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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,112 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,112
Reviews: 2,352
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,843
Gots: 3,451 | FT: 380
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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One of the best smelling beers ever! I smell fudge, chocolate cake, leather, bourbon, vanilla, and a little bit of coffee. Taste goes along with the smell except i get some heat from the alcohol which isnt a bad thing. Bourbon hits me right away and fades to a nice taste of vanilla and coffee. Balanced well for being almost 15% This beer is perfection. Its my first one ever and I cant wait to dig into the rest of them. Cheers!

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Bottled on 11 Oct 13 (#1217) poured into snifter.

A: Aggressive pour. Oily, pitch black liquid. Half finger dark tan head recedes quickly. Lacing is good.

S: Lots of bourbon off the nose. Dark fruit, bit of wood, and alcohol. However, the bourbon is the most dominant aspect.

T: Roasted malt and chocolate up front. Bourbon soaked raisins and prunes after. Lots of bourbon, but very estery, as well. Minimal hops and bitterness. A bit cloying toward the end with a final shot of bourbon and fruit. Touch of alcohol and the end with a burning going down the throat.

M: Light carbonation, slightly more of a watery body than you'd expect. Alcohol is definitely present. Not hard to drink, but commands to be sipped.

O: I don't like the base beer, but the bourbon aging helps it out a bit. A bit too sweet and cloying after awhile. Could do with a bit more bitterness, less esters, and a bit more body.
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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 8,112 ratings.