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Tasting Notes for the 2020 Bourbon County Stout Lineup

Tasting Notes for the 2020 Bourbon County Stout Lineup
Last year, I had to drop out of the Media event for the Goose Island Bourbon County Stout lineup because of medical complications. Luckily, I was able to avoid getting sick this year. And better for me, the event moved to the houses of each beer writer and nabob involved. Goose Island sent out a... Read more »

Goose Island Releases Prop Day Details

Goose Island Releases Prop Day Details
We have details released by Goose Island Beer Co. on their first-ever, multi-day drive-thru Proprietor’s Day(s). “With everyone’s safety in mind,” a Goose island news release notes, “we are shifting to curbside pick-up only at the United Center, thanks to our friends and neighbors, the Chicago Blackhawks.” Prop Day is an event that gives fans... Read more »

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, November 15-17

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, November 15-17
Update: I had reported Sunday’s Bears football specials from the establishments hosting them, which seem to have all assumed the matchup against the Rams would be at noon. Instead, the Bears were kept on the “flex” schedule. Kickoff is at 7:20. Assume that any of the game-watching special mentioned below will be good for Sunday evening. Hey all! I've got more freelance work lined up, a crush of events all the way through various Black Friday releases, and now starting to see beer establishments' New Year's Eve parties. I'm punching them in as I get them, and each of my calendar articles will be updated as that happens. After a couple years on the planning boards, Englewood Brews has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help finance the building of their tap room. The woman- and minority-owned brewery has a mission of providing jobs and a community space in their facility, at 821 W. 63rd St. Watch for their crowdfunding campaign kickoff below...
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Goose Island Proprietor's Day Ticket Raffle Sept. 30

Goose Island Proprietor's Day Ticket Raffle Sept. 30
If we say “Spring has sprung,” wouldn’t we say, conversely, “Fall has fallen?” No? One thing fall brings to Chicago beer fans, though, is the release of Goose Island Beer Co.’s Bourbon County Brand Stout and its many variants. Most of these be be available on Black Wednesday (the day before Thanksgiving) at select locations on draft,... Read more »

Goose Island’s Prop Day Lottery Starts October 1

Goose Island’s Prop Day Lottery Starts October 1
We may still be in the middle of “avoiding pumpkin spice things” season, but it’s time to think ahead to that most intense of beer holidays: Black Friday. Fans of the dark and heavy stuff, though, can get a jump start on their seasonal Imperial Stouts by signing up for the Goose Island Prop Day lottery.... Read more »

Lottery Open for Goose Island Proprietor's Day

Lottery Open for Goose Island Proprietor's Day
Oktoberfest season is wrapping up, and pumpkin pie beers are, well, hanging around for the foreseeable future. But it so happens we can now look forward to Bourbon County Brand Stout season! And for the second year, we’ll have Proprietor’s Day as well. The 2nd annual Proprietor’s Day will be Sunday, November 19 at the... Read more »
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