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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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world-class

7,745 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 7,745
Reviews: 2,331
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,727
Gots: 3,307 | FT: 360
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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dogfooddog

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4.28/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

received recently from MABZ, thanks again for the chance to try this.

Pours with nearly no head into a pint glass. initial appearance and nose remind me greatly of the harveistoun OEO special reserve, unsurprisingly.

nose is of beer-soaked bourbon (it is a distinct nose when you have seen it before), and a hint of cookies as well. Assuming wood was used in this beer (I assume, don;t know) the tannins and vanilla-like notes are quite apparent along with the whiskey.

taste clearly carries whiskey in the front end, pretty much buries the rest at first but it isn't overwhelming. as it passes I am left with this more typical oak-aged stout, not very roasted but very heavy, until the aftertaste, where the whisky comes back into prominence. The 11% is invisible, I didn't even know it was that strong until I wrote these words.

This is a very well-done beer, certainly the best of its class I have tried.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2006 23:07:22 | More by dogfooddog
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 7,745 ratings.