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Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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100
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1,149 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,149
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.71
pDev: 7.01%
Wants: 879
Gots: 237 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  14.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Templeton Rye whiskey barrels with coconut toasted by our brewers.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-18-2013)
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shiggins22

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-14-2014 19:47:51 | More by shiggins22
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_morandi_

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-14-2014 19:33:40 | More by _morandi_
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farnold

New York

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-14-2014 19:04:29 | More by farnold
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champ103

Texas

4.56/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I think Tom brought this to our tasting at the Gingerman in Houston. Regardless, a hug thanks.

A: This is the definition of opaque black. A tiny tan head forms to about a finger, on a vigorous pour. Which recedes in a moment, and no lace.
S: Everything is so well incorporated. Toasted malts, baked bread, vanilla, wood, dark chocolate. The coconut sweetness is great and adds a really nice complexity to everything.
T: This is the definition of rounded and well incorporated. Toasted malts, bread, and biscuit. Wood, vanilla, some more caramel sweetness. A bit o booze. Quickly followed by a great coconut sweetness that really does shine.
M/D: A full body and low carbonation. Which works perfectly here. Ultra smooth and velvety. Not over baring in its viscosity or weight. Lightly boozy, but for the strength this is so enjoyable to drink. I want the entire bomber to myself.

The difference between the Bruery monstrosities (well. many other barrel aged beers for that matter), and the Bourbon Country Brands are the finesse and nuance. Everything works perfectly here, and very moreish. A big beer for sure, but nothing over powers, which makes for an immensely enjoyable experience. Still, nobody can really touch the kings of barrel aged stouts.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 03:04:02 | More by champ103
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SUBER

California

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-13-2014 22:14:00 | More by SUBER
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dsigmon

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber opened on 7/13/14

A: Poured into a Wicked Weed snifter. Jet black with light brown, quickly dissipating head.

S: Chocolate with a hint of booze and coconut.

T: Cloyingly sweet...chocolate, booze, malty and very little coconut. Just sugary as hell.

M: Thick chocolate syrup...seems to be undercarbed and just films the mouth with sugar and warms the throat as it goes down.

O: Not sure what to think about this. I want to like it but I can’t enjoy it as it’s so sweet. I have found I enjoy chili stouts far more than I do normal stouts as the spice tends to break up the sweetness from the sugar and malts. This just becomes cloying and I’m having a hard time getting past how sweet this is. It tastes fantastic but 6oz is all I needed and now I’m finishing 22oz :) It’s a great beer but I’d rather have however many Prairie Bombs I could trade it for ;)

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 20:46:05 | More by dsigmon
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BA_Berto

New York

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-13-2014 20:04:32 | More by BA_Berto
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Will_Rivera

New York

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-13-2014 03:13:54 | More by Will_Rivera
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mhenson42

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-13-2014 02:55:47 | More by mhenson42
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

07-12-2014 22:57:46 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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abottrill

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-11-2014 22:57:23 | More by abottrill
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emalc

Michigan

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-10-2014 21:15:47 | More by emalc
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-10-2014 15:30:32 | More by Chris_Panos
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tommyz

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-10-2014 02:30:41 | More by tommyz
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-10-2014 02:26:16 | More by szmnnl99
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BabyTree

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

07-09-2014 06:45:18 | More by BabyTree
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.74/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle shared by Chris. Thanks, dogg. I never expected to get to try this.

Pouring black with a thin brown head that falls off to nothingness almost immediately, this beer is oily and dense with specks of coconut noticeable. The nose is hilariously decadent and well integrated. Like a chocolate covered coconut macaroon, this is incredibly coconutty, moderately chocolatey and has a bold dash of vanilla. What's surprising is how well the booze is integrated into the nose; it never gets in the way. The palate's similar. A clear, strong statement, a liquid realization of a coconut macaroon, this is thick, full bodies and decadent. Still, this is very well integrated and is remarkably easy to drink. Full in body and softly carbonated with a lingering finish of chocolate and coconut, this is awesome.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 09:20:31 | More by DefenCorps
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MrShake

Illinois

5/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great Coconut Flavor, with bits of coconut in the beer itself.

Not much of a head, pours DARK brown and thick. Good malt with lots of sweetness to offset the nutty coconut flavor. I've had this beer twice, and it didn't change much in 6 month. This is an outstanding beer and a jewel of my cellar!

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 16:10:30 | More by MrShake
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adolgonos

Illinois

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-07-2014 06:35:44 | More by adolgonos
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rjp217

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-06-2014 00:39:43 | More by rjp217
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atorres

Illinois

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-04-2014 21:22:58 | More by atorres
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-04-2014 20:12:54 | More by HeyYoMar
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ElJosharino

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -20.4%

07-04-2014 18:30:05 | More by ElJosharino
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Moc513

New York

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

07-04-2014 14:09:42 | More by Moc513
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773-F-I-B

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-04-2014 02:21:12 | More by 773-F-I-B
Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 1,149 ratings.