Goose Island Migration Week Flocks To Portland

Goose Island Portland Migration Week

Goose Island Beer Co. will be invading Portland for the Chicago based brewery’s annual Migration Week beginning on Monday, August 10th. This year’s Flock will be taking place over four days with various events all around Portland concluding on Thursday, August 13th.

Migration Week will kick off at Tin Bucket on Monday with the week’s official Kick-Off Party from 7:00 to 10:00pm. To make it even more authentic, Tin Bucket has lined up a Chicago style hot dog cart to be parked outside. Do Chicago right by only using mustard on that encased meat!

The week continues with a featured event at The Upper Lip on Tuesday with “Brewing with Barrels, Goose Island and Friends” Q&A that will feature an intimate Q&A with, Eric Ponce from Goose Island, Matt Van Wyk from Oakshire Brewing. Look for some special and rare barrel aged releases from both Goose Island and Oakshire Brewing. Goose Island Migration Week

Here’s a complete rundown of events during the 2015 Goose Island Portland Migration Week.

Monday, August 10

Migration Week Kick-Off Party
7:00pm-10:00pm
Tin Bucket
3520 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR
Description:
The Goose Island team arrives in Portland and kicks off Migration Week with some delicious beers from our secret stash at the Goose Island Brewery in Chicago. Tin Bucket will also have a Chicago style hot dog food cart out front.
Beers Showcased:
Goose IPA, Matilda, Sofie, 2014 Bourbon County, 2013 Bourbon County, 2014 Proprietor’s Bourbon County, Summer Ale.
There will also be current and vintage bottles available for sale: 2014 Bourbon County Stout, 2014 Bourbon County Barleywine, 2014 Bourbon County Vanilla Rye, 2010 Bourbon County Coffee, 2010 Lolita, and 2010 Juliet.

Tuesday, August 11

Meet Your Brewer
4:00pm-6:00pm
Uptown Market
6620 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Portland, OR
Description:
Goose Island is as passionate about beer as you are and we want to share that passion with you. Stop by and Meet the Brewer that made the fantastic beer you’re about to take home with you!
Beers Showcased:
Matilda, BCS 2013, 2014 Barleywine

Women of the Beer Industry Night & Fundraiser
6:00pm-9:00pm
Saraveza
1004 North Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR
Description:
Join Goose Island beer & brewers, ladies from Pink Boots Society & the lovely LOLA (Ladies of Lagers & Ales) as we celebrate women in the beer industry and help raise money for Brewmaster Kerry Thomas (Caldwell)‘s Burn Relief Fund.
Beers Showcased:
Flights of the following 4 Goose Island Beers will be available alongside a delicious dessert pasty: ’13 & ’14 Bourbon County Stout, Gillian, and Halia

Goose Island Migration Week at Bailey's Taproom and The Upper Lip

Celebration of Beer
7:00pm-10:00pm
The Upper Lip
720 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR
Description:
Celebration of Beer, a Goose Island Beer Company tradition, hits the road! Some of our most treasured and rare beers, plus some that never leave our brewery in Chicago, make a special appearance in sunny Portland.
Beers Showcased:
BCS 2014, BCS Coffee, Vanilla Rye, Matilda

“Brewing with Barrels, Goose Island and Friends” Q&A
8:00-9:00pm
Location
The Upper Lip
720 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR
Description:
Learn all the stories behind the art of the brewing, aging with barrels and all the methods from the people that know it best. Goose Island hosts an intimate Q&A with, Eric Ponce from Goose Island, Matt Van Wyk from Oakshire Brewing and other fellow brewers; moderated by DJ Paul of Brewpublic.
Beers Showcased:
Goose Island: BCS 2014, BCS Coffee, Vanilla Rye, Matilda
Oakshire Brewing: Hellshire V, Fredric C. Noir, Free Your Soul

Wednesday, August 12

Goose Island Flight School
6:00pm-7:00pm
The BeerMongers
1125 SE Division St, Portland, OR
Description:
Learn all about the storied history of the Goose Island through our beer portfolio as told through the experiences and stories of our beloved brewers.
Beers Showcased:
IPA, Sofie, Matilda, BCS 2013, BCS 2014

Celebration of Beer
6:00pm-10:00pm
N.W.I.P.A.
6350 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR
Description:
Celebration of Beer, a Goose Island Beer Company tradition, hits the road! Some of our most treasured and rare beers, plus some that never leave our brewery in Chicago, make a special appearance in sunny Portland.
Beers Showcased:
IPA, Sofie, 2013 & 2014 Bourbon County Stouts. There will also be a limited amount of BCS and Barleywine, Lolita, Gillian and Halia bottles.

Thursday, August 13

Meet Your Brewer
5:00pm-6:00pm
Belmont Station
4500 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
Description:
Goose Island is as passionate about beer as you are and we want to share that passion with you. Stop by and Meet the Brewer that made the fantastic beer you’re about to take home with you!
Beers Showcased:
Muddy Waters Imperial Stout, BCS 2013, Matilda, IPA, Bourbon County Barleywine

Goose Island Swank & Swine Beer Dinner

Beer Dinner
7:00pm-9:00pm
Swank & Swine
808 SW Taylor St. Portland, OR
Description:
A four course dinner paired with 4 Goose Island Beers. Dinner is $75. Call 503-276-1769 or email kayla@swankandswine for reservations
Beers Showcased:
Matilda, Sofie, Madame Rose, Bourbon County Stout

Celebration of Beer
8:00pm-10:00pm
Bridgetown Beerhouse
915 N Shaver St, Portland, OR
Description:
Celebration of Beer, a Goose Island Beer Company tradition, hits the road! Some of our most treasured and rare beers, plus some that never leave our brewery in Chicago, make a special appearance in sunny Minnesota.
Beers Showcased:
Matilda, BCS 2014, BCS 2013, Halia

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