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Since its introduction in 2007, the illusive Citra Hop has been in high demand and low supply.  Brewers lucky enough to get their hands on some have made some amazing beers. Originally known as HBC 394 cv, Citra is aptly named, imparting fresh citrus aromas and flavors, plus a variety of tropical fruit notes. Not just delicious on its own, Citra is a team player that works beautifully with other hops, too. Check out these delicious brews showcasing the flavors of this hot, hip hop.


Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $10.99

Big bright citrus notes are the star of this juicy IPA. In addition to Citra hops, Fresh Squeezed is also brewed with Mosaic hops, piecing together complex piney, floral and earthy notes with bright tropical fruit flavors and vine-ripened berries. Fresh Squeezed has a little bit of everything.


Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $9.99

Torpedo gets its name from a proprietary device that Sierra Nevada uses to add hop flavor without the bitterness during dry hopping, resulting in explosive tropical fruit aromas. For extra value, Torpedo is also available in 12 Packs.


Victory Headwaters Pale Ale 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $9.99

This balanced pale has been a favorite for years. Often compared to the impossible to find Zombie Dust, Headwaters is a great beer in its own right.  Big hops supported by a solid malt backbone give Headwaters balance and freshness.


Summit Saga IPA 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $8.99

Along with Citra, Saga features the Rakau hop, a variety unique to New Zealand, offering tangy apricot notes and a hint of pine. Saga is an epic mix of complex hop characteristics with bright tropical fruit flavors taking the spotlight.


Kona Big Wave Golden Ale 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $8.99

Light and crisp, this golden ale is a refreshing change of pace. Brewed with Galaxy and Citra hops, Big Wave brims with tropical fruit flavors sure to bring back memories of your favorite tropical getaway. At a modest 4.4% ABV, it is one of our favorite session brews.


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Hop Heads rejoice! Long time champions of big bold hoppy brews, Green Flash Brewing of San Diego California has three bodacious brews perfect for when you’re jonesing for hops. Check out these righteous brews, now available in six packs!


Green Flash Soul Style IPA 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $10.99

Wondering what a beer with tropical hop flavor is all about? Look no further than Green Flash Soul Style IPA. Brewed with Citra, Simcoe, and Cascade, and clocking in at 75 IBUs, get ready for one gnarly IPA. Waves of guava, mango, and papaya tumble across the palate and give way to a long, dank finish.


Green Flash Hop Odyssey Citra Session 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $10.99

The minute you pop the cap on a Citra Session, aromas of grapefruit, tangerine and pineapple fill the air. Brewed with 100% Citra hops, this beer is all about the hops, delivering citrus, tropical fruit and lemongrass. Aromatic, light and refreshing, this is one of our favorite session IPAs.


Green Flash 30th Street 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $10.99

Green Flash likes to say this pale ale would be considered an IPA on any other street. Exploding on the nose with fruity and floral aromas thanks to generous dry hopping. Additions of Warrior, Cascade and El Dorado combine in a monster of a pale finishing with big piney resin and bright floral flavor.


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If you’re unfamiliar with Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, the time has come to take notice. Brewmaster Florian Kuplent has brewed beer all over the world, from small craft breweries to some of the largest and most technologically advanced brewing systems the industry has to offer. His combination of experience, professionalism and creativity shines in the brews coming from this St. Louis gem.


Urban Chestnut Oachkatzlschwoaf Oktoberfest Lager 4 Pack of 16.9oz Bottles $9.99

Oachkatzlschwoaf ("Owa-cats-el-shwoahf"). It’s a mouthful. This tongue twister is Austrian slang for a squirrel’s tail. Whether you can pronounce it or not, it's a marzen that pours rich copper in color with a dense white head. The nose offers a delicious mix of toasted malt and noble hops. Incredibly smooth on the palate, waves of malt richness are perfectly balanced by herbaceous and grassy hops. Rich and satisfying, this is one of the best Oktoberfests we’ve ever tried. Wunderbar!



