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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

 

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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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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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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.

 

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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.
 

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Fall Preview: Binny’s Handpicked Casks

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The Whiskey Hotline hit the road this year. We’ve been all over the country and all over the world in search of casks of the finest spirits around. When we find the best of the best, we claim them as our own and call them Binny’s Handpicked Casks. Watch for these selections over the next few months:

 

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JR Ewing Bourbon Tasting with Dallas Star Linda Gray

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Meet actress Linda Gray, star of the classic TV show Dallas, and get your bottles of J.R. Ewing Private Reserve Bourbon autographed. Every batch of J.R. Ewing bourbon is aged four years in newly charred American oak barrels and is carefully handcrafted to maintain notes of caramel, toasted vanilla and light fruit flavors. We’re just happy J.R. was willing to share his bourbon with all of us. Who knew payback from JR could actually be a good thing?

 

Binny’s Oak Brook
Thursday, October 1st
4:00-6:00pm

 

Binny’s Willowbrook
Thursday, October 1st
7:00-9:00pm

 

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Binny’s Handpicked Clyde May’s

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Binny’s is proud to be the first retailer to participate in Clyde May’s single barrel journey. That’s right – get it here first. Clyde May’s is known for their Alabama style whiskey, a unique process in which they gently fold essential oils from granny smith apples into their finished high-rye bourbons, adding apple and cinnamon flavors. Their mash bill contains 55% corn, 30% rye and 15% barley. Scroll down to learn about the three we picked. We can’t promise you won’t salivate…

 

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Duke Bourbon Tasting with Ethan Wayne

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Duke Bourbon is blended to replicate and honor the tasting notes and smoothness preferred by John Wayne. Like his father, Ethan Wayne shares a fine appreciation for a nice glass of bourbon. Stop by Binny’s Lincoln Park to sample Duke Bourbon and get your bottle signed by Ethan. That’s a tall order, pilgrim.

 

Binny’s Lincoln Park
Thursday, September 10th
5:00-7:00pm

 

Duke Bourbon Binny's Ethan Wayne

 
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Wild Turkey Bus Tour

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If you’re a fan of Wild Turkey, this is one tasting you won’t want to miss! Taste from a stellar lineup including 81 Bourbon, Rare Breed, Forgive and Russel’s Reserve 10 year. Then take a tour of the Wild Turkey #Nevertamed bourbon bus and learn all about Wild Turkey history!

 

Wild Turkey Tour Bus

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