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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 12,235 |  Reviews: 2,958
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12oz pour into a snifter. 2012

A: Pours thick. As close to syrup as beer gets, I think. Settles into the snifter with a thin, tan head that quickly dissipates. No lacing, but a syrup-like stickiness clings to the glass.

S: Wonderful, delicate smell. Most noticeable is the bourbon followed by hints of vanilla, cocoa and alcohol.

T: This is awesome and complex. Lots of sweet chocolate maltiness with some nicely blended oak and bourbon flavors. Vanilla and toffee flavors accent the bourbon in the finish, followed by a warm, boozy after taste.

M: Full bodied is an understatement! Low to medium carbonation. Small amount of heat from the alcohol.

Overall: The barrel characteristics are so nicely integrated into this beer. Neither the oak or the bourbon jump out at you, but instead add layers of subtle, delightful complexity. This is definitely one of if not my favorite BBA stouts.

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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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