Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Vintage Series Event

Potter’s Chicago Burger Bar

Lobby Level, Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel  |  17 East Monroe Street

November 9, 2019 | 6pm – 10pm | 21+

Pricing  | General Admission $49 


To Reserve – purchase tickets


General Admission Tickets to include eight, 5 ounce pours of 2018 Bourbon County Stout and all vintage pours.

Additional pours $5, each pour is 5 ounces


Never Before: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Vintage Series Event

A once in a beer lover’s lifetime opportunity, taste Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout vintage originals nuanced flavors change from year to year all in one night. Palmer House Beer Expert, Donna Mackey, is making the Palmer House BCS treasure trove available for public consumption for the first time ever. November 9th, talk all things stout with Goose Island Brewmasters, sip prop pours, purchase rare vintages including: 2014 Bourbon County Stout, 2017 & 2018 Proprietor’s, 2016 Bourbon County Stout, 2017 Coffee Barley Wine, 2017 Bourbon County Stout and food venture into a mini burger buffet.

Bourbon County Stout, Goose Island Brewery’s most iconic creation, was first dreamt up by former Goose Island Brewmaster Greg Hall, the imperial stout with a high ABV is aged for 12 months in emptied bourbon barrels from Heaven Hill.


General Admission Drafts – rotating handles to include

2018 variant pours

2018 Bourbon County Stout – The OG, start here.

2018 Coffee Barley Wine – Intelligentsia La Soledad coffee beans from Guatemala added to the mix.

2018 Vanilla Stout – Rich aroma using real vanilla beans.

2018 Wheat Wine- New to the group with a lighter profile and amber look.

2018 Midnight Orange Stout – Love it or hate it orange & chocolate add some zest.

vintage variant pours

2014 Bourbon County Stout

2016 Bourbon County Stout

2017 Barleywine*

2017 Bourbon County Stout

2018 Proprietor’s – dark chocolate & cocoa nibs have been added. Taste “the broad spectrum of chocolate”. *

Additional Draft

2018 Bramble Rye – aged with raspberry and black berry juice & puree inside the rye whiskey barrel.

Bottles for Sale **

2018 Bourbon County Stout, 2017 Bourbon County Stout, 2016 Bourbon County Stout, 2014 Bourbon County Stout, 2018 Bramble Rye, 2018 Coffee Barley Wine, 2018 Wheat Wine, 2014 Barley Wine, 2017 Barley Wine, 2018 Vanilla, 2018 Midnight Orange Stout, 2015 Regal Rye, 2016 Proprietor’s , 2017 Proprietor’s, 2018 Proprietor’s

*2017 Barley Wine & 2018 Proprietor’s join the rotation at 9 pm

**Limited availability, limit 3 bottles per person 


Beer Food – buffet style

Bite sized burgers – soak up the high ABV

Fried goodness – French & onion, served with dips galore