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Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2017) | Goose Island Beer Co.

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4.57/5
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57 Ratings
Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2017)Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout (2017)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stout aged in bourbon barrels with bananas, roasted almonds, and cassia bark added.

Added by superspak on 06-11-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#947
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
57
pDev:
5.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
29
Trade:
4
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Photo of sisterofba
4.34/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sordyl
3.75/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vidblain
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pleasant banana to the nose - but I was surprised by how little banana there was in the taste and mouthfeel. I'd expected more creaminess, if it's supposed to mimic that bananas foster taste and feel.

The dregs of the bottle produced slightly more bananas to the taste, but only the dregs.

It's a delicious brew, but I'd have to say that it's mildly over-hyped... as generally seems to be the case with Prop.

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4.53/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pagriley
3.73/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunuelian
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sparky44
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AGoodStout
4.29/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 9/1/17; drank 12/9/17 @ the Yarchives.

Black appearance.

A rough pour yielded a small, noisy khaki head.

Banana bread, milk chocolate & faint blackened marshmallow notes in the nose.

Smooth, thick mouthfeel.

Banana bread, mild cinnamon & milk chocolate flavors up front; mild bourbon heat notes on the finish.

Balanced dessert vibes; sweet, spicy & a touch boozy. Well done!

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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BRami127
4.84/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On tap in mini snifter.

A: Jet black with little to no, dark brown head.
S: Bananas up front that lingers while beer is heated up
T: Boozy bourbon on the front which gives way to the bananas mixed with dark chocolate on the back. The more the beer warms up, the more reminiscent the beer becomes like banana bread.
M: Thick, boozy, heavy mouthfeel.
O: If you like bananas and banana bread this is your stout. Just worried about aging the beer and if the flavor of bananas will either turn the stout rancid or just dissipate.

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4.61/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.73/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.11/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4.28/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.66/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ChicagoNick
4.73/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dexterk1
4.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eman17
4.66/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ultrasrs
4.46/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.31/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chippo33
4.34/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Beer rating: 4.57 out of 5 with 57 ratings
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