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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

Bourbon County Brand StoutBourbon County Brand Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,958 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6958
Reviews: 2283
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)
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fx20736

New York

4.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

2013 Edition

Bought a 4 pak from Beers of the World on release day-Friday, November 29th, 2013.

Appearance: a thick, black, viscous liquid forms a 1 finger Dark Brown Sugar head that quickly dissipates completely, leaving no head or lacing.

Aroma: Bourbon is front and center it is woven perfectly into a bouquet of Molasses, butter and Vanilla.

Mouthfeel: thick and syrupy.

Taste: The Bourbon does not kick in until the end. Upfront is caramel, cocoa and a nutty, fruity molasses splash.

Notes: This is a flavor bomb that is worthy of the hype. I would love to drink this side by side with KBS to see if I could determine if one tasted better than the other. I have 7 more bottles of this to savor.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 18:26:10 | More by fx20736
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Leesure

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 2014 12oz bottle into a snifter.

Look: jet black and rich with long legs and a thin tan head.

Smell: boozy, bourbon-y deliciousness in the nose.

Mouthfeel: thick & rich, it coats the tongue in a numbing blanket that makes me want to curl up and relax.

Taste: the alcohol is every present, but never offensive. The bourbon is the first thing noticed, yet it never overwhelms the base stout.

Overall: my favorite stout and always a winner. I lucked into a case and a half of this fine elixir and am slowly enjoying it.

Serving type: bottle

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4.51/5  rDev -1.3%
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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

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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