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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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4,523 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,523
Reviews: 922
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 2,673
Gots: 1,691 | FT: 137
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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grom111

California

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-10-2014 07:38:16 | More by grom111
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BringbakFavre

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-10-2014 03:45:40 | More by BringbakFavre
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n00blar

Maryland

5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-10-2014 02:25:08 | More by n00blar
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kirchy

New York

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-10-2014 00:34:25 | More by kirchy
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Hops_n_Hawks

Illinois

5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-09-2014 23:48:09 | More by Hops_n_Hawks
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Fireslayer

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2014 23:31:22 | More by Fireslayer
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comradekyle

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2014 23:05:54 | More by comradekyle
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Hanserelli

Washington

5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-09-2014 21:54:24 | More by Hanserelli
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Loco_Joe

New York

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-09-2014 20:07:23 | More by Loco_Joe
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kmanjohnson

California

5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-09-2014 19:42:11 | More by kmanjohnson
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Adkins721

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2014 17:25:22 | More by Adkins721
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CrazyDan

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2014 16:42:37 | More by CrazyDan
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-09-2014 16:00:29 | More by Buck_Jones
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2014 14:58:13 | More by RAKeeler
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2014 05:33:14 | More by Adkins1203
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Yogafist

California

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-09-2014 04:55:45 | More by Yogafist
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vinnyg76

Indiana

1/5  rDev -78.6%

03-09-2014 04:53:12 | More by vinnyg76
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bmurray10

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-09-2014 03:27:35 | More by bmurray10
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E_wood

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-08-2014 20:37:13 | More by E_wood
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alexk307

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-08-2014 19:04:17 | More by alexk307
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carlitos92

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

03-08-2014 18:01:51 | More by carlitos92
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bsnone

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-08-2014 14:18:31 | More by bsnone
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superspak

Michigan

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

2100th review! 12 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled on 11/15/2013. Pours dense pitch black color with a small fairly dense dark tan head with decent retention, that reduces to a ring of lace that lingers. Minimal lacing on the glass. Aromas of huge dark chocolate, roasted coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, caramel, toast, vanilla, toffee, bourbon, oak, clove, light char, and roast/oak earthiness. Incredible aromas with fantastic balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt, coffee, and bourbon barrel notes; with great strength. Taste of huge dark chocolate, roasted coffee, cocoa, toast, roasted malt, caramel, vanilla, toffee, oak, clove, bourbon, light char, and roast/oak earthiness. Lingering notes of dark chocolate, coffee, cocoa, toast, roasted malt, caramel, vanilla, toffee, oak, clove, bourbon, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity of dark/roasted malt, coffee, and bourbon barrel flavors; with a great malt/barrel flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and full bodied; with a very creamy and slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic BA imperial coffee stout. All around awesome complexity and balance of dark/roasted malt, coffee, and bourbon barrel flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 06:51:23 | More by superspak
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OneEye78

Texas

4.4/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a 12 oz bottle, 2013 vintage, into a mason jar. Was motor oil black, with no transparency even around the edges and almost no head to speak of except a tiny lacing of dark brown bubbles. The smell is dominated by bourbon, maple, and raisins, with little to no coffee aroma present. The taste was sweeter than I expected, with heavy raisin and maple flavor and a good slow bourbon spice on the finish. The alcohol was less pronounced than you might expect for a 13%+ ABV, but I did notice a little heat especially as it warmed up. The mouthfeel was a bit thinner than many coffee stouts, but it did leave a its mark. Overall this was a strong beer, one that grew on me as I drank it. Perhaps it didn't live up to my memory of the original BCBS, but still a very tasty beer and very easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 02:57:48 | More by OneEye78
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Guess2814

Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

People need to relax with this beer.. This beer is not rank #2. Bourbon beers are strong.. Great to have with a steak.. But most of the Bourbon beers taste the same.. I'm not hating on this beer.. It's probably the best Bourbon beer I had.. But I'm an IPA, Double IPA, Double Pilsner type of guy.. Again great beer BUT come on.. These Bourbon Beers are close to hard liquor..NOT really a beer to me

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 02:30:31 | More by Guess2814
Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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