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Our Big Cellar Sale is going strong. In fact, your response has been so great that we're digging deeper into the vault and adding more treasures to the list! As a reminder, these rare vintage beers are available in limited quantities, are only available by the bottle, to enjoy one at a time, on site, in the spectacular Lincoln Park Tasting Room. Our updated list:

Arcadia Barrel Aged Shipwreck Porter 2014 New!
Boulevard Love Child #4
Boulevard Saison Brett 2014 New!
Boulevard Rye on Rye 2012, 2013
Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine 2013
Drie Fonteinen Oude Gueuze 2013 New!
Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend
Drie Fonteinen Intense Red Oude Kriek 2014 New!
Firestone Walker 17th Anniversary
Firestone Walker 18th Anniversary New!
Firestone Walker Double DBA 2012, 2014
Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 2014 New!
Firestone Walker Sucaba, 2015
Founders KBS 2015 New!
Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Barleywine 2013 New!
Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout 2014 New!
Goose Island Juliet 2012
Goose Island Lolita 2011
Goose Island Madame Rose 2012
Lost Abbey Angel's Share 2012, 2013
Orval Trappist Ale 2013 New!
Port Older Viscosity 2011, 2013, 2014
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 2012, 2013, 2014
Stone Old Guardian 2011, 2012
Stone Russian Imperial Stout 2012, 2013

- also -
Samuel Adams Utopias
now available in a 1.5 oz pour

Again, these beers are only available to enjoy by the bottle in the Lincoln Park Tasting Room. Supplies are limited and they will not last.

*Prices valid with Binny's Card through 09/30/2015, or while supplies last. Not responsible for misprints or typographical errors. Advertised items limited to quantities on hand. Not all items are available at all Binny's locations.
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The first round of Oktoberfest beers are arriving now. Here are a few of our favorites so far, from German classics to excellent American interpretations. Give these a try, and watch for more to come.


Hofbrau Oktoberfest 6 Pack of 11.2oz Bottles $9.99

A modern German Oktoberfest, Hofbrau Oktoberfest bier is the very same beer served to thousands of revelers under the tents of Munich’s famous extravaganza. Lighter in color and body than traditional Marzen, this golden brew packs plenty of malt richness balanced by grassy and citrusy German hops.


Victory Festbier 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $9.99

Classically trained in Germany, Victory founder and brewmaster Ron Barchet knows German beer. Imported German malts undergo decoction mashing, a labor intensive old world practice yielding layers of rich malt complexity with notes of roasted pecans and fresh baked pumpernickel. Whole flower noble German hops perfectly round out this rich and savory brew.


Left Hand Oktoberfest 6 Pack of 12oz Bottles $10.99

American craft brewers are famous for amping up classic styles, and Left Hand Oktoberfest is one big bold beauty of a beer. Aromas of caramel and fresh baked biscuits flow seamlessly into rich toffee and spice flavors. This hearty brew pairs wonderfully with German classics like sauerbraten and bratwurst, but also works wonders when served with dessert. Perfect companion for a deep slab of apple pie.


Warsteiner Oktoberfest 6 Pack of 11.2oz Bottles $8.99

Warsteiner’s new Special Edition Oktoberfest pours a deep gold and is brimming with a biscuity malt richness. With noticeable heft, this fuller bodied Warsteiner is nicely balanced by a spicy and herbaceous hop finish. Big yet refreshing, this festbier will have you reaching for more.


For the Love of Beer Festival
hosted by Samuel Adams
in downtown Chicago's
Millennium Park North Promenade

Saturday, September 12th
TWO SESSIONS:
1:00-4:00PM    5:00-8:00PM

The first 500 purchasers using the code SamAdamsChiBeerFest will receive $10 off the price of their ticket! Please note that you must enter the promo code before clicking on the "Order Now" button.

Binny's is excited to partner with Sam Adams to bring you Chicago's first For the Love of Beer Festival.

This premium tasting event features sixty different Sam Adams beers on tap, many never before available in Chicago, such as Nitro Honey Porter, Black & Brew Coffee Stout and Oaked Dunkelweizen. Sam Adam’s to host local Chicago breweries at the fest as well!

But wait, there's more. Taste curated food and beer pairings featuring local chefs. Learn more about the Brewing the American Dream program. Watch artist Kyle Bice – famous for his use of beer as a medium – create a new piece during the event. Rock out to live music. Don't miss the inflatable hop slide, something we can't believe we didn't invent. And of course, meet the Binny's Beer Buzz crew for your chance to get your hands on Binny's swag.


*Not responsible for misprints or typographical errors.

Waddle and Silvy Live Broadcast
Friday, September 11th 2-6PM
Binny's Lincoln Park

Join Waddle & Silvy as they broadcast LIVE with Miller Lite. The guys will be on-hand with Miller Lite swag and giveaways. Open House.


Fall Beer Tasting
Wednesday, September 30th 6-8PM
Binny's Lincoln Park

Come celebrate fall with us! Here's your chance to taste new fall seasonals, Oktoberfest classics and unique pumpkin beers. We'll also have games, swag giveaways and a fun list of beers on tap. Reservations required.

Event Cost: $20.00 ($10.00 w/Binny's Card) Reservations Required Please call to reserve your spot (312) 664-4394.

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