Bourbon County Toasted Barrel

Bourbon County Toasted Barrel

2021 Vintage. Approx. $55 for the bottle. Ouch. Jet black pour – of course – head can be created with an aggressive pour. It’s tan. Nose is pretty solvent like. The legs on the beer are great, and obviously a function of the ABV but they are wine like. To...
Bourbon County 2019

Bourbon County 2019

So I looked to see how many notes that I had for BCS over the years and I see only these from 2006. Has it really been that long? Was this close to the first year of BCS? I suspect the answers are, “Well, yes”, and “Almost”. Full disclosure....

Night Stalker

22 oz bottle purchased on a recent trip to NY. Pour is a very standard, jet black with a little ring of mocha lace that settles around the edges of beer, plus a thin film over most of the surface of the beer. Some decent alcohol legs on the side of the glass....

Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout

Another example of how strangely one can get to taste these beers that are highly sought after without even trying. I got to get a decent taste of this at a recent BA gathering in Charleston, but given the size of the pour, and the number of other beers being...

Pere Jacques

12 oz single from Jungle Jim’s, Cincinnati, OH, USA. 2009 vintage. Bottled on 10/05/09. Also has 2019 printed next to it which I first thought might be a BB date, but that would contradict the text on the label that says it will develop in the bottle for up to 5...