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Score Free Fried Chicken For A YEAR With This NYC Black Friday Deal

Photo courtesy of Loosie’s Kitchen & Cafe

Black Friday is quickly approaching and we’re trying to find as many sweet deals as we can before we lose out. Instead of electronics, however, this year we’re eyeballing this insane food deal.

New York City-based lovers of fried chicken will want to keep their peepers on Loosie’s Kitchen and Cafe’s Black Friday Special.

For $249, patrons will get 365 plates of Loosie’s famous fried chicken wings served with a side of spicy mustard, hot sauce, and fermented pickles. The special is valued at $7,300. Similar to Olive Garden’s Pasta Pass, all you have to do is pay a flat rate and you’ll be able to enjoy fried chicken every day for a year at the NYC establishment.

Since you need to wash down fried chicken with something smooth, Loosie’s is also offering a beer special for Black Friday, where customers can purchase a year’s worth of wheat beer 1664 Blanc, valued at $2,500, for $249.

There’s a catch, however.

Because this is such a limited sale, the only way to get your hands on this offer is to email sayhi@loosieskitchen.com and explain why you deserve a year’s worth of fried chicken and beer through the written word. Hey, beats having to wait in line and kind of levels the playing field for everyone. We’re down with that.

Any New York locals who are certain they won’t get sick of fried chicken will surely want to reach out to shoot their shot at Loosie’s.

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Here Are All The Details On Goose Island Beer’s Highly Coveted Release of Bourbon-Infused Beer

As the holidays are now in full swing, everyone has their traditions — whether it’s connecting with old friends or even SantaCon. At Goose Island Brewery, tradition comes in the form of a line of highly sought after, delicious bourbon-infused stouts.

The Chicago-based brewery has been aging this beer in bourbon barrels for its annual release of Bourbon County Stouts since the early 1990s. One of Goose Island’s biggest releases of the year, the 2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout variants has fans lining up across the country for their chance to buy the coveted beers.

This year, Goose Island released six different flavor profiles — their original Bourbon County Brand Stout, a Bourbon County Barleywine, a Bourbon County Stout Coffee, a Bourbon County Northwoods Stout, a Bourbon County Proprietor’s Stout and limited-edition Bourbon County Reserve Stout.

This year’s Bourbon County Brand Stout was made in the barrels that were second use, fresh-unrinsed, 5 to 7-year-old bourbon barrels. It was brewed in honor of the 1,000th batch at Goose Island’s original Clybourn brewpub.

In years past, Bourbon County Brand Barleywine was aged in third use bourbon barrels that previously housed their barrel-aged stout. This year’s Barleywine was aged exclusively in freshly emptied, second use bourbon barrels, so expect this vintage to have a slightly higher ABV and an enhanced bourbon character. According to our Brewmaster Jared Jankoski, this release should have sublime barrel-aged character.

Goose Island teamed with next-door neighbor, Chicago’s Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea for its Bourbon County Brand Stout Coffee. This stout is made with a different coffee blend each year; with the change in coffee comes a change in the flavor profile. This year, they used Intelligentsia’s Black Cat Espresso, which was the bean they used in the first Bourbon County Coffee release in 2010.

The concept for this year’s national variant, the Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout, has been bouncing around in Goose Island Brewmaster Jared Jankoski’s head for a couple years. It combines some of his favorite flavors in blueberry and almond.

Its Bourbon County Proprietor’s Brand Stout was created by brewer Quinn Fuechsl and will be available exclusively in Chicago.

Finally, its Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout is made in 11-year-old Knob Creek Bourbon barrels and will have a limited release in Chicago and Kentucky.

More than 20 years ago, Goose Island Brewmaster Greg Hall met legendary Beam Family Master Distiller, Booker Noe, at a Beer, Bourbon, and Cigar pairing dinner. What began as a conversation about a special 1,000th batch for Goose Island’s Clybourn Brewpub turned into this annual Bourbon County release.

