Each year on Black Friday, Goose Island releases their Bourbon County series. At their Chicago locations, it’s a huge event. Now, around the country, lots of bars and bottle shops are picking up on the idea, making Black Friday the time to figure out where to stop and get your Bourbon County!
Here’s a listing of what we’ve heard about around Pittsburgh. If you’re a bar/shop owner and don’t see your Bourbon County release posted – email us!
Caliente Pizza in Bloomfield is having a bottle pour event on Black Friday (Nov. 27). All 4oz. pours. Ticket sales for the event start at 10:30am and the pouring starts at 12noon. Here’s what they have:
2015 BOURBON COUNTY BRAND STOUT
2014 BOURBON COUNTY BRAND STOUT
2014 BOURBON COUNTY BRAND BARLEYWINE
2015 BOURBON COUNTY BRAND BARLEYWINE
2015 BOURBON COUNTY BRAND COFFEE STOUT
2015 BOURBON COUNTY BRAND REGAL RYE STOUT
Hough’s in Greenfield is tapping their Bourbon County on Black Friday (Nov. 27) at 6pm.
House of 1000 Beers in New Kensington is taking the pressure off the whole Black Friday thing by having an entire Goose Island week, next week! The main Bourbon County stuff is on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 & 5. Here’s the info:
Atlas Bottle Works in Lawrenceville is having a Bourbon County Release Party on Black Friday (Nov. 27)! They are also having the Pittsburgh Film Premiere of “Grit & Grain”. They will have all four styles of Bourbon County. Here are the details:
-At 6:30pm we will be tapping a barrel of 2015 Bourbon County Stout. We will also be serving bottle pours of 2014 Bourbon County Barleywine. 5oz pours of each style will be $5, limit one pour per style per person. Once it’s gone, it’s gone!
-Food Truck (announced soon)
-Grit & Grain- The Story of Bourbon County Stout has two showtimes, 7:00pm & 9:00pm. This film details the whole story behind what it actually takes to produce one of the most sought after beers in the world. Tickets purchased to this show include a 5oz bottle pour of 2014 Bourbon County Stout, as well as 4 tickets to enter the Bourbon County bottle lottery (see below).
Hal’s Bottle Shop in the North Hills is having a Goose Island Tap Takeover and Bourbon County bottle release party on Thursday, Dec. 3, 7pm – 9pm.