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Goose Island/Phase Three Collaboration Stout

Goose Island/Phase Three Collaboration Stout
Another Update, March 6: Phase Three has just posted to Instagram that presales will be Wednesday, March 10, through Oznr, with pickups starting Thursday the 11th during taproom hours. Instagram link. Update, March 5: I have finally heard back from Goose Island about the sale dates. Preorders will be available Saturday, March 6 through the... Read more »

Tickets SOLD OUT for Goose Island's BCS Black Friday, but Other Events Coming

Tickets SOLD OUT for Goose Island's BCS Black Friday, but Other Events Coming
Update: As noted, I found this main event was sold out even as I wrote this. But Goose Island now has a BCS Hub page where other events are being posted. I have some more of them below. I got this press release from Goose Island this morning. By the time I could start writing... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Goose Island Sponsoring Fans' Resolutions February 8

Goose Island Sponsoring Fans' Resolutions February 8
I have a bit of news that has passed on to me: Goose Island Beer Co. is giving away $98,000 to “Sponsor” fans in keeping their New Year’s resolutions. The promotion is is support of their low-calorie beer, So-Lo IPA. “Low-cal, low-ABV beverages are making a big splash in 2020 as more consumers reach for... Read more »
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Friday at SoxFest with Goose Island Sox Golden Ale

Friday at SoxFest with Goose Island Sox Golden Ale
I took a day from work on Friday, January 24, to go to the Goose Island media event before SoxFest. It was all right with work, since me and my fellow drones tend to hoard vacation days and try to use them up at the end of the year. No doubt about it, the McCormick... Read more »

White Sox and Goose Island Announce Collaboration Beer

White Sox and Goose Island Announce Collaboration Beer
For people doing the “pitchers and catchers report” countdown to spring training (that’s Wednesday, February 12, by the way, for both the Cubs and White Sox. Full squad workouts begin the 17th), here’s another little something to look forward to with baseball season. The Chicago White Sox and Goose Island Beer Co. have teamed up for their first-ever... Read more »

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 »
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Bourbon County Stout's 2019 Lineup: More Barrels, Less Fruit

Bourbon County Stout's 2019 Lineup: More Barrels, Less Fruit
So yes, I’ve been sent the lineup for Goose Island’s Bourbon County Brand Stouts for 2019. The Goose has been playing games with beer nuts for the past few years, filing labels with the government for funky sounding stouts to throw people “off the trail.” Things like Horchata, Butterscotch Stouts, what have you. But the... Read more »
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