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Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
4.6/5
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12,275 Ratings
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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:
2,966
Ratings:
12,275
pDev:
9.35%
Bros Score:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
2,759
Gots:
7,491
Trade:
723
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 12,275 |  Reviews: 2,966
Photo of OlManMarley
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.67/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GregJ
4.49/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spreetaper
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2014 - (4)Very tasty but not my ideal type of Stout. Indeed it was too syrupy as others have noted.

2015 - (4.5)Much better

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Photo of Darwin232
4.44/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chalenge
4.9/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sdeese21
4.87/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beerinmybelly
4.49/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Don_Quixote
4.83/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: A pitch black color with the slightest brown tint if held up to LED lights, it's the malt.

S: Dark fruit first, mostly malty dates and some prune action for me. The bourbon is a backdrop to this killer whiff, at least I think so.

T: Goes down smooth, like a milk stout but with a bourbon hint in the backdrop. I enjoy boozy (hot like the nerds say) in my BA stouts.

F: Straight silk with a perfect amount of carb. A bit sticky on the feel…weird, could be the thickness of the ingredients?

O: I've had the best of them, including all the years of this bad boy. 2014 may need to sit another year but this year's has done an incredible job.

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Photo of lm858
4.81/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Black pour with a blood red tinge on edges in my chalice . Thin brown head. Caramel, toffee and bourbon nose - as it warms, the scent reminds me of biting into a caramel apple at the fair-fresh fruit and candy satisfaction. Initial taste is caramel candy and toffee with a bourbon linger. Semi sweet caramel as liquid warms tempered by oak/whiskey background. Creamy medium plus mouthfeel and alcohol bite on tongue-as it warms, sticky sweet. Overall, outstanding. Big, velvety, boozy. Simply put: heavenly.

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Photo of patrick68L
3.88/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of basto
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brandon_9890
4.47/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattleverenz
4.56/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gaddabble
4.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BerBen
4.54/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oidmoe
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of djl9701
4.01/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iSkiCO
4.66/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mullenite
4.03/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattsox94
3.32/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Was not overly thrilled with this. A little too syrup-y for me

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Photo of JonBeer
4.8/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding... Duh. We all know it.

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Photo of TwistofKane
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of andyrobertson1212
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 12,275 ratings
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