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Beer Available At Goose Island Beer Company - OíHare (arranged by most recent)
Goose Island Sofie 98, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 100, Goose Island Matilda 96, Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 100, Goose Island Nut Brown Ale 91, Goose Island Big John Imperial Stout 99, Goose Island Lolita 99, Goose Island Sixth Day 86, Goose Island Mild Winter 78, Goose Island Green Line Pale Ale 74, Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale 28, Goose Island Harvest Ale 91, Goose Island Oktoberfest 62, Goose Island Matilda Bruxellensis 72, Goose Island Honkers Ale 70, Goose Island Sofie Paradisi 98, Goose Island Pere Jacques 97, Goose Island Madame Rose 99, Goose Island India Pale Ale 95, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Cherry Rye Barrel 100
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NachlamSie (547) Denver, Colorado | February 25, 2009
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
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.
bytemesis (313) Sunnyvale, California | June 14, 2012
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
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.
lithy (156) Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania | December 15, 2010
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 15/20
Only had Matilda, Honkers, and 312 at the time of my visit. But a Matilda for 9 bucks was not too crazy I guess. Sat next to a guy that was just hammered. The food looked tasty but I didnít not eat and my bartender was very nice. Keep in mind all comments are with respect to the fact that this is an airport bar.
bhensonb (442) Woodland, California | September 15, 2008
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
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.
Dogbrick (658) Columbus, Ohio | January 2, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 10/20
(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.
theisti (446) Leawood, Kansas | April 10, 2011| Updated June 28, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
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.
cfrancis (79) Ottawa, Ontario | February 25, 2013
52 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 10/20
As a bar this sucks, as a place to spend some time on a lay over itís awesome! I missed the kitchen as I got in late but still got a Matilda on tap.
3fourths (1270) Boulder, Colorado | June 6, 2012| Updated September 4, 2012
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 9/20
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.
porterhouse (68) Boothbay , Maine | April 25, 2011
50 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 10/20
Coming from a place where we donít get Goose Island, I was thrilled to see this place while waiting for a flight. Although it gave me a chance to try Matilda, there wasnít much else to get excited about after all. Just 3 Goose Islands on draft and ho-hum pre-made sandwiches.
nearbeer (177) Knoxville, Tennessee | May 5, 2011| Updated May 22, 2011
48 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 10/20
A bit of an oasis at OíHare; although the beer prices are ridiculous, even by airport standards. Porterhouseís review just prior to mine sums it up nicely.
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