Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
100
world-class
12,160 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:
12,160
Reviews:
2,948
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
2,741
Gots:
7,470
For Trade:
737
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 12,160 |  Reviews: 2,948
Photo of jaketaz
4.08/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vandy21
4.53/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Feldpausch
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PhamilyJewels
4.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brunsojw
4.92/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

My favorite style and this may be the top one for me.

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Photo of Etrillion
4.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Finally had and it may be the best bbs that I have ever had,have had most of the top dogs in the genre but this is king.Thick,sweet but not overly,slight vanilla bourbon and coffee aroma,but the dense depth of taste and mouthfeel puts this in another class

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Photo of 2624LuisNY
4.74/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Jhfinn
3.98/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of deeman13
3.95/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2016 edition

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Photo of JRoPA
4.94/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of pcshotsauce33
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of arkitekt2
4.81/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 2015 pint into a nonic (did not have a snifter). I figured that if since I was stuck inside during “The Blizzard of 2017”, I would drink one of my stock. Deep thick dark brown almost black. Night time in a glass. Dense brown head took some time to develop to a little over 1 finger. Dissipated too quickly, leaving no lacing.
Nose – very strong bourbon in front of coffee, dark fruits, and chocolate. Bourbon dominates, which is quite pleasant.
First taste is of vanilla surrounded by caramel. Chocolate and coffee follow through with a finish of licorice, cherry and (of course) bourbon. Flavors improve immensely upon warming.
Dry mouthfeel – minimal carbonation. Glides smoothly and heavily across the tongue. Slight alcohol burn in the back with a finish of sweet bourbon.
Overall a wonderful bourbon barrel stout. From what I recall, the aging of this beer has made it smoother. Glad I have more bottles of 2015 for next year and beyond. CHEERS!

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Photo of hjc
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Miska
4.79/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BurghFan16
4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of juicebox
4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Wadetrain9
4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brocktune
4.81/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sokol_1993
4.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got one from tap from Acre121, Washington DC. Presumably 2016 edition.

Feel: really warming, with great sweet and malty aftertaste. Some alcoholic feel too.

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Photo of Montanabeerz
4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
4.16/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lotgod
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Grady61
4.6/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tjmccabe622
4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of soundaurora
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.5 out of 5 based on 12,160 ratings.
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