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Church Brew Bourbon Barrel Coconut Stout
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   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 (1793) - 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.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5095) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a black color with a small foamy brown head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was strong toasted vanilla, bourbon and cream. The flavor was bitter, astringent and fusel with vanilla, cream, artificial sugar, egg white and buttercream. Long buttercream and vanilla finish. Medium body. Very off and disappointing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3505) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2014
On tap. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, roast. Flavor of bourbon, vanilla, a touch of coconut and sweet malt, light roast. Pretty solid bourbon barrel sweet stout. Very drinkable for the style. 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
charule (1303) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Tap into a CBW glass. Rich dark color with light head. Tempting bourbon and coconut flavor. Real smooth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nike (967) - 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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