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Beer Available At Archer Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Two Brothers Solemn Oath Brotherhood of the Barrel Batch 2 , Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale 94, Surly Overrated West Coast Style IPA 97, Green Flash Rayon Vert 97, Surly Bender 97, Surly Hell 89, Metropolitan Afterburner Oktoberfest 71, Maine Beer Peeper Ale 98, Maine Beer MO 99, New Holland Oak Aged Hatter IPA 90, Deschutes Jubelale 96, BrewDog Punk IPA (5.6%) 98, Grand Teton Black Cauldron Imperial Stout 98, Deschutes Hop Trip 97, Great Lakes Oktoberfest 85, Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale 90, Indio 12, Ballast Point Victory at Sea 100, Brewery Vivant Trebuchet 98, Tallgrass Ethos IPA 96
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BrockLanders (30) Panama City, Florida | December 15, 2005
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Ok...Iím rating this on my shopping experience--over the internet. Randy is a class act....went out of his way to work with me and quickly at that. Packaged my order perfectly, the best of any shipper Iíve ever worked with. No, their selection isnít has huge as some, but they do stock some very select ales. TF, Bells, Goose Island...as far as Iím concerned thatís awesome! Iíll be working with Archer Liquors a lot in the future.
piwodevo (1) chicago, Illinois | September 29, 2005| Updated August 30, 2006
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
South sideís only true íbeerí store. Small, rotating stock, but lovingly cared for. Encourages breaking six-packs, has all 3F (even a rare stashed big 3F), bells, great lakes, founders. internet sales are efficient. if unusual. stop on Tuesday nights & have an ipromptu sample with Randy
NobleSquirrel (209) Chicago, Illinois | August 19, 2005
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
This place is easily the most overrated in Chicago. I was expecting more than three tiny shelves. Still, if youíre near Midway, worth a shot, they will have something new for you to try, be it Two Brothers or 3F or GI. Donít go too far out of your way, but if youíre near midway, go for it.
frankenkitty (94) Oak Lawn, Illinois | August 2, 2005| Updated December 17, 2006
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Convenient for a South-Sider, but Archer Liquors is FIVE MINUTES from Midway Airport... so itís a no-brainer to stop by on the way to your hotel and get something better than Icehouse. The store is a little claustrophobic, but the beer selection was rather diverse. Also a few shelves of items for the homebrewer. Website is fun, with a no-frills, D.I.Y. format (thatís how my sites look and I love it.) The Q-Club is pretty cool... I feel like Iím in a secret society.
(Soft re-rate 12/2006)
As a walk-in customer, Iím starting to get a little annoyed with Archerís service. Every
time I walk up to the register, they have to ring me two or three times because of some stupid error or another. Big cashier-guy with the tribal tattoos should realize that I donít really care
if heís having a bad day. If he has to re-ring my order because of a fuck-up or because the registers are out of date... I
as a customer
am the one getting upset. In the long run, my orders and recommendations (and the orders and recommendations of my peers) are keeping you employed. "Customer Service
". Look it up. Additionally, not only is the floorspace getting overcrowded but their homebrew supplies are either getting stale or being eliminated. (Service -2, Selection -2, Overall -2)
ricardowess (1) Sedona, Arizona | July 19, 2005
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
For an out of towner this place is the greatest. I have beers shipped to me pretty regularly. Lots of selection and things that I canít get locally. Randy is pretty on the ball as far as turning me on to different beers that Iíd like. Great selection, service, and shipping to boot!!!
footbalm (63) Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota | June 11, 2005
74 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
I called Randy and he set aside some brews for me.He is a great guy and is a big help.Every one else.... They had some Westy 12 and 8,also some Founders and a bottle of Bare Tree Weiss Wine 2001
serrastusbear (5) Oak Park, Illinois | June 3, 2005
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
The jewel of the Southwest Side, one might say - thereís really no other place to purchase quality imports or micros on the South Side of Chicago unless you go to Hyde Park or out to the suburbs. That might make this seem like just a default option, but the selection (though not huge) features all the heavy-hitters in American midwest micros youíd like to see: Three Floyds, Bellís, Founderís, Great Lakes; plus excellent national selections such as Victory, Dogfish Head, and Rogue. Fair number of imports - decent selection of Belgians (though nothing exotic), almost all Samuel Smith products (though it would be nice to see some Youngís or other English ales), and a good mix of German beers. Service really only applies when Randyís around, since heís in charge of the beer selection, but heís very helpful and knowledgable from my experience. The website is also very helpful for finding out whatís fresh.
Cornfield (143) Oak Forest, Illinois | September 29, 2004| Updated October 5, 2004
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
I walked into this placed based on seeing it on this web site. Smallish liquor store, piles of Milwaukeeís Best... then I hit THE section. Hidden on a handful of shelves and in the cooler, they have a nifty selection of brews, both imports and micros. If youíre from the area, you can join the Quaffers and get special deals on these amazing drinks. The brews rotate, but thatís cool... more to try. Definitely worth a visit by anyone who loves malted beverages.
HopsOrDie (11) New Lenox, Illinois | May 24, 2004| Updated October 7, 2004
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Very small store located off I-55. Decent selection of Belgians, and European beers. American Micros are cycled regularly due to the limited shelf space. The website is updated frequently and reflects most of the selection. Randy responds to e-mails sent through the web-site.
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