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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Ratings: 4,490
Reviews: 919
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 2,641
Gots: 1,681 | FT: 136
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a very small, thin tan head, which quickly fades to a thin rim; not unexpected for the style. Brew is a very dark, purplish-reddish-black.

Big bourbon notes in the aroma, carrying chocolate, vanilla, and yes, some coffee in the background. Perhaps slightly less bourbon-forward than fresh BCBS.

The flavor definitely lives up to the aroma, with a big dose of BCBS deliciousness: tons of chocolate, bourbon, and vanilla; some oak warmth and dark fruit; and very smooth, very noticeable coffee.

Silky and thick mouthfeel; not quite chewy, but very full for a BA stout (typical, however, of the Bourbon County series, which have impressively thick mouthfeels). Definitely quite a bit of alcohol heat on the back-end; it's not quite possible to perfectly hide 13+% ABV. Lovely feel in the mouth: lively with no sting, really allowing you to savor this sipper.

Another fabulous BC series beer by GI. I'd love to try this a little fresher, but even ~8 months after the release, there's still a nice dose of coffee left. On my initial impression, I may prefer the regular BCBS more.

Serving type: bottle

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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,490 ratings.