Binny’s Beverage Depot - South Loop | Chicago, Illinois
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Binny’s Beverage Depot - South Loop
Excellent based on 63 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1132 S Jefferson St
Chicago, Illinois United States 60607 [ print map ]
312 768 4400

binnys.com

Hours: Mon-Sat 9AM to 9PM Sunday 11AM to 6PM


Mayor: Niko100 (191) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: over 1,300


Binny’s Beverage Depot - South Loop

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Beer Available At Binny’s Beverage Depot - South Loop (arranged by most recent)
Avery The Beast Grand Cru Ale 98, La Guillotine 78, Clown Shoes Reindeer Games 55, Mercenary The Charlatan 79, Chi Town Pier Pale Ale 20, Stone Stochasticity Project Master of Disguise 94, Pipeworks Guavanatrix 94, Bad Martha Island IPA , Berghoff Reppin’ Red Ale 15, Pipeworks Quad , Revolution Bean Gene 99, Pipeworks Mocha Abduction 98, Southern Tier 2XONE 97, Southern Tier 2XSTOUT 95, Solemn Oath La Grippe 75, 4 Hands Alter Ego 89, St Feuillien Grand Cru 94, 5 Rabbit Missionario 58, Avery Salvation 95, Flying Dog K-9 Cruiser 61
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63 reviews for Binny’s Beverage Depot - South Loop
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  74%
 Selection  90%
 Food  78%
 Value  76%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  95%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere  (451) Ottawa, Ontario | May 23, 2009
Went there early on a Monday morning, so bar was obviously not open, however, it is quite nice, with around 10 taps and various bottles to try. The store itself as an excellent selection of beers from all over the world. Binny account gives you discount (just ask for it at the check out). Prices compare to Sams, with light variations. Overall, a pleasant shopping experience awaits you.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones  (310) Buffalo, New York | May 20, 2009
Great selection. Wish i had more room in the truck. FFF, founders, Lost abbey, Port. Good stuff nice location easily accessible from the 90-94
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
tyler_mn  (67) SLP, Minnesota | April 2, 2009
Great store. Awesome domestic selection... Great Lakes, Founders, 3 Floyds, Port Brewing, Lost Abbey, others... Managed to score some of the new 22oz Goose Island releases. Great import selection as well. Nabbed the last 3F Hommage! All the usual suspects represented.... Mikkeller, De Dolle, Struise, etc. Laid out very well. Very clean with excellent ambiance. Top notch whiskey selection. One of the best I’ve seen. Beer prices were right on par with other joints I visit
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
guerinfbfan  (4) Elmwood Park, Illinois | March 19, 2009
Went there this morning around 9, just after they opened the place so I may not be able to judge the service beyond the cashier whom rung up my purchase, however he was very friendly. I was in love with the range of micros they had. This was by far the best of the Binny’s that I have been to. Their beer section literally blew me away. They had tons of beers that you could not find in all their stores. I will definitely stop by again soon!
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist  (18) Media, Pennsylvania | January 28, 2009
Large parking lot in downtown Chicago was a bonus. Big open layout with a very sizable beer selection of domestic and imports. Good variety of 3F but went back the next day for another sixer of Alpha King and they were sold out. Staff very helpful taking the time to give me directions to another of their stores.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
TheMurphys  (4) Willowbrook, Illinois | December 8, 2008
This is a great place to go and try beers they have an awesome staff in the tasting room Dave and Clint are great the beer selections are awesome as well if you get a chance stop by this fabulous place
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
IDunno19  (5) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania | November 20, 2008
This place is fantastic! Exhaustive selection of wine, spirits, cigars, and of course, beer. Found almost everything I wanted and the stuff I didn’t find, I replaced with equally good beer. Worth the visit.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | September 25, 2008
I was quite fortunate to visit the place while they were holding a tasting. Around 15 microbreweriess including Bells, Sierra Nevada, Dark Horse, Great Lakes had reps there and I could sample a few great beers. The selection is quite massive, probably the largest in Chicago, though next time I’ll definitely visit Armanetti to be sure, though not necessarily the cheapest. Themore upscale West lakeview seemed cheaper. nevertheless, Binny’s had lots of stuff that were not at West lakeview, think Issaquah, much more Belgians, more six-packs kind of stuff. The rarities are not in larger quantities though, but I still feel that it’s a mandatory complement to West lakeview if visiting Chicago (though again, I need to see Armanetti before being trusted on that)
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
satan165  (102) River Grove, Illinois | September 1, 2008
probably the ultimate liquor store in the chicago land area. at worst, there are a couple whos selection might be able to compete, but not much. this is the spot, espically if you are in the area, you must stop in. you wont be disappointed. they have a large cheese section as well.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
NobleSquirrel  (209) Chicago, Illinois | July 3, 2008| Updated June 30, 2009
I think there is a fair argument for this being the premiere Binny’s. Larger beer selection, larger store, overall a nice shop. The tasting room is key at this location. Pretty great beer store.

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