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Beer Available At Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp) (arranged by most recent)
Bootleggers Knuckle Sandwich 99, Mother Earth Kismet IPA 96, Kern River Just Outstanding IPA 99, Modern Times Fortunate Islands 99, Noble Ale Works Waimea Showers 81, Ballast Point Homework Series Batch #4 - Pumpkin Ale 77, Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie Ale 98, Stone RuinTen IPA 100, Stone Imperial Russian Stout 100, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, To Øl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine (Aged In Muscatel Barrels) 97, To Øl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine 97, Beer Here Yule Wine 89, AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin’ Rye 94, Hair of the Dog Fred 100, Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oatmeal 99, Unibroue Raftman 74, AleSmith Decadence 2014 97, Sierra Nevada Ghidorah 94, Pretty Things Jack D’Or 95
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Marheb (197) San Diego, California | March 5, 2015
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
En plein centre-ville avec une sélection locale et importée assez spectaculaire. Les prix sont un peu plus élevés que la moyenne à SoCal mais c’est possible de récolter des trucs plus difficile ailleurs. Bonne sélection dans les frigo.
JCB (233) Durham, North Carolina | November 28, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Headed over here on a break from the conference, to score some lunch and a few bottles. Food was perfunctory (but a nice break from the greasy fare) but the bottle selection was terrific. Killer assortment of import and domestic craft, with a very strong sours/wilds section and loads of local/West Coast offerings. Grabbed some Modern Times and Firestone, bummed that I couldn’t do more. Fine place for sure.
AdiBeer (151) London, England | October 30, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Great selection of American and global beers.
Ibrew2or3 (353) Tempe, Arizona | August 29, 2014
88 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Alright, oddly opened front space showing off all of the produce and such right at the sidewalk in this semi sketchy part of downtown. So I start winding through the short aisles of beer and along the long beer filled cooler. This is another place with a terrific selection. I could go nuts in here. Oh no. There’s a short barleywine aisle. Well that makes it easy, I love this. I grabbed five that are new to me (and sweet baby jesus it is hard to find new barleywines to try) and left behind a few that were close to or over $20 to keep the budget under control. They also have other big well aging styles grouped together. I could easily blow through a bunch of cash here and aside from the empty wallet afterward be happy as hell about the selection. If you’re downtown and already riding the trolley you may as well head over here as it will be worth the trip. God there’s a lot of good stuff here.
Jimmythespoon (157) , | August 17, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Beer shop in a downtown location. Massive selection of beer, lots of US and european breweries. Saw a lot of rare stuff too. quite a few sours. Also was looking for some RR, which I didn’t see on the shelf, when I ask for it they went and got it from the back! *hint* *hint* Overal a pretty damn good beer shop!
stevoj (152) Boise, Idaho | July 13, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice selection, but only staff available was at register. Beers sorted by style, which is a nice touch. Seemed pricey, but it is a downtown location with high end merchandise. Worth a stop (or two).
Caytinator (113) Tucson, Arizona | July 8, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Parking is a b, even on Sunday. So-so neighborhood. The grocery store is nice enough, it’s clean and the beer is easy to find. The service isn’t great, though, I mean, it’s a bottle shop in a grocery store. I like that most of it is chilled, and the selection is actually extremely good. Value is pretty good, some cheaper local bombers. Overall a solid bottle shop.
jrallen34 (450) Chicago, Illinois | July 2, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
The sign outside claims to have a 1000 bottles and you believe it once you see the coolers. Almost all beers are chilled except for most of the stouts. They focus on local stuff, the number of bombers will leave you dizzy. I asked for some assistance and got some great suggestions of stuff I’ve never heard of. Didn’t insult me by suggesting common stuff. The prices are fair. They do have rare bourbon and Cantillon but you are going to pay $60 for a 750 or $30 or 375. A little much for me, but what was the last time you say Cantillon on the shelf? If I was downtown I’d come back despite being a little light on the 6 packs, more bomber focused.
daknole (406) Scottsdale, Arizona | June 20, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Superb! Tons of beer. Awesome service. Really a fun place. Warning, walking in this neighborhood at night can be iffy!
Theydon_Bois (814) Tourist Town (West), England | June 17, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited on Monday 21/04/14 around 6pm. Solid beer shop for a downtown location. No way is there 1,000+ bottles but the total is comfortably in the hundreds maybe between 4 and 600.
Plenty of CA picks, European numbers and tasty out of state breweries like HOTD and Cascade to name a few. A good amount of beers are in fridges if you require immediate refreshment. Service was so so, 2 girls behind tills, zero shop floor presence, they just sat and chatted at the tills even when there were no customers.
Overall a solid bottle shop.
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