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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,104 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,104
Reviews: 2,352
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,843
Gots: 3,452 | FT: 379
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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4.85/5  rDev +5.9%

2012 edition poured into a stout glass, HDTV black ratings should be measured against this beer, blacker than outer space. not much head or lacing but no points docked, it's two years old after all and that shit is overrated sometimes anyway. the aromas are up front and complex, coffee, vanilla, cocoa and a whiff of the bourbon. the flavors are amazing, you get more of the vanilla, toasty malts and smooth bourbon, with a nice almost-caramel aftertaste. it is amazingly smooth and almost no alcohol burn for barrel aged and 15% abv, but you still want to sip and savor. for this style it's gotta be KBS and BCBS as the #1 and 2, neck and neck at the top of the barrel aged imp stout mountain.

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2012 BCBS in my Adroit Theory snifter. This is my perfect beer. Great flavor and the bourbon is present but not overpowering.

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4.7/5  rDev +2.6%

From notes on 11/30/13

Blackest beer I have ever seen. Aroma of toasty caramelized sugar, bourbon, camp fire. Really interesting. The smell is familiar, but I can’t put my finger on it. Maybe some raisin smell too. Very complex aroma. French toast maybe? Sweat, yummy taste. Wow is this good. Picking up on caramel, raisin, definitely bourbon. At 15%, I thought I’d taste more alcohol but I don’t. Even with taste I’m getting this familiar toastyness, but can’t figure it out. Maybe French toast again. This is very good. Would recommend even though it is pricy.

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 8,104 ratings.