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Goose Island Bourbon Extremely Naughty Goose

Goose Island Bourbon Extremely Naughty Goose
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Brown Ale with blackberries and fresh cranberries aged in a Bourbon barrel.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16909) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2011
Draft @ FoBAB 2009, Chicago, IL. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish fruity caramel and toffe aroma with lots of berry hints and hints of bourbon. Sweetish malty toffee and vanilla flavor with berry hints. Has a sweetish malty berry finish with hints of bourbon and vanilla in the aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3321) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 1, 2010
Pours with a medium head and a beautiful deep ruby red color. The aroma is very earthy and woody with some nice mild bourbon and alcohol with some notes of fig and raisin. The flavor is more dark fruit and bourbon notes, the bourbon flavor is very reminiscent of the bourbon character in Bourbon County Stout but milder (if that makes any sense). There is some licorice in the back but there is a lot more chocolate than anything here. The beer has a distinct alcohol note and plenty of nuttiness and roastiness to balance. Pretty tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4956) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2010
Sample at Goose Island Clybourn. Clear brown pour with a medium tan head. Nose of bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, caramel and nuts. Flavor is oaky vanilla with caramel malt and a boozy bourbon finish. Not getting any aroma or flavor from the berries. Didn’t even know they were in there without the description telling me so. Still a good brew though.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (6607) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 29, 2010
On tap at Goose Island Clybourn. Pours a ruby hued cola brown and black with a medium sized white head. Bourbon! Big time vanilla and malt. Smells great. Tastes like Vanilla bourbon pudding. Smooth and supple. Yummy. One of the standouts of the day. Bit of warming alcohol on the finish, warm, super smooth, vanilla, toffee.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MIBRomeo (2561) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 25, 2010
AGed in 18yr Elysian Craig barrels. Poured by Jared at Whiskey Fest in Chicago Brown to ruby flat appearance with a wispy head. Sweet aroma caramel, vanilla, bourbon, sweet floral hops (cascade & simcoe maybe) a great dry hopping in the aroma. Full well coated palate. Very sweet toffee & caramel some light resins lightly floral finish. A great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3362) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2010 Tap at goose island... Pours a murky dark caramel brown with a very light beige head... Aroma of dark fruit, lighter fruit, and caramel malt...Flavors of caramel malt with some bitter hops and some citrus fruits. Medium carbonation and medium body. Quite boozy actually and this is totally different than the version that I had at fobab a few weeks back. Somewhat cloying on the sweet side.

my rating from the brewpub did not match up with what i had at FOBAB 2009... poured a muddy reddish dark brown with no head... bourbon and caramel dominated the nose. somewhat vinous as well with red fruit.... flavorwise, red fruit and bourbon rich, mostly sweet with underlying toffee notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2009
On tap at the Clybourn location. Tasted next to Imperial Brown. Pours like coffee with a trim brown head. Smells mildly of bourbon. Tastes strongly of dried craisins and bourbon. Has an odd twang to it, but is certainly tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2009
FoBAB. This was actually a really great beer. Pours brown. The cranberry and blackberries add a decent fruit profile to this beer to mix well with the bourbon, vanilla, and chocolate. Well done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2009
FoBAB ’09, pours black with tan head. nose of chocolate, bourbon, berries. flavors are slightly tart berry, chocolate, roast, and barrel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5833) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2009
Sampled at FoBAB 2009. Pours a nice full opaque dark brown, aromas show fruity cranberry and more sweet red berry, bourbon wood, vanilla, sweet brown sugar malts, coffee, chocolate chip cookies, a bit of darker fruit. Initial is wild, fruity berry, tart cranberry takes a dominant position, bourbon and wet wood, sweet caramel and brown sugar malts, full on the palate and a little prickly. Very nice overall, fruity bourbon and malts mesh well.


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