Australia > Melbourne
dDan (6) , | September 19, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Best thing in the area. Good selection (wine & spirit too), reasonable prices, and the have a few rotating taps to fill growlers
hawthorne00 (39) Melbourne, Australia | August 20, 2010| Updated April 23, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Essendon shop. I think the one at The Prince of Wales in Acland St has closed. Itís a black-painted suburban bottlo that turns out to have lots of good things - mostly newfangled - at sometimes surprisingly good prices if you buy a few beers. Itís a trek across town for me, but otherwise itíd be somewhere Iíd often go. The guy on the counter had tried new things I was buying and had useful opinions. Thereís something slightly puzzling about it, but the place as it is is good.
KolonelKlink (1) , Australia | April 18, 2010| Updated October 30, 2010
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
I get most of my beer from this joint as I live around the corner - and what a great local to have! The staff are all very knowledgable and are happy to talk beer for ages. The selection is very good and geared towards top-end beers. Prices are very reasonable, cheaper for most things than other premuim beer shops in Melbourne. The only downside is the shopping centre location, but this doesnít detract much from what is otherwise a fantastic little shop!
roscoehalligan (1) | October 29, 2009
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
This little shop is one one of those hidden gems you just have to stumble across. Not that it is hard to see, being in a shopping complex, but itís just not the place you would expect to find such a well thought out collection of beer. The wine and cider range is definitely in the same league as well.
The selection is a good size, about 150-200 specialty beers as well as the run of usual regulars. But the trump card is the fact it is always changing as limited and small batch beers come and go.
If its available in Oz these guys can get it and are happy to help.
Shambles (2) Melbourne, Australia | October 28, 2009| Updated February 21, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Huge range of awesome beers, knowledgeable staff.
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