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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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4,528 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,528
Reviews: 922
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 2,672
Gots: 1,691 | FT: 137
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2013 Release - Intelligentsia ‘Los Inmortales’
2012 Release - Intelligentsia La Tortuga Beans
2011 Release - Intelligentsia Anjilanaka Beans
2010 Release - Intelligentsia Black Cat Espresso Beans

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 04-22-2010)
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TboneRN

Minnesota

4.55/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2012 Bourbon County Bomber bought by houdiniRN and drank at Eagle Street Grille in St. Paul Minnesota during the laughable migration week in the twin cities.
The beer was nice and dark, mouthfeel was amazing as with all bourbon county beers, nice and thick almost like a milkshake...
Taste was more similar to reg bourbon county stout as the coffee had faded a bit, but I feel like thats why this beer shined..with 1-2 years on this beer this was perfectly balanced (but this is coming from a guy that isn't a huge coffee stout fan)
Better than KBS

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 03:42:10 | More by TboneRN
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minterro

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4.24/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served as the grand finale for the goose island themed tasting. Short notes from 7/27/14. Bottled 11/15/13. Served in a snifter.

A&S: Dark black colored beer, oily residue on the top, likely from the added coffee. Head doesn't hang around all that much, but when it was present it was a light brown color. Very deep black coffee tones, smells like straight chilled black coffee. The aroma hangs out at the same level the whole tasting.

T&M: Not the most complex or evolving beer. I expected the potent coffee tones to mellow and for the beer to develop into this grand mixture of black coffee, dark chocolates, toffee, etc. However this flavors didn't really come to fruition. Boozy whiskey tones were also present. The taste stayed dominated by coffee the whole way through, it gave way a bit but not really all that much. Body was full and on the creamy side, carbonation was low.

Overall: I don't think it was the aging condition, because the goose island barleywine was superb, so I have no clue. Don't get me wrong this beer is still an very excellent beer I just wouldn't put it was the 2nd highest ranking beer on BA.

Serving type: bottle

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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,528 ratings.