2017 Bourbon County Reviews

Black Friday is almost upon us and for beer nerds that means Bourbon County Brand Stout time. We got a chance to try this year’s lineup and we’re excited to share our reviews. Spoiler Alert: These beers are awesome! 2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout, 14.1-14.7% BCBS is back and once again it’s as incredible as…

2016 Bourbon County Review

Bourbon County Brand Stout Just like 2015’s vintage, this year’s BCBS is very smooth for being so young. A fresh bottle tastes as if it was already aged in the bottle for a year or more—the alcohol is very well hidden and there’s no barrel heat—just delicious vanilla notes from the bourbon barrels that complement…

I’ll Have Decaf

Andrew: I love a good stout. I also love coffee. I think that I love stouts because I love coffee. But this stout has no coffee in it at all. This obvious connection between roasted malt flavors and coffee has led many brewers to brew stouts that include actual coffee in the beer. But this…

Coming Soon: Bourbon County Review

Andrew: This will be a short post, because I don’t have much to say about actual beer yet. Last Friday, I braved a cold morning in NYC to stand on a line. No, it wasn’t to get a deal on a LCD TV or $1 Space Jam DVD … surprise! … it was for beer.…

Goose Island Takeover at Top Hops Redux

Eric:  It was a typical Wednesday night in BrewBoyz land.  We went to Top Hops for a Goose Island sour ales release party. They had brand new bottles called Halia and Gillian, as well as a great tap lineup inlcuding Lolita, Sofie Paradisi, Bourbon County Stout, Bourbon County Coffee Stout, Bourbon County Cherry Rye, and…