Good Gourd Almighty Rum Barrel-aged | Cigar City Brewing

Good Gourd Almighty Rum Barrel-agedGood Gourd Almighty Rum Barrel-aged
BA SCORE
4.28/5
344 Ratings
Good Gourd Almighty Rum Barrel-agedGood Gourd Almighty Rum Barrel-aged
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 10-25-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
344
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
104
Gots:
53
Trade:
5
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 344 |  Reviews: 25
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of kbuzz
5/5  rDev +16.8%

to my taste, couldn't find a single thing wrong with this beer. Delivered in every category for me.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of floridadrift
5/5  rDev +16.8%

A true gentlemen's pumpkin beer. I hope to someday redrink this surrounded by books upon books upon bookshelves.

A: Barleywine-ish, orange and murky, swirls of ingredients

T: Booze bomb, pumpkin and desert spices, if you don't like rum, this may be difficult for your lesser being. It has arrived and it isnt going anywhere.

M: Creamy and delicious

O: I had this on the fermenter before anyone could even fathom such an idea, right before CCB bottled this gem. Perfect. Good luck finding it.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of tharper178
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best pumpkin beer I've ever tried. Perfectly balanced spices and alcohol. Mouthfeel super silky considering the ABV.

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Photo of trippnwo
5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of johntfox
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of yankeej13
5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of GatorGirl
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of RolandBlunts
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of exl_90
5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of MacSon1982
4.9/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bartos
4.88/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a snifter. Pours a warm amber color with a slight tan head. Some lacing. Strong aroma of rum and warm spices. Rum and spice flavor dominates at first. As the beer warms the flavors really develop well and achieve a nice balance between pumpkin, spices, and barrel aged flavors. A wonderful sipping beer. Lacks the mouthfeel and thickness that you would expect from a CCB beer or a barrel aged beer. The barrel aging doesn't add as much to the already near-perfect Good Gourd as I would expect. I highly recommend serving this beer warmer than your average pumpkin ale.

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4.81/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sweemzander
4.8/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

750mL bottle poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours a hazy sienna color with reddish highlights minimal tan froth.

(S)- A warming and welcomed aroma of pumpkin pie overall. Bigger on the spice but very sexy.

(T)- Liquid pumpkin pie. Slight hint of the rum barrel but a sexy flavor overall. Nice clove component on the finish.

(M)- Mellow carbonation level meets an incredibly sexy balance and mouthfeel. The rum barrel really brings the richness up a notch or two.

(O)- A sexy pumpkin ale. Everything is in the right place and really well balanced.

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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Good Gourd Almighty Rum Barrel-aged from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 344 ratings
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