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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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100
world-class

7,708 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,708
Reviews: 2,330
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,707
Gots: 3,286 | FT: 355
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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Bauzen

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4.65/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Black as night, thick as oil.

Smell is amazing - It's all coffee and chocolate - hard to even call it "beer."

Flavor is creamy, smooth, and follows the aroma as you would expect.

Texture is what sets it apart. The thickness and light carbonation is buttery and heavy. You have to take your time drinking it and I, personally, enjoyed every sip.

The important question is... How does it stack up to KBS - well, it's a great substitute when KBS isn't available (which is essentially 11 months of the year), but I still prefer KBS as the flavors are brighter, and the ABV is a little more manageable. 15% is pretty ridiculous - almost comical.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 15:37:14 | More by Bauzen
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 7,708 ratings.