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

Bramble Rye Bourbon County Brand StoutBramble Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout
BA SCORE
4.36/5
969 Ratings
Bramble Rye Bourbon County Brand StoutBramble Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout
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:
Imperial Stout aged in Heaven Hill rye whiskey barrels with raspberries & blackberries.

Added by Khazadum on 02-03-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
188
Ratings:
969
pDev:
11.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
832
Gots:
330
Trade:
10
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 969 |  Reviews: 188
Photo of dannyfayy
4.61/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of timc100
4.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Late entry - enjoyed at 2.5 years old

Vibrant, lush fresh raspberry jam/puree, dark fudge chocolate, and the familiar bourbon county oak and whiskey flavors take a backseat to the fruity headliner. Really is a raspberry fudge cake in beer form - true desert sipper. Not sure how they managed to get so much raspberry flavor to begin with, and how the raspberry has remained so vibrant is beyond me. Preferred this to Backyard, really impressive variant.

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Photo of PopnLoads
5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Raziel313
3.82/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smutty33
4.82/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sparty55
4.71/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DucksFan16
4.35/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stum-pub
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Moses_Malone
4.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cannabispinoy
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of deadsincebirth
4.87/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Looks black with a purple tinge. Smells of sour raspberry, blackberry and slight whiskey backend. Taste is HUGE raspberry and blackberry with some spiciness and chocolate in the end. Feel is of wonderful lingering raspberry that lasts. Overall wow! Very suprised by the fruit influence. Amazing.

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Photo of Cibsie
4.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pablobomb
4.7/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JohnParadee
5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Narthax
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mattboyer182
4.21/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heysuz
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sosopogi
4.67/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bagman007
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of snowmageddon
4.1/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rockernino
4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrs3994243
5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of chIAhawks89
4.51/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Initially the nose is a bit off putting but the taste is very different. Chocolate and raspberry are prominent. Creamy feel and the alcohol is hidden well. Would have to say I prefer backyard slightly, but both are world class.

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Photo of KaeF
4.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great fruity smell, combined with chocolate and coffe. You can really taste the fruit in this beer, which goes perfectly with the rest of the taste. Great beer!

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Bramble Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 969 ratings
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