Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp) | San Diego, California
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Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp)
Excellent based on 57 ratings
Type: Beer Store

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

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

Mayor: Wittales (12) | Bottles: 500+

Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp)

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Beer Available At Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp) (arranged by most recent)
Ballast Point Homework Series Batch #4 - Pumpkin Ale 76, Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie Ale 98, Stone RuinTen IPA 100, Stone Imperial Russian Stout 100, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, To ōl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine (Aged In Muscatel Barrels) 97, To ōl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine 97, Beer Here Yule Wine 89, AleSmith / Cigar City Rambliní Rye 96, Hair of the Dog Fred 100, Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oatmeal 99, Unibroue Raftman 74, AleSmith Decadence 2014 97, Sierra Nevada Ghidorah 94, Pretty Things Jack DíOr 95, AleSmith IPA 100, Tiger Beer 6, Lost Abbey Inferno Ale 97, Potteloereke 88, SanTan Mr. Pineapple 66
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57 reviews for Best Damn Beer Shop (InsideKrisp)
 Ambiance  64%
 Service  77%
 Selection  92%
 Food  73%
 Value  75%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 20/20
gsmitty80  (190) Washington DC | June 22, 2011
Fantastic beer store that had alot of 22s cold and nice 6 packs. You could get alot of beers from the local area and the prices were right. Im not sure how good of a selection it has compared to other California beer stores as this is my first.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
stinkywinky619  (11) el cajon, California | March 4, 2011
for some reason, I was expecting a boutique bottle shop when I headed for this place. It was definitely not what I expected, but nonetheless, theyíve got an impressive selection.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
padrefan98  (38) (San Diego) Santee, California | February 3, 2011
I am afraid some of you just donít know what Ghetto is. This is 7 blocks from my work and I ‎decided to take a nice lunch time stroll up to see this place. Sure I passed by a few bums a few ‎vacant windows and an occasional wiff of urine, but please tell me where in Downtown San Diego ‎that isnít normal. I felt safer walking to this store then I do in broad daylight in downtown El Cajon. ‎I donít get why people are so quick to call something Ghetto. Go to 12th and imperial if you want ‎to see Ghetto. Ok, on to the review. This place is so discreet; I thought I was at the wrong place ‎until I saw the beer shelves in the back right hand corner. What a selection! Plenty of stuff to keep ‎you busy looking at for 30 minutes at least. I felt rush as I was on my lunch break. They have a ‎service deli that informed me today was half off sandwich day Tue and Thur). So I ordered a nice ‎Salami sammy that the lady cut fresh off the salami roll served on sour dough and ate it back in ‎the office. It was great for $3. I will be back when I can buy some beer. The prices were fair, and ‎the selection was outstanding but typical if you go to any of the hot spots in San Diego County. ‎Bev. 4 Less, South Bay, and Holiday have all the same stuff as this place.‎
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
savnac  (285) Anchorage, Alaska | November 21, 2010
Went here to fill up the last 3 slots in my shipper before we got on the plane. Unassuming place inside a mini-mart in downtown, you might have to battle past a few bums on the way in. We were left alone while browsing which is fine with me. Great selection of beers to chose from, nothing super rare but still great. Prices seemed pretty good as well. If your downtown stop by this place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
mkade8883  (28) Chicago, Illinois | October 29, 2010
Beer is in the side of a random convenience store. Great selection includes local San diego beers and a nice selection of Belgian and American craft beers.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
hamilton23  (11) Alpine, California | October 16, 2010| Updated October 17, 2010
Sid runs this shop in downtown SD. The area is pretty rough, but the shop is amazing. It is inside Super Jr. Mart. SId is very knowledgable and gets all the great releases. The customer service is unparalleled. I refer many people to his shop because he is such a great guy and his selection is insane.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
JK81  (39) California | July 18, 2010
From outside look like another lil store but Great selction of beers, service was ok.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Tap57  (9) Gatineau, Quebec | March 29, 2010
Visited the store on a trip with wife early March. Had to go back a second time the day after! Selection was amazing. Micro brews were well represented (I found all the Alesmith products I was looking for!). Also found lots of rare products. Donít look for the BDBS sign from the outside... youíll see it when you get in. Location is not the best... Ghetto is the right word!! A must for beer lovers visiting downtown San Diego.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
skrosch  (1) San Diego, California | March 9, 2010
This is a great store. Itís inside the Super Jr. market. The selection is awesome and Sid is really knowledgeable. You can find lotísof great stuff here.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
MaltOMeal  (38) Land of Sugar, Texas | February 10, 2010
After hearing about this place on the SD forum, made a special trip while in town. The stories were true! From the outside, it looks like a nondescript corner store. On the inside though, is beer heaven. Not only is there a large selection of brew and floor displays of good stuff (aisle stack of Angelís Share) they are select, top-notch craft brews. Wow! I was blown away. It was like a kid in a candy store. My eldest son and I were practically salivating and grabbing more brews than we should. Each of us grabbed at least nine bombers to ship home. Prices were reasonable, too. Highly recommend this place.

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