Cubs vs. NY Mets May 19, 2013 + Goose Island Craft Beer Week Celebration
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 1:20 PM (CDT)
Skybox on Sheffield: Chicago's Premier Luxury Rooftop
We invite you to watch the Chicago Cubs like you've never seen them before. Skybox on Sheffield offers a unique perspective into Wrigley Field with great views from all four levels. Inside fair territory, we have one indoor level and three outdoor levels including one completely shaded level with unbelievable views into Wrigley Field.
Goose Island Catering and Skybox on Sheffield are amping up the winning combination of craft beer and baseball for a Chicago Craft Beer Week celebration! Cheer on your Cubbies while exploring your palate with three levels of refreshing, hoppy, and reserve Goose Island beers. From our annual batch of Cubby Blueberry Ale to Midway IPA and barrel aged reserves, you won’t want to miss the fun at the rooftop!
In addition to the Goose Island products on tap already, we will be creating a moveable feast of beers throughout our 3 bars. Each bar's selection will be different and themed in the following way:
Refreshing - Beers with quenching nature and very approachable flavor profiles ranging from fruity to grassy:
Cubby Blue - 5.0% abv. A Golden Ale with a generous addition of real blueberry juice added post-fermentation to give a unique and refreshing fruit sweetness and tartness.
Skybox White - 5.0% abv, A Belgian Wheat Ale brewed with a traditional Wit yeast strain to give the beer a pronounce fruit and spice character, and further accentuated with Green Coriander and Sweet Orange Peel to give an additional citrus zest
424 Gold - 5.5% abv, A lovely Kolsch style Ale with a light, crisp body and a fruit bouquet on the nose and generous hop additions.
Hefeweizen - 4.7% abv. A traditional Bavarian Wheat Beer brewed with a special yeast strain sourced from the world's oldest brewery. The nose is rich with cloves and bananas and a spicy flavor and dry finish.
Maibock - 6.3% abv. A German style Lager, brewed specifically to celebrate the month of May. Ruby colored with a rich malt body and notes of caramel, and a dry, refreshing finish.
Hoppy - Beers with a hop forward character, showing off what are traditionally thought of as "garden" or "citrus" flavors:
25th ESB - 6.4% abv. Brewed as a celebration of Goose Island's 25th Anniversary, a bold English Extra Special Bitter with a deep mahogany color, rich caramel and a touch of roast and a fruit forward hopping finishing dry.
Silver Jubilee - 8.0% abv. Brewed at the pub to commemorate the 25th Anniversary. A bold Double Pale Ale with a melon-like aroma and flavor, rich caramel malt body infused with a very healthy citrus hop presence.
Upstream IPA - 6.0% abv. A single hop India Pale Ale, hopped solely with Chinook, which exhibits a fine citrus and pine aroma and flavor, balanced with a firm caramel malt body and finishing rich and satisfying.
Midway IPA - 5.4% abv. A classic Pub beer, hopped solely with Cascade and a simple malt bill to showcase the classic American ale
Black Candle - 6.5% abv. An American Stout with a simple malt body with just a touch of chocolate and roast to allow the Citra hops to showcase with a profuse aroma and flavor of citrus.
Loftus Road - 4.4% abv. An English Pale Ale with a nose and body full of fruit and fresh bread
Reserve - Beers brewed rich with flavor and a touch of the experimental. These have been aging quietly in our cellars for up to 2 years gaining complexity until the perfect moment to pull them out:
Brett Barrel Saison - 8.0% abv. A traditional Belgian Style Saison fermented with the unique Sofie farmhouse ale strain, aged in oak barrels with Brettanomyces (a wild yeast strain) for 2 years giving it a fine, distinct tartness and a crisp finish.
Flanders Red - 6.2% abv. A traditional Flemmish Red Ale, rich in dark fruits and caramel and a distinct tartness developed over a year with a special blend of wild yeasts.
Magic Number - 9.8% abv. A traditional Belgian Triple, lightly colored and simply built to allow the full expression of the characterful Matilda yeast strain; rich in spice and fruit that deviously hides the alcohol.
Gomez Imperial Stout - 10.0% abv. An Russian Imperial Stout with a very healthy addition of Citra hops to give this richly layered stout a fine citrus aromatics.
All drinks and food are included with admission. Skybox on Sheffield is fully catered with made-to-order food from Chicago's legendary microbrewery, Goose Island. Enjoy gourmet pub food such as grilled paninis, pub burgers with bacon aioli and beer onions, vegetarian and gluten free options, the taco bar, dessert and much more.
With over 140 stadium seats and plenty of room to move around on all four levels, you'll be amazed by our Wrigleyville views!
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