Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Takeover Binnys South Loop

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  1. jdhende

    jdhende Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2010 Illinois

    Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Takeover
    Binny's South Loop Tasting Room Event
    Thursday, March 7th, 5-8pm
    [​IMG]Our favorite event of the year returns! That's right, its time for a Goose Island Bourbon County Stout tap takeover at the Binny's South Loop Tasting Room. Join us as we tap Bourbon County Stouts from 2009 through 2012 and several of the most popular variants including 2010 Bourbon County Vanilla and 2012 Bourbon County Cherry Rye. Space is extremely limited and reservations are required. $10 entry fee buys your first pour of 2012 Bourbon County Stout.
    Call 312-768-4400 to reserve your spot.


    Thought I would share this with everyone. I already RSVP'd myself.
     
  2. da_bulls

    da_bulls Initiate (0) Jun 7, 2012 Illinois

    I'm in as well, was able to reserve a spot for two. Fingers crossed for a bottle sale :wink:
     
  3. otrejo

    otrejo Initiate (0) Mar 8, 2011 Illinois

    I'll be there as well. Also, the event is now full.
     
  4. MarkFy

    MarkFy Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    Wow, event filled up quick. I missed out, so if anyone can't make it, let me know. Cheers.
     
  5. dsal89

    dsal89 Initiate (0) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    Wow.

    hawt
     
  6. otrejo

    otrejo Initiate (0) Mar 8, 2011 Illinois

    Just a reminder for you tap vultures, Binny's often has leftovers the next day if you got shut out. That said, I doubt Vanilla and Cherry Rye will last long.
     
  7. jdhende

    jdhende Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2010 Illinois

    I agree if they are making it extremely limited as they say I don't see 6-7 or however many kegs they have all kicking. I'm sure 2012 if anything will be left.
     
  8. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois

  9. Flabbyjandro

    Flabbyjandro Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2012 Illinois

    Was there last night getting Sucaba and they said no raffle or sales, just a good old fashioned sausage fest with 6-7 stouts on draft.....I got in with the wife so at least I'll be bringing the sausage ratio down a peg!
     
  10. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois

    gf was supposed to come, so i have a spare seat. who wants to be my slut +1
     
  11. CLCardinal84

    CLCardinal84 Initiate (0) Jan 29, 2012 Illinois

    I'll be there Thursday also.
     
  12. mishuggah

    mishuggah Initiate (141) Jul 14, 2009 Illinois
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    Pass
     
  13. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois

    it was a matter of time before i got your attention. get some my man.
     
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  14. Jagen

    Jagen Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 Illinois

    wish I knew about this earlier...no spots left :slight_frown: also, I have never called a business to have an old lady answer and just say "Hello" when they picked up...so unprofessional
     
  15. mishuggah

    mishuggah Initiate (141) Jul 14, 2009 Illinois
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    I'll see you there.

    Body shots!
     
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  16. jakeox

    jakeox Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2012 Illinois

    I have an unclaimed +1 now too -- planning to get there right around 5pm. Drop me a note if you want it.
     
  17. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Initiate (0) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois

    My buddies dropped out of attendance so I have 2 available spots in my rsvp. BM if you want to go
     
  18. jakeox

    jakeox Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2012 Illinois

    My +1 is now claimed, FWIW.
     
  19. Rizdac

    Rizdac Initiate (80) Dec 5, 2010 Illinois
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    Taplist tweeted.

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois


    good eye. i saw the tweet. liked the drawing. that was it.

    shit just got real though.
     
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  21. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Initiate (0) May 6, 2012 Illinois

    Not sure what I almost excited about. Vanilla is up there, but i haven't had any pre '11 BCS on tap and may never see them on tap again.... This is going to be awesome.
     
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  22. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois

    any chance they are bottles and giving some sample pours? treated :slight_frown:
     
  23. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 Illinois

    Anyone have any open spots let me know... I'm interested.
     
  24. Theredflame2

    Theredflame2 Initiate (140) Jul 30, 2011 Illinois

    Can some one post the tap list or link to it. Or do I have to join twitter to see it?

    Just kidding, the tap list is in the picture and I am just an idiot.

    Cheers
     
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  25. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Initiate (0) May 6, 2012 Illinois

    Look up to 5 posts above.....:wink:
     
  26. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois

    see you tomorrow.
     
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  27. willseph

    willseph Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2011 Illinois

    Pumped to try all of them...but having to be able to drive home, I think I'll probably only get to a couple. Either way, definitely looking forward to it!
     
  28. jdhende

    jdhende Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2010 Illinois

    With that tap list I don't think they will be pouring a whole lot of Big John. Can't wait to try the 2008 on draft.
     
  29. zieglemt

    zieglemt Initiate (34) Apr 25, 2011 Illinois

    is that an 8? I thought it was a 9.
     
  30. jdhende

    jdhende Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2010 Illinois

    I read it as an 8.....but my eyes have certainly lied to me before especially when lots of alcohol has been involved.
     
  31. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois

    if it isn't one of this years batches, then i highly recommend it. it aged quite well.
     
  32. Vav

    Vav Initiate (0) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    Have fun guys & gals, i was planning on swinging through, but instead i'm going to see Sons Of The Silent Age for the second time.
     
  33. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Initiate (0) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois

    Sorry to those still BMing me, I didn't update. Both spots have been claimed.
     
  34. ravot

    ravot Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois

    for the record, my spot is also claimed.
     
  35. Gcarns

    Gcarns Initiate (0) Jul 21, 2010 Illinois

    I have an extra RSVP for tonight if someone wants it. I'm shooting to get there at 5, Bm me
     
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  36. otrejo

    otrejo Initiate (0) Mar 8, 2011 Illinois

    I've also got an extra if anyone needs it, let me know soon, I'm hoping to get there around 5, 5:15
     
  37. MarkFy

    MarkFy Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    Wow, this is awesome.
     
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  38. willseph

    willseph Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2011 Illinois

    Yes. Yes it is.
     
  39. MarkFy

    MarkFy Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    Seriously, when Brett Porter mentioned that this would be one of the best bourbon barrel aged assembling of GI, I knew we were in for a treat, but WOW, bottles of King Henry, Bramble and Rare just being poured to sample was amazing along with the great selection on the taps. Props to both GI and Binnys SL on a very well put on event!
     
  40. otrejo

    otrejo Initiate (0) Mar 8, 2011 Illinois

    Did anyone mix their cherry and vanilla? If it works for Dr. Pepper...
     
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