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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 4,509
Reviews: 920
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 2,664
Gots: 1,689 | FT: 135
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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

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seeswo

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had this a few times, review from notes.

Pours black with a very small tannish head. The nose is huge dark coffee thrown atop BCBS (bringing bourbon, booze, chocolate, molasses, roast). Wow, this smells great. The taste is fantastic. Again, it is substantial dark coffee flavor integrated perfectly into the base beer and elevating it. Very dark coffee overlaid on the boozy bourbon helps bring the booziness down a touch, intermingled with chocolate, roasted malts, molasses. Yum. This integrates really well. The mouthfeel is really huge and viscous, with lower carbonation. This is really a fantastic beer. Try to make sure you get it fresh though, as I have had a sample of this not so fresh and the coffee fades.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2011 12:46:09 | More by seeswo
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ditmier

Idaho

4.13/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 Bottle - Opened by inflatablehair, thanks!!! - Pours a dk dk brown, thick, with a small tan ring of head...aroma is massive cocoa, espresso, vanilla creme and barrel...flavour is pretty well integrated, it’s a mouthful of brute force, but tastes pretty darn good...very hot, mocha and vanilla, astringent coffe, bitter burnt wood, massive barrel...quite bitter and hot, but finishes creamy...wasn’t sure what to expect from this one given the fanfare, don’t go looking for nuance...

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2011 23:42:36 | More by ditmier
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Tripphop

Virginia

4.43/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A gusher, head shot up out of the bottle right after openeing, strange. Poured with a huge head, nicely carbonated. Deep black color with a fine hazelnut mousse. Very sexy brew. Smells were faint, mostly chocolate and hints of bourbon on the nose, very subdued. Flavor was decadent, rich roast and chocolate, very creamy and rich. Melts on the tongue, very nice coating of the palate, very delectble brew. Coffee notes were very subtle, I wouldnt have known it was a coffee beer had it not been for the label. The bourbon has really integrated well with this beer, lush silky mouthfeel with minimal heat. Awesome beer, always a pleasure. More coffee please?

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2011 19:57:56 | More by Tripphop
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Gyle41386

South Carolina

4.53/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle (3/26/10) into a snifter. This bottle is compliments of scottyshades. It's been in the fridge since the day I got it, unintentionally aging after I became very ill. I remember trying this fresh at a tasting and being taken aback by the sharp alcohol bite. Here's hoping time had a positive effect on that.

The pour is very much like a regular Bourbon County Stout. Deep, dark black. Did you ever play Sonic the Hedgehog 2? If you did, do you remember the Oil Ocean Zone? It had the bad ass music that was almost Mortal Kombat-ish at first, and there were those annoying ass seahorses waiting to get you? Anyway, this beer very much resembles Sonic's oil ocean. A finger and a half of beige foam sits on top, fizzing audibly but never disappearing. As I pull the glass away from my mouth, it looks like there's going to be some quality lacing stuck to the glass, but most of it falls away, leaving few wispy strands behind.

The aroma shocks me. Far more coffee in the nose than I would have expected, given that it was bottled almost a year and a half ago. It's not the dominant scent, but I didn't expect much to be present at all. The dominant scent is chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate, which by itself gives off bitter and sweet smells in addition to the coffee, dark fruits, and bourbon giving their own sweet and bitter elements. I'm really impressed by how well this has held up.

Plenty of great flavors going on here. The best part is, it doesn't taste like rocket fuel like when I tried it fresh. Seriously, this beer was so damn hot when we tried it the first time that I couldn't really taste anything else. Time has been very, very kind to it. Lots of sweetness up front, probably more so from the bourbon than the chocolate. I was wondering where the coffee would be, and then, boom, it hit me in the finish. Ah, there it is. The finish is really interesting, with both coffee and bourbon in there leaving bitter/boozy/sweet notes in different spots. I'd never use "balanced" to describe any Bourbon County Brand Stout, but this particular one comes pretty damn close. Each element is big and bold, but they play together nicely. And the texture...

