312 Urban Block Party

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by chronie, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    The party was amazing, tasted every beer there I believe. The tragedy is that there were several untapped kegs (including a rumored Cherry King Henry!)
  2. JonathanSuarez

    JonathanSuarez Jun 20, 2012 Illinois

    Overall this was a great event! Thanks to Goose Island for throwing such a wonderful event. The beers were amazing especially the Gran Gas & the Demolition Ginger! I hope to taste these brews again in the near future. A Cherry King Henry seems like a fantasy! One that I hope comes to fruition. Dontcounttoday great idea on the consistent updating. Wish I would have checked here for this yesterday. Luckily I had close to all of the specialty brews. I am so glad that I won VIP tickets from Fischman's Liquors. I had no idea I had until approaching the ticket booth around 4:20PM. I can't shake the desire to be drinking a Gran Gas right now and that's amazing considering how much BC I drank.
  3. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Feb 19, 2009 Illinois

    Gotta save something for FoBAB...
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  4. CMB2012

    CMB2012 Nov 26, 2008 Colorado

    I'm kinda surprised at the praise that Gran Gas is getting in this thread. Based off the small taster I had last week at the Local Option I thought that beer was bordering on the better side of terrible. I guess it's just not for me.
  5. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Im hoping they also saved some of that Chili BCS. I really wanted to try Ghost Pepper BCS, but this could suffice. As a side note, bring on some neopolitan BCS
  6. Etan

    Etan Jul 11, 2011 Wisconsin

    It's on tap at a bunch of bars in Chicago right now, including GI Clybourn and Twisted Spoke, so you should be able to find it pretty easily if you want...
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  7. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    i was just at GI clybourn earlier this week. i was at the spoke last night after the 312 party. d'oh. i guess i'm glad i missed out on it. too much BCS intake.
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  8. JonathanSuarez

    JonathanSuarez Jun 20, 2012 Illinois

    Thanks Etan! Just feeling a bit lazy today though. I quelled my thirst for Gran Gas by going into my fridge and opening up a Juliet. And then a Stone best by 9.21.12.
  9. aefbjo

    aefbjo Jun 8, 2005 Bahamas

    Yes, I'm glad I went. Had two pours of the 2010 BCBS aged in rye barrels with raspberries. It was near 15%, I heard, and FULL of rye and wood flavors, with hints of raspberry. The Indira lemongrass saison was great too. And the IPA was of course drinking well. My friend had the Gran Gas, which we both liked as well.
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