Release Goose Island Coffee and Cherry

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Mista, Nov 7, 2012.

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  1. Mista

    Mista Aspirant (203) Nov 10, 2011 Minnesota
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    The annual Bourbon County Brand Stout variations will be available on Black Friday!

    This years Bourbon County Coffee is made with a coffee from Honduras called La Tortuga from our friends at Intelligentsia. In addition, we will also be releasing Bourbon County Brand Cherry Rye Stout. This beer is aged in rye whiskey barrels with whole Michigan cherries normally used for Madame Rose.

    We cannot guarantee that the beers will be on shelves on Black Friday, this is dependent on wholesale delivery schedules.
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  2. hamham

    hamham Initiate (37) Oct 26, 2011 Minnesota

    anyone know how far the distribution will reach?
  3. JulianC

    JulianC Aspirant (208) Mar 9, 2012 Illinois
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  4. sweemzander

    sweemzander Poo-Bah (2,382) Mar 26, 2009 Illinois
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    And so it begins...
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  5. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Ill be buying several bottles of each. Wheeeeeeeeeeeee
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  6. equi1ibrium

    equi1ibrium Initiate (0) Jul 26, 2012 Illinois

    Of all days Black Friday, awesome.
  7. antlerwrestler19

    antlerwrestler19 Disciple (363) Nov 24, 2010 Nebraska
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    Do we have to wake up at 4am and trample small children to get bottles for a discounted price or can I just buy them like a civilized human?
  8. dvelcich

    dvelcich Initiate (0) Feb 6, 2008 Illinois

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  9. JerryM1984

    JerryM1984 Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Florida

    Black Friday is the first day it will be available at certain retailers, but its not guaranteed to be at your favorite retailer is what Goose Island said......just simply means that some stores will/should have it while others won't...not every store that is going to carry these beers are going to be getting it and selling it on Black Friday.
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  10. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Its too bad I wont be in Chicago to get these beers. Guess I will have to wait till next year
  11. ObeMaltKinobee

    ObeMaltKinobee Initiate (0) Jul 13, 2010 Illinois

    Shelf WALES!!!
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  12. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    The best kind! Rrrrrrr
  13. innuendobrewskiman63

    innuendobrewskiman63 Disciple (314) Apr 1, 2012 New York
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    Is there any word on whether production of Coffee was increased like BCBS?
  14. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2012

    I want to trample...
  15. sbrotschul

    sbrotschul Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2011 New Jersey

    Are the beers available at Walmart?
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  16. DanK4

    DanK4 Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2012 Maine

    Preferably. I like to pick one up by the legs and swing them around like a crazy battle axe/helicopter.
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  17. Creetoper

    Creetoper Initiate (48) Jul 7, 2011 Ohio
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    Bourbon County release? Civilized? I don't understand.
  18. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2012

    Lay away is back!
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  19. DMBTattoo

    DMBTattoo Initiate (0) Mar 22, 2012 Illinois
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    Big John is also being released this year in the beginning of December.
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  20. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    i think walez say aehhhhhh
  21. pmarlowe

    pmarlowe Meyvn (1,242) Nov 27, 2010 Virginia
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    If anyone snags some of these and wants some Black Tuesday, keep me in mind.
  22. MarkF150

    MarkF150 Aspirant (270) Feb 9, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Well since New England has yet to see any regular BCBS, I highly doubt we will see these either. :slight_frown:
  23. ABisonEgo

    ABisonEgo Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    yes please
  24. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    maybe by, say, march?
  25. menkros

    menkros Initiate (53) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    All you need is a Chicago friend to trade with, lots of us under ISO. Illinois , California , and Colorado are very spoiled when it cOmes to big beer releases. I'm not counting Florida, all they have is cigar city.
  26. nevins

    nevins Initiate (0) Sep 14, 2009 Massachusetts

    Looking forward to trying the cherry rendition.
  27. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    damnit, I want more purple drank BCS.
  28. imperialbeerdude

    imperialbeerdude Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2012 Colorado

    For those of you that have had all of the versions which one is your favorite??? Rare, coffee, vanilla???
  29. Atlas1977

    Atlas1977 Initiate (35) Nov 27, 2010 Illinois

    Good question and I the think the answer is the obvious one, Rare. I have had it on tap when released and multiple tastings and it truly is the best. I would give regular BCBS 2nd place, coffee 3rd, bramble 4th and then vanilla. I know I know vanilla last but it was just too sweet for me. I actually traded my last vanillas for copious amounts of Firestone 15 and cool west coast brews. This is just one mans opinion!
  30. sleuthdog

    sleuthdog Devotee (430) Oct 21, 2008 Illinois
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  31. ant880

    ant880 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    Wat u know bout purple drank?
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  32. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2009 Illinois

    when all were fresh.
    Rare > Normal > Coffee > Vanilla > Bramble

    With all aged to current times
    Vanilla > Rare > Normal > Bramble > Coffee

  33. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    it has to be Rare, I mean it has "Rare" in the name!!!
  34. imperialbeerdude

    imperialbeerdude Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2012 Colorado

    hmmm does anyone have a vanilla left that they'll trade for FW stuff???
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  35. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Initiate (0) May 6, 2012 Illinois

    You traded multiple Rares for beers that are still on shelves? Wow. To each his own though....
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  36. Bay01

    Bay01 Aspirant (278) Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

    Yup, Had a vanilla last month and it was mind blowing
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  37. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    FW reserve series are good but they are very widely available especially here in the midwest where there are much tastier offerings west-coasters overrate them because they haven't had the big stouts/barleywines that are coming out of the midwest these days
  38. foobula

    foobula Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    punctuation, much?
  39. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    never sir, this is the internet
  40. foobula

    foobula Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    ahh i see thank you for the kind advice i shall be sure to observe it from here on out so i can seem cool and non chalant like im too cool to puncutate

    But, I digress... :wink:
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