Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
100
world-class
12,158 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 drewbage on 06-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
12,158
Reviews:
2,948
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
2,743
Gots:
7,467
For Trade:
737
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4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.94/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DropD
4.96/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The gold standard of BA beers. I pick up a ton of caramel and oak on the tongue. I love it.

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5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.67/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.91/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look: Poured super dark black with little to no head, even with a pretty harsh pour.

Smell: Bourbon and oak up front, but closely followed by dark fruits (maybe cherries) and then vanilla and some caramel. This thing smells delicious.

Taste: Everything is present and blends well together. A lot of times the bourbon takes over these types of beers, and even though I don't mind that because I am a bourbon drinker, I think being able to impart bourbon on a beer without it dominating is the best case scenario. This beer has bourbon and oak there but its still sweet with the vanilla and caramel and it definitely has dark fruits in there as well.

Feel: This thing is definitely full-bodied and super smooth. Pretty easy to drink at its abv with no bitterness and no aftertaste.

Overall: I am really loving this beer at the moment. This might be the best blend of flavors from a BA beer I have ever had, that still had a really great bourbon feel to it. This definitely goes into the permawant category and I will be searching it out at the next release.

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5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.98/5  rDev +10.7%
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4.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.5 out of 5 based on 12,158 ratings.
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