Bourbon County Brand Cherry Stout | 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): 13.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fresh Michigan Cherries are added to barrels of Bourbon County Brand Stout for this version. The flavors spark memories of chocolate covered cherries and rich black forest cake.

Added by sidetracked on 05-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
56
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.42
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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4.41/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.65/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured from a bottle into a Trillium tulip tasting glass. #7 in the BCBS tasting lineup. Bramble, Backyard, and Coffee remain.

Appearance: What a surprise! It's thick black motor oil. Just like every other BCBS.

Smell: Just a faint amount of cherry, but it is quite boozy. A little bit of chocolate too, but the nose is relatively muted compared to some of the others tonight.

Taste: Chocolate covered cherries. Chocolate comes through first and most prominently. The cherry comes through really fresh, like a good sour cherry, and then of course covered in chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Higher carb than some of the other variants, but that isn't saying much. Really sticky and thick, which shouldn't surprise anyone since it's like every other BCBS variant in that regard.

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.6/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

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3.55/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

In review is a 2012 vintage.

A - Pours dark black with a thick frothy toffee head.

S - Chocolate, slight spice, and cherry extract.

T - Chocolate, cherry extract, and oak.

M - Thick, rich, and full.

O - The cherry comes across as a sugary extract which IMO kills this beer. Wasn't worth trading for and terribly overrated just because it sports a Bourbon County label.

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.8%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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Bourbon County Brand Cherry Stout from Goose Island Beer Co.
4.42 out of 5 based on 56 ratings.
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