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Confessions of a Mixologist: Green Chile Bloody Mary


Don’t be fooled – this isn’t your average bloody mary. It’s a meal in a glass. You’ll experience sweet, bbq, sour and savory flavors that will make your taste buds water nonstop. We recommend whipping this one out for your tailgate or friendly brunch. As always, garnish like you mean it. Leave no blue cheese stuffed olive behind.


Green Chile Bloody Mary

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Johnnie Walker Blue Bottle Engravings


Save the date – Johnnie Walker Blue bottle engravings are back! It’s turned out to be an annual tradition here at Binny’s Beverage Depot and is a fantastic gift idea for the Scotch lover in your life. While you wait for the engraving professionals to do their thing, sample Johnnie Walker Platinum, Johnnie Walker Rye Cask, Johnnie Walker Double Black and Haig Club!


Johnnie Walker Blue Label Binny's Engraving


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Founders KBS Release + Tap Takeover


The highly anticipated imperial stout from the north has left the barrels and is ready to be poured in Chicago. Join us April 1st (no joke, promise!) at our Lincoln Park Tasting Room or South Loop Tasting Room during the times below for an epic Founders Tap Takeover, including 2016 KBS and special surprises from Founders you won’t want to miss.


Want to get your hands on bottles of your own? Binny’s is releasing KBS on April 1st when doors open at 9am at all Binny’s locations. Yes, all stores. Yes, even that one. (Hyde Park opens at 10am) Allocation is set at at least two bottles at all Binny’s locations. Founders Tap Takeover event info after the jump…


Friday, April 1st

Founders 2016 KBS Release
All Binny’s Locations


Founders KBS 2016 Binny's

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What’s Cooking at Binny’s?


Join Chicago’s celebrity chef Rick Bayless for an exclusive cooking demonstration and sampling of Tocayo, his new step into the world of brewing. Bayless will give an in-depth cooking demonstration, share his best-kept guacamole secrets and take photos with fans. Passed appetizers, taco stations and Tocayo samples will also be available. Proceeds benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Event info and more about Tocayo Hominy White Ale after the jump…


Tocayo Rick Bayless

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Confessions of a Mixologist: Amber is the Color of Your Energy


Consider this sweet and irresistible cocktail your new brunch go-to. It pairs well with a big pile of french toast or a plate of egg bennies. It’s refreshing and is 10x better when enjoyed outside. On a patio. Under the sun. Listening to 311. (Talk about a throwback) Can you tell we’re ready for warmer weather?

Amber is the Color of Your Energy Binny's

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Bud Light Hockey Appearance with Dennis Rasmussen

Meet Chicago forward, Dennis Rasmussen at Binny’s courtesy of Bud Light! He’ll sign autographs, pose for pictures and talk hockey. Members of the Bud Light Ice Crew will also be there giving away a pair of tickets to an upcoming Blackhawks game and free swag.


Binny’s Evergreen Park
Friday, February 26th


Binny's Blackhawks Budweiser


Visit our events page for info on upcoming tastings and fun happenings at your local Binny’s.

Binny’s Champaign is Your “Official” Party Superstore


Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day in pure Irish fashion at Binny’s, your “Official” St. Patrick’s Day headquarters. Taste favorites like Crown Royal, Captain Morgan, Bailey’s, Fireball, Tippy Cow, Bushmills, Guinness and much more! Learn how to make a Jameson Irish Mule, while your Jameson branded beanie gets printed with the logo of your choice. Jam to our bagpiper’s tunes from 1-5pm and score plenty of emerald swag for the holiday.


Binny’s Champaign
“Official” St. Patrick’s Day Event

Thursday, March 3rd


St. Practice Day Binny's

Don’t be selfish – share this post with your friends! There will be plenty of green swag for everyone.