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Church Brew Bourbon Barrel Coconut Stout
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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Another release from the CBW Barrel Program: When we last brewed the Coconut Stout, we sent some of it to freshly emptied bourbon barrels. Originally, the Coconut Stout is chocolatey with a milky coconut flavor from the lactose and coconut additions. With nearly 4 months spent in the barrels, it is now has some additional vanilla flavors from the oak and bourbon. Despite the strong flavors, this is a gentle, relatively low alcohol beer.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1496) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Specialty stout on draft at Church Brew Works. Not overly bourboned like most barrel aged stouts. The barrels were 2nd use barrels so the bourbon is a bit more subdued. Church also doesn’t use a ton of dark malts so the beer is a bit thinner. It does go down smooth though.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
charule (957) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Tap into a CBW glass. Rich dark color with light head. Tempting bourbon and coconut flavor. Real smooth.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Draft at Church Brew Works. Hint of bourbon in nose and little in flavor. Maybe some hint of vanilla flavoring as well. Thin feel for a stout, light body, lacking bite for stout. Decent tasting brew, easy to drink, not what one would expect from a sweet stout.


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