A new release from Goose Island Beer Co. is being made exclusively for its home city.
Old Man Grumpy is a 5.8 percent ABV dry-hopped pale ale brewed with Cascade, Chinook, Huell Melon and Mosaic hops that debuted as a draft-only option from the Chicago-based brewery in 2014.
That's right, Chicago. We just bottled our pale ale, Old Man Grumpy. Available now. Chicago only. Bonus: For every 6-pack of Old Man Grumpy sold (launching 9/18), $1 goes to the Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief fund through October. Style: Dry Hopped American Pale Ale ABV: 5.8% IBU: 30 Color: Golden Hops: Cascade, Chinook, Huell Melon, Mosaic Malts: 2-Row, Caramel 40, Special Pale
In addition, now through October, 100 percent of sales proceeds from taproom sales, $50 for every keg sold around Chicago, and $1 for every six-pack sold will be donated to Harvey and Irma Hurricane Relief Funds.
According to a post on Goose Island’s Instagram page, Old Man Grumpy will be packaged in six-packs of 12-ounce cans and is now shipping to retailers exclusively in the city of Chicago.
Update (Sept. 16, 2017) — This post was updated to include details on the pricing, release date and brewing information. It was originally published on May 23, 2017.