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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,692 Ratings
THE BROS
95
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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JDeming

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 21:53:36 | More by JDeming
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Cam1991

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 19:48:15 | More by Cam1991
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surlytwinsfan

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-17-2014 18:17:48 | More by surlytwinsfan
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 14:46:47 | More by WoostaBia
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 14:24:53 | More by costanzo_mike
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Jersh67

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -18.1%

07-17-2014 13:52:18 | More by Jersh67
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Vinyl_on_Tap

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 07:28:09 | More by Vinyl_on_Tap
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Siha_in


5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-17-2014 07:12:34 | More by Siha_in
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 05:21:53 | More by smekermann
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 05:19:32 | More by SuperHop18
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AleHunter805

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 04:05:15 | More by AleHunter805
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BIll_Currie

Wyoming

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-17-2014 02:45:09 | More by BIll_Currie
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HanniGunz

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-17-2014 02:19:06 | More by HanniGunz
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theholygose

California

4.65/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - deep and dark with a quick-to-fade head.

Nose - vanilla, toasted coconut, with a boozy tinge. Toffee, huge cocoa. Smells amazing.

Taste - lots of vanilla and toasty coconut upfront, toffee, coffee, cocoa, dark cherries, dates, bourbon characteristics coming through mid-to back, alcohol sweetness. More cocoa on the backend, waves of sweet vanilla and dark fruit. Just fantastic.

Mouthfeel - heavy, but smooth. Definitely get some of the alcohol in the throat and belly, but I very much welcome that.

Overall - huge and a meal unto itself, this stout hits all the right [flavor] notes, and has easily become one of my favorite stouts of all time, only beaten by Evil Twin’s Imperial Biscotti Break. But a real treat. Just beautiful. 4.75/10

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 02:10:14 | More by theholygose
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Dmad34

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 01:59:42 | More by Dmad34
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Immortal6pack

Indiana

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-17-2014 01:05:08 | More by Immortal6pack
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CreightonSM

New York

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-16-2014 22:16:02 | More by CreightonSM
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-16-2014 20:04:16 | More by pat_usher
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Desimoaj


5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-16-2014 16:48:27 | More by Desimoaj
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Col_Custard

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-16-2014 14:29:24 | More by Col_Custard
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Stillyman11

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-16-2014 01:54:52 | More by Stillyman11
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santomark

California

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

This brew is unique forsure. Black as night, like a matte black color, no head. Smells sweet, figs, malty, breadth, bourbon barrel sweetness, it's great. Taste is exactly how it smells, dark fruits, fig, coffee, roasted coffee, sugar cane, bourbon barrel wood taste, tad smokey. My mouthfeel comparison may seem weird, but here goes. The feel on my tongue is the same as when I change motor oil. This thing is oil thick! No carbonation, just smooth, oily, goodness. All in all, the only down side is the abv per 6oz. Clocking in at 14% this is not something you should drive to get at a bar. I wish they made this more available through notable contracts such as Stone and give a case to the higher selling contracts. It would be safer to drink this in a place you don't have to drive after is all I'm getting at. Worth trying. Get it if you can.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2014 01:00:23 | More by santomark
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BrianFarragher

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-15-2014 23:14:50 | More by BrianFarragher
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danwho

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-15-2014 21:13:07 | More by danwho
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mwbbq

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-15-2014 17:26:44 | More by mwbbq
Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 7,692 ratings.