What's On Tap
Q: When is the tap room open?
A: Thursday 2PM-8PM, Friday from 2PM-9PM, Saturday 12PM-9PM & Sunday from 12PM-6PM.
Q: Do I have to be 21 to enter the tap room?
Q: How big is the tap room?
A: Our capacity is 80
Q: Do you serve food at the tap room?
A: No, but feel free to bring your own
Q: Can I make reservations for the tap room:
A: No we do not accept reservations
Q: How much is the tour?
Q: What is included in the tour?
A: You will receive a glass, tasting, and a thorough tour of the Goose Island Brewery.
Q: What do I need to wear on the tour?
A: In order to participate in the tour, you will need to wear closed toe shoes and long pants
Q: What are the tour days & hours?
A: Thursday 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, 6PM, Friday 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, 6PM, 7PM Saturday 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, 6PM & Sunday 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM
Q: Do I need a tour reservation?
A: YES – The site will stop taking reservations 1 hour prior to the tour. Spots will be available first come first serve on site.
Q: Can I enjoy the tasting room without a tour?
Q: What beer will you be serving at the tap room?
A: Click out of this FAQ and click on "WHAT'S ON TAP"!
Q: How many beers are in the tasting room?
A: We have 16 tap lines & a cask engine
Q: Can I fill a growler?
A: Yes, growlers are available.
Q: I can’t find a sitter, is the tap room family friendly?
Q: Where do I park?
A: There is street parking available.
Q: Is there public transportation around the brewery?
A: Yes, the Green Line Train, Ashland bus, and Damen bus all have stops just a short walk away.
Q: Is the brewery tour handicap accessible?
Q: Can I purchase packaged beer at the taproom?
A: Yes, we have variety of selections available to take home.
Q: Can I purchase merchandise at the tasting room?
Q: Are bottled beers available to go?
Q: Where else can I purchase tour tickets other than online?
A: If tours do not sell out online, they will be available for purchase at the tap room.
Q: Is the taproom available to schedule private events?
A: We have limited days available for private events, but email GooseVIP@gooseisland.com and we are happy to check.
Q: Is the Taproom pet-friendly?
A: No. Unless it is a service animal, you'll have to leave the pup at home.
Other important info:
Closed on the following dates:
The Taproom is closed Monday-Wednesday every week.
September 22—312 BLOCK PARTY/DAY 1
September 23—312 BLOCK PARTY/DAY 2
December 24 (Christmas Eve)
December 31 (New Years Eve)
During the 45 minute tour guests will be able to drink fresh Goose Island beers, get educated on the production process and history behind our products, and visit the inner depths of the brewery. Guests also receive a custom pint glass at the end of the tour! Locations include:
Visit the Goose Island production brewery, where we celebrate our craft, urban heritage, and dedication to making great beer. Please be aware that our Tap room at 1800 W Fulton Street has new hours. We are open:
12pm to 6pm
Book a tour with us below, or just stop by for a pint! Cheers!
Goose Island Tap room
Visit the Goose Island production brewery where we celebrate our craft, urban heritage, innovative spirit and our dedication to making great beer. Our Tap Room at 1800 W Fulton Street is open Thursday 2PM-8PM, Friday from 2PM-9PM, Saturday 12PM-9PM & Sunday from 12PM-6PM. Book a tour with us below or just stop by for a pint!
UPDATE: We will be open December 24th for Christmas Eve & December 31st for New Years Eve. No tours will be available on both dates. We will be closed December 25th for Christmas.