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Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2014) | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Proprietor’s Bourbon County Brand Stout is meant to show our immense gratitude to our neighbors here in Chicago – the loyal and adventurous fans whose support helped bring Bourbon County Brand Stout to towering new heights. Each year this release will differ from the previous year; a special variant created for Chicago and unique to the year it was released. Whether your first sip is today or was from that first batch in 1992, thank you for lifting us up on your big shoulders and joining us every year to celebrate the original bourbon barrel aged stout.

2014 variant - Made in Rye barrels with Cassia Bark, Cocoa Nibs, Panela and Coconut Water

Added by Danimal25 on 11-11-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
110
Ratings:
1,127
pDev:
5.96%
Bros Score:
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4.69/5  rDev -0.2%
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4.45/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Cassia and subtle cacao on the nose. Decent depth and mouthfeel, but have had many Bourbon County that offer more here. Really opened up after a few minutes, but it seems cinnamon-type stouts are difficult to execute at a very high level

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Opened 8/23/17. Black pour to snifter, some brown head recedes completely. Nose of coconut, molasses, bourbon, vanilla, some wood. Taste carries booze, coconut, and the same as nose, touch of chocolate. Heavy body and below average carbonation.

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Still a crazy beer after over two and a half years. The coconut is the most noticeable additive, still very potent thanks to the nontraditional choice of coconut water; I can see tiny iridescent speckles of oil droplets on the surface from the coconut. Cinnamon and the base stout comes next. The piloncillo is more subtle but lends a distinctive brand of sweetness if you're familiar with it. Really a fantastic beer worthy of its reputation and accolades.

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Best I've had.

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Beer rating: 4.7 out of 5 with 1,127 ratings
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