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Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 2,718
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 278
Gots: 971 | FT: 194
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in third use bourbon barrels (previously bourbon and Bourbon County Brand Stout).

(Beer added by: jplopez21 on 10-04-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, bottled on 24SEP13, 12.1% ABV
L - pours thick with a dark brown body, very thin beige head
S - sweet, brown sugar, bourbon, booze, caramel, toffee, fruity esters, vanilla, oak
T - sweet and rich with bourbon at the forefront, brown sugar, toffee, caramel, earth, oak, vanilla, some faint roasted barley and stout qualities do come through from the BCBS barrel usage, which add to its complexity
F - full body, smooth, sticky and rich, excellent balance, quite boozy at times but it's supposed to be, finishes with the bourbon and oak lingering
O - a real treat! Excellent bourbon barrel aged barleywine!

Serving type: bottle

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Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
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