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Bourbon County Brand Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Bourbon County Brand StoutBourbon County Brand Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

10,088 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 10,088
Reviews: 2,635
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 2,262
Gots: 5,207 | FT: 555
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: drewbage on 06-26-2003

60 IBU
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Ratings: 10,088 | Reviews: 2,635
Photo of beerinmybelly
4.49/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Don_Quixote
4.83/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: A pitch black color with the slightest brown tint if held up to LED lights, it's the malt.

S: Dark fruit first, mostly malty dates and some prune action for me. The bourbon is a backdrop to this killer whiff, at least I think so.

T: Goes down smooth, like a milk stout but with a bourbon hint in the backdrop. I enjoy boozy (hot like the nerds say) in my BA stouts.

F: Straight silk with a perfect amount of carb. A bit sticky on the feel…weird, could be the thickness of the ingredients?

O: I've had the best of them, including all the years of this bad boy. 2014 may need to sit another year but this year's has done an incredible job.

Photo of lm858
4.81/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Black pour with a blood red tinge on edges in my chalice . Thin brown head. Caramel, toffee and bourbon nose - as it warms, the scent reminds me of biting into a caramel apple at the fair-fresh fruit and candy satisfaction. Initial taste is caramel candy and toffee with a bourbon linger. Semi sweet caramel as liquid warms tempered by oak/whiskey background. Creamy medium plus mouthfeel and alcohol bite on tongue-as it warms, sticky sweet. Overall, outstanding. Big, velvety, boozy. Simply put: heavenly.

Photo of patrick68L
3.88/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of basto
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brandon_9890
4.47/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattleverenz
4.56/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gaddabble
4.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BerBen
4.54/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oidmoe
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of djl9701
4.01/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iSkiCO
4.66/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mullenite
4.03/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattsox94
3.32/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Was not overly thrilled with this. A little too syrup-y for me

Photo of JonBeer
4.8/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding... Duh. We all know it.

Photo of TwistofKane
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of andyrobertson1212
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bagman007
4/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of saraclux80
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of groleau
4.19/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drel
4.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MachIPA
4.54/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gelasin
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Briesch
4.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Great chocolatey, boozy, bourbon taste. Gets even tastier once closer to room temp. Will taste it anytime I find it in bottle or on tap. A classic.

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 10,088 ratings.