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St. Practice Day at Binny’s Champaign

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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
Thursday, March 3rd
1:00-8:00pm

 

St. Practice Day Binny's

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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.

 

Cider Summit

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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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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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Beer Buzz: Flavors from the Dark Side

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As the weather gets colder it’s hard to beat a nice rich stout or porter. American craft brewers are famous for their ingenuity and you wouldn’t believe some of the ingredients making their way into brew kettles these days. From old favorites to tasty new brews, here are some unique stouts and porters that are perfect for your next holiday get together.

 

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Black Friday 2015: Goose Island BCBS Release

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UPDATED 11/10/15 — Vintage BCBS info!

UPDATED 11/17/15 — Bloomington and Champaign info.

UPDATED 11/19/15 — Goose Island Bourbon County Snifters.

UPDATED 11/25/15 — Goose Island Bourbon County Prices.

 

Ah, November. The month of mustaches, cold weather, unlimited stuffing and – of course – the ultimate shopping day. We say this every year, but Goose Island has outdone themselves with an even better lineup of barrel-aged beers than ever, and an eventful Black Friday planned for beer lovers in Chicago. Binny’s locations across Chicagoland will all release Bourbon County Brand Stout when doors open on Friday, November 27, with the grandest release of them all right next door to the Goose Clybourn brewpub at our Lincoln Park location. Here’s what you need to know:

 

Goose Island BCBS 2015

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