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Good Boy Stout | RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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3.75/5
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84 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
rjrockers.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tigerbeer90 on 01-13-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,322
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
84
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of hophugger
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SmokySignals
4.75/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Good Boy was the second of three stouts of a rainy day stout tasting/craving. (8 Ball, Good Boy, Duck Rabbit)
Very close to perfect, a little drier than 8Ball, and a little bit higher %abv than I like.
I did enjoy it A LOT. Smells and looks like a good stout should. Good Boy!
Not too chocolatey, not too coffee-like, and overall a very, very good roasty balance.
Highly recommended if you have not had one.

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sendbeer
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BcOneSeven
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChainGangGuy
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown body with a diminutive, light beige head.

Smell: Chocolaty, carob aroma, a little bit nutty with a fruitiness akin to dates.

Taste: Robustly malty, with a good taste of chocolate, carob, and, as with the nose, it's a mite bit nutty. Moderately sweet. Dark fruitiness. Sugar-sweetened coffee. Restrained hop character only hinting of pepper and spice and with just a sliver of bitterness. Moderately roasty in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Lightly creamy mouthfeel.

Overall: Will GB make you cry out GD? Uncertain. BUT, it's a tasty, likable stout.

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaveHack
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DSJ
5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great stout from a great brewery and town.

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Photo of Monk31
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle to a glass. Had absolutely no head with a bit of sediment falling slowly from the top. Appearance resembled flat cola. Taste was a bit more complex. Chocolate notes early, finishing with a hint of dark roasted coffee. This beer tasted better as it sat out. I'd recommend letting this one warm up a tad before drinking. An average stout.

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Photo of LoveStout
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.42/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djrn2
3.46/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed this bottle chilled in a pint glass.

The color is black opaque with quick falling head with a ring of beads light tan in color with stringy lace that sticks. The smell is somewhat sweet with caramel smell with mild vanilla with an almost nutty roast smell and light yeast bready dark toast scent. The feel has a mild sweetness with strong roasted texture and moderate carbonation with almost char-like burnt malt with acrid semi-bitter finish.

The taste is very roasted in focus with slight sweet almost creamy caramel flavor and perhaps a mild raisin-like toasted flavor mid palate with an almost burnt taste toward the finish with semi-dry and lightly creamy smooth flavor with some dry malt flavor that lingers after the swallow. This is a pretty decent stout with a little age on it, still drinkable if not the best example of the style.

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Photo of jshusc
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carrwoo
4.35/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tlema1
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Full bodied, rich, creamy and roasty, an outstanding offering from RJR

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Photo of Treyliff
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, bottled 1/5/15 poured into a pint glass

A- pours nearly opaque black color with a small foamy khaki colored head that settles to a film floating on top

S- smoky roasted malt gives aromas of chocolate, charcoal, coffee & a hint of caramel and woodsy notes

T- charred smoky malt up front with flavors of chocolate & caramel malt, some smoky notes gives traces of smoked meat, herbal hops lead to an earthy finish, with a chocolate linger

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that leads to a creamy dry finish

O- high drinkability with some nice chocolate notes

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Photo of bmjivi221
4.41/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EConnOG
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmann08
3.24/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lukass
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice chocolate and smokey notes on the nose, same in the taste. A nice, wide range of dark, roasty malts. Not a lot of hop bitterness present, making it more of a malt forward beer with a lot of depth. Wait for this one to warm a little to get the full flavor of the malts in this stout. Really enjoyed this one!

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Photo of Brutaltruth
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a pint glass. This rather nice stout pours a clear black with outliers of brown and a tight beaded foam head of light tan foam that dissipates to a thick ring and nice lacing. Solid standard stout aromas, dark chocolate, deeply roasted malts, some coffee, and some light smoke. Flavors flow nicely with dark sweet roasted malts of chocolate and light coffee that has a light smoke flavor in the background. Very nice solid stout that I would easily seek out again. One of the best RJ Rockers flavor profiles I have had. Getting to like this brewery.

Cheers

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Photo of ohiobeer29
2.87/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Solid stout nothing exciting but solid none the less would drink it again

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Good Boy Stout from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 84 ratings
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