Wegmans Stores & Restaurants to Offer Highly-Coveted Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout on Black Friday

ROCHESTER, NY, November 16, 2018 -

Once again, all Wegmans stores will be carrying a limited quantity of Goose Island’s Bourbon County Brand Stout available for sale beginning Friday, Nov. 23. This year however, customers can also enjoy a glass of the popular seasonal beer at the company’s 12 Pub locations, select Burger Bars, Next Door, Amore and Blue Dalia restaurants. Each restaurant is receiving one keg of the highly-coveted stout, so customers are encouraged to act fast. Two Seafood Bars, located in Wegmans’ Fredericksburg and Lake Manassas stores in Virginia will also each receive a keg to tap when the Seafood Bars reopen on Saturday, November 24.

Aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels that are a minimum of four-years-old, this fan-favorite beer packs a flavorful punch. The beer is described by Goose Island as having notes of “of cocoa, vanilla, caramel, almond, cherry, plus leather and tobacco.”

“We’re always excited to offer our customers special, seasonal beers and access to unique flavors and experiences,” said Antonio Arias, restaurant beverage merchant for Wegmans. “Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout is very popular in our stores, and we’re glad to be able to offer it in our restaurants as another way for guests to enjoy this holiday tradition.”

Stores will open at 7 a.m. on Friday (Natick will reopen at 6 a.m.) after closing at 4 p.m. (Mass. stores will close at midnight) on Thursday, Nov. 22 for the Thanksgiving holiday. While most Wegmans restaurants will be open for normal hours on Black Friday, there will be some variation by market and customers are encouraged to call ahead. For example, Blue Dalia, located in the Natick Mall in Natick, MA, will be opening early for holiday shoppers at 10 a.m.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 98-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 21 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2018.

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