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What is Goose Island Bourbon County Stout?
Goose Island Bourbon County (also known as Bourbon County Brand Stout) is a rich, deep and intense stout that is aged in bourbon barrels.
How long is Bourbon County Stout aged?
Bourbon County Stout is aged a minimum of 8 months, and up to a maximum of 16 months. Some very special releases will age a little longer, sometimes up to two years.
Where is Goose Island brewery from?
Goose Island’s brewery is located in Chicago, IL. It was established in 1988.
How do you store Goose Island Bourbon Stout?
There are many issues to be aware of when storing (or aging) beer, but the worst thing that can happen to BCS, or any beer, is that it gets light struck. Store your BCS in a dark place that has a very neutral temperature (on the colder side the better). Basements and/or closets work best!
What temperature should Bourbon County Stout be served at?
Everyone has their favorite temperature, but we recommend pouring BCS chilled (refrigerator temperature) and sip it. As it warms up, more notes can be picked up on the nose and flavor really opens up.
How many calories are in Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout?
There are around 500 calories in a full 500ml bottle of Bourbon County Brand Stout, but that should be many servings.
Does barrel-aged beer go bad?
Goose Island put a 5-year age statement that they stand by as a brewery. Although they feel the brand ages beautifully in the bottle like a fine wine. There have been barrel aged beer that is well over 10 years old that tastes fantastic. Barrel aged beer will change over time and it is up to the drinker to decide whether the time is right!