Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 1,115
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 1,470
Gots: 414 | FT: 14
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

22oz. bottle poured into a Bourbon County Snifter. Bottled on 11/05/10. Huge thanks to kdmcguire10 for the bottle.

Appearance: Dark black with a 1" frothy tan head that recedes to nice creamy cap and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: Vanilla over chocolate and caramel with a nice whiff of bourbon.

Taste: Very nice twist on BCBS, big Vanilla as expected, the bourbon is still pronounced adding it's own oaky component. Tremendous depth so much vanilla and caramel added to the roasted malt chocolaty flavor. All that turned up with the flavor of bourbon. As it warms the flavors continue to expand and deepen.

Mouthfeel: Lush and creamy and still carrying some heat from the bourbon.

Overall: One of the single best barrel aged stouts I've had the pleasure of drinking. I was lucky enough to have this whole bottle to myself and experience this beer as it warms, The best of the Bourbon County family I have had to date.

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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 1,115 ratings.