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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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100
world-class

7,692 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 7,692
Reviews: 2,330
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,701
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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Missouri

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Texas

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Spaten454

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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tbryan5

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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SkiBum22

New York

5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2011 bottle poured into dogfish head snifter.

A: Rich, opaque pitch black, with a smallish brown head that leaves a long-lasting lace.

S: Very good bourbon, with chocolate in the background.

T: Surprisingly mellow for a beer this strong and this new. Chocolate, bourbon, coffee, dark fruits, light molasses. Some sweetness but not too much.

M: Surprisingly thin for a beer with such a high ABV. Very smooth and silky. Bourbon county stouts always have amazing mouthfeel.

O: This is beer is close to perfection. Goose Island really knows how to use barrels. Every beer from this series is absolutely amazing.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 21:16:37 | More by SkiBum22
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Kansas

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-10-2014 14:26:31 | More by joemetric
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Colorado

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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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Wyoming

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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California

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +9.2%

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New Hampshire

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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a pitch-black with a tiny caramel colored head that vanishes right away. Aromas if extremely rich. Tons of dark, overripe fruits, raisins, plums...vanilla bean, oak, molasses, maple syrup, the list goes on and on. Very in your face aroma and I think I smelled this beer for about 5 minutes before I even took a sip. Tastes is even more jaw-dropping and complex. Initial flavors of overripe fruits ala rasins, figs, and the like. Then steps in HUGE flavors of vanilla, coffee, chocolate, slight oakiness, nutty, roasty, molasses....absolutely phenomenal. This beer has one of the most amazing lingering aftertastes of any beer I have ever had. Mouthfeel is also ridiculous. Definitely one of the top 3 most viscous beers I have ever had as well. I can literally feel this beer coating my mouth. I feel like I have to chew it before swallowing. Light on the carbonation but seems perfect for this brew. Nice warmth in the finish. I cannot stop smelling and tasting this beer, sip after sip...and that;s a dangerous thing at 13%. Definitely one of the most amazing beers I have ever had the pleasure to enjoy. I only bought a single 12oz bottle to see if it was worth the price as I am often very skeptical nowadays. But this beer delivers in spades. Time to stock up. I can only imagine what this beer will offer with some years on it. Gawdayum!

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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