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Beer Available At Blue Max Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Engelszell Gregorius Trappistenbier 95, Lucid Foto 73, Triporteur From Heaven 84, Schell Deer Brand 16, Indeed Let it Ride IPA 94, BrewDog Paradox Islay (Batch 009) 96, Saku Tume 44, Indeed Haywire Double American Black Ale - 2013 98, Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale 93, Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 99, Baird Rising Sun Pale Ale 83, Alvinne Melchior 86, Brau Brothers Moo Joos Oatmeal Milk Stout 94, ít Hofbrouwerijke Bosprotter 75, Great Divide 19th Anniversary Ale 83, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale 99, Ballast Point Big Eye IPA 98, Full Sail Brewers Share Philís Existential Alt 78, ÷lvisholt Lava 99, Founders Backwoods Bastard 100
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Syd (26) Minneapolis, Minnesota | January 22, 2004
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Beer guy Jim rocks the Twin Cities beer world. He is always doing his best to keep us geeks well supplied. The Belgian selection is as good as I've seen. He has things grouped by country. Almost all beers are in coolers - with the exception of a small "build your own six pack" shelf.
JK (283) St. Louis Park, Minnesota | January 21, 2004| Updated May 8, 2007
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
The best bottle shop in the Twin Cities. There is a great scotch selection, and 1500+ beers, almost all in coolers. They always have things here that no one else does. Service is fine if you get the right person, especially their beer guy Jim. Some staff can be rather surly and unhelpful, but these seem to be new people more often than regulars. I find the best service is available during the day, and not so good in the evening.
ElGaucho (224) Minnetonka, Minnesota | January 14, 2004| Updated January 4, 2006
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
1/4/06: Exactly 2 years later I am re-rating Blue Max. Just wanted to add that they seem to have beers I havenít seen anywhere else in the Metro Area. Picked up Dieu de Ciel Peche Mortel and Arcadia Hopmouth Double IPA. 1/4/04: Given all the hullabaloo I had heard about Blue Max, I was a little disappointed. Donít get me wrong, it has an excellent selection...just not as excellent as I had expected. Still for selection it is unparalleled in the Twin Cities. Their beer is organized in a bit of a hodge podge fashion, largely based on Country, with some on shelves and some in refrigerators. A must visit for any Ratebeerian while in town.
Slick (7) Thief River Falls, Minnesota | January 12, 2004
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
The beer mecca of the twin cities,much more brew then when i lived there and with a little work the selction will get stronger as time and distributors get better.The main place to check out for hard to get brews in the Minneapolis area.
Nuffield (108) Roseville, Minnesota | January 7, 2004| Updated August 7, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Without a doubt the best place to buy beer in Minnesota, and among the best in the Midwest. Jim, the lead beer buyer there, tends to work afternoons and evenings, and he is highly enthusiastic about beer. He has maintained a very diverse list--great Belgians (Dec. 2003: 6 different Fantomes, 8 different Cantillons), tons of Russian/Polish/Czech bottles, a good mix of UK beers (good selection of George Gale, e.g.), and plenty of things from elsewhere. There is a singles shelf where Iíve been able to buy lots of the Bells and Capital beers (there are also six packs) and there are plenty of other goodies. Most everything is stored in coolers. Prices may be a bit high but there arenít too many places you can get some of this stuff, so thatís the choice. Definitely the ONE place I always go when Iím in the Twin Cities.
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