Hard Rock Cafe Brings Summer Burger & Beer Pairing with Goose Island IPA

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Hard Rock Cafe is bringing the heat and extending its line of burger and beer pairings with a new Goose Island IPA duet, sure to become guests’ favorite summer staple. Available at cafe locations across the nation beginning July 1 through August 31, 2015, Hard Rock Cafe’s limited-time Goose Island Tropical Bacon Burger will be paired with Goose Island IPA, creating a one-of-kind dining experience that will have guests coming back for more.

Hard Rock Cafe’s Goose Island Tropical Bacon Burger is a half-pound Certified Angus Beef® patty brushed with Goose Island IPA glaze and topped with chili spiced bacon, grilled pineapple, mango salsa, chipotle purée, arugula and Cheddar. The Goose Island IPA glaze featured on the new burger infuses hoppy notes throughout every bite, and the limited-edition burger will be served with Hard Rock’s seasoned fries and a side of house-made Goose Island IPA barbecue sauce.

“Goose Island IPA served as the inspiration for our new burger, which brings a little kick to complement the craft beer’s sweeter notes, and the bold flavors will have guests across the nation raising a glass to the dog days of summer,” said Alex Merchan, Sr. Director, Marketing & Sales Cafes Worldwide of Hard Rock International. “This perfect pairing is reflective of Hard Rock’s culinary innovation and dedication to serving guests a variety of unique burger and beverage options.”


The new Goose Island IPA duet is an extension of Hard Rock’s year-long line of burger and beer pairings, following the successful launch of the Rebel Legendary™ Burger earlier this year. Additional limited-edition burger and beer pairings will be released throughout 2015.


“Goose Island IPA has been a Chicago craft beer staple for more than twenty years, and we were confident that Hard Rock would create a delicious burger for our partnership,” said Jesse Valenciana at Goose Island. “The new Goose Island Tropical Bacon Burger did not disappoint and perfectly enhances the flavor of our complex IPA.”


Hard Rock’s Goose Island Tropical Bacon Burger and Goose Island IPA pairing is available at cafe locations nationwide through August 31, 2015. Guests can stop by Hard Rock Cafe to try out the latest items or visit www.hardrock.com for more information.

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