Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in Templeton Rye whiskey barrels with fresh mulberries, marionberries, and boysenberries.

Added by MasterSki on 10-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,112
Reviews:
188
Avg:
4.54
pDev:
8.37%
 
 
Wants:
638
Gots:
671
For Trade:
81
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Ratings: 2,112 |  Reviews: 188
Photo of nrbw23
4.34/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very awesome beer maybe just a tad on the sweeties side but still pretty awesome.

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Photo of Ebru
4.55/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
4.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MisterMike
4.66/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JimmyShaker1
4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bferber
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dabear85
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of KrajDoesBeer
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this pours out with a little redder hue than normal BCS.. fruits are huge in the nose and the taste.. this has to warm up to almost room temp for me or it is too sweet. if your a berried stout person this is for you.. awesome beer..

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Photo of Dave_Treat
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Zekenyce
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chcshammonde
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely exceptional beer. The smell is so damn good. Super rich toffee, blueberries , cocoa, bourbon. Taste is dark malt, cherries , cocoa, bourbon. Feel is great. Overall awesome.

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Photo of thebeerbeast
4.71/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KT123
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DraftDaddy
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of straightlambic
4.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warnerry
4.34/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pmangold
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of siege06nd
4.46/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Seattle_Suds
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wowthatbeerisgood
4.56/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aged almost exactly 2 years. The beer has a reddish tint to it. And it smells amazing! It smells very strong of berries. Hands down one of the best smelling beers. The berry taste is great, but very overwhelming. I cannot taste any bourbon or rye personally. If you are a fan of berry stouts, you'll love this. They say you can age it up to five years, and I wish I had another one to try in a few years.

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Photo of kik
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Aged this 2 years (from 2013-2015) and had it alongside a steak. Great aroma (smelled strongly of fruit) and very smooth going down. There was a strong aftertaste of fruit, so it tasted like one of those chocolates with raspberry jam in the center. I could not really taste the bourbon (which I generally dislike.) Great beer!

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Photo of NJB145
4.62/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of frothy_80
4.34/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oskinker
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.54 out of 5 based on 2,112 ratings.
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