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462. Goose Island – 2011 Bourbon County Stout
Today’s my birthday, and I had a nice dinner out at Lucca Grill here in Bloomington, IL with my family, and enjoyed a couple of Boulder Beer Mojo IPAs (but I didn’t get a picture so I won’t count it here, yet).  When we got home, I put the kids to bed, and finished off my birthday evening in perfect fashion with this beer.  Thanks to my sister Kelly who gave me a four pack of this beer as a thank you for always giving her homebrew.  Coincidentally, her birthday is the next day.
Location: Poured into a snifter glass from the bottle at my home in Bloomington, IL.
Numbers: 14.5% ABV, ~ 440 Calories
Appearance & Aroma: When I poured it into the glass, it looked viscous and deep black.  Almost no light passed through it when I held it up to the light.  There was a thin brown head on it that fell rather quickly.  The aroma is bold with a mix of bourbon, vanilla, molasses, and dark chocolate sweetness.
Taste & Feel: The body is very full and solid, and the mouthfeel is smooth and velvety.  The flavor up front is sweet, with plenty of…
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462. Goose Island – 2011 Bourbon County Stout

Today’s my birthday, and I had a nice dinner out at Lucca Grill here in Bloomington, IL with my family, and enjoyed a couple of Boulder Beer Mojo IPAs (but I didn’t get a picture so I won’t count it here, yet).  When we got home, I put the kids to bed, and finished off my birthday evening in perfect fashion with this beer.  Thanks to my sister Kelly who gave me a four pack of this beer as a thank you for always giving her homebrew.  Coincidentally, her birthday is the next day.

Location: Poured into a snifter glass from the bottle at my home in Bloomington, IL.

Numbers: 14.5% ABV, ~ 440 Calories

Appearance & Aroma: When I poured it into the glass, it looked viscous and deep black.  Almost no light passed through it when I held it up to the light.  There was a thin brown head on it that fell rather quickly.  The aroma is bold with a mix of bourbon, vanilla, molasses, and dark chocolate sweetness.

Taste & Feel: The body is very full and solid, and the mouthfeel is smooth and velvety.  The flavor up front is sweet, with plenty of…

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