Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla StoutBourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bourbon County Brand Stout spiced with fresh vanilla beans.

Added by rudylaw on 11-08-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle pour at the bottle share hosted by Adam Fine Wine & Liquor held at Sophie’s Place in Redondo Beach, CA.

2010 vintage. Bottled 11/5/10.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, tons of vanilla aromas, wood, and bourbon. Taste is much the same but really vanilla forward with an alcohol kick and woody finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with an absolutely fantastic smell and great flavor that make it dangerously drinkable for its ABV.

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Photo of Knapp85
4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This poured out as a nice black color, as it should. The head retention is thin and lacing is thin. The smell is actually of cardboard right now. It's not bad, but it reminded me of boxes with a subtle vanilla aroma. The taste is still awesome, plenty of vanilla left in this bad boy! Very nice flavors in here. The mouthfeel is smooth and silky. Overall it's awesome and so glad to try it! Despite the smell, the flavors do the justice! Very good!

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Photo of BEERchitect
4.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Following on the heels of Bourbon County Brand Stout and the Coffee'ed version, the wholesome goodness keeps on comming with the Vanilla. Amplified sweetness, richness, and smoothness all come to the forefront for the most succulent of stout.

The monsterous stout pours an oily-inky and truly viscous pour of blackness with brownish legging. Formitable early head formation falters underneath the enormous gravity and alcohol of the beer. Completely opaque, the beer draws you in with most seductive of intent.

Mouthwatering aromas of bitter cocoa, espresso, burnt toffee, maple syrup/brown sugar, and unmistakable bourbon (boozy woods with vanillans and caramels). The warming beer emits scents reminescent of cherries, red licorice, raisons, dates, and figs.

Sultury flavors of chocolate waifers, creamy vanilla, molasass, and sweet bourbon blend together for a flavor that reminds me of the Kentucky popular Bourbon Ball candies. Walnuts, robust coffees, and port-like fruitiness continue to contribute new layers of flavors with each and every sip- all wrapped in the vanilla envelope. Increadibly strong in flavor, the sweetness of malt is seemingly amplified by the vanilla and reduces the roast flavor to that of strong coffee and less like true espresso; helping with the harsh roast but causing heavy sweetness.

Ultimate fullness, richness, and oily- stouts just don't get bigger. The beer coats the mouth similarly to heavy sweetened fortified liquors like cognac, port, or honey liquors. Sweetness masks the alcohols, allowing for a high level of drinkability despite its alcohol content. Very warm, but never harsh, the beer is a true desert with each sip and gives a long bourbon/chocolate linger time after time.

Without a doubt, these Bourbon County Brands are my preferred stouts as they give all the complexities needed for world class Stouts and in varying intensities for a seamless procession from the decant 'til finish.

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Photo of largadeer
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

04-05-2012: This beer has aged fantastically. It's great stuff at this point. Increasing my score from 4.2 to 4.5.

Bottle opened by dabecassis at a recent tasting. Thanks, Dobby.

Syrupy dark brown with a black center, typical of the Bourbon County series. Low carbonation, very viscous, with oily legs clinging to the glass after each sip.

Smells like french toast covered in booze. There's a huge vanilla character that reminds me of custard or creme brulee. Plenty of bourbon too, along with caramel and cocoa. This is ridiculously decadent and sweet.

Tastes like dessert. Bourbon and caramel candies, vanilla beans, pot de creme. Syrupy on the tongue, incredibly sweet; where the coffee in BCBCS added balance, the vanilla in BCBVS only serves to highlight the sweetness. It's very enjoyable in small quantities, but the richness and alcohol wear on the palate after a single pour. The finish makes me think of vanilla bean french toast drowned in maple syrup.

This is very good in small quantities. 12 oz bottles would have been a better idea for this beer.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium size dark brown foamy head with average retention and some lacing. Aroma of bourbon is dominated by more vanilla then in the regular version. Taste is a nice mix between loads of vanilla with some bourbon and light nutty flavour. Body is full with nice creamy texture and medium carbonation with no apparent alcohol. Very complex with nice vanilla undertones. It is also well balanced and vanilla doesn’t’ overpower the while thing.

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Photo of emerge077
4.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lucky pour into a Matilda glass at Smallbar Fullerton, available for one night during Chicago Craft Beer Week, for the Beermapping/HopCast Rare Beer Night.

