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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,734 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 9,734
Reviews: 2,570
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 2,152
Gots: 4,804 | FT: 491
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: drewbage on 06-26-2003

60 IBU
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4.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.85/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Zachariah1978
4.36/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DeNYCe007
4.71/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ZBR101
4.45/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bosoxbennie
4.76/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kogutmic
4.76/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AndrewPalmer
4.9/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mainelyhops
4.98/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of justjonas
4.8/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Plasmafunk
4.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boomer4ES
4.56/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of eddiebo
4.14/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Had this both on tap and from a 12 oz. bottle this week. Better on tap but a tough find. Way more boozy and tighter from the bottle, hold a bottle for a year. An outstanding stout with rich, multifaceted flavor. Mouthfeel is viscous perfection. Chocolate, prune, worcestshire sauce, and bourbon flavors all prevalent. More complex from the bottle but eminently drinkable on tap. Makes for an epic after meal sipper. Highly recommended.

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4.71/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of JohnnyBryan
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not your traditional beer, a little heavy with an awesome taste and finish, a definite get for the bourbon lovers.

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4.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Matty123
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EveningCordial
4.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle into snifter.

A- Nice and dark, small khaki head. Not much carbonation present.

S- Lots of bourbon when fresh. This ages very well and loses the heat if that's what you like. Notes of chocolate, burnt malts and grain, wood, and a little leather and pipe tobacco. Alcohol definitely present.

T- Bourbon forward.. big surprise. Chocolate and coffee in the backseat. Some vanilla and oak also present. Follows the nose.

M- Full bodied yet silky and smooth. Definitely needs to be served a little less than room temperature. The heat is a nice finish.

O- A prime example of a barrel aged stout. Almost flawless. Highly recommended and always look forward to its release.

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.71/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.61/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.96/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of jvenables31
4.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 9,734 ratings.