Jane’s Beer Store | Mountain View, California
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Jane’s Beer Store
Excellent based on 8 ratings
Type: Beer Store

720 Villa St
Mountain View, California United States 94041 [ print map ]
650 440 5263

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Hours: Mon - Tue 4:00 - 9:00 PM; Wed - Sat 12:00 - 9:00 PM; Sun 12:00 - 5:00 PM


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Beer Available At Jane’s Beer Store (arranged by most recent)
Almanac Farmers Reserve Pluot 92, Mikkeller Beer Geek BreAKfast 89, Tap It Brewing IPA 97, FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West Bourbon Barrel 98, Evil Twin Yin 99, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Dark Truth Stout 98, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Long Strange Tripel 97, Almanac Sourdough Wild Ale 96, Dieu du Ciel Isseki Nicho 99, Mikkeller Beer Hop Breakfast 99, Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA 98, Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque 100, Prairie Artisan Ales Birra 95, Mikkeller/Prairie American Style 95, Mikkeller George! 100, De Ranke XXX Bitter 98, Lost Abbey Saison Blanc 96, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 100, Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter 92, Anchorage Galaxy White IPA 99
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8 reviews for Jane’s Beer Store
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  86%
 Selection  82%
 Food N/A 
 Value  62%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  85%


86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 18/20
toml219  (11) California | December 14, 2013
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie  (207) Kristiansand, Norway | August 8, 2013
Bumped into this one by accident, what a luck! Lots of nice brews from both abroad and the US. Lots of high quality beers, and of course some not so great. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Most certainly a store I could visit on a regular basis if I lived in the area.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
mrhoppy  (226) Santa Clara, California | July 28, 2013
Chick beer store. A lot to choose from. Kind of pricey. Nice clean hole in the wall. Check it out.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
IrishBoy  (104) Bakersfield, California | May 1, 2013
Small store just loaded with great beers. The staff person was attentive and seemed to have a good knowledge of microbrews. I stopped by to check on some beer bytemesis told me about and ended up buying too many things and seeing a bunch more I would have liked but could not afford to go overboard on.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser  (31) Denver, Colorado | April 9, 2013
Great dedicated bottle shop. Lots of South Bay and CA locals as well as US craft (jester king, pretty things). Good European selection and glassware. Small but crammed and obviously driven. Prices ok for a specialty bottle shop. Reminds me of City Beer without the bar.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Dextrous  (3) , | December 20, 2012
Great little (and I do mean little) Beer Store. Excellent, growing selection. Staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. They give great recommendations. Very respectable selection of California and West Coast Brews, but no Russian River :-( A good number of Euro brews . . . Belgians, Germans, Austrians, Lot’s of Mikkeller.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
badhack  (28) San Francisco, California | October 29, 2012
It’s a very small store in the Castro St. area. Because of this they aren’t wasting any time with macros. They are stocking better, more interesting stuff. Price is competitive I think.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis  (324) Sunnyvale, California | August 7, 2012| Updated January 26, 2014
Selection is not huge, but it is interesting, and it is growing daily. Nice location, nice atmosphere, very knowledgable staff. A winner in my book. Edit - selection continues to grow, including some stuff that is hard to find elsewhere. They carry a good selection of local craft beers, and will break sixers to sell you a single, something that came in very handy for a recent trade. Update - they continue to do a good job of getting distro, but prices are getting to be a bit out of hand compared to other stores in the area. They also have a bit of an unusual way to deal with the truly rare releases (like Cantillon) - they lottery off the right to purchase the bottles, limit one. Prevents the hoarders from taking the place over, for sure, but be a bit wary that the price is not revealed until you win, and you will pay for the bottle ($40 for a St. Lam, for example)

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