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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 999
Reviews: 388
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.52%
Wants: 1,389
Gots: 371 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Bourbon County Brand Stout spiced with fresh vanilla beans.

(Beer added by: rudylaw on 11-08-2009)
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abrand

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4.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

23 ounce bomber shared with a friend. Poured in pint glasses

This pours a jet black with a very 1/2 finger tan head that quickly fades. The thickness of this can be seen from the pour. Smell is full of bourbon, coffee, and chocolate. Very subtle hints of sweetness from the vanilla are noticed as the beer warms. Taste is truly delicious. Even with the high ABV and viscosity this beer never gets old to me. Loads of chocolate, coffee and dark fruits up front. Even with the vanilla being faded with age it is still pronounced on the finish with a nice sticky sweetness left on the palate. Mouthfeel is thick. Overall one of the best stouts I have had. Great job GI.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2012 20:14:22 | More by abrand
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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 999 ratings.