1. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

Bourbon County Brand StoutBourbon County Brand Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,943 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6943
Reviews: 2282
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 9.63%


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)
View: Beers (269) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 6,943 | Reviews: 2,282 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Bennettrox:
Photo of Bennettrox
Bennettrox

Tennessee

4.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Screamforme (Mark) for this one! Just finished a long 16 hour third shift and this is just what I need before I get some much needed sleep!

2007 335ml vintage

A - As dark as motor oil. Rich black goodness, laces the Duvel tulip like a gem. Half finger aggressively poured head.

S - Sweet bourbon, chocolate, molasses, coffee, damn this is complex.

T - Shit me sideways, this is great! Taste is almost identical to the nose. More bourbon (not overpowering though), chocolate, caramel, strong oak finish.

M - Very full bodied. This goes down deceivingly easy though. Feels great going down, a little alcohol burn to warm the stomach.

O - A damn tasty bourbon stout. Perhaps one of my favorite. Time has done this beauty well, I would love to try one of these fresh side by side with another vintage. A must for any big stout lover.

And 13%? really? this is dangerous...

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2011 14:04:41 | More by Bennettrox
More User Reviews:
Photo of lochef81
lochef81

Michigan

4.51/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This coveted ale pours a soul sucking black with a short lived tan head and little lacing but lots of legs. The nose is. ....bourbon. lol. Coffee, chocolate, licorice, vanilla all make appearances as well. The mouth is smooth but coating. If KBS had the body of this stout, it'd be perfect. The flavor is a smooth blend of all the notes from the nose. Perfectly blended and crafted. Its almost hard to believe that this is such a high abv stout. This is sooo good. Can't wait to cellar a few and see what is to come.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 05:15:22 | More by lochef81
Photo of bthomas
bthomas

Washington

4/5  rDev -12.5%

04-18-2014 03:03:23 | More by bthomas
Photo of BMos
BMos

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-18-2014 01:12:13 | More by BMos
Photo of Murph-Dawg
Murph-Dawg

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -12.5%

04-18-2014 00:57:04 | More by Murph-Dawg
Photo of jsunj
jsunj

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-17-2014 23:54:57 | More by jsunj
Photo of atrocity
atrocity

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-17-2014 17:29:01 | More by atrocity
Photo of Quattrofiend
Quattrofiend

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-17-2014 01:57:39 | More by Quattrofiend
Photo of Petegrieco
Petegrieco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

04-17-2014 01:05:57 | More by Petegrieco
Photo of mpenning13
mpenning13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -7%

04-17-2014 00:57:05 | More by mpenning13
Photo of tp05lg
tp05lg

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-16-2014 22:27:08 | More by tp05lg
Photo of ksills
ksills

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

04-16-2014 18:39:19 | More by ksills
Photo of mhind52
mhind52

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-16-2014 18:32:59 | More by mhind52
Photo of berkshire413
berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

04-16-2014 13:33:39 | More by berkshire413
Photo of ejeffer11
ejeffer11

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

04-15-2014 23:53:22 | More by ejeffer11
Photo of Justinmatt21
Justinmatt21

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-15-2014 23:14:54 | More by Justinmatt21
Photo of DubCo21
DubCo21

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-15-2014 17:38:26 | More by DubCo21
Photo of beatenbyjacks
beatenbyjacks

Colorado

4.81/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - rich, dark, oil as it pours. Very thin caramel colored head.

Smell - BOURBON!!! Some chocolate and licorice as well. Quite complex

Taste - WOW is this one rich and delicious. Chocolate and a strong Bourbon finish

Mouthfeel - even @ 15% this one is quite smooth

Overall - This beer is one of a kind, but I cannot wait to try the other BCBS variants now! @ 15% this one sure is boozy, so be prepared to share.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 15:01:38 | More by beatenbyjacks
Photo of Gunch52
Gunch52

Texas

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-14-2014 20:09:00 | More by Gunch52
Photo of Danfransisco
Danfransisco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

04-14-2014 18:35:38 | More by Danfransisco
Photo of Josbor11
Josbor11

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

04-14-2014 03:38:07 | More by Josbor11
Photo of dymmig89
dymmig89

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-14-2014 02:26:37 | More by dymmig89
Photo of Focusf111
Focusf111

Vermont

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-13-2014 23:58:54 | More by Focusf111
Photo of bigdipip
bigdipip

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -7%

04-13-2014 23:55:51 | More by bigdipip
Photo of Donnymcslick
Donnymcslick

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-13-2014 23:12:42 | More by Donnymcslick
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 6,943 ratings.