United States > California > Monterey
t0rin0 (1474) Do Not Resuscitate, California | October 10, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
Visited October 10, 2014.
This is one of several Trader Joes locations in Monterey. I actually came across one on hwy 68 earlier but since the beer selection is really not very inspiring at either location I didnít feel the need to add it. They have the usual stuff: house beers, Chimay, Firestone, Full Sail, Corona, and Sierra Nevada. They had a couple of Lindemans fruit lambics too. I took a look at the born on dates for the Union Jack and noticed that it was only 2-3 weeks old so thatís good, but itís sitting on top of the shelf, under the light, and not refrigerated. Meh.
GIJOE (26) North Berwick, Maine | January 27, 2013
62 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 14/20
Obviously not a place to sit down and have a beer, so rating is a little weird, however, as uninspired as their selection may seem, there are some highlights. They often carry Firestone Walker beers and they are excellent. Also made at Firestone Walker,but under a different brewery name under contract for Trader Joeís is the Mission Street line. Do yourself a favor and try them out! At $2 for a 22 oz. bomber, be prepared for a surprise. Itís very good beer!
Travlr (1780) Washington, Washington DC | November 30, 2010
54 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
Small, uninspired beer selection, haphazard shelf displays and no coolers. Not worth the trip.
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