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RATINGS: 2805   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.26/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 426   ABV: 14.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"I really wanted to do something special for our 1000th batch at the original brewpub. Goose Island could have thrown a party. But we did something better. We brewed a beer. A really big batch of stout-so big the malt was coming out of the top of the mash tun. After fermentation we brought in some bourbon barrels to age the stout. One hundred and fifty days later, Bourbon County Stout was born-A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole with a thick foam the color of bourbon barrels. The nose is a mix of charred oak, vanilla,carmel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than your average case of beer. It overpowers anything in the room. People have even said that its a great cigar beer, but I havent yet tried a cigar that would stand up to it." Brewmaster Greg Hall;
IBUs 60-High Color - Midnight
Was 11% abv,
2007 and 2008 - 13% abv
2011 - 14.5% abv
2012 - 15% abv
2013 - 14.9% abv
2014 - 14.4% abv
2015 - 14.2% abv

Editors Note: Baudoinia Fulton & Wood Series offering (And the Low Storage entry from FoBAB 2012) is simply Bourbon County Stout aged in the same barrels. It has been alted as it offers no different recipe or barrel type simply the presence of a distillers fungus on the barrels that adds no distinct characteristic to the beer from the fungus itself except for possible oxygen exposure changes. While Brewers Intent indicates that they consider it a new beer, no true distinction aside from this oxidation amount and possible aging time differences separates the beers. Its essentially a single barrel Bourbon County version something we have always treated as regular Bourbon County Stout in the past.

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kajser27 (1490) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 16, 2016
Hazy, dark brown to black, thick and syrupy, flat, small to no head. Aroma is of brown sugar, molasses, caramel, some chocolate, roasted malt, strong vanilla and bourbon barrel, light alcohol. Taste is very sweet brown sugar, molasses, caramel and some chocolate, strong vanilla and bourbon, oak, roasted malt, medium roasty bitterness, some alcohol but mostly very well hidden, some warmth in the finish, long lasting aftertaste. Full bodied, flat, thick and bit sticky. (bottle from the brewery from a colleague who did some commissioning there)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Drank from a sample glass, shared amongst friends. Pours black, zero head. Amazing aromas of chocolate and caramel. Nice flavor, a bit of a burn from the bourbon but nothing extreme. Well done!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ShivanDragon (3606) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2016 #3000, edit---BCS 2015 variant, schenkt stroperig dik zwart met kaki kraag. Aroma van donkere chocolade, koffie, mout, geroosterd, en een heerlijke Bourbon.
Smaken zijn behoorlijk aan de dikke kant, romig mondgevoel, enorm veel donkere chocolade, behoorlijk zoet, enorm plakkerig, super zachte en gebalanceerde Bourbon, gebrande mouten, koffie, molasse, vanille, hout, zeer lichte bitterheid die in de afdronk erg zacht blijft mede dankzij de bourbon, volle body, zachte co2, smooth... werkelijk een fantastisch bier... zonder de speciale gelegenheid een 4.8

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
linusb (961) - SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2016
A: Pitch black with a nice brown head N: Bourbon, coffee, vanilla, chocolate T: Vanilla, coffee, bourbon, molasses, caramel, liqourice O: Very thick and creamy mouthfeel. Excellent mouthfeel!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Curran (5) - - MAY 10, 2016 does not count
Big. Boozy. Complex. Balanced. Lots of chocolate and bourbon and dark fruit. Nice little alcoholic warmth. Real treat.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
whaturtle (11) - - MAY 9, 2016
2015版bcbs,饮用于&# 气味:奶香,&# 非常平衡而出&#

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (4175) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 19, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2016 Catch up rating from Saturday?s RIS bottle share. Big boozy aroma, taste with plenty of burn. Muddy, black pour, kind of dull, but looks as expected. Sip slowly to savor the flavor, but not slow enough to singe your nose hairs with the burn. Will warm you up fast. 2915 vintage also sampled on 9/3/16.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
George999 (430) - Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2016
The 2015 from the bottle is dark chocolate brown with very little light penetration, the aroma is bourbon and oak, the taste is a rich chocolate with a little bit of raisin overtones and deep malty flavor, the mouthfeel is velvety thick and very very smooth. The finish is like a bourbon with a warm alcohol feel that lingers in the back of the throat.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bierridder_S (751) - BELGIUM - APR 12, 2016
27/03/2016 - 33cl bottle shared by Jrgen Simoen @ Estaminet & Brouwerij dOude Maalderij. Dark brown to black with just a small lacing. Nose is some toffee, vanila, huge alcohol. Taste is chocolate, toffee, lots of booze, burning like hell. Way too heavy on the booze. On the second sip, I thought, maybe if Im at ease @home I would like it more, but not for this time. However, thanks to Jrgen for sharing this. Another Inbev rating, I didnt pay for.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pumpmaster (1355) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2016
16.9 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $9.99 Excellent!


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