Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park | Chicago, Illinois
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Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park
World Class based on 58 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1720 North Marcey Street
Chicago, Illinois United States 60614 [ print map ]
312 664 4394 | beer menu

Hours: M-Sa 9am-9pm, Sun 11am-6pm Tasting Room Hours: M-Thurs 12pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 12pm-5pm

Mayor: Niko100 (151) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 2500+

Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park

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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park (arranged by most recent)
Coronado Mermaids Red Ale 70, Hailstorm Chai A Sutra , Nebraska Ninja Gnome (Inception Series) , La Trappe Witte Trappist 60, 5 Rabbit Chocofrut Mandarina , 5 Rabbit Cerveceria Chocofrut Zarzamora , Clown Shoes Flight of the Angry Beast 98, Tallgrass 16-Bit DPA 94, Tallgrass Ethos IPA 96, Evil Twin Single Hop Kohatu Mango Femme Fatale , Schwaben Bräu Heller Bock 27, Pollyanna Mazzie 71, Buckledown Painted Turtle 46, Brooklyn Ale 45, Revolution Fist City 95, Revolution Deth’s Tar 99, Fort Collins 1020 Pale Ale 41, Lagunitas ScareCity #1: Imperial Pilsner 95, Konrad Světlý Ležák 14° 31, Schöfferhofer Grapefruit 23
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58 reviews for Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  76%
 Selection  91%
 Food  70%
 Value  76%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (797) Columbus, Ohio | January 25, 2014
Binny’s is located in the Clybourn area of downtown Chicago on North Marcey. There is a large parking lot in front of the store, as well as street parking in the immediate area.

The interior is large and well-lit, similar to pretty much any other cavernous liquor store. Maybe a little more sterile looking than Total Wine or Bevmo, but not entirely devoid of character. The beer is toward the left side both on shelves and in coolers around the perimeter. One of the shelves is devoted to mixed sixers.

The bottle selection counts not in the hundreds but apparently in the thousands! Incredible array of breweries are represented, more or less by geography from what I could see. Domestic craft breweries like Revolution, Goose Island, Pipeworks, Half Acre, Lost Abbey and Surly, as well as many imports.

Service is pretty typical for these types of stores. I was asked if I needed help finding anything, and checkout was friendly.

Overall this is a great store to visit in downtown Chicago, and being right across the street from Goose Island is an added bonus.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
ARH  (98) Chicago, Illinois | January 19, 2014| Updated December 14, 2014
Excellent beer selection with a well-knowledged staff - I have no hesitations asking for recommendations here - is there much more to be said? It is laid out like a warehouse, so nothing particularly noteworthy there, but that’s probably the only downside. So this location recently added a taproom in the back! It’s a bit of a walk through the store to get there, but tastefully laid out. It has a prohibition-like vibe going for it with wooden crates and barrels as decor. On a Saturday afternoon, it was really quiet, but I could see it gettin’ hoppin’ on a weekend night - especially if they get some tunes going in there. Clean, new, and you can take your drink into the store - seems like a trap ... = )
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
AirForceHops  (170) Epping, New Hampshire | December 5, 2013
I stood in line during the Black Friday event on 29 November 2013. Other than waiting in line for BCS, I have to say this is an impressive store. They are currently under construction to increase the size of the building which is already enormous. So needless to say the beer, wine and hard spirits selection is amazing. They also have a really great manager named Adam. Adam you did an awesome job with the Bourbon Country raffle, Thanks for the great organization! Really nice job handing the mob of people wanting to hear their raffle ticket getting called. Top Notch!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
AdamChandler  (260) Enfield, New Hampshire | December 2, 2013
The Binnys! Shout out to Adam. HUGE beer selection and an even better Whisky selection. i also bought some wine here. They had it all!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Beerman6686  (149) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | November 21, 2013
Ambiance is basically a big giant grocery store of liquor,wine,and beer. Pretthy huge. Employees were willing to help and packaged my stuff really well. Selection is pretty freaking awesome for an out of towner with tons and tons of great singles. Prices were on par to what i’ve seen other places around. Overall a great stop if by GI clybourne.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer  (124) Arkansas | October 6, 2013
Holy cow. This place is fantastic. Very helpful staff. Lots of great hard-to-find beers. Very much worth the trip.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
charule  (120) Chicago, Illinois | August 25, 2013| Updated January 28, 2014
Stopped in when we went to GI Clybourn around the corner. Seemed like Binnys in the South Loop. Seemed like they had a bunch of different bottles. super selection and decent prices. Easy stop if around.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
fluffheady  (109) Chicago, Illinois | August 4, 2013
This huge liquor store has one of the best selections in the city, including bottle shops. Their prices are also cheaper than nearly everywhere else. (Usually $2 less a 6 pack vs Whole Foods). Even though this is a chain, the beer staff gives it a small store feel. Adam, the beer director, is a great guy and has recently done a collaboration with Pipeworks.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
jandd1983  (218) Wentzville, Missouri | May 5, 2013
Stopped in on the way home from DLD 2013. Nice selection and stacked on the shelves decently. Was impressed by the number of Chicago beers. Overall, a good stop and will visit again when in the area.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (392) Kyoto, Japan | May 5, 2013
I stopped in here during my one day in Chicago on my way home in Japan and simply WOW! 4000 bottles, over 200 kegs?! Amazing, I had never seen such a good selection. More than anywhere in Montreal or Japan. The service was good and the prices cheap compared to what I am used to. I wish I had a place like this nearby... but then again I would probably go broke!

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