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Binny's Beverage Depot - River North

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Binny's Beverage Depot - River NorthBinny's Beverage Depot - River North
very good

50 Ratings
Ratings: 50
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.3%
[ Store ]

213 W Grand Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7673
United States
phone: (312) 332-0012

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Reviews by soulgrowl:
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3.95/5  rDev +2.1%

I stopped by the Grand Avenue Binny's when I was in Chicago today for a job training session because they were closeby and I heard they had some Ska Brewing Co. beers in stock (I'm something of a wannabe rudeboy). It's a very nice place, but it seems that their real focus is on wines and liquors, so the craft beer was relegated to a fairly small quadrant of the store.

They have a thorough selection of all the more popular regional brews, like Bell's, Goose Island, Three Floyds, Leinie's, Capital, Founders, etc., plus a good assortment of east coast (Victory, Ommegang, Dogfish Head, etc.), West Coast (Rogue, North Coast, Anchor, etc.), and Colorado beers (New Belgium, Ska, Great Divide, etc.). In the import department they had an extensive array of eastern European beers, a fair amount of German offerings, and a very well-rounded selection of Belgians (a few obscure Fantômes and St. Bernardus 12 caught my eye).

Overall, they've got something to please just about anybody, but not much that's really extraordinary (read: my search for Dark Lord continues). And be warned: some of what they were selling was well past its prime! Make sure you check for date stamps before you buy.

soulgrowl, Jun 25, 2006
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Binny's Beverage Depot - River North in Chicago, IL
88 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.