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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 Clyde May’s Alabama 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

 

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Bourbon Women Night Binny's

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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!

 

FEW Spirits

 
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Driving to Memphis

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Bring on the barbeque! This cocktail will blow your mind. You think you’re committing to a bourbon cocktail, but then you get hit in the face with a flavor blast of peach barbeque. Seriously, stop in to one of our tasting rooms to give it a try, or mix one up at home and pair it with your favorite bbq dish. Don’t forget the peach pie… you’ll thank us later.

 

Driving To Memphis Cocktail Binny's

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Kahlua Holiday Gift Wrapping Event

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Stressed about holiday shopping? De-stress with Kahlua at this two-day event. Bring your unwrapped presents (limit 2 per customer) to Binny’s Bolingbrook, and have them wrapped while you indulge in brownies, coffee, candy and Kahlua holiday cocktails. Mrs. Claus is bringing Kahlua’s elves to wrap your presents in a Kahlua airstream. You’ll also have a chance to win swag, prizes and more!

 

Kahlua Gift Wrapping Blog

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Thanksgiving Spirit Pairings

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It’s no secret we love whiskey. And tequila. And gin. And pretty much anything else distilled. Spirits are great in cocktails, on their own, or even to pair with Thanksgiving dinner. Check out a few of our favorite Thanksgiving spirit pairings below and let us know what you think in the comment section or online.

 

Thanksgiving Binny's

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Confessions of a Mixologist: No Hang Ups

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We’ve seen some impressive world records go down, but this one showed dedication. Comedians Rob Mor and Alex Weber completed the world’s longest live stream, lasting 14 whole days. You could watch them live on NoHangUps.tv eating, sleeping, Tindering, working out, etc. On their 14 day journey, Rob made a stop at Binny’s Lincoln Park to debut his mixologist skills – and it turns out, he wasn’t terrible.

 

No Hang Ups

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Confessions of a Mixologist: Sheridan Road

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Bartender Angie built this cocktail around memories she had with her Grandmother. They would often take a drive in the fall down Sheridan Road from the city up to Highland Park and watch all of the leaves change color. Additionally, the rum of choice is Angie’s favorite, and she was quite pleased to find that the port mixed perfectly with the gin and bitters.

 

Sheridan Road

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Holiday Cooking with Don Q Rum

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John Meisler, Executive Chef and Global Brand Ambassador for Serralles USA is making his way around to a few Binny’s locations to share his classic New Orleans style cooking. Chef Meisler is known for his iconic recipes that he makes with Don Q Rum. This year, he is going to whip up a few different recipes that you can learn how to make for your holiday dinners, including cocktails to pair.
 

Don Q Cooking Demos John Meisler

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