Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown | Chicago, Illinois
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Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown
Good based on 54 ratings
Type: Beer Store

213 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois United States 60654 [ print map ]
312 332 0012

binnys.com

Hours: 9am-9pm Mon-Sat, 11a-6p Sun


Mayor: Niko100 (196) | Bottles: 800+


Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown

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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown (arranged by most recent)
Spiteful Jingle Balls Winter Ale 67, Three Floyds DEESKO 88, Pig Minds Vanilla Bitch Slap 46, Wild Onion Drago 89, Sweetwater Take Two Pils 78, Bells Planet Series: Saturn - The Bringer Of Old Age 98, Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale 95, t Smisje Grande Reserva 91, Founders Black Rye 98, Half Acre Daisy Cutter 99, Three Floyds Space Station Middle Finger 97, Duysters Loterbol 8 Blond 77, Mikkeller USAlive! 98, Sloeber 48, Zure van Tildonk 2013 No.1 89, Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat Beer 45, Vander Ghinste Omer Traditional 80, Local Option Exorcist 93, Une Année DryHop The Devil’s Reign 95, Piraat Triple Hop 78
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54 reviews for Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown
 Ambiance  62%
 Service  65%
 Selection  75%
 Food  60%
 Value  72%
 Overall  71%
 Rating  77%
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70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths  (1419) Boulder, Colorado | July 5, 2012
small interior compared to other Binny’s, but extensive selection of midwest bottles, though nearly everything but a few bombers and six-packs are shelved warm. no Three Floyds in stock July 2012.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jkwood04  (65) Connecticut | May 3, 2012
A pretty good store for downtown Chicago. A short walk from N Michigan Ave, so it’s accessible without a car. A pretty good selection, but they were out of 3 Floyds when I was there. They should allow you to buy single bottles, but you can make a mixed 6 pack.
80
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
KickInChalice  (20) Chicago, Illinois | February 17, 2012
This Binny’s has a very convenient location for anyone working in the loop. The smaller setup prevents it from having the same selection as some of the more expansive locations, though. This location has recently expanded their beer selection and started offering a "create your own six pack" section, which is a nice feature. They are now able to bring in a wider selection of local craft and interesting import beers. Limited releases disappear from here faster than pretty much anywhere else in the city, so I generally use this store to grab a couple quick hits on the way home or to a party.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99  (491) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 26, 2011
Went to this store after a business presentation. Easy parking next to building. smaller building with well organized shelfs with wine, liquor on the right and three large shelfs of beers on the back lef. Good selection of standard micros in bombers and six packs and good selection of Illinois beers. Found six new beers for me. Party goods, wine and hard liquor store at good prices like the other Binny’s. Chicago BA freindly package store service. Nice location. I will return if downtown.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
BVery  (508) Plymouth, Minnesota | December 12, 2011
Visited here at Christmas of 2009 - great store with a terrific selection of beers. Staff were helpful.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
RudiNicole  (77) Michigan | December 6, 2011
Visited while on my trip to chicago. Filled my cart with goodies I can’t get in MI and it cost me just over $100! It was nice not having to pay deposit. The staff was extremely helpful, and I walked around for about 45 minutes. They even hooked me up with a six pack of Zombie Dust! Great spot to stop on your way out of the city with a parking lot!
74
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock  (204) Stockholm, Sweden | October 31, 2011
Visited in October 2011. Nice selection in this centrally located store, though no unusual beers as far as I could see. The store itself was impersonal, but it did not matter. I must say that from a from a Swedish perspective the prices were very low. A 6 PK of Bells Kalamazoo stout was 10.99, in Sweden if lucky I would get two bottles for that price. The service was descent.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
kevinsenn  (92) Waterloo, Ontario | October 11, 2011
Wow, coming from Ontario where all we have is the government-run LCBO, I am blown away by the selection in this place. Rows and rows of great American craft brews, and a good selection of imports. I need to travel south of the border more often.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987  (104) Arizona | October 5, 2011
Stopped by during a conference in Downtown Chicago. I actually had exceptional service as opposed to everyone here, I think I was talking to the buyer, he had all the best recommendations for local craft and let me into his secret backstock with solid 3F bombers. Awesome spot!
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9  (34) Nashville, Tennessee | August 24, 2011
This is a Binny’s, and as such, they have a massive selection at very fair prices. If you want any help finding anything, good luck flagging anyone down who will be able to help you, unless the actual buyer is there (I forget his name at the moment). They have a good amount of beer also in the cooler, so that is convenient, and if you happen by at the right time, you can find limited releases as well.

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