Black body, dark tobacco stained foam rings the edge, and forms a yin yang swirl when agitated. Not much lace, only random spots here and there. Glassy black obsidian surface. It's not as sticky as regular Bourbon County.

Heavenly aroma of vanilla bean ice cream, some sweet whiskey far in the back. It's mellow and confectionary. Very smooth with no harsh edges. The vanilla is prominent, yet integrated. Woody oak, brown sugar, and related bourbon elements.

Rich, decadent flavors of vanilla fudge brownies soaked in bourbon. Mellow barrel character manifests greatest at the end with traces of dry oak. In the middle it's all charred malts and bakers chocolate, wrapped in a vanilla blanket. Finish lingers forever.

By now BCS is a welcome household name, you know it's going to be smooth and rich no matter what. Additional aging takes the edge off the original, much like the recent coffee incarnation. Could have had more, but the 1/6 barrel blew before I could have another...

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4.37/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured out an opaque, jet black color with a one-finger, light brown head of bubbly, fluffy foam. It had some nice retention and left soapy trails of lace on the snifter.

S - It smelled strongly of vanilla! Wow, so much vanilla with hints of cola and roasty malt.

T - Of course, it tasted of vanilla. Good chocolate, roasted malt, toffee, caramel and booze.

M - It was crisp, sharp and very, very smooth. A medium to full bodied ale with a potent alcohol punch.

D - This is a really great tasting beer and a nice spin on the BCS brand.

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Photo of oline73
4.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

We opened this during the stout tasting this past weekend. Poured into a Colossus snifter.

Appearance: Pours dark black with a small layer of off white head. The head goes away completely.

Smell: There is a ton of sweet vanilla in the nose. Once you get past that, you pick up some roast and warm alcohol, but the vanilla dominates.

Taste: This is a really sweet beer. Still pretty hot even with some time in the cellar. The sweet vanilla taste definitely dominates, but it goes well with the bourbon.

Mouthfeel: The body is quite thick with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: The vanilla really dominates this beer, but I love it. I would have this as many times as I can get my hands on it.

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Photo of Thorpe429
4.52/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to dreadnaught33 for sharing this at a recent tasting. Served in a snifter.

Pours near black with a thin mocha head and a few legs on the side of the glass. The nose brings forward quite a bit of strong vanilla character. Really incredible. Also there is a good dosing of bourbon plus some chocolate. The taste further enhances the vanilla with the bourbon and chocolate making up the background with a bit of booze. Fairly full body with a great vanilla presence and not all that boozy. Really nice and smooth. I will certainly be having this again.

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Photo of mothman
4.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very light head, hardly and at all. Color is pretty much black. A swirl of the beer leaves legs running down the glass. Pretty thick stuff.

Aroma: Vanilla, bourbon, sweet chocolate, rich flavors, roasted malts, and dark fruits. The vanilla and bourbon are huge in this beer. Pretty awesome flavors.

Taste: A lot more dark fruit here in the taste. The bourbon and vanilla are awesome. Very rich and roasted. Oak and chocolate shows a lot. A warming beer, but in a good way.

Mouthfeel: Very warming, smooth, creamy, and syrupy. Full bodied with a low to medium amount of carbonation. Ends dry with some bourbon notes.

Overall, this beer is very drinkable. Both times I have had it, I have pretty much slammed my glass. Top notch beer. Near as good as vanilla bean dl.

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Photo of jlindros
4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Super dark black colored beer with a light fizzy darker colored head.

Nose has some vanilla, lots of dark roasty malts, light coffee, plenty of roast, a little syrupy caramel, light chocolate, toffee, light oak, creamy chocolate.

Taste: Vanilla! Wow vanilla, very rich, some creamy chocolate, roast, a bit of molasses and caramel, bourbon, oak, chewy dark malts, bit of oats, some warming tingly booze, slight bitterness from roast and touch of earthy fluffy hops, and some sweetness.

Mouth is medium to heavier bodied, fairly smooth and rich, warming tingly booze, decent carbonation.

Drink is not the best, but not too bad, some warming and tingly booze, sweet, fairly thick and almost syrupy.

