Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp) | San Diego, California
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Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp)
Excellent based on 52 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1036 7th Ave
San Diego, California United States 92101 [ print map ]
619 232 6367

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Hours: Mon-Fri: 7am-12am, Sat-Sun 8am-12am


Mayor: Wittales (13) | Bottles: 500+


Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp)

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Beer Available At Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp) (arranged by most recent)
SanTan Mr. Pineapple 63, Almanac Dogpatch Sour 99, Hair of the Dog Adam 100, Prairie Artisan Ales Standard 98, Almanac Sourdough Wild Ale 95, Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale 100, Drakes Denogginizer 99, Belching Beaver Dammed Double IPA 85, Drakes Hopocalypse DIPA (White Label) 99, Knee Deep Hop Shortage Triple IPA 95, Helms Wicked As Sin , Hair of the Dog Blue Dot Double IPA 99, Heretic Evil Cousin 97, HaandBryggeriet Odinís Tipple 99, AleSmith YuleSmith (Winter) Imperial Red Ale 100, Rough Draft Hop Therapy 89, Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie Hop 99, Lagunitas Maximus 98, Bear Republic Racer X 100, Mission Shipwrecked Double IPA 92
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52 reviews for Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp)
 Ambiance  65%
 Service  78%
 Selection  92%
 Food  73%
 Value  76%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  95%
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80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK  (731) Pennsylvania | November 15, 2013
Located in downtown San Diego inside of Krisp with inadequate street parking unless you want to pay to be in a lot. Has kind of a health food/whole foods kind of vibe to it. The beer is in the back right corner. They had a lot of bombers and sixers in the refridgerator as well as a couple of aisles as well. The selection was top notch p, especially locals and Belgian, though I wish they had A pick six section. The prices are a bit higher than a BevMo but still better than what Iím used to.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
mcberko  (267) Vancouver, British Columbia | November 13, 2013
Awesome bottle shop in downtown San Diego with an extensive selection. Main girl at the counter doesnít seem to know anything about craft beer, but there is a guy in the back who deals with the beer I guess and is very helpful. Selection of lambics was surprisingly excellent as (3F, Hanssens, etc.), as well as imports (lots of Mikkeller). Prices are standard for San Diego. Definitely seems like the place to go when bottle shopping, though I donít have a point of comparison locally.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
NateSeats  (17) Barlborough (nr Sheffield), England | September 8, 2013
Great eclectic selection of beers. Would prefer to see more in the fridge though. Catch them on a Friday for any chance of Pliny The Elder.
70
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau  (301) Peace Dale, Rhode Island | August 1, 2013
Itís a good thing the beer selection here was decent, because the grocery store was pretty crappy. About half the selection was in a cooler and available as singles, the remainder was on shelves and there were definitely some things sitting around getting old. Was rather impressed with the range of lambics.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Ktwse  (41) , Sweden | July 23, 2013
Iím going to go out on a limb and say this is the best beer shop Iíve ever been to. Great selection including many rare ones and Sid is very, very helpful. He directed me to a few really special ones that I hadnít thought of myself and even suggested if I come back I should ask for a couple of others. Now, if I only lived in San Diego...
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
A6av8r  (1) , | July 19, 2013
Come to Sid the kid. See him at Krisp for the best selection of beer in downtown San Diego. If you are overwhelmed by the craft beer selection do not fear, Sid will steer you clear to what ever your palette desires.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1270) Do Not Resuscitate, California | June 25, 2013
Visited June 22, 2013.

Wow, the selection is pretty impressive here. Lots of stuff that I enjoy as well as a ton of stuff that I have never tried. They had at least two cases of the new Fantome Extra Sour Dark on the floor. The service was pretty good too as we were asked several times if we needed help or were looking for anything in particular, though that may have been because they were closing up for the night.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail  (800) Orange County, California | June 23, 2013
Kind of a weird set up. Basically inside a grocery and liquor store itself. Enormous beer selection with tons of great local beers and a very impressive selection of imports as well. Lots of Belgian and Scandinavian stuff. Really good liquor selection, too. Pricing is pretty average/typical. Helpful service, too.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
edgardio  (1) , | June 21, 2013
Great selection, great prices, very helpful staff, thatís all you need.Unfortunately not a lot of parking space, but aside from that... this IS the best damn beer shop.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Dixonian  (142) Plano, Texas | March 11, 2013
Amazing bottle shop located within a grocery store. The owner was friendly and helpful in sifting through the amazing selection. Lots of cooler space and room temp shelves. Definitely a must stop if in downtown SD.

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