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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Bourbon County Brand Coffee StoutBourbon County Brand Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

5,789 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,789
Reviews: 1,048
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: 7.25%
Wants: 3,529
Gots: 2,358 | FT: 191
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:
Beer added by: BEERchitect on 04-22-2010

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Re-Review, these scores (above) are from a Nov 2012 bottling sampled April 2013. This fresher bottle was AWESOME. Text review (below) is the old review.

***

2010 bottling, sent to me in a really good trade and a bottle I've been wanting to share with my brother. Split with him, with my portion poured into a New Belgium Globe.

A: Dark, dense, opaque body...viscous alcohol feet...quickly receding dark tan head.

S: Big time vanilla and bourbon-y/sweet aromas...huge chocolate presence, hints of caramel, coffee is buried but still noticeable...toasted oak and hints of coconut. Doesn't seem boozy at all.

T: Lots of chocolate and vanilla with underlying mocha, caramel...bourbon notes, flash of sweeter toffee and burnt sugars. Impressed by the amount of chocolate - again, the alcohol is really only felt, not tasted.

MF: Sticky, viscous, and lower carbonation levels. Very full bodied.

O: Very little coffee in this guy but its still a very good bourbon-barrel-aged stout, as one would expect from a GI BCBS variant. Looking forward to trying this one more fresh.

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3.7/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Black pour with a large tan head. Aroma is lots of vanilla, coffee, and toffee. Flavor is up front stale coffee, chocolate, banana, vanilla, molasses, and caramel. Big boozy finish, very rich. The coffee was pretty bad up front but worked well in the finish.

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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 5,789 ratings.