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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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7,699 Ratings
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Ratings: 7,699
Reviews: 2,330
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,703
Gots: 3,284 | FT: 356
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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Argion

New York

4.64/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is for both the 2011 and 2012 vintage. Although different enough to consider them separate beers they both are good and have the same merits. Servers a very dark black colour, with a bit head. in the 2011 vintage the bourbon influence can be noticed as you pour. A bit of a dark head but not much.

As indicated the 2011 vintage does have a strong Bourbon flavor to it. The 2012 however reminded me more of a very good port wine. I don't know if they changed the barrels this was conditioned in and that explains the change. I like port more than bourbon so the 2012 wins out just because of that.

This is a beer that almost has to be sipped, preferably while relaxing by a fireplace on a cold winter night.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 05:10:18 | More by Argion
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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