Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietor’s 2014

 
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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 423   ABV: 14.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged in Rye Whiskey barrels, blended with Vietnamese Cassia Bark, Congo cocoa and a simple syrup made from coconut water and piloncillo sugar.

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4.2
fonefan (49554) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2017

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ Pub Crawl, Thessaloniki, Greece.

[ As Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietor’s 2014 ].
ABV: 13.2%. Clear dark black brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, cacao, coconut. cinnamon, bourbon. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, spicy, cinnamon, cacao nips, coconut, chocolate, dark malt, sweet malt. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20170427]
8-3-9-4-18

4.3
rouhlas (3628) - GREECE - MAY 2, 2017
650 ml bottle thanks to Glen, shared with friends. Black color with no head. Malty aroma, roasted, chocolate, cinnamon, cocoa, coconut, caramel, alcohol, wood. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Full silky almost creamy body with soft carbonation.

4.1
HogTownHarry (7012) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2017
September 19, 2015 - at The Kernel with a whole bunch of RateBeer lunatics for Zwanze Day. Bottle generously shared by lagerloather with the gang. Black pour, oily loooking, nice brown creamy head. Smells amazing - for once a bourbon beer with some restraint - this is all about the roast, with interesting bittering character. Taste is surprisingly delicate, well-balanced, restrained bourbon once again - sweet with hibiscus, coconut, hazelnut and nougat. Slick, light body, low-level carbonation, mouthfeel is mostly oily malt and restraint - loved it.

4.1
mR_fr0g (12574) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle shared at Ratebeer awards show. 30/01/2016. Huge thanks to whomever brought it. A viscous mahogany brown coloured pour with no head. Aroma is big smooth bourbon, vanilla oak, shaved coconut, soicy jamaica cake, and chocolate. Flavour is composed of sticky caramel, toffee, praline chocolate, vanilla, bourbon and some brown sugars. Palate is full and sticky, moderate to low carbonation. Very nice!

3.7
Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - FEB 3, 2017
bottle, the coconut is light, the rye is strill strong, adding sweetness, whiskey flavors, booze burn and spices. Some vanilla, but its light. Very sweet.

4.4
Lonick (2147) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2016
Bottle @cgarvieuk, The Keith Tasting, April 2nd. [Rating Backlog] Pours black, beige head. Nose is wonderful, coconut, dark chocolate, syrup, vanilla, molasses, slight coffee. Taste is more of the same with big fruit cake vibes, huge coconut, big lemon, slightly woody.

4.2
yourilevesque (1829) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 9, 2016
9e ou 10e variante de la soirée? Je ne sais plus. Je ne compte plus depuis fort longtemps de toute façon. Cette variante me plaît toutefois beaucoup en apportant une belle fraîcheur à mon palais beurré par toutes les variantes précédentes. Le liquide a beau être noir comme la nuit, cette étiquette bleue turquoise semble l’éclaircir. Des arômes qui ne sont pas ceux du bâton de cannelle mais d’une écorce aromatique qui s’y apparente fortement. Des arômes du sud, de vanille, de palmiers. L’eau de coco me plaît beaucoup. On est loin de la noix de coco artificielle et grossière. Cette eau de coco est légère, aromatique et semble réellement alléger le liquide. Belle présence d’épices boisées, de bâton de cannelle qui n’est pas du bâton de cannelle (excuse-moi ingrédient mystère, je ne sais pas comment t’appeler), d’alcool chaud et doux. Une variante étonnante et très réussie.

4.4
RasmusOtt (2793) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle at Dangerous bottleshares 20th edition. Pours black with a tiny brown head. Aroma of cinnamon, bourbon, coconut, chocolate, dark fruits, tonic, vanilla and brown sugar - overall pretty awesome! The taste has vanilla, cinnamon, dark sugar, caramel, bourbon, slight smokey whiskey and coconut. Full smooth body and just rich and complex.

4.3
SHIG (4962) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle shared at RBWG 16: Poured a marble brown with no head. Aroma was strong coconut and cinnamon spice. Taste was sticky boozy, cinnamon, coconut, cocoa. Amazing beer, fanf&ckintastic!

4.4
Klimaet (2686) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aromas of cinnamon, vanilla, fudge, chocolate, subtle coconut, sweet bourbon. Taste has cinnamon, fudge, cocoa, dark sugar, caramel, vanilla, light booze, subtle roast in the backend. Delicious!


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