Thanks to Noe’s gift of four barrels, bourbon barrel-aged beer was born. That original collaboration has now come full circle with the 2017 release of Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout. Aged in 11-year-old freshly emptied Knob Creek Bourbon barrels – the Small Batch Bourbon created by Noe himself in 1992 – this beer is simultaneously a celebration of Knob Creek’s 25th Anniversary and a toast to the chance encounter that brought Bourbon County Brand Stout to the world.

Much like the hottest gifts of the season, Goose Island’s Bourbon County releases are coveted items for beer drinkers so grab them while you can.

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61-Cent Wienerschnitzel Corn Dogs on Black Friday

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Pro-tip: Don’t go shopping on Black Friday. Just don’t do it. You don’t want to be there. The workers don’t want you to be there. Even your Thanksgiving leftovers don’t want you to be there (it gets lonely in the fridge).

Instead, pop over to Der Schnitzel for 61-cent corn dogs in honor of 1961, the year the chain first opened its ketchup and mustard-colored doors. This is about a 40% discount from the dogs’ regular $1 price, and guaranteed to be more satisfying than saving $50 off that $500 camera you’ve been eyeing for all of two minutes.

Just hope the lines aren’t too crazy.

H/T + Picthx Wienerschnitzel

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Starbucks Offering Free Espresso Drinks With Refill Tumbler

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The time has come once again for Starbucks’ semi-traditional holiday deal. The coffee giant is offering free espresso drinks everyday in January to customers who come in with their new Starbucks Stainless Steel Espresso Refill Tumbler. The tumbler is priced at $75 but will be on sale for $65 when it makes its Black Friday debut. The price seems like a bargain considering the total value of a 31 grande sized drinks is about $140.

Eligible beverages include all espresso crafted drinks including holiday lattes. Caffeine addicts will more than make up their money in the form espresso laced drinks for 31 days straight but the offer is only good while supplies last at participating Starbucks locations.

Starbucks previously offered a similar deal in December 2011 with a refillable coffee tumbler for the much lower price of $19.95. Customers were treated to a free fresh cup of coffee on Starbucks everyday in January 2012.

We’re wondering how exactly the barista would know you already got your freebie of the day if you happened to try to use your tumbler at multiple locations because that’s definitely the way to go to double your tumbler’s worth.

H/T + Pic Thx Eater

 

 

 

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Waffle Riot! — Black Friday Shoppers Fight Over $2 Waffle Makers [VIDEO]

Discount shoppers rejoice, it’s Black Friday, which means hordes of people will be pouring into establishments with anything notably resembling a sale. It also means it’s time to hear the crazy stories of thriving discount-heads trampling each other, pepper spraying their fellow man for an X-Box and in the case of this particular story — mobbing over $2 Waffle Makers.

In the following video, you’ll get a shaky account of a crowd of shoppers jumping on a supply of $2 waffle makers by. I wonder how much these people could have saved by actually going to work, making a few dollars, and spending their day’s wage on a normally-priced Waffle Maker.

Just something to think about, but what do I know?

[via mashable]

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Sam’s Club Offers Free Breakfast on Black Friday

The biggest problem I have with Black Friday is staying up the whole night without the prospect of a hot meal to keep you going. Thankfully, Sam’s Club is offering Black Friday customer’s a free hot breakfast. The lucky club members will be offered fresh egg sandwiches, hot coffee, fresh fruit, and yogurt from 5a.m. to 8a.m on November 25th.

It’s nice to know that Sam’s Club is looking after its members. A nice hot breakfast is essential for an entire day of shopping. Especially when you’re going to spend it fighting the crowds for that 50 inch flat screen.

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Quiznos: Black Friday Weekend Only – $2.99 Combo Meal

In celebration of the biggest shopping day of the year, Quiznos is offering up a Black Friday Combo. Any small sub/half, chips, and a regular drink for 2.99, that’s ridiculous. You can also get $10 off a catering tray. Either way it’s an amazing deal, so check after the jump for your coupons.