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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,573 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 8,573
Reviews: 2,380
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 2,004
Gots: 3,646 | FT: 384
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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4.5/5  rDev -2%

2012 bottle held 2 years and poured on 11/15/14. Poured into a thick stemmed stout glass. Pours black as night. Almost no head. Dark gold rim of foam settles on top at the end of the pour. Heavy bourbon aroma upon the pour and as it settles in the glass. Initial sip is like a punch to the face. Whiskey and maltiness followed by a minor burn of alcohol. I enjoyed it more and more with each sip. The mouthfeel is extremely heavy. Coats the mouth and tounge. Beautiful stout. I don't know if it's worth sitting outside all night to wait for. However, it's probably the best stout I've ever tasted. If you're a stout enthusiast then you need to find this beer.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2014 bottle provided by Goose Island, thanks!

Pours pitch black with minimal carbonation and a tiny ring of head.

The main aroma is bourbon, with hints of molasses, coffee and chocolate.

Big complex flavor of booze with sweet creaminess that reminds me of chocolate. Wow.

Silky milkshake-like body is just about perfect.

I can see why this beer is so heralded: it's excellent.

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 8,573 ratings.