Bishop’s Cellar | Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Bishop’s Cellar
Good based on 15 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1477 Lower Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada [ print map ]
902 490 2675

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Mayor: Atheist_Peace (5) | Bottles: 20


Bishop’s Cellar

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Beer Available At Bishop’s Cellar (arranged by most recent)
Rare Bird Full Steam Stout 42, Boxing Rock Crafty Jack English Ale 72, Pump House Oktoberfest 47, Samuel Smiths Taddy Porter 98, Verhaeghe Duchesse De Bourgogne 98, Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel 100, Les Trois Mousquetaires Hors Série Gose 91, Brooklyn Local 2 97, Unibroue La Fin du Monde 99, Brooklyn Sorachi Ace 98, Dieu du Ciel Blanche du Paradis 94, Dieu du Ciel Dernière Volonté 97, Dieu du Ciel Rosée d’Hibiscus 89, Anchor Porter 99, Garrison Honey Lavender Ale 44, Le Trou du Diable Shawi Beach 96, Tecate 1, Boxing Rock Sessionista , St. Ambroise Double IPA 79, Uncle Leo’s Voh’s Weizenbier
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15 reviews for Bishop’s Cellar
 Ambiance  65%
 Service  64%
 Selection  35%
 Food N/A 
 Value  64%
 Overall  51%
 Rating  58%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
HeistAlmighty  (17) Saint John, New Brunswick | January 29, 2012
Small shop that focuses mainly on wine. Beer is mostly in two coolers near the cash. Ambiance is nice and the staff is helpful and knowledgeable. The selection is quite small, with a half dozen or so imports and the rest being local micros and crafts. That being said, it is a good place to get limited run Propeller or Garrison products if they are sold out at the breweries and the only place downtown to Sea Level beer.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan  (279) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | July 7, 2011
More appealing as a wine shop, but there is a single small cooler housing a few Nova Scotia micros, in particular they had several Sea Level brews that I found no where else in the city.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 10/20
Ontbeertaster  (159) Ontario | May 11, 2011
Pretty quaint, out of the way store, just happened to be right across the street from where I was Staying, so we wandered over.Basically everyone got this place spot on, I would say the only reason to go here is to get the sea level brewing. When I was there I believe there were 6 varieties of the sea level stuff, at least 4 for sure, I got the dussel altbeer. The only beer selection they had was the two sided cooler, that was just your average sized cooler, this was the only beer there was in the store, they had a mix of st.ambroise/sea level/ Garrison, propeller too. but nothing you couldnt find else where. But if your in the fax and want to try some sea level brewing, I believe this is the only spot to do that.
52
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 8/20
Spab  (52) Toronto, Ontario | August 6, 2010
Small private store near the water in Halifax. Doesn’t have as extensive a beer selection as Premier, although everything is refrigerated. Decent array of local micros (namely Propeller and Garrison), a few less common (though by no means rare) Euro beers and a cider or two. The most exciting element was the presence of beers from Sea Level Brewing which I’d only seen available otherwise at the brewpub in Port Williams. They only has the flagship 4 when I was in but I believe they have had the seasonals in the past. Service was helpful, forthright and reasonably knowledgeable (although the focus is clearly wines). Worth a visit if only for the Sea Level beers.
50
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy  (137) Boise, Idaho | July 5, 2010
Stopped in just to see what they had for beer. This place had a very small selection of local stuff and a couple other Canadian macros. The store it’s self and the location was very nice. I just wish they had a better beer selection.
30
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 2/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
TheCommodore  (9) Ontario | May 20, 2010
The selection is completely awful. A store that caters mainly for wine, but even then the wine selection at this store isnt worth checking. Staff members seemed uninterested in helping out customers. They also seemed uneducated in matters related to wine and beer.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 11/20
Atheist_Peace  (24) Halifax, Nova Scotia | April 28, 2010
A quaint little shop right on the waterfront decked out completely in hardwood. The beer selection is bleak with the noticable exception of Sea Level’s brews and the local seasonals. The staff member I spoke didn’t seem to know a thing about beer but refused to acknowledge the fact. Worth the stop if you’re on the water front and unwilling to walk the 5 blocks up to Premier.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 2/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
Bendrixian  (57) Canadiana, Nova Scotia | April 9, 2010
the only thing that is of interest here for beer is sea level brewery. other than that not much happening on the beer front
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere  (450) Ottawa, Ontario | October 19, 2009
A small beer selection, not a huge selection, however, this is the only place I saw the Sealevel bottles. Close to the waterfront. Very nice location though.
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
Gethinbeer  (120) Nova Scotia | June 25, 2008| Updated January 7, 2011
Little shop, cater more for wine. Had a lot of the local beers and a few from Newfoundland. Nothing to get excited about. Very sexy woman who worked there mind so worth a visit for that. Sea Level Beers available here!

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