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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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5,140 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,140
Reviews: 956
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 8.33%
Wants: 3,088
Gots: 1,878 | FT: 151
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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5/5  rDev +6.8%

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

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium size dark brown foamy head with average retention and some lacing. Aroma of coffee, light vanilla notes from the bourbon and some peppery notes which don’t necessarily fit the style. Taste is mix between some astringent coffee notes with some vanilla and coffee a strange peppery feeling at the end. Body is quite full with nice creamy texture and good carbonation with no apparent alcohol. Good though definitely a notch below the other GI stout treatments.

Phyl21ca, Dec 12, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

drummermattie02, Dec 09, 2011
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slvrmon82, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.55/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2010)

Thanks for sharing, Cavery!

(Aged for 1 year)

Midnight black with a thin ruby brown head that doesn't stay for long. Some spotted lacing down the glass. As expected, this beer is gorgeous.

Incredibly rich, divine, and evolving aroma. Vanilla and earthy bourbon, a mild wood character, plenty of chocolate and rich coffee combine for something special. There also seems to be a bit of roasted chile pepper in the nose as well, strangely enough.

Rich bourbon, chocolate, authentic and delicious roasted coffee combine with a welcome alcohol warmth. Delicious and complete. Other than Rare, this is by far my favorite variation.

Though certainly a thick, rich stout, this one seems just a touch too thin--I suppose this would be my only complaint, though it's an afterthought.

Incredible.

ehammond1, Dec 07, 2011
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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 5,140 ratings.