Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown

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Beers At Binny’s Beverage Depot - Downtown

NameABVEntered
Almanac Hoppy Sour: Citra6.8%7/25/2017
To Øl Dangerously Close to Stupid9.3%7/19/2017
To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPA9.9%7/16/2017
Hoppin’ Frog Rocky Mountain BORIS9.4%7/15/2017
To Øl Spildt Mælk (Boys Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk)13%7/15/2017
To Øl Roses are Brett6%7/14/2017
To Øl Nelson Survin9%7/14/2017
Victory Jubilee12%7/13/2017
Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break10.5%7/9/2017
To Øl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine12.5%7/8/2017
To Øl Fuck Art - The Heathens Are Coming5.4%7/8/2017
To Øl Black Ball Porter8%7/8/2017
Avery Barrel-Aged Series 45 - Nuttiest Professor15.6%7/7/2017
To Øl Snowball Saison8%7/7/2017
To Øl Liquorice Confidence14%7/4/2017
Three Floyds / Warpigs Lazurite6.8%7/2/2017
Toppling Goliath XHops Series - Teal0%7/2/2017
Pipeworks Baklabot 9%7/2/2017
Green Flash Soul Style IPA6.5%6/25/2017
Ommegang Game of Thrones #8 - Bend the Knee9%6/18/2017
Prairie Birthday Bomb!13%6/17/2017
Surly Eleven10%6/17/2017
Busch Beer4.6%6/15/2017
Three Floyds Molten Mirrors6.6%6/15/2017
Pipeworks X-O Manowar® Galactic Golden Ale6.8%6/11/2017
Allagash St. Klippenstein11%6/11/2017
Old Town Abbey Blonde Ale 6%6/11/2017
Old Town Abbey Double7.7%6/11/2017
Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown9%6/5/2017
Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged Frosted Frog Christmas Ale8.6%6/4/2017
Goose Island Cooper Project No. 1: Scotch Ale8.7%5/19/2017
Pipeworks Smoke Break Abduction 10.5%5/19/2017
Great Lakes Hop Madness8%5/14/2017
Moody Tongue Bourbon Barrel Aged Chocolate Barleywine9%5/10/2017
Spiteful Messenger IPA10.4%5/10/2017
Spiteful Malevolence Russian Imperial Stout10.5%5/10/2017
Spiteful Alley Time6%5/7/2017
Firestone Walker Bravo 13.2%4/26/2017
Hoppin’ Frog TORIS The Tyrant: Triple Oatmeal Stout13.8%4/21/2017
Avery Coconut Porter (Bourbon Barrel)10.4%4/20/2017
Pipeworks Murderous9.5%4/20/2017
Deschutes Jubel 201510.4%4/8/2017
Pipeworks Lupine9.5%4/6/2017
Avery Uncle Jacob’s Stout16.9%4/6/2017
Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel Aged9.75%4/6/2017
Dark Horse 4 Elf Winter Warmer - Rum Barrel Aged8.5%4/6/2017
Toppling Goliath Golden Nugget IPA7.2%4/6/2017
Toppling Goliath Rover Truck6.6%4/6/2017
Pipeworks Cinnamon Abduction10.5%4/6/2017
North Coast Twentieth Anniversary Ale12.5%4/6/2017
Rodenbach 5.2%3/30/2017
Ommegang Belgian-style Pale Ale (BPA)6.2%3/30/2017
Lakefront IPA6.6%3/30/2017
Avery New World Porter6.7%3/30/2017
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel5.3%3/30/2017
Orkney Skull Splitter (Bottle)8.5%3/30/2017
Orkney Dark Island (Bottle)4.6%3/30/2017
St. Bernardus Christmas Ale10%3/30/2017
Unibroue Trois Pistoles9%3/30/2017
Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel 9.5%3/30/2017
Three Floyds Lazersnake7%3/17/2017
Pipeworks Close Encounter (2015-)6%3/17/2017
Allagash Avancé9.7%3/16/2017
Almanac Valley of the Heart’s Delight (Batch 4)7%3/15/2017
Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Nectarine7%3/15/2017
Almanac Coffee Barbary Coast10%3/14/2017
Prairie Funky Gold Citra7.5%3/14/2017
Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Blackberry7%3/13/2017
Almanac Mariposa6.8%3/13/2017
The Bruery Or Xata (2015-)7.2%3/10/2017
Revolution Galaxy Hero IPA7%3/4/2017
He’Brew Jewbelation 20th Anniversary Ale16.8%3/4/2017
Arcade Lady of Sorrow 7.1%3/2/2017
Three Floyds Toxic Maltz9.2%3/2/2017
New Belgium Whizbang Hoppy Blonde Ale5.7%2/28/2017
He’Brew Chanukah in Kentucky8%2/28/2017
Avery Tangerine Quadrupel10.1%2/28/2017
21st Amendment Monks Blood8.3%2/28/2017
North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel)14.1%2/28/2017
Ommegang Game of Thrones #1 - Iron Throne Ale6.5%2/19/2017
Two Brothers Northwind Imperial Stout9.1%2/19/2017
Pipeworks / 4 Hands Black Tuna9.5%2/19/2017
New Belgium Dayblazer Easygoing Ale4.8%2/19/2017
The Bruery So Happens It’s Tuesday14%2/19/2017
People’s Rhu the Barbarian8%2/5/2017
Evil Twin Pils al Pastor8%2/5/2017
Victory XX Anniversary Imperial Pilsner8%2/4/2017
Ale Syndicate Barrel Aged Richie Imperial Porter8%2/4/2017
Baderbräu Christmas Bliss6.7%2/4/2017
Blue Moon Cappuccino Oatmeal Stout5.9%2/4/2017
Oskar Blues Passion Fruit Pinner4.9%2/4/2017
Temperance Greenwood Beach4%2/4/2017
Victory Java Cask14.3%2/4/2017
Pipeworks A Couple Two Tree9%2/4/2017
Founders Mosaic Promise5.5%2/4/2017
Lagunitas 12th of Never5.5%2/3/2017
Hoppin’ Frog / Dry & Bitter Old School Baltic Porter10%2/3/2017
Bell’s Expedition Stout10.5%1/31/2017
Church Street Heavenly Helles Lager5.4%1/24/2017
Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oatmeal9.5%1/24/2017


