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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park (arranged by most recent)
Wiseacre / Off Color Future Ancestor , Off Color / Side Project Corybantic , Three Floyds Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale 97, Possmann 1881 41, Middle Brow Cobrastyle , Wiseacre Snowbeard Barleywine 64, Bells Planet Series: Uranus - The Magician 99, Mikkeller Keeper American Pilsner 87, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Imperial Stout X - Aztec Chocolate 97, Dogfish Head Piercing Pils 80, Struise Pannepot 100, Three Floyds Calumet Queen 64, Three Floyds / Sun King Slacktivist 82, Flying Dog Easy IPA 85, Gösser Stiftsbräu 48, Left Hand Milk Stout 96, Great Divide Titan IPA 98, Oskar Blues Mamas Little Yella Pils 48, Paulaner Salvator 94, Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen 62
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Radek Kliber (261) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | July 25, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Excellent beer spot at reasonable beer prices. Service was good to average. Not the best beer store I went to but one of better ones.
XmnwildX12 (51) Farmington, Minnesota | July 8, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
I am now spoiled by these Binny liquor stores. I was able to get a bunch of Pipeworks that were not at WLVL and they had a ton of DFH. Wish they had a better 6pack builder, instead of $10 for 6 mediocre beers.
deyholla (385) Minneapolis, Minnesota | May 17, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A warehouse style store with a great selection and fair prices. Staff is overall helpful. One of the better Chicago beer stores.
mikem409 (246) bloomfield, Michigan | May 3, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
blows all the beer stores in my area of michigan away. they even had a 19,000 dollar bottle of scottch
nbondi (41) Chicago, Illinois | April 30, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Good selection, bright, open, airy. You won’t find much interesting on the shelves as this location gets picked over quickly. Staff is knowledgeable when asked. Bonus points for the cheese counter who has been very patient, and willing to make good suggestions in the past.
msante79 (342) Mount Prospect, Illinois | March 10, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Stopped in to pick up the first Pipeworks release and must say I was impressed. One of the better Binny’s that I have been too. Right across the street from GI-Clybourn. Huge selection including Lolita from GI. One of the better mix sixes from Binny’s as well.
JoePeesie (68) Long Lake, Illinois | March 7, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Went here yesterday for the 1rst time. It’s a very nice clean store with a helpful staff and a great selection. Nothing crazy special aside from Pipeworks. Worth stopping by if you in the area, say eating lunch across the street at Goose Island.
NobleSquirrel (209) Chicago, Illinois | February 28, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Time to refresh my rating now that they have split out Sam’s. With the changes came a big difference overall. The beers that are being brought in are pretty much the best in the area and the beer section is very substantial and runs the pretty standard price structure. Great location and selection, not much more needs to be said. Just wish they had a tasting room here as well...
hombrepalo (147) Chicago, Illinois | February 22, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
My other ratings were on Sam’s (the old place), so here it goes. This is second best to South Loop Binny’s (Taproom, Cigar selection and Size wise) but a close 2nd because of Adam (Vav) the beer manager there, he manages this beer madness like no other, with constant updates on this site, the other site and twitter, he also holds special events, such as beer releases. The selection is great and the special release bottle atollment to this place is one of the best. Located right across the street from Goose Island Clyborn, this is a must for anyone visiting GI.
KickInChalice (20) Chicago, Illinois | February 17, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
I have been going to this Binny’s since it was the flagship Sam’s store, and nothing has changed. They still have a huge, spacious store filled with beer, wine, and spirits (along with a deli section), and the beer selection is quite solid. It does not hurt that they are located right next to Goose Island Clybourn.
They may not get some of the smaller offerings that the specialty bottle shops get, but overall their selection is great. Their aisles are filled with nearly everything that is distributed in Chicago, in every price range.
They have had some fun events there in the past. The Goose Island Bourbon County Rare release was here, and even though it was freezing outside, the store did a fairly good job of keeping everything in order.
The one downside is that with the incredible volume that they get, they will sell out of popular limited releases immediately. But for the regular offerings, I am confident that they will have a full, fresh selection of solid beer.
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