaroo
3.28/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

4-25-16 - On tap at in Oglebay Park, Wheeling, WV.

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Photo of deadonhisfeet
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a growler into a pint glass. This is an American Brown ale brewed with bourbon-infused vanilla beans. The beer has a murky, dark brown color with a solid 3 fingers of head that slowly die down to some nice lacing. Lots of vanilla on the nose, as well as some rich malty notes of fresh bread and hazelnuts.

The beer has a medium body with a somewhat firm feel (appropriate for the style) and a mild, slightly sweet flavor. The vanilla definitely shows itself with the malt, making for a very nice flavor combination. I don't get much bourbon, but didn't really expect it. Despite the vanilla flavor, the beer does not taste excessively sweet. Rather, you get a nice balance between sweet malt, vanilla, and herbal hops. The finish is rather short-lived, but I suppose that's common for the style.

Overall, a very nice beer. It's a brown ale that tastes and smells like vanilla - what's not to like? The only thing holding this beer back is the style. An imperial version of this would be devastating. Still, I do like brown ales and this one respects the style while skillfully infusing flavor into it.

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Photo of bilhelm
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Shotgun Wedding from Country Boy Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.