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

I'd been sitting on this bottle for a while, but once I got the official Bourbon County goblet, I decided the time had come to pop this one open. Looked like a typical BCBS, dark brown-black--might as well call it black--with a small tan head that receded to a ringlet. Some oily streaks on the glass, but no real lacing, as would be expected. Dark roasted malts in the nose, semi-sweet chocolate, bourbon; traces of vanilla, but this aspect was almost completely faded. Taste of roasty malts, thick, notes of coffee and chocolate, bourbon-soaked wood, with a slight vegetal vanilla presence, that I'm sure was stronger when it was fresh, but had by now faded to a background flavor. But it was still BCBS and it was still good. Still quite hot with booze even after about 3 years of aging. Full body, and a good sipper. Nice overall, but I really think the original BCBS is still my favorite of the bunch.

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Photo of mikesgroove
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am thrilled to finally be able to try this one. Long, long time I have waited to be able to type up this review, but alas, the beer has finally been enjoyed!

The pour was black as night with a deep, dark color that no light could penetrate. Nice chocolate head of about an inch came up initially but then settled down to a bare top that just looked like an evil pit of doom The aroma was rich with blackstrap molasses,vanilla beans,hints of alcohol and a ton of roasted malts, interesting, I must go in fora closer look. The flavor was equally as rich, dare I say wonderful Super sweet notes here of vanilla, molasses, hints of oak and a touch of almost bourbon as it warms. This was an amazingly complex beer. Super full bodied with that huge feel that you really only find in the best of the RIS's, you know what I mean. A huge beer that you know is every bit as strong as you thought it would be, but for some reason is just soo damn smooth, you just cannot stop drinking it. Wonderful, simply wonderful.

Overall all I can say is I am glad I could finally try this beer. I have been waiting forever to tackle this one, it has been a good day.

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Photo of mdaschaf
4.67/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Review from notes. Thanks to Jay for opening. Been looking forward to trying this beer for a long time!

A: Pours black with a dark tan head, a little less than a finger in height. Not much retention and decent lacing. Next to the other versions of BCBS, hard to distinguish any of them. Pours rather viscous.

S: Sweeter than the other versions, vanilla right away, the vanilla bean intensifies the vanilla that would normally be there from the bourbon. A little bit of roasted malt, oak, and a definite booze presence, but not in a bad way.

T: Wow, tons of vanilla. Wasn't sure how strong the flavor was going to be based on age of the bottle, but if the vanilla faded at all, I can only imagine what it was like fresh. There is a little bit of bourbony oak, caramel, toffee, and roasted malt as well.

M: Full bodied, but very smooth. The alcohol on the aroma doesn't really manifest when you drink it.

O: Fantastic. Extremely drinkable for 13%, love what the added vanilla brought to this beer. Would love to drink this one all of the time.

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Photo of billab914
4.55/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by siege06nd. 22oz bottle poured into a tasting glass. It poured pitch black with a thin, creamy, tan colored head sticking to the edges of the glass.

The aroma is rich with vanilla, dark chocolate, oak and bourbon. The vanilla is really nice in it, not overpowering and well integrated. Very smooth, slightly hot but overall very nice range of flavors.

The taste shows a great mix of chocolate and vanilla throughout. Some brown sugar and bourbon compliment it very nicely. Still a little hot but the vanilla an chocolate mix feels about perfect at this point. I loved how well the vanilla complimented it.

The mouthfeel is thick and a little syrupy with low carbonation. I love the mouthfeel of all of the BCS variations. Overall I thought it was a fantastic beer and I really loved what the vanilla added. Everything really came together exceptionally well in it and the flavors all complimented each other very well. Awesome beer overall.

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Photo of womencantsail
4.37/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A huge thanks to Steve for sending me this one. I will certainly be returning this generosity.

A: The pour is almost black with a smallish tan head.

S: Certainly a lot of vanilla notes, as you would expect, but there's an incredible maple syrup character to it. Tons of bourbon and chocolate, and booze.

T: Very sweet, mostly chocolate and vanilla. There's an undertone of oak flavor that provides a touch of spice. Lots of bourbon and alcohol that is warming on the palate. Again, some maple flavor, but not quite as intense as on the nose.

M: The body is full with a low, smooth carbonation.

D: As boozy as it is, this is dangerous stuff. A really great flavor and very, very enjoyable.

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Photo of TMoney2591
4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Half Acre shaker pint glass.

