UPDATED 11/24/17 -- If you purchased Northwoods at the Lincoln Park Tasting Room and were incorrectly charged tax, please click here.

 

UPDATED 11/20/17 -- Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout allocations in Central IL -- see below!

  Who's ready for another exciting #GooseBlackFriday? Seriously, we say this every year but this is going to be the biggest and most exciting release yet. Binny's locations across Chicagoland will all release Bourbon County Brand Stout when doors open on Friday, November 24th, with the grandest release of them all right next door to the (newly renovated) Goose Clybourn brewpub at our Lincoln Park location.   Here's what you need to know:  

Goose Island Black Friday Binny's

 

Goose Island BCBS Grand Release Binny's Lincoln Park Friday, November 24th 9:00AM

  Join us at Binny's Chicago - Lincoln Park for the biggest Goose Island BCBS release in Chicago. How it works: People will start to line up early. Goose Island staff will pass out 1000 tickets the morning of. These tickets ensure entry - but please don't leave the line and come back later (see FAQ below). Once inside, you'll get the chance to purchase up to the full allotment - you don't have to take everything, but you'll get the chance to buy:   5 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Brand Stout 3 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Barleywine 2 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Coffee Stout 2 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Proprietor's 1 16.9oz bottle of Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout 1 16.9oz bottle of Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout   ...And that's not all. Be sure to show up early. We can't disclose all the specifics, but those at the head of the line will have extra special perks, including Goose Island gift bags, coffee, donuts, and giveaways. Again - that's just for folks at Binny's Lincoln Park.  

Vintage BCBS at Binny's Lincoln Park Grand Release

  Binny's Lincoln Park has secured a large enough allocation of vintage BCBS to allow the first 500 in line (or while supplies last) at Binny's Lincoln Park to purchase:   2 12oz bottles or 1 22 oz bottle or 1 16.9 oz bottle   This allocation includes the following:   2012 Bourbon County Brand Stout - 12oz 2014 Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale - 12oz 2014 Bourbon County Brand Stout Proprietor's - 22oz 2014 Bourbon County Brand Stout Vanilla Rye - 22oz 2016 Bourbon County Brand Stout - 16.9oz 2016 Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout - 16.9oz 2016 Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Ale - 16.9oz 2016 Bourbon County Brand Stout Proprietor's - 16.9oz  

Goose Island BCBS Chicagoland Release Chicagoland Binny's Locations Friday, November 24th 9:00AM

Can't make it to Lincoln Park? Here is the allotment for all other Chicagoland Binny's locations. You don't have to take everything, but you'll get the chance to buy:   4 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Brand Stout 2 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Barleywine 1 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Coffee Stout 1 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Proprietor's 1 16.9oz bottle of Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout 1 16.9oz bottle of Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout  

Goose Island BCBS Central Illinois Release Binny's Champaign, Binny's Bloomington, Binny's Springfield Friday, November 24th 9:00AM

  4 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Brand Stout 2 16.9oz bottles of Bourbon County Barleywine 1 16.9oz bottle of Bourbon County Coffee Stout 1 16.9oz bottle of - Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout

BINNY'S BLOOMINGTON ONLY

1 16.9oz bottle of - Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout Not Available Bourbon County Proprietor's  

Goose Island Black Friday Binny's

  More stuff: Once again, Goose Island Bourbon County Snifters will be available for sale this year at all Binny’s locations. They are high-quality snifters made by glassware legends Spiegelau. They are first come, first served while quantities last.  

FAQ

  What do the beers taste like?. Here's our take on this year's line up.   When will the 2017 Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout variants be released? When doors open on Friday, November 24th at all Binny's locations.   Will I have to stand in line? Yes. It's sure to get cold, so don't forget your hat and gloves! Protip: Head to the Binny's Lincoln Park Goose Island BCBS Grand release where we'll have our largest allocation.   If I receive a ticket at Binny's Lincoln Park, can I leave the line and come back? We strongly encourage that you stay in line. You will not be guaranteed the full allocation if you come back at a later time once all tickets have been used.   Can I call my local Binny's ahead of time? Sure, but all of the information you need is right here. We can not hold bottles.   What can I buy? Depending on where you are in line, we will offer the opportunity to purchase the full allotment that is available at each location. If you head to Lincoln Park, every person who receives a ticket in line will have the opportunity to purchase the full allotment. (See above)   Will the Binny's Lincoln Park or South Loop Tasting Room bars be open? No.   Can people share open bottles or drink in line? No. Absolutely not.   Questions? Ask below or send us an email. Don't forget to use #GooseBlackFriday when sharing photos on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook!