Goose Island Beer Company - Clybourn | Chicago, Illinois
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Goose Island Beer Company - Clybourn
Excellent based on 235 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

1800 North Clybourn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois United States 60614 [ print map ]
312 915 0071 | twitter

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-1am; Fri & Sat 11am-2am

Mayor: dinkle50 (5) | Taps: 18 | Bottles: 10

Goose Island Beer Company - Clybourn

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Goose Island Sea Change 68, Goose Island Campfire , Goose Island Honeymoon , Goose Island The Skinny , Goose Island Gentle Ben , Goose Island SPF 85, Goose Island Old Town , Goose Island Fulton St. Blend Coffee Ale 90, Goose Island Cermak Pilsner 83, Goose Island Willow Street Wit 79, Goose Island Xenia , Goose Island Mr. Locomotive 81, Goose Island Pride Rains , Goose Island Milk Money , Goose Island Farmers Market Series Coffee and Blackberry Kölsch , Goose Island Farmers Market Series SPF with Cherries , Goose Island 3600 61, Goose Island All Purpose IPA 71, Goose Island 312 Urban Radler , Goose Island Evening Joe
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235 reviews for Goose Island Beer Company - Clybourn
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  76%
 Selection  80%
 Food  75%
 Value  71%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

bu11zeye  (113) Frisco (Dallas), Texas | July 23, 2005
Nice little brewpub with a good selection of brews on tap. Beers are often served in proper galssware.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
barleyPops  (65) Quad-Cities, Illinois | July 10, 2005| Updated July 9, 2011
visited on a Saturday afternoon. food was delicious and the beer was even better! staff was friendly too. I can’t wait to go back! been here a couple of times since my initial visit/rating. last visit ( 6/30/2011 ) was on a Thursday evening for dinner and drinks. our cheese plate appetizer was very small for the $$$ and was haphazardly thrown onto the serving piece. dinner was OK, but not as good as my previous two trips. more beers available this time than in the past, but was disappointed that the sours were only available in bottles at $25 per.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Probiere  (46) Pennsylvania | July 7, 2005
Utterly pleasant experience. 12 brews to try, and a ton of interesting looking food in huge portions that I only wish I’d had the appetite to order. A definite return trip is in order.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog  (792) Phoenix, Arizona | July 3, 2005
Visited the Clybourn brewpub for the first time in April 1999 and returned in May 2005. GI makes some astoundingly good beers and they had a big selection on tap. The food is good if standard.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
ceejmomeechmo  (1) Chicago, Illinois | June 25, 2005
Clybourn Location... A great place to go for lunch, a casual dinner or just a laid back night of drinking some pretty decent beers. Food is pretty good, and for what you recieve it’s reasonably priced. Their MBA program provides those interested a way to earn free growlers and other stuff just for trying different beers. The staff is also very friendly and efficient. Again, great place!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
NVBeer232  (21) Reno, Nevada | June 24, 2005
Clybourn location. Cool looking building from the outside. I thought about the story on the side of the 4 pack of Demolition. Siebel on premise is a huge plus in my book. Kind of a basic looking pub that reminded me of a Rock Bottom. I really shouldn’t base my service rating off of the one time I was there, but it was a bit gruff and certainly below par on that on afternoon! Selection was alright, focusing mainly on lighter, summer style beers when I was there. Beers were all very clean and tasty, though. The food was a bit pricey and a little too rich for my taste. Overall, this is a decent spot to get some tasty beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
mreeves  (36) Sammamish, Washington | June 15, 2005
Good burgers, very nice beer selections. I had three of their beers, and all were very good. The Stilton Burger is quite tasty. A nice atmosphere, friendly folks and a good time.
frankenkitty  (97) Oak Lawn, Illinois | June 10, 2005
Clybourn location. Easy to find, plenty of parking (I asked the guys at Sam’s if it was OK to park in their lot and they said, "no problem"). Fast and knowledgable bartender behind an expansive bar. The stool height versus the bar height was a little claustrophobic for the long-legged amongst us, and all the crazy geese on the tap handles seemed to be staring at me, but those were the only drawbacks. Great selelection and friendly bar patrons that made me feel like I was part of a community rather than a visitor. Go there. Now.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
StewardofGondor  (122) Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin | May 26, 2005| Updated February 9, 2006
First time there was Spring 2005, when we did the standard tour and sampling. After everyone left, the tour guide gave my wife and I all of the leftover beer from the ones we enjoyed the most. Since then, we’ve returned probably monthly, enjoying several new beers each time and even eating there on occassion. I simply love this place. Fantastic beer, always changing taps, proper glassware... It seems to get better with each visit.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Zeswaft  (114) Charleston, South Carolina | May 24, 2005
Went to the one on Clybourn. Dining area is somewhat small but clean and intimite with nice beer and neat decorations on the wall. Large food menu and the food is pretty good. Very Large beer selection, about 20 beers on tap at a time. Some beers change every week. Very large and hopping bar area. Lively, older crowd. Large brewing area visible through giant glass windows from bar. Outstanding experience, everyone must go once. Not sure if it’s possible to take an actual tour of the brewery though.

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