Big ups to VDubb86 for sharing this bottle with his destitute homeboy!

I'll be honest: both the normal BCBS and the BCBCS were kinda both letdowns for me. My fingers are crossed for this iteration. It pours a nice obsidian with just a bit less than a finger of dark-ish ecru foam. The nose reminds me a lot of the other Bourbon Counties, with a helluva lot o' bourbon, oak, molasses, roasted malts, chocolate syrup, blackened pretzels, and caramelized caramel. This time, though, a very nice sacred vanilla river runs straight to a sunless sea (I mean, it is pretty damn dark, folks). The taste is very similar, with the oak really pushing its agenda across the table. The vanilla is definitely there, but I was hoping for something to really cut the bourbon down a bit more. Its inclusion, though, is a big boost, pushing this guy above his normal and coffee cousins. A strong ridge of burning alcohol, though, rings my tongue, precluding full enjoyment. The body is pretty hefty, with a tinglingly light moderate carbonation and decidedly chewy feel. Overall, as can be easily gleaned from above, I found this to be rather better than the other two iterations I've had thus far. It still falls a bit short of epicness, but it is indeed a fine bit o' stout.

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Photo of mdfb79
4.28/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Review #900!

From 12/21/10 notes. Noticed this on the bottle list at Rattle n Hum in NYC and asked the waitress, who said it was sold out. We ended up getting a second waitress who said they may have some and after digging around for 10 minutes, she was able to find a bottle for us. Was very excited for this one.

Bottles on 11/06/10. Bottle #0855.

a - Pours a dark, jet black color with one inch of tan head and light carbonation evident. Looks like the normal and Coffee BCS.

s - Smells of vanilla, oak, and bourbon mostly. While it smelled good, it didn't blow me away and it didn't seem to have much more to it than those 3 elements. Some very light fruit and chocolate as it warmed up.

t - Tastes of bourbon, oak, vanilla, roasted malts, chocolate, caramel malts, toasted malts, and coffee. I thought the taste was very smooth thanks to the large vanilla taste, and was a lot better than the nose. The vanilla really helps this beer from being too hot.

m - Full body and low carbonation, very smooth and easy to drink for 13%. Great mouthfeel.

d - Overall this was a very enjoyable and world class stout, but I was slightly disappointed. I love vanilla and loved the normal and Coffee BCS, so had big hopes for this one, but I would rank it third on that list. That being said the taste is great and complex, and it's hard to believe this one is 13% ABV. Would definitely love to have again.

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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.29/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep black with a thin, beige head that fades quickly, leaving no lacing.

S: Alcohol, roasted malt, bourbon, and vanilla (a welcome addition).

T: Unsurprisingly, the vanilla version of Bourbon County Brand Stout is much like the original. The same bold bourbon, chocolate and roast flavors are alive and well. The vanilla is a welcome addition, but I wish it had a larger presence in the beer. The vanilla adds a touch of sweetness, and doesn't really reveal itself fully until the finish. I do prefer this to the original, but don't think this is as remarkable as the coffee version. Overall, very well done and enjoyable.

M: I would really like to try this beer on draft, as it would very likely have an increased carbonation level, enhancing the overall feel. The feel is sticky, sweet, viscous, and chewy with vanilla and alcohol prevalent in the finish.

D: The sweetness and heat are prominent throughout, though the beer is very well done, no doubt. I hope the vanilla doesn't fade too much with age, because if it doesn't, this brew would be fabulous after some quality time spent in the cellar.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
4.04/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a CCB snifter. Bottle dated 11/5/10. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Inky black as it pours. No head. A ring of foam just masks a slight translucence at the edge.

Smell - As always, booze first. Then vanilla, oak, and bourbon. Vanilla is pretty intense. Not much stout is coming through the rest of those flavors.

Taste - Bourbon and a ton of tingly alcohol. Chocolate with an intense vanilla backdrop. No bitterness and oodles of booze. I will say that the vanilla really does improve the flavor. Maybe not improve it up to a 5, but it's better than regular BCBS.

Mouthfeel - So Goose Island makes some boozy-ass stouts. No exception here. The barrel doesn't tame it at all. Thick and not easy to drink. The alcohol really is too much.

Overall - It tastes way higher than 13% alcohol. Really tasty, at the expense of drinkability.