Okay, I love the texture of this beer. It's velvety, almost glassy if you want to think about it like the aforementioned Oil Ocean. It's rich, viscous...I'm reminded of the syrup chugging scene from Super Troopers. Unfortunately, no big, brown, beautiful lips here, so I'm left to just sip this one, which I'm perfectly happy with, because it is definitely a sipper. The 13% ABV, while not nearly as harsh as a year ago, is still very present. I'm definitely feeling a little warmth as I drink it. A great way to spend a couple of hours. Wonderful brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2011 04:43:51 | More by Gyle41386
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Luk13

Quebec (Canada)

4.6/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle thanks to pantanap. Black pour with foamy brown head. Aroma of vanilla, scotch/bourbon, molasses, sea salt, some coffee notes but they are very tame. I thought the aroma were closer to a nice scotch from the Islay than a bourbon. Taste is sweet, molasses, some anise, a bit of coffee - to me it tastes as though the coffee bitterness just takes the edge off the bourbon sweetness BCS usually has. Palate is rich and smooth, nice alcohol warmth. Excellent.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2011 21:45:26 | More by Luk13
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fo1ksguitar

Missouri

4.93/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

3oz sample from bottle at The Stable in St. Louis.

Had this alongside a similar sampling of BCVBS. Pours very dark with almost no head. Aroma is amazing, good hints of coffee and bourbon. Taste is great, amazing how much coffee there is in the front end. The bitterness mixes well with the bourbon notes on the back end. It feels very smooth on the mouth compared to regular BCS but is still a little hot due to the ABV. Loved this! What a treat to get to try it during St. Louis Craft Beer Week

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2011 15:54:02 | More by fo1ksguitar
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Deuane for busting this one out for us to try.

A - Pours midnight black with a nice one and a half finger tall brown head leaving light rings of lace down the glass.

S - Smells of rich bourbon, fresh brewed coffee grounds, dark roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, and some dry oak tannins. This one is all about the bourbon and coffee.

T - Starts off with a big dose of warm bourbon quickly giving way to a mix of rich coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and some dryness from the oak tannins. I heard the coffee was dropping off in this one, not in this bottle as it still has plenty to go around. The alcohol is ever present but never really gets to the point of being overpowering. The finish is a mix of dark roast and light bourbon heat, lingering for some time.

M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Big, boozy, feel with plenty of it lingering through the finish. The alcohol is still pretty strong in this one.

O - Damn this is still one of my all time favorite coffee stouts. The combination of rich coffee and warm bourbon is just so damn good together. I am glad I still have a bottle of this one in the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 23:55:14 | More by orangesol
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4.78/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Very dark with little to no head

S - Dark fruits, bourbon, slight coffee aroma.

T - Dark fruits, bourbon, molasses, bit of coffee. The coffee was just about the perfect amount, you could notice it but it didn't overpower any of the other flavors. Definitely had a much smoother, more rounded taste than that of regular BCBS, even older vintages.

M - Pretty thick, almost syrupy, not in a bad way.

O - Excellent beer. I will be seeking this one out again very soon.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 16:56:47 | More by s1ckboy
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drowland

Georgia

4.6/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

6/26/10. Bomber shared by degarth at the Tally Tasting 2010, meaning I got to save my bottle, bwa ha ha. Honestly, the aroma is basically a toned down BCS... BA characteristics with some nice roast and chocolate going on. The flavor however, has an amazing coffee finish. Love it!

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2011 16:30:51 | More by drowland
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PartyBear

United Kingdom (England)

4.47/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It pours a thick black, with a good half inch creamy mocha head, however this fades quickly to leave a slight ring. It looks pretty well carbonated and lively, with a constant stream of fine bubbles. The first thing that hit me was the bourbon, the smell is strong boozy bourbon with lots of woody vanilla. I got a bit of that roasted coffee bean smell but it is much more subtle than I was expecting. The first taste was a bitter dark chocolate, with the same heavily booze bourbon that was on the nose. Towards the end the coffee begins to assert itself with a fairly mellow medium bitter taste. There is definitely some vanilla sweetness in there and a slight toffee flavour. It produces a nice warming whisky-like alcohol finish, which I find the best part of all the Bourbon County Brand Stouts.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2011 11:33:36 | More by PartyBear
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dboon

Florida

4.28/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle. Halloween black cat pour with a small tan head. Big boozy aromas. This kitten has a bite. Chewy and rich with expresso, bourbon, vanilla, and dark roasted malts dominating the palate. Between this, BCS, BCVS, and BCRS Goose Island is keeping my cellar full...

