Tag Archives: Goose Island

Saturday Sip Showdown: Oktoberfests, Take Three

I just can’t help myself. Every year I say I’m done with massive blind tastings and every year I manage to make an exception. I can assure you there will be no pumpkin beer blind tasting this year as I’m … Continue reading

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The Best of 2015: Saturday Sip

  2015 was another banner year for beer. According to Untappd I tried just over 500 new beers this year. I visited breweries in Nevada, California, Indiana and Michigan and picked up six packs in Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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The Field Guide: Cider, Scenery and Company Cars

The Field Guide is a weekly feature highlighting some of the best reads and news across the internet.  Stop by every Thursday for a round up of what’s relevant that week.

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Saturday Sip Showdown: Founders KBS versus Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout

Two of the most sought after, highest rated beers in the world are produced less than 200 miles from each other in the heart of Midwestern beer country. When it comes to bourbon barrel-aged imperial stouts, it’s hard to top … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: The Muddy Imperial Stout

The blues may have been born in the Mississippi River delta but they were perfected in the Windy City. In the 40’s large numbers of African-Americans fled the South in the Great Migration. Among them was McKinley Morganfield, better known … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Goose Island Lolita

For those that feared Goose Island would drop off a cliff when the Chicago brewery was purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev, I present to you Lolita. Rather than transition the brewery into pumping out loads of 312 and watering down the … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Goose Island Sixth Day

With all this 12 Days of Christmas giveaway madness going on (what, you haven’t entered yet?), only one beer really makes sense. The geese over at Goose Island have been busy a-layin’ this year’s batch of Sixth Day, a self-described … Continue reading

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Goebel Region: Second Round

Vote for the Sweet 16 here The Goebel Region had it all in the first round. Major upsets, runoffs, and even a couple blowouts. Dark Horse certainly wasn’t the only dark horse to make it through. There are still plenty … Continue reading

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Goebel Region: First Round

Go here to vote in the Second Round. Falstaff Region voting opened earlier this morning, now it’s time to move on to the Goebel Region. Read on for a bit of background information on the region’s namesake if you’d like, … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Goose Island

I want to start by apologizing for the heavy Chicago presence in the Saturday Sip as of late.  I’ve been spending quite a bit of time in the Windy City lately so it’s given me plenty of “research” opportunities lately. … Continue reading

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