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Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 2,812
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 296
Gots: 997 | FT: 193
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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A: Cola-like color, no head and viscous.

S: Booze and toffee are the prominent aromas. Notes of coconut, nutmeg, oak and cherry as we'll. Strong bouquet carried by ample alcohol volatiles.

T: Flavors follow but notes of vanilla are right at the front. Also picking up notes of tobacco and ripe fruit. Finishes long and sweet with lots residue between sips...in a good way.

M: chewy, sticky, yummy

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Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 2,812 ratings.