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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 4,482
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 2,632
Gots: 1,682 | FT: 136
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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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BSK_ONE

New Jersey

4.89/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Pours black into the glass. Little carbonation, little head with a slight ring of cherry red coloring around the rim.

S: Bourbon, chocolate, cherries, and oak aromas sting the nostrils in a good way. The smell entices you to want to drink it, but don't. For first time drinkers of this beer, stop and wait at this stage to enjoy. (Coming from a man who only has 1 12 oz bottle)

T: Bourbon, chocolate, cherries, and coffee sends a smooth flavor rolling down the tongue. Stopping and high five-ing every taste bud on its way down the throat. Best stout I've ever had until this point.

M: Probably the best quality of this beer is the mouthfeel. Warm and cozy, this beer spreads out, commands the gums to fetch its slippers, pulls back the arm on the recliner and makes itself at home. I don't want this feeling to end.

O: Is it the rarity of this beer that makes me want to have it on the specialist of occasions? If I had 2 cases of this sitting in front of me right now, would I feel the same? Not sure. May never know. All I know is I don't want this beer to end.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 02:29:33 | More by BSK_ONE
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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,482 ratings.