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Binny’s Mokena: Coming Soon

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Binny’s Mokena is almost here! The shelves are being stocked and we’re working on planning an epic month of grand opening events and tastings. The 14,000 square foot store features an 18 door beer cooler, aisles filled with your favorite wine, spirits, and beer, a walk in humidor, a high-end spirits room, and a wine cellar. Check back here in the next few days for more information on when we’ll open our doors in Mokena! For now, here are a few pictures of what we’ve been working on.
 

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Bourbon Women Night 2016 – Handpicked Single Barrel

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Bourbon Women Night is an opportunity to taste bourbon and network with the women of the spirits industry. Sample from a selection of 50+ spirits and discover new favorites from all over the country. From Rhine Hall’s locally made brandy to George Dickel’s Tenessee Rye Whiskey to Angel’s Envy port barrel aged whiskey, it is a unique tasting experience. In anticipation of this year’s Bourbon Women Night, we’re excited to announce a few highlights. But first, save the date!

 

Bourbon Women Night

Binny’s Lincoln Park

Thursday, March 17th
6:00-8:00pm

 

Buy Tickets Here

 

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Beer Buzz Hop of the Month: Mosaic

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One of our favorite hops to hit the scene in the last few years is the Mosaic hop. A descendant of the Simcoe hop, the Mosaic hop, like its ancestor, is famous for its bright, tropical flavors. Just as a mosaic is built from a multitude of smaller pieces, the Mosaic hop combines a myriad of hop flavors and aromas into one complex little cone – a Mosaic of flavors and aromas that you’ll find in our favorites below.

 

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Cider Summit Chicago 2016 Presented by Binny’s

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Join us at the fourth annual Cider Summit Chicago , the largest ever tasting of artisanal ciders from around the world. It’s at the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier. You’ll get to meet cidermakers, sample from a selection of 90+ ciders and taste awesome food. We’ll be there to chat… so be sure to stop by the table with the big Binny’s banner. Who knows, maybe we’ll have surprises. More info after the jump.

 

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Beer Buzz: McGargles

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Founded in 2013, Rye River Brewing is located in the small Irish town of Kilcock just outside of Dublin. Their McGargles line of beer represents the return of brewing to Kilcock, a town whose rich brewing history dates as far back as 1595. What excites us about McGargles is their combination of old and new world brewing traditions.

 

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Binny’s Top 10 of 2015

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Binny’s employs the best people in the industry. We asked Binny’s specialists from Chicago to Champaign, Evergreen Park to Highland Park, for their top picks of 2015, with an emphasis on value and on availability. The response was huge, and distilling all the great suggestions down to a list of ten wasn’t easy.

 

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Beer Buzz: The World’s Strongest Beer

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Over the past few years, several breweries have battled to claim the title of the world’s strongest beer. Perhaps none more famous than the rivalry between Germany’s Schorschbräu and Scottland’s BrewDog. Germany’s Schorschbräu Brewery remains committed to consistent production of monstrous brews, the strongest of which clocks in at over 100 proof!

 

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Repeal Day: Celebrate with FEW Binny’s Handpicks

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Celebrate the legalization of drinking with a sip of our hand selected whiskies from FEW Spirits. The Whiskey Hotline traveled all the way to Evanston to visit FEW Spirits where we selected a single barrel rye, a 3 barrel blended rye and a 3 barrel blended bourbon. Some say FEW takes its name from Prohibition advocate Frances E. Willard. Few Spirits has gained a name for themselves among enthusiasts both locally and even abroad as a true grain to glass distillery. From their gin to their bourbon and rye whiskies, the craft shines through. Additionally, their ryes make for an especially flavorful Manhattan!

 

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