Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

Bourbon County Brand StoutBourbon County Brand Stout
BA SCORE
4.6/5
12,249 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:
#31
Reviews:
2,961
Ratings:
12,249
pDev:
9.35%
Bros Score:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
2,756
Gots:
7,481
Trade:
721
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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A- dark thick black reminiscent of motor oil ... What I would expect from a stout beer of this category

S- bourbon whisky boom.... Really boozy aroma which is perfect if
That is your sort of thing (it is for me)

T- really boozy up front that settles nicely into deep dark chocolate

M- Really chewy and thick, this is a big beer that is very full

I have had the 2012 vintage on tap and in th bottle. The alcohol is ramped up in the 2012 vintage that changed the beer slightly that earlier (15% vs 13% ABV) editions. I prefer the slightly less ABV edition but still absolutely
Love this version as
Well

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It's full bodied, deep black, with a smell of bourbon, hints of vanilla, and chocolate. Beautiful strong taste of a mixture of coffee, chocolate and bourbon and goes well with a good piece of steak. This was by far one of the best beers and I would love to find more places that this one. As of now I only know sunset in Allston but if anyone else knows where I can find this in Boston then please share.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2012 Vintage consumed 7/14/13

A - Very near black with a nice finger of chocolate colored head. OK retention and lacing. 4.5

S - Tons of super sweet chocolates and cherry/raisin dark fruits. Vanilla, bourbon and a light but sweet dark fruit aroma 4.75

T - super sweet and alcohol burn initially. The burn ligers but transitions into a vanilla bourbon sweet raisin and cherry flavor which hangs around until the finish and through the aftertaste 4.75

M - full bodied minimal carbonation. very chewy/sticky (more so than BCBCS) 4.75

O - Definitely one of the best biig stouts I've had. Fantastic desert beer/slow sipper. Very sweet 4.75

2013 Vintage consumed 12/9/13 14.9% - I found it to be very similar with a more significant bourbon nose but not flavor.

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 12,249 ratings
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