Bourbon County Brand Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
100
world-class
12,210 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:
12,210
Reviews:
2,956
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
2,755
Gots:
7,478
For Trade:
731
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 12,210 |  Reviews: 2,956
Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.78/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Too boozy for me. I enjoy many other barrel aged stouts, this one is too boozy. It also has a black licorice smell to it that doesn't appeal to me. I can appreciate others enjoy this beer, it's just too much for me. Maybe age will help it out for me. I have three others in my cellar, so I will test out that theory.

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Photo of ljbonadonna92
4.7/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of jwall76
4.93/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This what Gods tears taste like. Amazing.

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Photo of Miscreantpc
4.98/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of dksl16
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of daniels79
4.17/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjumfrid
4.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of funkydrumma
4.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

We did a comparison tasting with a 2009 vs 2013. The difference between the two was amazing. The extra four years blended the flavors and took the edge off just enough to make a perfect beer even more perfecter. If you get a chance, tuck a bottle of this away for a few years and compare. You'll be glad you did.

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

Last tasted a 2013 in a bourbon taster glass. They hype is real on this beer and has been for a very long time. One of the best if not the best BA stouts out there. This beer embodies perfection in every aspect that a review really can't do this beer justice. Its look, smell, taste, and finish is out of this world. That is why BCBS is on the top of many top beer lists. You simply have to try it if you haven't already and do yourself a favor... get your hands on all the previous years too.

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Photo of eifster82
4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

JUST A REALLY WELL DONE BEER

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Photo of Coronaeus
4.43/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OldRickSputin
4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: No head, no carbonation, just pitch black and looks like oil
S: They don't call it bourbon county for nothing. Huge bourbon and chocolate.
T: Big sweet bourbon without the heat, and chocolate
F: This completely coats my mouth, and the flavor last far beyond the drink. It's very thick and smooth.
O: It's special occasion beer. An absolute treat!

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Photo of BostonHoppa
3.94/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RajaSTL
4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Homer53
4.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DVoors
4.49/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of yonnie
4.96/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of senglish7
4.6/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MCano
4.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bourbon County Brand Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.5 out of 5 based on 12,210 ratings.
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