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Do Bourbon County Stout and KBS just dominate other bourbon barrel stouts?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by starrdogg, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Jason

    Jason Founder (1,525) Massachusetts Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member Verified

    No ... they just get talked about more. Both are fun to drink but there is a whole world of beer out there. Always a brewer playing around with barrels. Exploring is entirely up to you, for me I am always looking for the next "wow" beer.
    Dontcounttoday and ehammond1 like this.
  2. Revenant

    Revenant Savant (350) Minnesota Aug 8, 2012

    Only here
  3. JLG193

    JLG193 Savant (270) Michigan Sep 14, 2010

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  4. dpjosuns

    dpjosuns Savant (280) Illinois Dec 8, 2009

    Black Note, sorry, I'm not sorry.
  5. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Advocate (625) New Jersey Mar 6, 2008 Verified

    They might now, but when the BBA Narwhal is released they will be knocked down a peg or 2.
  6. DrBrule

    DrBrule Disciple (65) Michigan Jan 24, 2013

    Get your hands on some Black Note! It's glorious!
    kdb150 and kylelenk like this.
  7. bobhits

    bobhits Savant (495) Kentucky Oct 31, 2006

    Yes...yes it is. However given how god damn hard it is to get....and it isn't bottled and distributed (yeah a few bottles were made) it's hard to compare. Still one of the best beers this man has ever had and yes as good as a vintage BBC if not better.
  8. Bobheed

    Bobheed Savant (355) Texas Dec 27, 2010

    Absolutely not. It's all a matter of personal taste, but I think Parabola is better than the both of them, though KBS is right up there with it.
  9. goalie33

    goalie33 Savant (340) New York Dec 3, 2009

    For me, bcbs is on a tier all its own above other barrel aged stouts. I also think parabola is better than kbs.
    Dontcounttoday likes this.
  10. DrBrule

    DrBrule Disciple (65) Michigan Jan 24, 2013

    I've got 10 I'm slowly nursing down each as magnificent as the last. One of the best I've experienced. Wish it was at a minimum available throughout the winter, cuz it def lives up to the hype!!
  11. corbenlee

    corbenlee Aficionado (160) Indiana Apr 27, 2011

    Get your hands on some black note because it is phenomenal
  12. BMitch

    BMitch Savant (285) Virginia Jul 10, 2012 Verified

    Trying BBB for the first time tonight, I totally have to agree with this. I love coffee stouts and this one is definitely in the running for the title of best one I've had to date. Very impressive!
    nUgZ likes this.
  13. Larkin4beer

    Larkin4beer Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2012

    Is anyone mentioning Black Tuesday, cause that stuff is awesome!
  14. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Advocate (575) Maryland Oct 26, 2011 Verified

    I hoard BBB like there's an apocalypse coming.
  15. MicroFanatic

    MicroFanatic Aficionado (195) Washington Mar 21, 2009 Verified

    For me it's BCBS - Parabola - KBS - BA BORIS. I have yet to try BB PtF and Black Note. I am very satisfied and content with these and have tried many BA stouts over the years.
  16. bostonlogga

    bostonlogga Zealot (85) Washington Jan 13, 2013

    Strongly agree