As of 2013, Bourbon County Brand Stout Availability has increased. Bourbon County Brand Stout distribution has finally reached Florida. In celebration, Goose Island has selected seven new cities in the USA to host their official Bourbon County Brand Stout release date party, and Jacksonville is one of them. Starting with a publicized pub crawl at King Street on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014, one hundred lucky participants will have the opportunity to taste the first Bourbon County beers of the season. Goose Island representatives will be there to raffle away special prizes, give away all manner of gifts and Bourbon County swag and unleash their film crew upon us to record the merry making.
Here is all the info you need for the Bourbon County Bar Crawl. It’s open to the first one hundred people, first come, first served. It’s going to be the first opportunity you get to try this years variants of the Bourbon County Brand Stout. From BCBS, Coffee Stout, Vanilla Rye and others will be made available for your tasting pleasure. Sign up for the bar crawl starts at 6pm on the 26th at the Silver Cow on King st.. All participants will receive a passport and a collectible 5.5oz snifter that will be used as the tasting glass for the bar crawl.
The crawl starts at 7pm. Each pour of the variants will be $5.00 at each location. This will be limited to one pour per location. During the crawl, each location will be visited in order. When a pour is received, the passport will be punched at that location. After receiving the final punch on the passport at Kickbacks Gastropub, the participant will receive a raffle ticket. The event will end and there will be a raffle/drawing at 10:30pm. This raffle will include Bourbon County prizes which will consist of bottles, gift baskets, etc.
The bars in order of the crawl are:
Silver Cow: 7pm – Bourbon County Brand Stout. This is also where you sign up at 6pm.
The Garage: 7:45pm – Bourbon County Coffee
Dahlia’s Pourhouse: 8:30pm – Bourbon County Barleywine
Kickbacks Gastropub: 9:15 – Bourbon County Vanilla Rye
Florida BCBS Bottle Sales:
The street date for Bourbon County Brand Stout in Florida is on Black Friday (November 28th, 2014). The first location to have them on sale is going to be Beer:30 in Jacksonville on King Street in Riverside. The store opens at 8:00 a.m. and the first 50 persons in line are guaranteed at least one bottle of each variant available to Florida. This will be a special event and will include the chance to purchase extras, schwag and even the original coffee used to brew the special coffee stout variant.
One last thing. If you miss the release at Beer:30 you still have a chance to grab bottles at other locations:
Select ABC Liquors
Royal Palm Village Wine & Tapas