Goose Island Brewery is the biggest in Chicago so I was really excited to see what they had to offer. It's $10 for a the tour plus beer tasting and a souvenir glass. Per usual, you get a fashionable wristband:
There's the obligatory Q & A but at that point I think we were all ready to chug (I mean try) some samples, so not a single question was asked. Ha!
The tasting was my favorite part of the tour. You're probably thinking I'm a lush but, no...it was just fun. I swear! The tasting was set-up in a communal style. Very different than any other tasting I've experienced. As you can see in the above picture, you get to try 6 different beers. The samples were not as generous as I thought they would be. However, the guide went into detail about each one; color, smell and taste. Other tours I've been on are not nearly as detailed when it comes to the tasting. We also got a souvenir glass. Another bonus...
....and totally worth it!
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Hey David! Thanks for the hint! My brother is coming from overseas in a few weeks. I figured he would like his visit to be a little different and more exciting than average tourist tour. Going there for sure!ReplyDelete
Hey, Petunia! ;) Yeah that will be fun! Just be sure to make a reservation well in advance because it gets booked up. I'm going to the Half Acre brewery tour this weekend and I hear that one is also a lot of fun. Unfortunately they don’t take reservations and you have to get there an hour and a half before the tour. Yikes!ReplyDelete