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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Lincoln Park (arranged by most recent)
Possmann 1881 41, Middle Brow Cobrastyle , Wiseacre Snowbeard Barleywine 65, Bells Planet Series: Uranus - The Magician 99, Mikkeller Keeper American Pilsner 87, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Imperial Stout X - Aztec Chocolate 96, Dogfish Head Piercing Pils 80, Struise Pannepot 100, Three Floyds Calumet Queen 63, Three Floyds / Sun King Slacktivist 82, Flying Dog Easy IPA 86, 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, Peroni 5, St Peters Golden Ale 35, Victory Headwaters Pale Ale 91
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mansquito (99) Nueva York, New York | February 4, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
This is one of the best beer stores I have ever walked into. The selection is pretty massive. The lighting is pretty good. There is a guy who works there who will tell you exactly how old any given beer is. Everything is very clean. The prices are good (some things are more expensive than my favorite beerstore NBD is NYC). The selection of German and Eastern European beers is excellent (although I have seen a little better in regards to Eastern Europe). The Belgian selection is nothing short of massive. De Molen, Evil Twin, Mikkeller oh my! I didn’t want to stay there too long, because I would have purchased far too much stuff. I spent about 50 bucks there already.
dinkle50 (77) Chicago, Illinois | January 7, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
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.
ryanfolty (213) Bourbon County, Minnesota | December 28, 2011| Updated December 30, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
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!
MrChopin (100) Baltimore, Maryland | December 8, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
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.
bruwery (21) Lowell, Michigan | November 16, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
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.
gyllenbock (208) Stockholm, Sweden | November 6, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
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.
wedgie9 (34) Nashville, Tennessee | August 24, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
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.
LilBeerDoctor (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | August 2, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
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.
KPD (205) Michigan | June 28, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
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!!
jrallen34 (478) Chicago, Illinois | March 31, 2011| Updated November 5, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
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.
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