The Goose Island Bourbon County Vanilla Rye Beer is Almost Gourmet

By: Rebecca Byers - Jun 18, 2015
References: gooseisland & uncrate
This Bourbon County Vanilla Rye Beer is a product of popular Chicago craft brewery Goose Island. The aromatic blend is a fan favorite and was originally conceived as an extension of Goose Island's family of Bourbon County Stouts.

The dark beer packs a serious punch at 13.8% ABV and includes premium ingredients such as Mexican and Madagascar vanilla beans that infuse the barrel-aged stout with plenty of unexpected flavor.

Products like the Goose Island Bourbon County Vanilla Rye Beer are a great example of brands commercializing high quality ingredients in an accessible way. Originally launched by Goose Island in 2010, the innovative Bourbon County Vanilla Rye Beer was an instant success that lead to a much talked about re-release in 2014.