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4.21/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared tonight by HopasaurusRex, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours an inky thick black color with a smallish tan head that dissipates almost instantly. Wonderful aromas of bourbon, brown sugar, lots of vanilla, roasted grains, coffee, chocolate, ethanol, and caramel. I could sit here all night and sniff this beer out of the glass. The flavor is quite sweet with a heavy brown sugary caramel malt base with a fair amount of roasted grain, coffee and chocolate which is tempered with a solid hit of bourbon, alcohol, oak, and vanilla. Thick sugary body with a light level of carbonation and a sweet almost syrupy mouthfeel. This beer really works for me, but my tastes lean towards a thick heavy stout. I honestly feel that if the alcohol wasn't so present in the flavor and the aroma that this beer would be incredibly cloying. With that out of the way I really enjoyed it.

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Photo of smakawhat
4.55/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass at Churchkey DC. Vintage 2010.

Dark black walnut body, with a super dark mocha brown colored head with a good collar. Very nice and dark and aggressive.

Classic BCBS molasses bouquet on the nose, with a slight vanilla that hints at creamy carnation milk sensing sweetness. Good tobacco hinting nose and sticky roasty malts to match. Winning combination.

The first thing on first sip that is unmistakable is the texture. It's so incredibly creamy, so slick and full and rich like velvet. Vanilla notes in the palate though are really not noticeable, but I wonder if it has really contributed to the feel of the beer. Thick chocolate dark ganache rolls over the roof of the mouth while drinking. Hints of coffee with creamy texture giving to a thick roasting warmth and huge depth.

It seems to have lost a bit of the vanilla angle on the palate, but it delivers in so many other ways it really doesn't matter. Fantastic beer.

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Photo of MasterSki
4.57/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at November's BA meetup. Served in a taster glass.

A - Pours with a quarter-finger of dark mocha foam that settles to a thin ring and a patch of filmy haze on top. No lacing, but nice legs. Body is unsurprisingly pitch black. Head size fluctuated throughout the night as the CO2 tank was tweaked.

S - Huge chocolate and dark roast character, plenty of bourbon, and lots of oak. The vanilla element is somewhat subtle in the nose, but thankfully this doesn't smell like someone poured extract into the barrel - still I thought it could use a bit more. However, when the base beer is extra-aged Bourbon County Stout, it still smells quite excellent.

T - The taste however has plenty of vanilla bean mingling with massive chocolate cake, fudge, and other decadent deserts. I think the extra time has helped because this is better than when I had it at the Sheffield's tap takeover. Finish is sweet but never cloying. Less obvious bourbon and oak here.

M - This has a mouth-coating, slick, viscous, body, but finishes dry and tannic.

D - The vanilla has certainly attenuated the tannic finish a bit, which increases the ease of consumption. However, unlimited refills of this was probably a bad idea. I had a pretty nasty headache when I woke up this morning.

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4.34/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I was suprised/lucky to find this bomber for $13.99 @ Peeskill Beer and soda, Peekskill, NY, a few days ago. 2101 version. Bottled 11-5-10 on the label

Pours black, no light shining through, next to no head, does leave a mocha collar and some tiny bubble film.

Super dense nose of dark chocolate, vanilla, smoke, bourbon and dark grains.

Full flavor stout. Tons of chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and sludgy goodness.

Thick, chewy and viscous.

World class cellar material, sipper, night capper.

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4.2/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer shared at a recent tasting by dreadnaught33 Beer served in a Russian river wine glass.

Beer is black / dark brown with a thin tan head of small bubbles, minimal lacing but some legs. Low carbonation.

Aroma is bourbon with some malt sweetness and at the very end a hint of vanilla...clearly vanilla and not oak.

Beer is sweet up front, not hot but quite a lot of liquor character, the vanilla and more sweetness sneaks in from the back of the beer. Quite pleasing way to finish. Overall I don't have much to say about this beer. It tasted almost identical to the BCBS, which is an awesome beer, but this one had a little more vanilla on the finish than the original. It wasn't a vanilla bomb like Darklord can be, it wasn't aggressive on the palate but I guess that's what you would like / expect. The idea that you can age this for 5 years is a little laughable though, this is brand new and you can barely find the vanilla. After 5 years, you'll barely be able to find the bourbon. Don't age these, just drink them.

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Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
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