Doesn’t that look delicious? Today Deschutes posted a picture one of their Class of ’88 beers, this one in particular being the collaboration with Goose Island, as it met Muscat wine barrels and Pinot Noir grapes. This Belgian-style Strong Ale has no release date yet, but the Barleywine version brewed with North Coast and Rogue launched this past week. There are 3 beers total in the Class of ’88 series, with the third being a Smoked Imperial Porter brewed with Great Lakes Brewing, with a tentative May 2013 release date.
Style: Belgian Strong Ale… Read the rest
Goose Island Brewing is adding to the Bourbon County Brand this year. The series is no longer limited to imperial stouts. A few months ago, Goose Island filled bourbon barrels (Heaven Hill?) with barleywine.
Introducing Bourbon County Brand Barleywine. Aged in the same method as the Bourbon County Brand Stout. Draft and bottle offerings are expected.
A little while back, Goose Island Brewing (Chitown) released King Henry Barleywine. For that release, the brewery aged Henry in the used Bourbon County barrels. A few months ago, Goose Island filled bourbon barrels (Heaven Hill?) with barleywine.
Introducing Bourbon County Brand Barleywine. Aged in the same method as the Bourbon County Brand Stout. Draft only potential for the time being. This is your head’s up.
While thousands were in line at the local mall or Best Buy all night long, a line was forming at Binny’s Beverage Depot in Chicago, Illinois. Hundreds of beer lovers were in line before 5 am for the newest Bourbon County variant to join the lineup. On Black Friday, bottles of Cherry Rye Bourbon County Stout hit shelves. The imperial stout was aged in rye whiskey barrels with Michigan cherries. That’s not the line at the Apple Store…
Our brewers love experimenting with their beer almost as much as they love drinking it.… Read the rest
Anheuser-Busch plants around the United States will brew Honker’s Ale, 312, India Pale Ale & more as Goose Island launches in 50 states. Early in 2012, AB unveiled the Draftmark Refillable System for your refrigerator. The system features a 1 gallon pressurized bottle that keeps yoru beer fresh for 30 days. Offerings currently include Budweiser, Amber Bock & Shock Top & 312 Urban Wheat Ale is now slated for that system.
Style: American IPA
5.9% ABV… Read the rest
Nerd it up folks. Take a gander (oh now that was funny) at this entry into the Goose Island Bourbon County lineup. Cherry Rye Bourbon County. The infamous imperial stout aged in rye whiskey barrels with whole Michigan sour cherries.
Our brewers love experimenting with their beer almost as much as they love drinking it. This unique blend, aged in rye whiskey barrels with loads of whole Michigan cherries, is the one they are proud to finally let you share with your friends at home - or not. After your first sip, you’ll agree, this beer has some real stones.… Read the rest
Goose Island has released Bourbon County Stout this week. The beer is one of the most sought after barrel aged beers in America. To prep for this release, I’m told that Goose Island brewed 5x more of BCS than previous years. Now that various Anheuser-Busch plants are brewing beers like Honker’s and 312 Urban Wheat, the Fulton Street location in Chicago can work on cranking out BCS, Madame Rose, and the Vintage Series like Matilda and Sofie.
Bourbon County Stout is aged 9 months (minimum) in Heaven Hill barrels,… Read the rest
I can’t say I didn’t expect this. News just broke that Goose Island Brewing is going national. 50 states national. Anheuser-Busch plants around the United States will brew Honker’s Ale, 312, India Pale Ale & more. Earlier this year, AB unveiled the Draftmark refillable system for your refrigerator. Offerings include Budweiser, Amber Bock & Shock Top. 312 Urban Wheat Ale is now slated for that system. Below the bottle being added to the system.