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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,947 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,947
Reviews: 946
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 2,963
Gots: 1,807 | FT: 142
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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jpsy422, May 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not much more I can say about this beer that hasn't been said. I've had it fresh and every couple months since then and every time I'm still blown away. Awesome coffee bourbon bomb fresh and even 6 months later all those flavors are still there. Will save my last bottle to try at a year. Can't find anything to knock on so perfection for me.

mj81, May 18, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 2013 bottle into Hoppin Frog tulip glass. Date of review is 5/16/14.

Appearance- Not quite pitch black, but one tiny step up from that. TONS of carbonation! "Paper bag" brown 3/4 inch head that disappears right away.

Smell- Sweet, roasty smoke blasts you up front. Coffee and vanilla are present but take a back seat. Bourbon is detectable, but very faint.

Taste- WOW!!! Perfect in every way. Smokey vanilla is the most present, but then the flavors flood your taste buds. Bourbon, coffee and oak in that order. There is a pleasant sweetness that is not at all cloying.

Mouthfeel- Sweet and spicy at once. This beer feels a bit thin for the style. It feels like it just disappears as soon as you sip it. Leaves your mouth fairly dry after the swallow.

Overall- World-class beer that should be sought out whenever possible. One of the major ways I rate beers is if I would trade for them. I would trade for this beer.

frenchblood21, May 17, 2014
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Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 4,947 ratings.