Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park

1720 North Marcey Street
Chicago, Illinois United States 60614
bottle shop  4.85/5.0 63 reviews
M-Sa 9am-9pm, Sun 11am-6pm Tasting Room Hours: M-Thurs 12pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 12pm-5pm

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Mayor: Niko100 (133) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 2500+
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Beers At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park

NameABVEntered
St. Bernardus Abt 12 Oak Aged11%8/22/2016
Left Hand Introvert Session IPA4.8%8/21/2016
Viven Blond6.1%8/21/2016
St. Bernardus Extra 44.8%8/20/2016
Hoppin’ Frog Rocky Mountain DORIS10.5%8/19/2016
Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged BORIS Van Wink9.4%8/17/2016
Half Acre / Shorts Freedom Of ’787%8/17/2016
Spiteful Disco Stu Likes Disco Music9.2%8/17/2016
Pipeworks Dark Matter Machine6.2%8/17/2016
Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Shipwreck Porter (2011-)12%8/17/2016
Tallgrass Wooden Rooster9.5%8/17/2016
Avery Vanilla Bean Stout - Bourbon Barrel 10.8%8/17/2016
Hoppin’ Frog Turbo Shandy Citrus Ale7%8/17/2016
Great Lakes Steady Rollin’4.8%8/17/2016
Lakefront Hop Jockey Double IPA8.2%8/17/2016
Pipeworks Pineapple Bling10.5%8/12/2016
Chapeau Faro 4.75%8/8/2016
Arcade Rye Resolution6.2%8/7/2016
Spiteful God Damn Vanilla Pigeon Porter8.2%8/7/2016
Pipeworks Emerald Grouper 9.5%8/6/2016
Hailstorm / Transient / Mikerphone Stop Collaborate & Listen9.8%8/4/2016
Lagunitas The Down Low 3.9%8/3/2016
Arcade Heavy10%8/3/2016
Baderbräu High Noon4.8%7/23/2016
Illuminated Fnord7.4%7/18/2016
Blue Moon Belgian Table Pils4.2%7/15/2016
Great Lakes Turntable Pils5.3%7/13/2016
AleSmith Private Stock Ale11%7/12/2016
Arcade Citra World 8%7/12/2016
Tallgrass Top Rope IPA6%7/12/2016
Arcadia Whitsun6.2%7/12/2016
Great Divide Whitewater Wheat (2015-)6.1%7/12/2016
Brickstone Forbidden Wheat5.8%7/12/2016
Maplewood The Charlatan6.1%7/12/2016
Nebraska Reserve Series Barrel Aged HopAnomaly10.8%7/11/2016
Stone Stochasticity Project Grainiac8.5%7/7/2016
Hoppin’ Frog Rocky Mountain BORIS9.4%7/1/2016
Hoppin’ Frog El Frogquistador8.6%6/29/2016
Pipeworks Fairy Basslet9.5%6/28/2016
New Belgium Shift Pale Lager5%6/24/2016
Clown Shoes Bluegrass Billionaire12%6/24/2016
Destihl Weissenheimer Hefeweizen5.9%6/24/2016
Bent River Mississippi Blonde4.29%6/24/2016
Destihl Abbey’s Single4.9%6/24/2016
5 Rabbit 5 Lizard Latin-Style Witbier With Spanish Cedar4.3%6/24/2016
Short’s Local’s Light4%6/24/2016
4 Hands Contact High5%6/24/2016
Deschutes Hop Slice Session IPA4.5%6/24/2016
Wiseacre / Half Acre Psychedelic Pilgrim11%6/24/2016
Spiteful IPA (Amarillo)6.2%6/24/2016
Destihl Cerise Stout Imperiale11%6/24/2016
Arrowhead Ales / Hailstorm Gose To Mexico And All I Got Was This Lousy T-shirt4%6/24/2016
Hailstorm La Petit Saison De Framboise5%6/24/2016
Pig Minds Death Grip6.8%6/24/2016
Beirut Beer4.6%6/15/2016
Deschutes Armory XPA (Extra Pale Ale)5.9%6/12/2016
Hailstorm Vlad The Impaler10.6%6/12/2016
SKA Mexican Logger5.2%6/10/2016
SKA True Blonde Ale5.3%6/10/2016
Fantôme Forest Ghost6%6/9/2016
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA6.5%6/9/2016
SKA Modus Hoperandi IPA6.8%6/9/2016
Surly #Merica!5%6/9/2016
SKA Rudie Session IPA4.5%6/5/2016
Spiteful P.A.C. Forever Double IPA9.1%6/4/2016
Arcade Graveyard Shift7%6/4/2016
Spiteful God Damn Pirate Pigeon Peanut Butter Porter 8.2%6/3/2016
Spiteful Working For The Weekend7.9%6/3/2016
Spiteful G.F.Y. Imperial Stout10%6/3/2016
Spiteful Irrational Ian9.2%5/31/2016
Arcade Grapefruit IPA6.3%5/31/2016
Hailstorm Alabama Hot Tub5.5%5/31/2016
Hailstorm Crash Test Dummy9.7%5/31/2016
Arcade Southern Hopisphere7.2%5/31/2016
Arcade Archer & Armstrong7%5/31/2016
Arcade Pale Minotaur6%5/31/2016
Arcade Swanky Ape5%5/31/2016
Destihl Antiquity Rye Wine12.1%5/31/2016
4 Hands Incarnation IPA6.5%5/30/2016
Fantôme Dark Forest Ghost6%5/29/2016
Hailstorm Prairie Madness Pale Ale6.6%5/22/2016
Arcade Steep Impact 6%5/22/2016
Evil Twin / Stillwater Classique Imperiale8%5/19/2016
Arcade Bronze Lion6.1%5/8/2016
Clown Shoes Gargoyle Love Song 201512%5/7/2016
Lervig / Surly 1349 Black Ale13.49%5/7/2016
Goose Island Four Star Pils5.1%5/6/2016
Victory Vital IPA6.5%5/6/2016
Short’s Bellaire Brown7%5/6/2016
Lagunitas The Waldos’ Special Ale11.5%5/6/2016
Pipeworks Citra Vs Mandarina8.5%5/6/2016
Fort Collins Shot Down5.8%5/6/2016
Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 0015.9%5/6/2016
Bells Oatsmobile Ale4.3%5/6/2016
Ale Syndicate Paulina Chicago Wit5.5%5/6/2016
Prairie Vous Francais4%5/6/2016
SKA True Blonde Dubbel8%5/6/2016
Goose Island Pils4.9%5/6/2016
Left Hand Black Jack Porter6.8%5/6/2016
Great River West Coast Style IPA7%5/6/2016


