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/ 12,235 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:
12,235
Liked:
11,877
Avg:
4.6/5
pDev:
9.35%
Alströms:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
2,753
Gots:
7,483
Trade:
724
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into my Goose Island hand glass.

A: Black. Pours a 1 finger, foamy, brown head. Settles fairly slowly. Slight beer ring lacing mostly retreats into the body of the brew.

S: Roasted coffee, molasses, dark chocolate.

T: Tastes like it smells. Coffee, molasses, and dark chocolate prominent. Just a bit of licorice, and bourbon.

M: Thick, hearty, and syrupy. High alcohol apparent, dry finish.

D: Sip and enjoy...and enjoy...and enjoy.

Atmosphere is pretty solid. Dark hue, decent head, but no real lacing. Nose is full and strong combination of roasted grains, accentuated with coffee, chocolate, and molasses. Tastes like it smells... roasted grains, espresso, chocolate, molasses. Overall, this is a ridiculous quaff.

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***2012 Vintage***

Thanks to mklever42 for this one.

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle, bottled 9/20/12.

Appearance: Opaque, thick, deep brown 3 finger head, disappears within a minute as to be expected.

Smell: Rich, robust coffee mixs seamlessly with potent bourbon. Wafts of leather and wood shine as well.

Taste: Strong coffee; rich & full; heavy vanilla & oak; awesome blend of coffee flavors and bourbon.

Mouthfeel: Obvious low carbonation, slick & viscous; feel belies high ABV.

Overall: A most excellent and drinkable barrel-aged offering.

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Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 97.1% out of 100 with 12,235 ratings
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