Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown | Chicago, Illinois
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Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown
Exceptional based on 52 ratings
Type: Beer Store

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

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

Mayor: Niko100 (169) | Bottles: 800+

Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown

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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown (arranged by most recent)
Founders Double Trouble IPA 100, Revolution Oktoberfest Revolution 87, Brooklyn Oktoberfest 51, St Feuillien Triple 98, Watou Tripel 96, Lefebvre Hopus 86, Boddingtons Pub Ale (Can) 26, Efes Pilsen (Pilsener) 6, Petrus Dubbel Bruin 87, Sapporo Draft Beer / Premium Beer 7, Surly SurlyFest 95, Hacker-Pschorr (Hefe) Weisse 94, Straffe Hendrik Brugs Quadrupel 99, Hailstorm Take Me To Your Liter! , Préaris Quadrocinno 92, Boulder Beer Dragonhösen Imperial Oktoberfest 67, Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%) 100, Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 99, Kirin Ichiban 6, Birra Moretti 8
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52 reviews for Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown
 Ambiance  63%
 Service  66%
 Selection  75%
 Food  60%
 Value  72%
 Overall  71%
 Rating  78%
Rating Distribution

  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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99  (380) 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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
BVery  (447) Burnsville, Minnesota | December 12, 2011
Visited here at Christmas of 2009 - great store with a terrific selection of beers. Staff were helpful.
  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!
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock  (183) 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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
kevinsenn  (80) 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.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987  (104) Connecticut | 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!
  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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Vir4030  (22) Chicago, Illinois | June 10, 2011
Great keg selection with email reservations. Great! Friendly and fair with keg returns.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor  (150) Perth, Australia | April 25, 2011| Updated January 15, 2012
Service was crappy, noone gave asked if I needed help after about 25 mins of browsing and couldnt find the ’beer guy’ when I asked. Loved the selection though, not much UK and austrlian stuff but makes up for that with the US stuff. Not a great deal of hard to get beers but plenty of good ones still

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