Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

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100
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Bourbon County Brand StoutBourbon County Brand Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
60 IBU

Added by drewbage on 06-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
12,178
Reviews:
2,951
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
2,751
Gots:
7,479
For Trade:
734
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What can you say that hasn't already been said about this? I get the debate of whether this is truly a craft, etc. But it's darn good drinking and relatively available. It's definitely a boozier tasting beer, but I'm drinking the 2016 version. So perhaps a little aging would mellow out the twinge. Frankly, I don't mind it. And it's a consistent pour when I'm looking for a stout to do the job. Anytime I see this for sale, I'll reload. It's a great beer. *Craft or not.

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OKAY.

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.5 out of 5 based on 12,178 ratings.
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