Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

Bourbon County Brand StoutBourbon County Brand Stout
BA SCORE
97.1%
Liked This Beer
4.6 w/ 12,228 ratings
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 DrewBeechum on 06-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30
Reviews:
2,958
Ratings:
12,228
Liked:
11,870
Avg:
4.6/5
pDev:
9.35%
Alströms:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
2,753
Gots:
7,479
Trade:
722
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 12,228 |  Reviews: 2,958
Photo of DOCRW
4.69/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of osseo222000
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mando31
4.4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of elocin89
3.29/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

I had a 2014, ages well with a little bite at first but smooth finish.

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Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.85/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bourbon County Brand Stout Vintage 2013 opened and drank on 8/31/17 (14.2%) into a tulip

Dark brown almost black appearance with little to no head

Bourbon and oaky wood-like smell with notes of sweetness assuming chocolate

Taste is sticky sweet with notes of tobacco and coffee and you can definitely taste this beer was aged bc of its overall oaky flavor

Little to no carbonation, thick and full-bodied with out being overly boozy...The 14.2% is completely masked as this is extremely drinkable

Overall and awesome stout, probably the best I have ever had the pleasure of drinking and I cannot wait until this bottle is available in my area as I will try to get as much of it to drink as possible. Ages very well too.

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Photo of wreckless76
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Toynk
4.2/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of archiebunkerjr
4.88/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Karenremom
4.15/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CFCforlife
4.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TeeJep
4.71/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mflamar
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Felgenlager
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DSMKillzone
4.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrewsOverHoes
4.72/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ivan52
4.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.93/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a thick black with minimal head that leaves a thin ring around the edge. 
Smells of bourbon barrel and oak, typical smelling BA stout to me.
Taste is similar, bourbon, oak, and roasted malt. Alcohol tingles briefly on the end.
Full bodied, thick, syrupy stout which I enjoy. I can see why this is considered a benchmark by which other BA stouts are measured, forget the line at Best Buy, I'll be in line waiting on my local bottle shop to open Black Friday!

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Photo of Jestoner
4.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xiaoxiong623
4.81/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ostpies
4.45/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Have had this bottled, and also on tap at 'Money Pays' on W Flamingo Blvd in Las Vegas.

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Photo of Rristow
4.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Tasted from draft at Hunahpu day. Pours black with dark brown head. Aroma is bourbon, coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee, dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, oak, caramel. Full bodied thick beer with a moderate sweetness and mild bitterness. Had it along with several other bourbon barrel aged and its up there with the best.

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Photo of tpeters
4.47/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jasons483
4.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Frudel
4.45/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 2016.
A black opaque liquid with almost no head.

Nose is vanilla, caramel, woody notes and bourbon.

Taste is booze, bourbon, caramel, small smoky notes, woody, medium sweetness. The perfect balance between, vanilla, sweetness and bourbon in mouth.

Warmth alcohol feeling in the throat remembering us that it’s 13.9%

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Photo of Guillenj8
4.59/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 97.1% out of 100 with 12,228 ratings
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