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Goose Island Bourbon County Stout: Making of a Variant

June 27, 2018 @7:00 pm-9:15 pm

Goose Island Variant Event

***Each $100 ticket includes admission for 2 people. You will be working as a team to make your BCS Variant!***

Back in 2009 Greg Hall decided to extend the Bourbon County line and make a variant with Intelligentsia Coffee. Since then our brewers have made sought after beers with a portfolio of revolving BCS Variants every year. In this class, our own Certified Bourbon Steward, Mike Smith, will go through the history of Bourbon County Stout variants in our Barrel Warehouse while sampling some along the way. After learning the history, you will work with our R&D brewers and make your own Bourbon County Stout variant. We will provide many different ingredients to choose from and we’re open to our students bringing in a special ingredient with which to experiment. Every student will get a 12oz bottle of your BCS Variant to take home.

So grab a friend and join us for an evening of BCS experimenting with Goose Island!

***Each $100 ticket includes admission for 2 people. You will be working as a team to make your BCS Variant!***

Confirmed Beers we will be tasting in this class:

– Unaged Bourbon County Stout
– 2017 Bourbon County Stout Original
– 2013 Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
– 2013 Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout
– TBD Proprietor’s Bourbon County Brand Stout

All profits from this class will go to the Arbor Day Foundation.Founded in 1972, the centennial of the first Arbor Day observance in the 19th century, the Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and valued partners.

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June 27, 2018
7:00 pm-9:15 pm
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Goose Island Barrel House
603 North Sacramento Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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