Yes, we are rapidly approaching the first of the major single malt whisky fests. Shayne's Shindig will be at the Union League Club of Chicago on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 6:30pm. For more information, refer to the above link.
Of course, in the interim, Signatory holds a tasting at Binny's in Willowbrook on 9/30 and tomorrow
Deageo will have a master class at Binny's South on Tuesday 9/22/09 at 6pm
It only takes the Red line to Roosevelt and the CTA #12 Bus west to Jefferson to get to Binny's south. For fifteen dollars with a Binny's card (which you can get at the store, why not take public transportation, rather than avoid the opportunity. Phone first!