82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
footbalm  (75) Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota | July 13, 2014
Holy shit this place has a monster selection! All the West Coast stuff plus everything else. I was looking for the latest Pipeworks and was not surprised to find a zillion of them. It is a monster, store that lacks any kind of small beer store feel but the beer guy came right up to me and talked "locals" for a long time.
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
weihenweizen  (330) Charleston Area, West Virginia | July 3, 2014
Traffic sucks getting to this place from out of town, but welcome to Chicago. Plenty of dedicated parking. Huge selection of beer on the left side of the store. Good selection of local selections (not quite as good as Westlake), very good selection of Belgians, great selection of Germans, and the best selection of ciders I have seen to this point. Pretty helpful service, but didn’t know everything about their offerings. Have to have six beers for the mix and match. Prices are good. Did have a mishap with a bottled not being priced, but I stood my ground and waited for them to give me a price and they worked it out in the end.
86
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
notalush  (391) Denver, Colorado | June 23, 2014
This place is one cavernous, gleamingly clean palace of booze - not only do they have one of the most impressive, well-organized selections of beer I have seen in the midwest, they also have a bar/tasting room inside (with pretty reasonably priced drafts) - you can get a pint of beer and take it with you as you browse the beer and liquor, which is pretty damn cool - as mentioned, the selection is impressive, with a vast collection of local and regional micros, as well as a very impressive import selection - the prices are quite fair, especially considering the fact that this is in the heart of Chicago - a must-stop if in the area.
78
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc  (47) Chicago, Illinois | April 30, 2014
I hate to admit it, but this is probably the best option in Chicago for a wide variety of local, domestic, and international beers, ciders, wines, and liquors. They have certain beers that you typically can’t find at smaller places, with moderate prices and occasional sales. I was a lot bigger on this place when it was Sam’s. One piece of advice would be to avoid their mix & match six packs, as it seems like they’re not fresh at all. If you want to do to mix & match, go to Bottles & Cans. If you are looking for moderately priced local selection, unfortunately I’d say this is the best place to go.
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Art  (130) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | April 30, 2014
Stopped by after Goose Island the day before DLD. Pretty good selection and well organized. Picked up a few things that looked interesting. Prices were on point with the rest of the city.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
JStax  (356) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | February 22, 2014
Stopped in on a Friday early afternoon after hitting up goose island next door. As you walk in, you immediately see the beer selection. There’s probably five or six aisles of beer with coolers on the back wall. The pricing seemed high, but they did give case discounts. I found a bottle I had been looking for for awhile so i grabbed that. The staff all seemed very knowledgeable.
88
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (837) 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.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
ARH  (99) 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 ... = )
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
AirForceHops  (189) 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!
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
AdamChandler  (274) 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!
84
  • 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.

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