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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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7,766 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 7,766
Reviews: 2,332
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,734
Gots: 3,314 | FT: 364
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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techfed87

Michigan

4.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a jet black-brown color. Has barely any head, and the one it does pour dissipates very quickly. Smells of deep cinnamon and oatmeal. There is a bourbon like scent going on, but that initial scent will split up into different flavors.

Initially, the flavor is very much that of whiskey. But once the initial "shock and awe" is done with this beer, it completely turns head and becomes something quite wonderful in complexity. It feels like a very grainy beer, at the same time it has the viscosity of paint thinner. This is quite the good beer, on par with such beers as Kentucky Breakfast Stout. I daresay, this may be better than previously said beer. This mellows when you drink it and although initially very shocking, turns into a real sweetie afterwards.
And if the price tag were not $22 for a four-pack, I would be much happier with it. An almost perfect beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2010 02:42:00 | More by techfed87
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 7,766 ratings.