Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park | Chicago, Illinois
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Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park
World Class based on 57 ratings
Type: Beer Store

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

Hours: 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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Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park

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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park (arranged by most recent)
Prairie Artisan Ales Funky Gold Amarillo 99, St Feuillien Saison 95, De Molen Rasputin 99, North Coast Scrimshaw 42, Lech Premium 7, Palm Speciale 30, Revolution Barrel Aged Institutionalized Barley Wine 99, Westmalle Dubbel 99, Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale 93, Fuller’s London Pride (Pasteurised) 86, Pipeworks Yuzu Saison 64, Revolution Barrel Aged Mad Cow Milk Stout 99, Pipeworks Saison du Soleil 93, Dieu du Ciel Grande Noirceur 100, Three Floyds Alpha King 100, Clown Shoes Date Night Saison 94, Big Sky Montana Trout Slayer Ale 34, Ale Syndicate Sunday Session Hopped-Up Ale 69, New Belgium Slow Ride 89, Fort Collins Out of the Ashes #4: Smoked Märzen 54
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57 reviews for Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  77%
 Selection  91%
 Food  70%
 Value  76%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
dinkle50  (77) Chicago, Illinois | January 7, 2012
Overall I like Binny’s quite a bit. Huge selection of room temp & cold beer. They usually have something I’ve never seen before. The only drawback is the staff can be a little less than desired, but most of the time the service is ok. This is a very busy store, so it can be hard to track down somebody if you need help. The selection makes up for that though.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
ryanfolty  (207) Bourbon County, Minnesota | December 28, 2011| Updated December 30, 2012
Today was my second time here and it was as I remember. Huge store with tons of great brews. No service to speak of, so my 5 out of 10 may be generous. Saw a few employees, looked a couple right in the eye and they just walked right on by. Haven’t had that issue at the other Binny’s I have visited. Nice location as it is behind GI Clybourn so grab a bite and brew there before walking over. Prices are very good and selection is fantastic, so stop in but expect self-service. Have visited a couple times since rating and bumped service to a 7 since it was much better. Love the GI and Binny combo when I am in town visiting!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
MrChopin  (100) Baltimore, Maryland | December 8, 2011
Shopping-market feel, so much beer and liquor everywhere. Awesome organization, fair prices (some cheaper there than locals), helpful, non-aggressive service, enough check out lines to keep it flowing smooth. Nothing over-the top in rarity, extensive but standard lambic selection.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
bruwery  (21) Lowell, Michigan | November 16, 2011
Huge store, amazing selection. They also have a huge wine selection and some gourmet type food, as I recall. Resulantly, the sheer size of the place kind of gives it an impersonal, grocery store type of feel. Regardless, I’ll be back. Somewhat surprisingly, given the huge inventory, I didn’t notice any dusty bottles. Given that, and the fact that they were actually sold out of the beer I went in there specifically to find (not a rare or one-off beer, either) it appears that the stock rotates well. It wouldn’t be hard to kill an hour in here just browsing all the beer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
gyllenbock  (190) Stockholm, Sweden | November 6, 2011
Visited on a Saturday afternoon in October 2011. What a huge and clean place and what a selection! I saw many beers from Mikkeller and Nogne, but of course I bought mostly American beers. I wish we had Beer Stores like this in Sweden. A must visit when in Chicago. The location was very close to Goose Island, around 10 minutes with Metro from downtown Chicago.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9  (34) Nashville, Tennessee | August 24, 2011
This is currently my favorite Binny’s store. They have absolutely everything you could want, and they actually sell a good amount of everything, so there isn’t much of a chance of finding old IPA’s or other beers past their prime (which, in Chicago, is very important due to the fact that breweries like Three Floyds have no bottle dating system in place). Adam is super helpful, and loves to chat beer, and with all Binny’s, the prices are as good as you will find in the city.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | August 2, 2011
This is the best beer store I have ever seen. So many beers, it’s hard to name them all. Clearly the best selection of American and foreign beers I’ve seen before (the best I have seen in a store is Julio’s in MA and this store blows them out of the water). Clearly they get every possible beer they can. And unlike other stores it looks like they actually move the beers (or they’re experts at cleaning), because I didn’t see a speck of dust on any bottles. Decent prices as well. Yeah. I wanted to buy at least $200 worth of beer from this store because of all the crazy things I saw. Wow. Just wow is all I can say to sum up.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
KPD  (201) Michigan | June 28, 2011
What a booze store!! This place is da bomb! They have it all wine, beer, liquor - life is good! Right next to goose lisand brew pub so i am usually feeling pretty good when I head into Binnys and then proceed to stock up for home. Get the Binny’s discount card and have at it!!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
jrallen34  (450) Chicago, Illinois | March 31, 2011| Updated November 5, 2012
Use to be Sams, wish it still was because beer purchases actually count toward their bonus card. Adam, does a great job stocking lots of new things and keeping the local ones available. The best Binny’s to shop at.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
drdisque  (45) Illinois | January 10, 2011
The best Liquor store in Chicago. Recently renovated (however, the wine section got most of the spoils of the renovation). Gets great deals on beer regularly and the best import selection in Chicago (however their import prices are often not particularly good). Their buyers are very knowledgeable and I’ve seen them at work. Service desk is great to work with if you need kegs and their tap rentals are really reasonable (and they work!). They also have access to pretty much every keg available in Chicago.

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