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Photograph: Courtesy Goose Island

Goose Island has transformed a vintage CTA bus into a private drinking room

All aboard!

Emma Krupp
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Emma Krupp

Ever pined for a pint of craft beer during your evening bus commute? Now you can finally scratch that itch for transit-adjacent imbibing, thanks to this new private drinking area located aboard a vintage CTA bus outside Goose Island's Fulton Street taproom in West Town.

The bus, which dates back to 1963, has been rehabbed and outfitted with tables, a heating system, Bluetooth speakers and a touchless ordering system to encourage social distancing. Once onboard, you and a small group of friends can hang out and admire the bus's retro charm over a pint of 312 (or your brew of choice) for up to two hours.

You can book a $10, two-hour reservation—which comes with a free beer—on Resy. In the meantime, take a sneak peek at the bus below. 

goose island brewing
Photograph: Goose Island
goose island brewing
Photograph: Courtesy Goose Island

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