Binny's Beverage Depot - South Loop

Binny's Beverage Depot - South LoopBinny's Beverage Depot - South Loop
Binny's Beverage Depot - South LoopBinny's Beverage Depot - South Loop
Store

1132 S Jefferson St
Chicago, Illinois, 60607-4426
United States

(312) 768-4400 | map
binnys.com

Notes: Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm

The "South Loop Tasting Room" bar is located inside this Binny's:
http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/17044
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.31
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
115
pDev:
8.35%
View: Place Reviews
Reviews: 49 | Ratings: 115 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by djhowell:
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djhowell from Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Stopped here during a trip to town for business. I was looking for anything that wasn't available in Wisconsin and walked away a happy guy. There was a full selection of Illinois and Michigan brewery offerings that don't make it up my way as well as several selections from other parts of the country that are not distributed in Wisconsin. They have a large selection of both bombers and 4/6-packs and the prices did not seem to be any higher than I am accustomed to paying.

If you are in the Loop for business and would like to take some time off to do some beer hunting I think this place is your best bet. They have ample parking too.

Thanks to the Chicagoland BAers on the forums for the recommendation.

Jul 11, 2010
More User Reviews:
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PrestigeWorldwide from Michigan

4.58/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Feb 26, 2018
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SlightlyGrey from Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Nov 14, 2016
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Monkeyknife from Missouri

4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Oct 14, 2016
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DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

4.07/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

The wife and I were about to have dinner at EL Ideas, an avant-garde restaurant in Chicago. We debated whether to bring a bottle of something. We got to the restaurant, talked to the dude and he told us to drive to Binny’s, not far away. Well, between Chicago traffic, street closures and assorted bullshit, it took us forever to get there and back to the restaurant. We held back dinner service- I am surprised the chefs weren’t pissed at us.

But back to Binny’s! I am sad I didn’t have more time to peruse this truly ginormous store. Two levels and escalators, need I say more? Turn right and then another right as you exit the second-floor escalator and find a sheer amount of beer. Old Stock, Port-Lost Abbey, the Eclipse series, Bruery, Almanac, Cascade, 4 Hands, Jolly Pumpkin and many more… obscure brews from all over the US, plus all the customary packs and bombers from every big name in American craft brewing. I owe this place another visit, and then some.

Aug 24, 2016
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psoriasaurus from England

4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Jun 30, 2016
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Gambyt20 from Illinois

4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Jun 29, 2016
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FBarber from Illinois

4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Wonderful selection of beer - especially on the import side, tons of European beers here. Standard Binnys pricing - pretty fair with the occasional sale. Staff is ok, if I need help I generally have to go find someone, but they're helpful once asked. Also there is a bar here with a nice tap list that occasionally offers some sought after options on draft.

May 18, 2016
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cryptichead from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Apr 30, 2016
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PUbeer from Indiana

4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Apr 20, 2016
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BeerOps from Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Apr 18, 2016
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jschott75 from Illinois

4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Dec 23, 2015
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

4.16/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Nov 12, 2015
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Inglewood from Illinois

4.36/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Aug 29, 2015
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muskiesbadgersnbeer from Minnesota

4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Jul 27, 2015
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ackeeper from Illinois

4.52/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Jul 07, 2015
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johnyb from Florida

4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Jun 21, 2015
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socon67 from New York

4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Stopped here while at a conference. Great selection of local craft and all the solid domestic\import bottles. Picked up some Three Floyds and Pipeworks stuff. They really take craft seriously, and pricing is fair enough. Must go to Binny's if in the Chicagoland area.

Jun 13, 2015
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robgutie from Illinois

4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

May 25, 2015
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puftdank from Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

May 14, 2015
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cubs943 from Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Very nice, even held stuff for me.

May 11, 2015
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Jeremy328 from Illinois

5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Apr 27, 2015
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AndyEdgar from Illinois

4.64/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Apr 20, 2015
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aussiebeer from Illinois

4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Apr 02, 2015
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HookemHoos from Virginia

4.31/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Mar 10, 2015
Binny's Beverage Depot - South Loop in Chicago, IL
Place rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 115 ratings