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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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998 Ratings
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Ratings: 998
Reviews: 388
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.52%
Wants: 1,390
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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schmoopsbeer

California

4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bottle shared wit group
poured in to tulip

Light lacing is left behind with no head retention at all.

Nose: What else Vanilla! Caramel and a strong bourbon aroma float around. In the background hints of caramel and hazelnut appear. Coffee tons are apparent once the beer warms up. after awhile in the glass.

Palate: Big and full bodied. A tad boozy from the 13% abv, but its not a beer killer. The drinkability is damn good and the carbonation a bit low, but not a deal breaker. Vanilla assaults your tongue from the get go, then the bourbon influence washes it away leaving behind the taste of caramel, chocolate, and espresso. Some minor oak character comes through as the explosion of taste subsides.

Finish: Warm and long with a sweetness. A great combination of bourbon and vanilla linger as the beer slowly goes down the hatch. Definitely a winner and a super presentation of a barrel aged stout.

Rating: 95/100

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 07:27:44 | More by schmoopsbeer
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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 998 ratings.