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Couldn't Get A Ticket to FOBAB

It’s that time of year when we roll out the barrels of barrel aged beer for our annual Couldn’t Get a Ticket to FoBaB Barrel Aged Beer event. This is the event that always takes place on the Thursday prior to FoBaB, the annual Festival of Barrel and Wood Aged Beer put on by the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild. Our event kicks-off on Thursday, November 15th, but will continue into the weekend and following weeks as supplies last- this year we will have 20+ barrels along with some rare vintage bottles. Do it the Chicago way, come early and come often!

Goose Island Bourbon County Bottles

2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout, bottled $20 
2014 Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout, $20 
2014 Bourbon County Brand Proprietors Reserve $45
2015 Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout $20
2015 Bourbon County Brand Rye Stout $20
2015 Bourbon County Brand Barley Wine $20
2017 Bourbon County Brand Barley Wine $20
2017 Bourbon County Brand Northwoods $45
2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout $20

Other Bottles
2015 Begyle Barrel Aged Imperial Pajamas, 22oz, 9.8% $35

Draft Starting Lineup (subject to change)

3 Sheeps The Wolf, Sheboygan, WI, 8oz, 13.5%- rich bourbon, warm wood tannins, and notes of sweet caramel and chocolate. Yet it’s so easy-drinking. Glass $6.50

Avery Rumpkin, Boulder, CO, 8oz, 16.3%-a monstrous pumpkin ale, plump full of spicy gourdiness aged in fine fresh rum barrels adding suggestions of delicate oak and candied molasses.$10

2015 Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Cereal Killer, Kalamazoo, MI, 8oz, 12%- English-style Barleywine aged in bourbon barrel for 12-18months. Hints of nutty malt, pralines, toffee, chocolate, and bourbon. Glass $7.00

2016 Begyle Barrel Aged Imperial Pajamas, Chicago, IL, 8oz, 10%- Imperial oatmeal stout with notes of Aromas of bourbon, malt, cocoa, milk chocolate, toffee, raisins. Glass 8.50

2017 Dogfish Head Wood Aged Bitches Brew- Milton, DE, 8oz, 9%- a roasty brew chock full of aromas of vanilla, licorice and chocolate, while you’ll find notes of sweet roast coffee with every sip. Glass 6.50

2017 Firestone Walker 21st Anniversary Ale- Paso Robles. CA, 8oz, 11.8%-Chocolatey, luscious caramel complexity, creamy malt symphony, and a fresh splash of island-spice to a ridiculously balanced barrel-aged brew. Glass 8.50

2016 Epic Big Bad Baptista Release #1- Salt Lake City, UT, 8oz, 11.7%- Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with Mexican coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla, and cinnamon. Glass 9

2018 Founders Dankwood- Grand Rapids, MI, 8oz, 12.3%- Red IPA aged in bourbon barrels Rich caramel notes emerge from the depths of the IPA, highlighting strong malt character while the bourbon barrel-aging develops the complexity. Glass 8

2018 Founders Curmudgeons Better Half, Grand Rapids, MI, 8oz 12.7%- Old ale brewed with molasses and aged in maple syrup bourbon barrels. Sweet, Rich and utterly delicious. Glass 8.50

2015 Goose Island BCS, Chicago, IL, 8oz, 14.5%-an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. Glass 9

2016 Goose Island BCS, Chicago, IL, 8oz, 14.5%- an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke.Glass 9

2016 Goose Island BCS Proprietors, Chicago, IL, 8oz, 13.1%-With Chipotle Peppers, Cocoa Nibs, And Aged In Bourbon Barrels That Previously Stored Maple Syrup. Glass 14

2017 Goose Island BCS, Chicago, IL, 8oz, 13.8%- an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. Glass 9

2015 Revolution Straight Jacket, Chicago, IL, 8oz, 13%- A strong ale to warm your insides in the dead of winter. Deep aromas and flavors of dark stone fruits, bourbon, molasses, toasted coconut and vanilla come in waves. $9

Earlier Event: November 12
Camp: A Comedy Show
Later Event: November 19
Camp: A Comedy Show