Argonaut Liquors | Denver, Colorado
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Argonaut Liquors
Exceptional based on 39 ratings
Type: Beer Store

700 E Colfax Ave
Denver, Colorado United States 80203 [ print map ]
303 831 7788

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Hours: M-Th 8am-10pm F&S 8am-11:45pm


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Beer Available At Argonaut Liquors (arranged by most recent)
The Bruery Smoking Wood - Rye Barrel 99, Gigantic Firebird Smoked Hefeweizen 78, Odell Footprint RegionAle (2012) 95, Moonlight Meadery Sensual 97, Moonlight Meadery Fling 98, Trinity Old Growth Wild Ale 94, Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-BelgiŽ) 98, New Belgium Summer Helles 43, New Belgium Hop Kitchen #5 - RyePA 95, De la Senne Crushable Saison 98, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Grainstorm Black Rye IPA 98, Crystal Springs DRUM 44, Full Pint Night of the Living Stout 94, Stillwater Sensory Series v.2 - Small Black 75, Epic Big Bad Baptist 100, Mission Dark Seas Imperial Stout 99, Left Coast Voo Doo American Stout 97, Great Divide 20th Anniversary Belgian-Style Ale 87, Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 99, De Ranke XXX Bitter 98
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39 reviews for Argonaut Liquors
 Ambiance  61%
 Service  68%
 Selection  69%
 Food N/A 
 Value  67%
 Overall  69%
 Rating  74%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths  (1268) Boulder, Colorado | April 14, 2009| Updated April 20, 2013
Decent US micro selection but not comprehensive. Some warm, some cold. Belgian selection needs work. Prices average with a few surprising sales noticed.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
verymerrymonk  (17) Cincinnati, Ohio | March 30, 2009
Very liquor/wine centric store in a seemingly recently renovated building. You have to search for the micros, which consist of a few shelves of singles on an oddly placed shelving system and in a few coolers in the back right corner. Was able to get some Pliny and other "not in Cincinnati" beers. Very good staff. I really enjoyed the place.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
theisti  (497) Leawood, Kansas | December 22, 2008| Updated June 28, 2012
I used to live near this place, and was certainly my regular big purchase liquor store. As others have mentioned, this place is great for wine and booze, less so for beer. Beer selection is hit or miss, and is scattered throughout one side of the store. The help is attentive, though not terribly knowledgeable about beer. In the past, this place was a real dump, but they recently opened a brand new store next to the old one, and its quite nice now. This place is OK, but it could, and should, be great.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
fenderama  (7) Denver, Colorado | March 14, 2008
I live a few blocks from this place. (Iím not off-put by the neighborhood either :) For all the hype - mostly from wine and hard liquor drinkers - I was a bit disappointed. The first time I went, they were wiped out of a lot of decent beer. But, I broke a bottle of Kameliet and they didnít yell at me, so I decided to go back. Iíve hit the store on some good days and found some mid- to higher-range stuff. There are better beer stores in a half-hour radius. Total Beverage in Westminster is pretty phenomenal.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
BeerBelcher  (134) Columbus, Ohio | October 18, 2006
Iíd read about the Argonaut before visiting Denver. Denver is the home of the Great American Beer Fest, has a brewer for a mayor, and (I think) only sells beer stronger than 3.2% ABV in liquor stores. With all that said, I expected Denver liquor stores to be amazing, and I was disappointed. I wasnít off-put by the neighborhood, but I was at the store around 11am on a Saturday. The store had its own lot (so you donít have to park on the street), and I was impressed when I walked in; it seemed clean and pretty big ~ 3000 sq ft. Unfortunately, that space wasnít filled with beer. The store seemed very wine- and liquor-centric. A few macro-beers, but very little in the way of craft. I was visiting from the mid-west and was hoping to find not just CO micros, but also beers from CA, OR, & WA that I couldnít get back home. Other than the presence of craft beers located nearby (Breckenridge, Odell, Avery) in the cooler, I was disappointed. On a positive note, Tomís Diner (across the street on Colfax) was good and cheap breakfast eats though.
50
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
NYHarvey  (124) New York, New York | October 12, 2006
If this qualifies as a good beer store then Florida must be beer freaking Mecca cause I can think of at least 6 stores within an hour of me with vastly better selections. Anyway, I was staying at the Ramada Inn 2 blocks away so I rolled in with cash in hand ready to fill up the 12 bottle shipper I brought with me. I quickly found there were precious few singles and the 750/Bomber section was relegated to a measily TWO cooler doors and no shelf space. Are you freaking kidding me? They have most of the local stuff and itís a better selection than any other liquor store I found near downtown, but this is 100% not a place to go out of your way for. I walked out with most of my beer money unpsent and only 4 bottles...2 750ís of Goosinator (a very nice find and I got the last 2) and 2 Bombers of Boulder GABF 25th Anniversary. At best the selection was average and it was a real disappointment, but fortunately it was practically next door to my hotel so I didnít waste any time getting theere.
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
hophead75  (83) Largo, Florida | October 3, 2006
Stopped here during the GABF on a whim as I was driving my rental car back to the hotel and saw the store and decided to see what they had inside. A decent selection of local beer, they donít allow you to break sixes so I ended up picking up mostly bombers and a couple of avery 12 ouncers(the beast and samuale). From what I heard this is the best you get in Denver, and that is not much. For a city that calls itself "The Napa Valley of Beer" they need a good bottle shop!
60
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
1FastSTi  (104) Glendale, Wisconsin | October 2, 2006
stopped in with Chuck. So-so on the singles. They allowed us to order a case of La Folie, which, they got in the following day. Couldnít find a damned taxi when I needed to take that case back to the hotel. Ended up hiking 1.5 miles carrying a 50 lb box... :( Not really a whole lot else exciting.
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
MIBRomeo  (142) Wisconsin | October 2, 2006
I guess the closes thing to a bottle shop downtown denver has to offer. They have an ok selection of singles w/ a few things I canít get in my area and a great selection of the local micros.

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