2018 Stout Spectacular



It’s that time of year when we face the Chicago winter head on with our annual stout spectacular. Join us for the kick-off on Thursday, January 19th as we collectively exclaim “oh yeah!!” to the weather outside. We hope to see you here as this year’s line-up will include the following and more:

The following is a preliminary list (subject to change) of what we’ll be featuring this year. Hope to see you here!!!!!

Goose Island Bourbon County Bottles 
2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout, bottled 10.10.2013, 12oz, 14.9% $20 (8 available)

2014 Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout, bottled 11.7.2014, 12oz, 12.6%, $20 (8 available)

2014 Bourbon County Brand Proprietors Reserve, bottled 11.3.2014, 22oz, 13.2% $45 (3 available)

Other Bottles
2017 Bells Black Note, 22oz, 11.2% $13 (12 available)

Draft Starting Lineup
4 Hands Absence of Light, St. Louis, MO, 13oz, 7.1% – A peanut butter chocolate milk stout. Glass 6.50 / 8oz 4

5 Rabbits ChocoFrut Guayaba, Bedford Park, IL 13oz, 7.0%- a melding of six different luscious chocolatey dark malts and real guava puree added during fermentation for a creamy, fruity and ultra- smooth stout. Glass 7 / 8oz 4.50

Alesmith Thai Speedway Stout, San Diego, CA 6.5oz 12%-bright flavors of Thai ingredients, this intensely flavored brew incorporates the vibrant quality of several Thai-inspired ingredients into a classic imperial stout. Powerful notes of citrus, botanicals, and tropical fruit balance the stout’s rich chocolate, caramel, and coffee character. Glass 6.50

Around the Bend Black Forest Imperial Stout, Chicago, IL, 13oz, 8% – An imperial stout brewed with all organic Michigan cherries. Glass 6.50 / 8oz 4

Ballast Point Victory at Sea Coconut, San Diego, CA, 6.5oz, 10%- Sweet roasted coconut is added to a robust porter brewed with Caffe Calabria coffee and vanilla. Glass 6.50

Dogfish Head Oak-aged Vanilla World Wide Stout, Milton, DE, 6.5oz, 16%- A dark, rich, complex stout aged in real oak with vanilla beans. Glass 7

Founders CBS, Grand Rapids, MI, 6.5oz, 11.7%- An imperial version of their classic Breakfast Stout aged in Maple Bourbon Barrels. Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together for a transcendental drinking experience. Glass 9

Goose Island 2016 Bourbon County Stout, Chicago, IL, 6.5oz 13.8%-A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole. The nose is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. Glass 8

Half Acre Big Hugs, Chicago, IL, 6.5oz, 10%- A Russian Imperial Coffee Stout with pronounced coffee, chocolate and vanilla flavors. Glass 6.50

Lost Abbey Serpent’s Stout, San Marcos, CA, 6.5oz, 11%- A dark and thick Imperial stout with aromas of roasted malts, dark chocolate and French roast coffee. A touch of vanilla rounds this one out perfectly. Glass 6.50

Lo Rez Public Declaration, Chicago, IL, 13oz, 8.6%- An Imperial Stout with tastes of dark chocolate, cinnamon, roasted malt and balanced with a firm bitterness from American Hops. Glass 6.50 / 8oz 4

Mob Craft Aunt Hazel, Milwaukee, WI, 6.5oz, 11%-Bourbon barrel aged imperial milk stout brewed with vanilla, cacao nibs and toasted hazelnuts. Glass 6.50

Perennial Mint Chocolate Stout, St Louis, MO, 6.5oz, 10%- An imperial Stout brewed with chocolate malts, cacao nibs, and mint leaves. Glass 6.50

Pollyanna Personal Chain Letters w/ Vanilla, Lemont, IL, 6.5oz, 10.1%- A Russian Imperial Stout brewed with Madagascar vanilla beans. Glass 6.50

Revolution Deth by Cherries, Chicago, IL, 6.5oz, 13.1%- Unfermented tart cherries are added to Deth’s Tar barrel-aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout. Glass 8

Southern Tier Crème Brulee, Lakewood, NY, 6.5oz, 9.5% – An Imperial Milk Stout, nicely sweet and balanced, rich and milky with a nose of Crème Brulee and a flavor of caramelized sugar, vanilla and custard. Glass 6.5

Drafts On Deck
3 Sheeps Paid Time Off, Sheboygan, WI, 6.5oz, 10%- A decadent Imperial Stout brewed with toasted coconut, cocao nibs, and walnuts. Glass 6.50

5 Rabbits Yodo Con Leche, Bedford Park, IL, 13oz, 8.2%-An Imperial Porter brewed with Costa Rican coffee, Argentine deluce de leche, 3 dark malts and oatmeal create multiple layers of deliciousness. Glass 7 / 8oz 4.50

Alesmith Vietnamese Speedway Stout, San Diego, CA, 6.5oz, 12% – Speedway Stout brewed with Vietnamese coffee. Glass 7.50

Ballast Point Victory at Sea Peanut Butter Cup, San Diego, CA, 6.5oz 10%- Ballast Point’s trademark porter brewed with Caffe Calabria coffee, vanilla, and peanut butter. Glass 6.50

Revolution Deth’s Tar, Chicago, IL, 6.5oz 14.8%- An Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in American oak for 12 months adds layers of vanilla, toasted coconut, and caramel candy. Glass 7

Stone Xocoveza, Escondido, CA 13oz, 8.1%- an insanely delicious take on Mexican hot chocolate, this mocha stout is brewed with cocoa, coffee, pasilla pepper, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Glass 6.50 / 8oz 4

The Bruery Share This: OC, Placentia, CA, 6.5oz, 11%- A rich imperial stout infused with orange-chocolate flavors. Brewed with orange zest, vanilla, and cocao nibs. Glass 6.50

Plus more!!!