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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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7,698 Ratings
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Ratings: 7,698
Reviews: 2,330
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,703
Gots: 3,284 | FT: 356
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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nsmartell

Wisconsin

4.38/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed this beer from the comfort of my own living room. From 12-oz bottle bottled on 10/12/07 to my Grimbergen chalice glass.

Appearance: Pours motor oil black thickness with a little bit of head that disappears pretty quickly.

Smell: Smells of bourbon whisky, chocolate, a hint of coffee and I think cherries. There is a lot going on here.

Taste: Real nice and sweet at the beginning, with chocolate tones, caramel and sweet malts. Spicy alcohol and bitterness ends the tasting just right.

Mouthfeel: Buttery-smooth and coats your throat on the way down.

Drinkability: The high alcohol content keeps this from being a beer I could drink many of in one sitting, but would make for an excellent after dinner drink. I wasn't able to confirm the 13% as listed by Wetpaperbag, but the alcohol is definitely up there. Would definitely recommend.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2008 02:39:08 | More by nsmartell
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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