Brewed in collaboration with Estrella Negra, a restaurant and lounge in Wicker Park, to celebrate their 11 year anniversary, with a touch of tamarind fruit and piloncillo sugar and complimented with mango and tropical flavors from the hop additions. (Note – The name is Spanish for eleven, not like the phrase, “Once upon a time…)”
Currently Available
Once is currently available at the Blue Island Beer Company taproom and local bars.

Style: American Pale Ale with Tamarind
ABV: 5.5%
IBU: 16.6
SRM: 4.3

Package Types
This beer is available in cans This beer is available on draft
Taproom Draft Options

Beer Characteristics


16.6 IBUs