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 21:34:49 | More by dboon
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DaveMarner

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a tulip.

A - pitch black with half inch of light brown head.

S - coffee and bourbon.

T - This is glorious! Coffee, bourbon, chocolate, caramel and vanilla. Well balanced. Nothing is overpowering.

M - moderate carbonation. Smooth, oh so smooth.

D - very drinkable. Perfect all around. This has to be my favorite stout.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2011 23:43:18 | More by DaveMarner
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JivanN

California

5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this on tap at Paddy Longs in Chicago about a week and a half ago.

The smell is absolutely fantastic. You immediately get coffee notes and then bourbon. Chocolate, toffee and caramel notes are also present.

Taste was what you would expect from a bourbon county brand stout. Amazing. So different from the past because they used edelweis coffee for this one and its such an improvement over past Bourbon County coffee. Taste was very similar to the smell. Boozy, but not that boozy. Loved it on tap

The mouth feel is very thick and consist of very little carbonation.

This is one of those beers that I always wished I had on tap and when I finally did I was blown away.

Highly recommend this brew.

Serving type: on-tap

07-11-2011 18:49:32 | More by JivanN
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Delirium tulip on 5/7/11; shared by MbpBugeye

Bottled on 3/26/10

"Was that even worth the effort?"
-schwaeh

Dark, dark brown. Jet-black - imagine that. Tried to get a bit of foam but ended up with nothing more than a wispy skim. Thin ring of retention. Swirling helps.

Doesn't smell overly coffee-laden. Then again, it is one year old. Deep layers of chocolate. It's a cross between roasted and sweet. Hints of booze. Earthy overtones. Sugary molasses.

Tastes pretty good. Coffee isn't all that strong though it's most recognizable on the finish. Coffee beans and burnt espresso. Molasses, chocolate, cocoa. Nice, bold flavors. Plenty tasty all around.

Viscous, full-body. Sticky, sugary and slow-moving. Just enough carbonation. Moderately hot.

I would like to try this fresh. Regardless, it's enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2011 01:02:35 | More by Ryan011235
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scottfrie

California

4.66/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

22oz bottle into Portsmouth snifter. Bottled 3/26/2010.

A: Pours black with a thin head that reduced into an even thinner collar leaving hardly any lace.
S: Bourbon and coffee dominate with a few notes of chocolate, raisin, vanilla, plums and other dark fruits.
T: Coffee, vanilla, and bourbon. Tastes very much like the regular BCBS except maybe with a hint more coffee. I think I get more vanilla than coffee in this. Still, this tastes awesome because the regular BCBS tastes awesome and I love it.
M: Warm, slick and chewy mouthfeel with low carbonation. Soft and smooth all around.
O: If I didn’t know this was brewed with coffee I probably would have guess it. Too bad that it’s a flavor that faded with time. None of that matters though, I still love this beer. It’s like saying they took a world class beer, added a great adjunct, but the adjunct flavor faded still leaving a world class beer. Drink it if you have it, and drink it fresh.

EDIT: Had to increase the score a bit because the 2013 vintage is just so freaking delicious. One of the best coffee stouts ever. Much more prominent coffee profile than I remember.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2011 02:54:36 | More by scottfrie
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mjyoung

California

4.4/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drank 6/25/11. Thanks to scottfrie. Bottled 3/26/10.

A: Definitely a DARK pour. Very smooth and viscous with a pretty pleasing tan head that rises up about a finger high and then dissipates rapidly. Actually looks very good...

S: Definitely a hint of coffee, but not quite what I was expecting. A strong smell of roasted malt and a bit o' molasses. A very well-rounded, balanced nose.

