Take a look inside Goose Island Pub, the Chicago import now open at the Hard Rock Hotel. The Goose Island Beer Co. launched in 1988 as one of Chicago’s original craft beer companies.
The resort features eight Goose Island beers on tap, bottles of Bourbon County Brand Stout and a wide selection of wines, liquor and pub-style food.
Look for Goose 312 Wheat Ale, an urban wheat ale with a hazy straw color, light orange hop aroma, fruity ale flavor and creamy body; Goose Four Star Pils, a pilsner with a saffron color, bright floral aroma, crisp flavor and light body; Goose Green Line Pale Ale, an American pale ale with a goldenrod color, bright American hop aroma, citrus flavor and light crisp body; Goose Honker’s Ale, an English-style bitter with a golden sunset color, fruity hop aroma, biscuit malt flavor and soft body; Goose IPA, an English India pale ale with a bourbon color, grapefruit aroma, fruity hop flavor and dry body; Matilda, inspired by great Trappist ales, this Belgian-style pale ale is fermented with the wild yeast Brettanomyces; Sofie, a Belgian-style farmhouse ale with spicy white pepper, citrus tartness, a creamy vanilla finish and light body; and Summertime Kölsch, a Kölsch with a sunshine color, floral esters, fruity flavors and crisp finish.
On the menu find cast iron Chicago pizza dip with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, basil and giardiniera; the South Side Deli with corned beef, cole slaw, tomato and mustard made with Goose Honker’s Ale; and a shrimp po’ boy with fried shrimp, iceberg lettuce, tomato and creole mayo made with Goose 312 Wheat Ale.
Goose Island also has a location inside T-Mobile Arena at The Park.
Go ahead and wander around.