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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 4,484
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 2,635
Gots: 1,683 | 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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DrJay

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4.11/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Black beer, dark brown head, fair retention. Big coffee aroma, lots of roast and malt, booze, caramel, nutty. Really sweet, but this was needed to balance the booze. Sturdy bitterness, but not that prominent. Lots of roast and coffee, caramel, woody, tannins, alcohol. Low carbonation, heavy body, smooth was plenty of alcohol warmth and a bit of astringency. I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 03:01:50 | More by DrJay
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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,484 ratings.