United States > California > Monterey
bhensonb (538) Woodland, California | June 27, 2015
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
This place has a huge number of bottles. There is a possibility that some of them are rather old. But for the most part we are not talking pale blondy beers. We are talking about heavy beers. Tho that may reflect my focus. Gotta like this place.
that_Guy (1) California | August 25, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
Easily one of the better places to shop beer in the city of Monterey. It’s close to all the local attractions and everyone behind the counter knows what they’re talking about. Huge beer selection, and the staff can point you in any direction you wish to help you make the selection for your beer!
IrishBoy (113) Bakersfield, California | June 13, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty good bottle shop with lots of imported Belgians and small locals.
MattH (58) California | April 4, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
What stood out at this place was the ample selection of Belgian beers. Girardin Black Label, Malhuer, ext. Prices were on par, or a little less than a Whole Foods. I did not interact with any employees, but the man behind the register seemed friendly as he talked to the other customers in the store.
mariorubio (2) California | April 15, 2010
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
BMan wants more local offerings, sadly there are no local breweries.
Picked up a collection of Port beers on this visit. This is easily the best place for beer in Monterey County. There are actually beers here that I can’t find in Santa Rosa (Fantome?)
Enniskillen (67) Salinas, California | March 10, 2010
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Good selection of both domestic, and belgians. Pizza Port, Lost Abbey, are here in a good variety. No Russian River, Alesmith. Owner was very helpful. Most likely the best selection you’ll find in the region. Prices seem to be about right.
homeslice (1) , California | January 19, 2009
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Large Assortment of quality Beers. Semi high priced. Possibly the largest (if not the only) selection of Belgium Ales in the southern Monterey Bay. Also sells a variety of wines and cigars. Little higher priced than other beer sellers.
joet (101) Santa Rosa, California | October 7, 2008
48 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 12/20
A lot of beer is available here. Not much help from staff. The selection is not all about quality and there’s plenty of macro and pseudo macro stuff but plenty of good choices as well. Green Flash was the ticket on our visit. Right up from the aquarium. We parked right in front and were pleasantly surprised by the selection.
BMan1113VR (422) Los Angeles, California | August 2, 2008
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty good selection for the area. Really strong selection of Belgians. Local micros seem to be a bit lacking (Stone, Lagunitas and North Coast are well represented though). Lots of wine and liquor as well.
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