Goose Island Beer Company - OíHare | Chicago, Illinois
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Goose Island Beer Company - OíHare
Above Average based on 36 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

10000 Bessie Coleman Dr
Chicago, Illinois United States 60666 [ print map ]
733 832 9040

Hours: Boarding pass required. Concourse L,Terminal 3

Mayor: BrewGoblin (3) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 8

Goose Island Beer Company - OíHare

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Beer Available At Goose Island Beer Company - OíHare (arranged by most recent)
Goose Island The Illinois 96, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye Barrel 100, Goose Island Green Line Pale Ale 62, Goose Island Summer Ale 80, Goose Island Goose IPA 93, Goose Island Fulton St. Blend Coffee Ale 90, Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 100, Goose Island The Muddy Imperial Stout 89, Goose Island Rambler IPA 86, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Proprietorís 2014 100, Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale 26, Goose Island Sofie 98, Goose Island 312 Urban Pale Ale 46, Goose Island Matilda 95
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36 reviews for Goose Island Beer Company - OíHare
 Ambiance  45%
 Service  53%
 Selection  37%
 Food  47%
 Value  37%
 Overall  45%
 Rating  54%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr  (2029) Washington, Washington DC | April 18, 2011
There is another Goose Island in Terminal 3 Concourse C between gates C8 & C10. Itís tiny - really just a take-away food place with a few taps - Bud Lite (really??), Honkers and 712 Urban Wheat. Bottles: IPA, Mild Winter, Summertime and Honkers.
3fourths  (1458) Boulder, Colorado | June 6, 2012| Updated September 4, 2012
4-5 taps of common Goose Island beer, the most interesting selection being the Green Line Pale Ale which was is very poor condition. still the best place to drink in OíHare, but not a destination worth seeking out, even in terms of airport bars.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail  (1137) Orange County, California | March 1, 2015
Visited the location in Concourse C of Terminal 1. Basically a little more than a cubby hole. Small bar and a few little tables. The draft list is mostly just the normal lineup of stuff like 312, but they did have Green Line which I had not previously tried, so I got a glass of that. It was okay, I suppose.

Service was pretty lax here, which I guess is not terribly surprising given that itís an airport and I rarely receive good service at any airport bar or restaurant. And of course the prices are kind of eyebrow raising.

Good enough for a quick place tick, but thatís about all I would really come here for.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
Dogbrick  (797) Columbus, Ohio | January 2, 2012
(Visited 10/2011): Goose Islandís airport pub is located in Terminal C, and is perpetually busy. Even without the crowds, the place is pretty small and narrow, with a small takeaway area by the cash register, and the bar beyond that on the left, with table seating anywhere else it would fit. The beer selection is okay for an airport, with 6 Goose Island taps that are mostly the common stuff (312, Honkers) and a couple less obvious choices (Matilda). There are also some Goose Island bottles plus some macros. Service was pretty good considering the endless stream of people due to flights and the baseball game. When I finally managed to squeeze into a spot the bartender kept up with food and drink orders with no problem. Food is not good, even for an airport. Goose Island obviously takes pride in their beer but anyone not familiar with the brand who orders food here is going to come away with a negative impression. Whatever panini/sandwich I ended up ordering was forgettable at best. Overall I am always a fan of finding a brewpub presence at an airport, and will definitely stop in here on future travels if only for a brew while waiting. I may just grab a bite somewhere else first.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
NachlamSie  (653) Denver, Colorado | February 25, 2009
Yeah, being in an airport, this place is expensive. Thatís expected. That aside, the ambiance is pretty good, given the fact that itís in an airport. Selection was pretty reasonable, four taps and four different bottles. Our service was the friendliest we encountered among the burned our vendor workers. I lucked out and was waiting in a terminal a matter of yards away. This made my layover much, much better.
theisti  (636) Leawood, Kansas | April 10, 2011| Updated September 8, 2014
Flight delay gave me way too much time to kill in the airport. Saw this listed in the database, and thought Iíd go get a beer. The Goose Island Brewery in OíHare is located in Terminal 3 near gate L10. They had 4 GI beers on draft (mostly std line up, had Green Line Pale Ale and Sofie) and 5 bottles (including BCS and Pere Jacques). I guess that would qualify as unique for an airport bar, but just moderately so. Beyond the beer lineup its your typical cramped airport bar and restaurant. Food looked pretty so-so.

52 = ★ (Borderline whether this should be on the site)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis  (585) Sunnyvale, California | June 14, 2012
Bar in concourse L, Terminal 3 of OíHare airport. Features about 6 taps and as many bottles of primarily Goose Island Beers. When I was there the only real gem they had was Bourbon County Stout in bottles, but finding a top 50 in an airport bar is pretty nice.
KyotoLefty  (577) Kyoto, Japan | March 18, 2014
I went early in the morning, so it was pretty empty, and thus comfortable. Had a couple nice GI beers including Matilda, at about $9 each. A very reasonable airport bar. The beers were in good shape, the selection and prices ok, breakfast food looked good. Small, though, so like everyone says, I wouldnít want to try to get in here during rush hour. NOTE: Donít expect to find BCS. I was told they stopped carrying it.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 9/20
jackl  (560) Minneapolis, Minnesota | July 6, 2014
A very ho-hum experience, and probably not a place that Goose Island are all that proud to be associated with. Very typical bland airport bar/restaurant ambiance. Cramped space, bright lighting, blaring TVs. Thereís only 3 GI beers on tap (Matilda, 312, and Green Line) plus a few of the ubiquitous offerings from the ABI portfolio. The bottles arenít any more inspiring. The barís main trade seems to be food. Stuff like burgers and chicken tenders are available. I downed a $9 Matilda then got the hell out of there.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb  (532) Woodland, California | September 15, 2008
Itís expensive. Food is pre-wrapped sandwiches. However, there are great Goose Island brews in bottles and on tap. I had Matilda. Itís the ale drinkerís refuge from airport macroland. Note: the phone number is from one of the pubs.

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