Tag: Black Friday

Bourbon County Stout Lottery Details Emerging

Bourbon County Stout Lottery Details Emerging
Wednesday, people who won the lottery for a chance to purchase Proprietor’s Bourbon County Stout were notified by e-mail. Now details are slowly emerging about changes in the Black Friday release for the rest of Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout lineup. The main Black Friday event has been organized by Binny’s Beverage Depot, with on-sale... Read more »

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 29-December 1

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 29-December 1
I'm posting Monday evening, with a lot more beer events to add. I believe I have most of the Black Friday "official" Bourbon County Stout events. This includes some BCS on tap at Goose Island's O'Hare Terminal bar. And Links to to the BCS going on sale at Jewel/Osco. There are plenty more brewers releasing their big dark beers this week. Also, December 1 is the inaugural Small Brewer Sunday, an event promoted by the Brewers Association to focus on local breweries, in the same vein as Small Business Saturday. There are just a few brewers with related events right now, but watch for that number to grow...

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 23-25

Chicago Black Friday Beer Weekend, November 23-25
Here we are at the high holiday for Chicago beer fans. I’ve had people message me asking about events because they’re flying in from the West Coast, and want to know what else is going on. So hang on. Here’s what’s going on. If you really don’t feel like lining up for BCS starting the... Read more »
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Chicago Festival of Barrel Aged Beer Weekend, November 16-18

Chicago Festival of Barrel Aged Beer Weekend, November 16-18
I have definitely got-ta, got-ta get ahead of my schedule because there are events pouring in around this weekend’s FoBAB, and the Black Wednesday/Friday launch for Bourbon County Stout. So believe me when I say, you need to check back in, because I am adding more events every day. And even if you can’t get... Read more »

Chicago Black Friday Beer Events, November 24

Chicago Black Friday Beer Events, November 24
The Bourbon County Stout release at the Goose Island Brewhouse is already sold out. But there are plenty of chances to get a hold of some of what's become a Chicago Holiday Traditional brew. You can read my preview of the 2017 Bourbon County Stout variants here. It took longer than I thought to get this posted, because each time I set down to write this, I found more events to put into my calendar. And there will be more to be inserted after this one is published, so check back for more chances to get out and avoid shoppers...

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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Chicago Craft Beer Events: Black Friday and Beyond!

Chicago Craft Beer Events: Black Friday and Beyond!
Thanks to everybody who participated in what turned into a Bourbon County Stout giveaway this week! And for standing by through the crazy rule changes. Now, for the benefit of those who won’t be able to wait in line, I have a couple of BCS Black Friday events. I’m giving you the whole week’s schedule... Read more »

UPDATE: Win Goose Island's BCS Black Friday beers!

UPDATE: Win Goose Island's BCS Black Friday beers!
Winners: Okay, did you know if you aren’t careful when you paste a formula in a spreadsheet, you’ll paste it into a MILLION rows instead of the 244 with my entrants? Anyway, the randomly selected winners are Jan Jan Vales and Stephanie Hull! Once I have your contact info, a Goose guy will be in... Read more »

Special Black Wednesday and Friday beer events

I am finally taking my hiatus over Thanksgiving week so I can catch up on my Web Design class assignment. Gotta give priority to what might lead to an actual job. But there are some prime events this week that I am scratching out a little time to mention. Black Wednesday: Da Sout’ Side’s own... Read more »
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