Shotgun Wedding - Country Boy Brewing
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Ratings: 50 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by kaips1:
4.48/5 rDev +17%
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.
Serving type: on-tap
05-08-2012 03:13:09 | More by kaips1
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3.84/5 rDev +0.3%
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.
Serving type: growler
02-15-2014 22:30:08 | More by deadonhisfeet
Shotgun Wedding from Country Boy Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.