Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2013) | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2013)Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2013)

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Proprietor’s Bourbon County Brand Stout is meant to show our immense gratitude to our neighbors here in Chicago – the loyal and adventurous fans whose support helped bring Bourbon County Brand Stout to towering new heights. Each year this release will differ from the previous year; a special variant created for Chicago and unique to the year it was released. Whether your first sip is today or was from that first batch in 1992, thank you for lifting us up on your big shoulders and joining us every year to celebrate the original bourbon barrel aged stout.

2013 variant - Rye Whiskey Barrels with Toasted Coconut

Added by MasterSki on 03-25-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pour is black with light brown head. Nose is strong, lots of bourbon and heat, some of the rich malt but no where near a regular bcs, with a little of the coconut in the nose. The taste is a little all over the place, lots of coconut in there with some of the rich maltiness of the bcs up front, coconut mid palate, lots of heat and bourbon towards the back and a ton if coconut lingers. Full bodied and moderate carbonation, a hint chalky in back.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle @ home shared via Greg. Black with a tan head. Mildaroma of chocolate, booze, fudge, vanilla, some coffee. Condensed milk, sugary sweets, lots of alcohol. Reminds me of baking something similar to a 7 layer bar dunked in liquor. Flavor is awfully sweet, chewy, sticky on the palate. Carbonation is smooth, as expected. Lots of booze on the finish, cloying. The coconut isn't extreme in this one, which is nice. Even so, the beer is completely unbalanced, and definitely on the dessert side of imperial stouts. I’ll leave this one for the beer drinkers with a sweet tooth.

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