T: I was slightly surprised by the pleasant undercurrent of bourbon, but the real delight was how well balanced the entire taste was. Malt, fruit, coffee and dark chocolate all cohabitated well. I think the coffee faded a bit over time, but would have been fantastic fresh. No real hint of booze. I approve.

M: The mouthfeel is delightfully creamy with solid carb. I really like how this beer plays in the mouth.

O: Fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 22:51:07 | More by mjyoung
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.7/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I shared a bottle of this with two rad guys last night.

This beer pours very dark letting almost no light pass through. I heavy pour yields very little head, but what is there is a very dark caramel color.

The smell is fantastic. The bitter smell of coffee was the first thing I noticed followed by sweet bourbon and roasted malts. As it warmed up the smell of vanilla appeared and balanced out the bitterness of the coffee.

The taste was almost identical to the smell. When cold the bitterness of the Black Cat coffee is the first thing you notice. As it moves to the back of your throat the the bourbon and roasted malts shine through and are finished with a sweet caramel flavor. It is not until it warms (much like the smell) that some vanilla begins to appear and balances out the coffee bitterness.

The mouthfeel is exactly what you would expect from a Bourbon County Stout. It is very thick and coats the whole mouth. There is very little carbonation which is also expected from this beer.

If I had access to this beer all of the time it would be one of my favorites to drink over and over. The alcohol is very well hidden and the beer is exceptionally smooth. It definitely lives up to the hype!

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 13:58:49 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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FARGO619

California

5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The appearance is thick and allows very little light to pass through on the edges. The head is a brown, similar to the crema on a perfect shot of Black Cat Espresso. A swirl allows the beer to coat this glass for a few seconds. The head dies quickly, leaving some islands.

Smell is a very distinct dark roasted coffee, which covers up some of the unique bourbon smell associated with the standard BCS, although it is still there. Dark chocolate present of course, as well as some cherries. Vanilla especially present after some warming.

Taste is perfect. First comes the bourbon, followed quickly by the espresso on the back of the tongue and through the nose. Some sweetness, almost molasses-like, but not cloying at all. Slightly woody. Alcohol is present, but hard to believe it is at 13%, and not off-putting at all. Extremely full of flavor and difficult to pick out everything. As it warms, some of the bitterness dies off and the sweetness kicks up.

Mouthfeel is thick and coats the mouth easily. Hits the back of the throat like a melted chocolate milk shake.
rving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2011 16:35:39 | More by FARGO619
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cavedave

New York

4.53/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2010 Vintage. Thank you kevinv for this bangin' extra!

Pours a thick, opaque, darkest brown, with merest cap of light brown head fading quickly to a thin membrane. A swirl leaves oily bubble spots on the tulip.

Molasses, coffee, darkest caramel, sweet alcohol, chocolate, and merest hints of bourbon and mineraly/floral make an enticing, medium strenth bouquet.

Med./full flavor starts with roasty coffee,vanilla, and bourbon, alcohol warmth and spice, sweet molasses and toffee, picking up some nice bitter roast and light floral/herbal hop into a finish that features wafting alcohol, and sweet, clean, dry renditions of all the flavors as lingering ghosts of themselves mingling with tannic oak and clean bitter. The bourbon here shines while staying in back. Very balanced flavor assault, very delicious, just short of mind blowingly fine.

Mouthfeel is where this malt massacre meets moderation. So creamy, so easy on the palate, so full of flavor, lightly carb.'ed, and a finish that is the gift that keeps on giving. This beer's best feature, mouthfeel on a huge stout don't get better than this, folks.

I would say this beer is one of the finest stouts I've tried. Worthy of all praises it has received, I recommend this beer with highest enthusiasm.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2011 22:16:41 | More by cavedave
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DaveHS

California

3.95/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Vintage 2010

A-Pours deep black with 1/2 inch of mocha brown foam. Fades quickly, leaving almost no lacing.

S-Like bourbon county stout, but with coffee.

T/M-The roasty coffee bean flavors are well integrated into the base beer. Very similar to the original apart from the coffee note. My only real complaint is the sweetness. This beer is syrupy sweet and viscous. I'm splitting it two ways and my 12 oz glass is a chore to finish.

