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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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cdmillard

Maryland

4.76/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Never had a Bourbon County Brand Stout, so I asked my local guy if he had any sitting around. Said he had one bottle, a 2011 sitting behind the counter. Told him to wrap it up!

12 oz bottle dated 11/11/11

A - Pours almost black, with little to no head.

S - As soon as I uncapped the bottle, the bourbon smell was evident, if not prevalent. My wife asked, from across the room, what I had just opened. Dark fruits up front, with a hint of chocolate. Wonderful smell.

T - Mellows as you drink it, with the chocolate and vanilla up front, accented by the bourbon which, to me, seems to become more prevalent as I work my way through it..

M - Smooth and creamy. The alcohol is there, but doesn't make it harsh. Wonderful feel.

Overall - Incredible beer. Only my second bourbon barrel aged, but it reinforced the fact that I really enjoy these! I could drink tho all night. Of course, I probably wouldn't make it to work tomorrow! Fantastic beer. If you can find one, give it a shot!

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 22:41:11 | More by cdmillard
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 7,740 ratings.