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Binny's Beverage Depot

Not Rated.
Binny's Beverage DepotBinny's Beverage Depot
BA SCORE
95
world-class

16 Ratings
Ratings: 16
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.52%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

2010 Butterfield Rd
Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515-1055
United States
phone: (630) 705-9463

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @binnysbev

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(Place added by: emerge077 on 10-21-2009)
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Illinois

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jbell71464

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Although tucked away next to Home Depot, this Binny's location is probably one of the best for beer in the suburbs. The west wall is entirely craft beer as well as many stacked in the same area. The beer guy, Vince, is always willing to talk beer. Walk in cooler featuring cans is a cool idea. Vince has been great about special orders as well. Store is very large and has a warehouse feel to it, but every time I have been there, I have gotten great service.

Vince told me they are also focusing on craft kegs with a large board up front listing current inventory. Unfortunately, I have moved from the area, but have always enjoyed this Binny's the most.

09-14-2012 15:15:59 | More by jbell71464
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.8/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Binny's DG is very convenient if you travel on 88 or 355 past Downers Grove area. Located just NW of 355/Butterfield Rd.

The store is located in the old Sam's next to Home Depot which explains that high, warehouse like ceiling. Very large and open layout. Wine located on the right 1/3, liquor in the middle 1/3 and beer takes up about the entire left 1/3 of the store. The cigars and coolers are also on the left side of the store.

The beer selection is up there with all of the Binny's locations. A decent portion of the American Craft beers are stacked on the floor which can take a little time looking for anything in particular, but the advantage is that the cases may have bottled on dates if you can't find one on the actual bottle(s). Also, they have recently added the "can cave" in the back right corner that has all of the craft canned beers.

If you have any questions or are looking for any rarities ask for Vince or Jimmy and they will help you with anything you need. Both very knowledgeable and helpful guys.

07-23-2012 14:44:38 | More by kawilliams81
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crossovert

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -20.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | $$$

This Binny's has a pretty different layout than most. The beer is scattered around the left side.

This particular binnys didn't see to have as an expansive selection as most. They did seem to be advertising some kind of "can cooler" i guess for canned varieties. So maybe they have a large selection of cans. Why they chose that to specialize in i dk.

The seasonal shelf had some interesting stuff incl Upright beers I haven't seen before.

Overall it is a decent Binny's, nothing to go out of your way for. It's location is also kind of odd it is hidden behind another building from the road.

06-08-2012 14:47:16 | More by crossovert
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

I visit this Binny’s often. It used to be a Sam’s back in the day though I never stopped there during that time period due to me only drinking hard alcohol I obtained elsewhere.

The location, while right off of Butterfield, is a bit off the beaten path to be honest. However, this can be good in the sense they sometimes have a few things the other Binny’s are out of.

Recently they re-did much of the beer section here (which I like) moving many of the “not so hot” beers to other shelves, allowing the more popular beers more exposure.

The beer guy here, Matt, is quite friendly, knowledgeable, and a nice guy. I don’t think he’d recognize me if I went in, but despite that he is still very friendly (we all know how some beer guys are – if they don’t know you they don’t exactly give you the time of day). To be honest I like Matt for the fact there is no beer “list” for the beers that come in. While this may mean you have to be there at the right time it is “fair” for the most part.

The location is actually quite nice. High ceilings (other locations have low ceilings that to be honest kind of make the store seem less than it is). The selection is actually quite nice and as stated sometimes has some fun stuff not available at other Binny’s (do not read King Henry – that sucker came and went in a day).

Not quite on par with Glen Ellyn’s Binny’s, but nonetheless quite nice. Always a stop for me when I am around the area.

12-07-2011 04:04:34 | More by SpdKilz
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Binny's Beverage Depot in Downers Grove, IL
95 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.