O-Good stuff, but a little goes a long way.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2011 17:12:14 | More by DaveHS
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4.43/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Finally getting around to trying one of the bottles I've accumulated, from original release. A vigorous pour into a Maudite snifter yielded a good two fingers of dirty brown head. The body was, well, black (I think I've already used my Spinal Tap joke in my last couple stout reviews so I'll skip it here). The aroma was quite robust - coffe, boozey bourbon, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, sweet love. Coffee and alcohol were definitely most prominent. I will say, I never had this fresh so I don't have a baseline to compare it to, but for a year old coffee stout it was still smelling pretty perk-o-riffic.

Taste was quite nice. Bitter dark chocolate up front, followed by sweet malty chewy coffee with hints of vanilla. The alcohol was very warming but well integrated, and the bourbon flavor was subtle and balanced. The mouthfeel was thick and rich, creamy with low to medium carbonation. After finishing a drink it really coats your mouth with a wonderful residual deliciousness. Overall, a pretty outstanding beer that I wish I could have tried much fresher.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2011 03:59:23 | More by surlytheduff
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Alpar

Minnesota

4.7/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Sugar Maple.

A: Dark with low carbonation. As to be expected.

S: COFFEE! I can not stress that enough. I can smell a little bourbon but the coffee is still quite heavy, even after a year...

T: BAM! Yup you guessed it COFFEE. Geez this makes KBS look like miller light. I mean its great if you're a coffee stout fan, probably the best. However it's too much for me. I miss the bourbon in bourbon county... I can't pull anything else out of this beer.

M: Very viscious but not as thick as the other BC brews.

O: Its fantastic for what it is but I am not a coffee stout fan.

Serving type: on-tap

06-16-2011 01:55:30 | More by Alpar
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jamescain

Texas

4.33/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2009 vintage poured into my Darkside Fermentation sniffer.

Appearance: Black with no visible light penetration. It poured a dark tan head about a finger thick that recedes into a ring around the glass.

Aroma: Huge amounts of bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, roasted grains and alcohol, with a more subdued coffee aroma than expected. I guess it would make sense because the beer is about a year old.

Taste: Bourbon and alcohol are the dominate taste, even after a year it’s still pretty hot. There are subtle notes of chocolate, roasted grain and coffee. There was more coffee in the taste then in the aroma.

Mouthfeel: Thick, syrupy, and sticky with a lingering alcohol burn on the finish and medium carbonation.

Overall: I would rate this one very highly, the only issue I had with it was how boozy it still was even after a year. I also think the bourbon over powered some of the other flavors a little.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2011 17:13:18 | More by jamescain
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Duffman929

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Have had this 3 times. Twice on tap and once from a bottle.

Appears quite dark, almost black and glossy.

Upon hitting the nose, there are distinct booze and coffee smells infused with a sweetness in the aroma.

I expected it to be....ALCOHOL...and then coffee, but I was pleasantly surprised at how the coffee was blended. The bourbon was there, but it was cut nicely by the bean flavor. Must less harsh than the BCS on tap.

The feel was smooth and had a great combination aftertaste. I am not a coffee drinker, but I really enjoyed this.

I know aging will kill off some of the coffee, but I'd love to see how it blends compared to the BCS non-coffee version. Hopefully I will get my hands on a bottle next fall.

Serving type: on-tap

06-06-2011 02:17:45 | More by Duffman929
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manbrognig74

Indiana

4.95/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

First off my favorite beer I have had to date. Everything a big stout should be. And one huge thing I love in a stout is big coffee presence, this beer has it. Pitch Black with a great tan slight slight head. Coffee, few dark fruits, coffee, coffee, some vanilla, and little bit of booze smell. Tastes of Sweet coffee up front, followed by the little hint of fruitiness, and finishes with a sort of vanilla booze. Goes down pretty darn good for its 13 percent abv. Definitely recommend sharing this gem with a friend as it can creep up on ya. If you get the chance get this beer is well worth it. Got one more that I'm aging for a special special occasion.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2011 03:40:07 | More by manbrognig74
Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,509 ratings.