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Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 2,816
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 300
Gots: 1,000 | 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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CaptCleveland

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4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle received via IP trade with siege06nd. Nice to meet another BA and fellow Clevelander and share a few brews and of course talk beer.

Dark brown-amber elixir poured into Hoppin' Frog snifter. 1/2 inch of vigorous foam settles to thin tan rim. Few wisps of lacing, legs all around.

The BC barrel aroma comes immediately wafting through, mingling with a complex amalgam of dark fruits, vanilla and molasses.

This is one awesome barleywine right out of the gate. The bourbon and barrel flavors are well balanced with the sweetness of the dark fruit and vanilla.

Medium to full body, nicely carbonated, smooth, slick a touch of heat at the end.

Really impressed with this brew and wonder how or if age will change it's almost flawless composition. This brew will convert the uninitiated to barleywines. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 03:19:56 | More by CaptCleveland
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Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 2,816 ratings.