Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

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100
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12,179 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:
12,179
Reviews:
2,952
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
2,750
Gots:
7,479
For Trade:
734
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 12,179 |  Reviews: 2,952
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2015 16oz bottle pured into a snifter

A: Dark but not opaque like other stouts. Tan head that quickly dissipates with no lacing. Not an appetizing brew

S: Aroma is interesting. Full of vanilla and smooth chocolate with some booze.

T: Very smooth and amazing. I get lots of vanilla. Very smooth and dangerously drinkable. Nice smooth chocolate and mild bourbon. Not overpowering at all and very tasty!

F: Carbonation is perfect. Light alcohol in the after taste but no where near what I would expect from a 13.7% abv beer... Very nice...

O: A very well made brew that is worth the search/hunt. Incredibly smooth. Very good, can't wait to taste with some age.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of sliprk314
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

After searching for a week, I was finally able to try it on draft.

Look- jet black with a little brown lacing on the glass.

Smell- Bourbon that's all.

Taste- A vanilla and booze mix hit me first followed by a molasses/coffee aftertaste.

Overall- I know that this is blasphemy of this site but I personally like KBS better. It is a good beer but I think that it is overhyped. I will not be searching for weeks again for this.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2011 model, poured black/thick like used motor oil. 1/4" head that quickly faded.
Aroma of dark fruit, rich black licorice, dark roasted malt and bourbon.
Intense(wow) rich flavor with a thick sticky mouthfeel.Heavy dark roasted malts, maybe a little smoke along with the bourbon. Actually quite sweet, but not to the point of being cloying.
This stout has a lot going for it, and I really enjoyed it, but I think I will let my remaining bottles sit for a while.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.5 out of 5 based on 12,179 ratings.
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