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  1. Bears Alumni Appearances at Binny's

    Bears Alumni Appearances at Binny's

    The Bears are coming to Binny's! Here's your chance to meet Bears alumni like Otis Wilson, Kevin Butler, Johnny Knox and many more! Check below for dates, times and locations.

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  2. Binny's Demo Kitchen: Grilled Shrimp with Caramelized Pineapple Salsa

    Binny's Demo Kitchen: Grilled Shrimp with Caramelized Pineapple Salsa

    There's nothing like a hearty shrimp appetizer to really start your dinner party off right. Chef Scott's grilled shrimp with caramelized pineapple salsa will leave your guests with the most fulfilling sweet and savory experience they've ever had. This dish is fantastic paired with a chilled glass of rose or your favorite New England IPA.

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  3. Demo Kitchen Recipes: Herbed Salmon En Papillote

    Demo Kitchen Recipes: Herbed Salmon En Papillote

    Today’s flavorful, low fat summer recipe is all about method. The technique known as en papillote is often used with seasoned, delicate proteins (such as chicken breasts and seafood) whose flavors mingle and intensify as they cook in their own steam. It’s easy to execute, fancy and flashy, and lends a sense of drama when unwrapping the entree! Enjoy this dish with a savory sauvignon blanc.

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  4. Barrel to Bottle Episode 25: The Wide World of Gin

    Barrel to Bottle Episode 25: The Wide World of Gin

    This week on Barrel To Bottle with Binny’s Beverage Depot, Kristen Ellis and Jeff Carlin sit down with a co-founder of Scofflaw and gin aficionado Danny Shapiro to talk about the often misunderstood world of gin, as he offers a guide to tasting the complexities of quality gin. Working his way through three distinct categories of gin, Danny tastes through three unique examples:

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  5. Barrel to Bottle Episode 24: Delphine Laborde of Maison Veuve Clicquot

    Barrel to Bottle Episode 24: Delphine Laborde of Maison Veuve Clicquot

    This week on Barrel To Bottle with Binny’s Beverage Depot, Kristen Ellis and Jeff Carlin present a conversation with winemaker Delphine Laborde of Maison Veuve Clicquot. Born in the heart of France’s Champagne region, Laborde shares stories about her life among the vines, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Madame Clicquot’s Veuve Clicquot Rosé

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  6. Barrel to Bottle Episode 23: BCBS Tasting with Mike Siegel

    This week on Barrel To Bottle with Binny’s Beverage Depot, hosts Kristen Ellis and Jeff Carlin along with Roger Adamson get a unique tasting tour of Goose Island Beer Company’s 2017 Bourbon County label releases with Goose Island’s head of research and development, Mike Siegel. 2017 marks the most extensive lineup of Bourbon County offerings, including the Bourbon County Brand Stout, the Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout, Bourbon County Brand Barleywine, Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout (flavors of blueberry and almond), Proprietor’s Bourbon County Brand Stout (flavors of cinnamon/bananas Foster), Bourbon County Reserve Brand Barleywine, and Bourbon County Reserve Brand Stout (aged in 11-year-old Knob Creek bourbon barrels). Mike walks the B2B crew through each offering’s taste profile and development so you can keep your bottles “cellared” for that special occasion.  

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  7. Barrel to Bottle Episode 21: All Things Cider

    This week on Barrel to Bottle, Kristen Ellis and Jeff Carlin look at all things cider. Cider Director / Floor Manager for The Northman in Chicago, Brian Rutzen aka “CiderBrian” dives into the ever-growing world of cider to explain cider’s historical roots, common misconceptions about cider, and to taste some unique styles. Roger Adamson(Beer Buzz) also joins the conversation with a look at how modern cider production mimics the American beer scene. Want to discover cider for yourself? Check out the 6th annual Cider Summit Chicago.  

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  8. Barrel to Bottle Podcast Episode 20: Valentine's Day Pairings

    What’s the perfect wine, spirit, or beer to go with your Valentine’s Day plans? This week on Barrel to Bottle Kristen Ellis, Jeff Carlin, and Roger Adamson explore elegant offerings from KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates in Wisconsin and pair them with various spirits, wine, and beer. Looking for something extra special this V-Day? Try Kohler Dark Chocolate Brandy.  

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  9. Demo Kitchen Recipes: Boston Beer Cheese

    It doesn't get much better than a bowl of ooey-gooey melted cheese - unless of course it's made with beer! Chef Scott's Boston Beer Cheese recipe is full of savory and spicy flavors that will have you drooling for more. Best paired with a cold pint.  

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    Boston Beer Cheese Binny's

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  10. Barrel to Bottle Podcast Episode 19: Terroir Under Cork

    How do the soil, terrain, climate, and tradition impact the taste of certain wines and spirits? Terroir, of course! This week on Barrel to Bottle Kristen Ellis and co-host Jeff Carlin take a trip through terroir’s impact on the production of wine and spirits. Also, joining the conversation are B2B regulars Joe Maloney (Whiskey Hotline) and Roger Adamson (Beer Buzz) with a look at how hops and grain are also impacted by terroir. All that, plus someone walks away with a $20 Binny’s gift card, just for asking the right question.  

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