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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,420 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 9,420
Reviews: 2,493
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 2,074
Gots: 4,390 | FT: 454
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  14.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
60 IBU

(Beer added by: drewbage on 06-26-2003)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 9,420 ratings.