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Bourbon County Stout

Brewer's Notes

Brewed in honor of the 1000th batch at our original Clybourn brewpub. A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole with thick foam the color of a bourbon barrel. The nose is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than your average case of beer.

Recipe Information

  • Style: Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels
  • Alcohol by Volume: 14.2%
  • International Bitterness Units: 60
  • Color: Midnight
  • Hops: Willamette
  • Malts: 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, Caramel, Roast Barley, Debittered Black

Serving Suggestion

  • Preferred Glass: Snifter
  • Food Pairings: Flourless Chocolate Cake
  • Cheese Pairings: Capriole Bourbon Chocolate Torte
  • Cellaring Notes: Develops in the bottle for up to 5 years

Availability

Limited Release


Bottles: 4 Pack

Draft: 1/6 bbl

Recognition/Awards

  • World Beer Cup Awards:
  • 2006: Gold – Wood & Barrel Aged beer
  • Great American Beer Festival:
  • 1995: Strong Ale
Goose Island Black Friday 2013
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