94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
vipinvelp  (373) Velp, Netherlands | October 14, 2015
What a store! Was looking for the famous Goose Island Boubon County. Again was told to be a week early, but at the end they produced some bottles still. Many thanks. Did not make the journey from The Netherlands in vain after all. Great service.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
RudiNicole  (77) Michigan | December 6, 2011
Visited while on my trip to chicago. Filled my cart with goodies I can’t get in MI and it cost me just over $100! It was nice not having to pay deposit. The staff was extremely helpful, and I walked around for about 45 minutes. They even hooked me up with a six pack of Zombie Dust! Great spot to stop on your way out of the city with a parking lot!
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
zach8270  (81) Henrietta, New York | November 20, 2010
Conveniently located about two blocks from our hotel during our last stop on our brewery tour. Not quite sure why this place is ranked so low. Huge liquor and wine selection but the beer selection is impressive as well. Tons of great breweries including Port, Ska, Stone, Mikkeller, New Belgium, Lost Abbey, Hoppin’ Frog, Goose Island and Dogfish Head to name a few. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable. Richie I think his name was even took our names down to call us to let us know when the Vanilla Bourbon County arrived and then told us about a limited Three Floyd’s/Dogfish Head release when we came in to pick them up.
84
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
cratez  (256) Toronto, Ontario | July 12, 2010
My go-to place while living in Chicago. As an Ontarian, I was blown away by the beer selection at this store. For the U.S., it’s probably ’typical,’ but I personally felt like Homer Simpson in the Land of Chocolate. Canadian offerings included Unibroue 15, 16, 17, La Seigneuriale, Quatre-Centième, Quelque Chose, and La Terrible. U.S. brands were most of the Rogue, Goose Island, and Three Floyds lineups, as well as Sierra Nevada Anniversary, Peak Organic Amber, DFH Palo Santo Marron, Souther Tier UberSun, New Belgium Skinny Dip, and Anchor Small Beer. Imports ran the gambit from Sam Smith Winter Welcome to Rochefort 10/8/6 to Hitachino Red Rice, Weizen, White Ale and Lacto Sweet Stout. It took me the better part of three months to work my way through these offerings, and I can truly say that Chicago reinvigorated my passion for craft beer. Staff here are reasonably friendly. On certain occasions I required their assistance and they were pretty helpful. My only beef is that they would always check for ID, even though I was a twice-weekly customer. I know it’s part of their job, but employees at my local LCBO often spare me the embarrassment if they recognize me. Sometimes homeless vagrants were lingering outside of the store, but they were harmless. Overall, Binny’s North is a great beer store in the heart of Chicago.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987  (104) Arizona | October 5, 2011
Stopped by during a conference in Downtown Chicago. I actually had exceptional service as opposed to everyone here, I think I was talking to the buyer, he had all the best recommendations for local craft and let me into his secret backstock with solid 3F bombers. Awesome spot!
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
solidfunk  (384) Washington D.C., Washington DC | July 30, 2015
First time I’ve been in one of these places and the selection was crazy. Picked up a lot of 3F and a bunch of other stuff. Would have got more but flying home the next day and couldn’t carry that much. Nice selection.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
BelgianBeerGal  (102) Panama City, Florida | May 8, 2014
For me this was the easiest store to access from downtown on foot. Nice selection of singles for a mixed pack but also buckets of other local and worldwide choices. Friendly staff that asked you if you needed help once and then left you alone. Prices were average but the mixed sixer seemed like the best deal.
80
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
GT  (672) San Diego, California | June 7, 2013
Holy monkey beer selection here was insane! Tons of Pipeworks, Revolution, Three Floyds, Goose Island. Hard to find stuff all over. Lots of refrigerated things. Easy to peruse the selection. Left here with a least a dozen bottles. Do not come here unless you’re ready to unload some cash.
80
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
kevinsenn  (128) Waterloo, Ontario | October 11, 2011
Wow, coming from Ontario where all we have is the government-run LCBO, I am blown away by the selection in this place. Rows and rows of great American craft brews, and a good selection of imports. I need to travel south of the border more often.
80
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
KickInChalice  (20) Chicago, Illinois | February 17, 2012
This Binny’s has a very convenient location for anyone working in the loop. The smaller setup prevents it from having the same selection as some of the more expansive locations, though. This location has recently expanded their beer selection and started offering a "create your own six pack" section, which is a nice feature. They are now able to bring in a wider selection of local craft and interesting import beers. Limited releases disappear from here faster than pretty much anywhere else in the city, so I generally use this store to grab a couple quick hits on the way home or to a party.

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