Chicago, IL — Burnt City Brewing proudly announces the release of its Freight Handler Milk Stout, available now at restaurants, bars, and retailers in the Chicagoland area.
Canned in Burnt City Brewing’s production facility on the South Side of Chicago, this newest offering adds to the brand’s three flagship beers—Dick The Butcher Pale Ale,Face Melter Hibiscus IPA, And Balloon Boy Farmhouse Wheat Ale—available for distribution by Burnt City Brewing.
Freight Handler Milk Stout (5% ABV)
Burnt City’s newest seasonal offering is full-bodied and smooth, with rich chocolate flavors, complex maltiness, and a touch of subtle lactose sweetness
The Freight Handler Milk Stout is available in six-packs of 12-ounce cans ($9.99 suggested retail), as well as 1/2 BBL and 1/6 BBL kegs. Burnt City’s current distribution area includes Chicagoland, Northern Illinois, Northern Indiana, and Alabama. For more information on Burnt City, visitwww.burntcitybrewing.com.
Burnt City December Upcoming Events
Ending 2016 on a high note, Burnt City hosts several special events to celebrate the seasonal beer release throughout the greater Chicago area.
- Thursday, December 1: Bitter Pops (3345 N. Lincoln Ave. #102; 773.857.7677) official release party of Freight Handler Milk Stout in cans, with special giveaways throughout the night. Guests can enjoy Freight Handler on draft, as well as in cans for purchase, 6-8 p.m.;Facebook event link
- Thursday, December 8: Templestowe Pub (3135 W Montrose Ave..; 773.681.0341) Burnt City’s very first tap takeover. Drafts include Freight Handler Milk Stout, Face Melter Hibiscus IPA, and Balloon Boy Farmhouse Wheat Ale, with raffles and giveaways throughout the night, 7-11:30 p.m.;Facebook event link
- Saturday, December 31: Burnt City Brewpub (2747 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773.295.1270) Toast to 2017 with Burnt City Brewing and Arcade Brewery as part of delicious collaboration and tap takeover. Currently ruminating in the brite tank is a fantastically chill Helles Lager made with the Relax hop. The rest of these fine festivities include a Premium Bar package that includes all beer & cider drafts, wine, and liquor; appetizers & small bites; and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are priced at $65 per person, and are available online.
Burnt City Brewing crafts nuanced beer for Chicago and beyond, celebrating in every pint the spirit of perseverance that is so deeply rooted in the city’s history. Founding Brewers John and Ben Saller create inventive year-round offerings, seasonals, and special releases with an emphasis on quality ingredients. Burnt City Brewing cans beer out of its production facility (825 E. 99th St.; 773.360.5233) in the Pullman neighborhood on the South Side and workshops new ideas at the brewpub and bowling alley (2747 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-295-1270) in the heart of Lincoln Park. Hours for the brewpub and bowling alley are Monday-Thursday 5-11 p.m., Friday 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Saturday 12 p.m.-2 a.m. (bowling 5 p.m.-2 a.m.), and Sunday 12 p.m.-11 p.m. (bowling 5-11 p.m.). For more information on the brewery and its distribution, visit www.burntcitybrewing.com, and follow on Twitter and Instagram.