Goose Island Migrates to Portland This Week
Goose Island Migration Week Join the flock from Goose Island Beer Company , and help them kick off their Migration Week here in Portland beginning tonight, August 12th and running through Saturday, August 16th. Enjoy many of their specialty beers while you talk to their brewers and brewery specialists who had a hand in the making some of these highly sought after beers. Many of these beers have never even been poured here in Portland before this week.
The Portland establishments that will be part of this Migration includes Portland Penny Diner, John’s Market, Belmont Station, Produce Row Cafe, N.W.I.P.A., Mainstreet Homebrew Supply, and Cheerful Bullpen. Goose Island Class of ’88 Belgian Style Ale Having been born and raised in Illinois one of my first craft beer experiences was with one of Chicago’s first craft brewers, Goose Island Beer Company. Now in their 26th year, John Hall founded Goose Island when he opened up their first pub location in 1988 just north of the Chicago’s infamous Cabrini Green project. During this time the area was not all rosy as the neighborhood has now become through its gentrification.
Over the years Goose Island has produced some of the highest rated and sought […]