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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,740 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,740
Reviews: 2,331
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,723
Gots: 3,305 | FT: 358
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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Ieatlambfries

New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a growler filled at Joe Canals, Lawrenceville.

Pours an oily black. Very little head or carbonation. What little head it had, was dark tan to brown.

Intense oak and bourbon smell. Chocolate, coffee, and a bit of soy sauce. Whiff of alcohol lets you know what's in store from the almost 15% abv.

Flavors ran the gamut from wildly sweet to intensely savory. Beyond the heavy oak, vanilla, and bourbon, I tasted everything from baking coco, caramel, coffee, and figs, to burnt sugar, molasses, and soy sauce. Boozy finish.

Mouthfeel was oily and slick. Very little carbonation gave it an almost velvety feel.

Overall an intense brew. Not balanced, but goes down way too easy to not call it highly drinkable. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Serving type: growler

03-02-2014 20:57:17 | More by Ieatlambfries
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 7,740 ratings.