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Beer Available At Breeze-Thru Wine & Spirits (arranged by most recent)
Hopothesis Drafty Window 23, Lakefront Wheat Monkey 18, Southern Tier 2XONE 97, Wasatch GhostRider White IPA 89, Big Wood Bad Axe Imperial IPA 91, New Glarus Thumbprint Series Spiced Ale 95, Lakefront Organic ESB 30, Lakefront Cream City Pale Ale 66, Lakefront Fuel Cafe 49, New Glarus Cabin Fever Bock 81, Bells Christmas Ale 60, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter 71, Big Wood Morning Wood 78, Lagunitas Brown Shugga 97, Grays Bully Porter 25, Bells Porter 97, Left Hand 400 Pound Monkey 64, Anchor Porter 99, Clown Shoes Clementine 83, New Glarus Fat Squirrel Nut Brown Ale 91
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Cornfield (143) Oak Forest, Illinois | August 10, 2007
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
If youíre nearby, stop in. Itís a dingey little place and no one really took notice of me until I was checking out, but they have a pretty decent selection of brews, most available as a part of their reasonably priced mix-n-match deal. Coming out of the Chicago area, I appreaciated that deal, given the vastly different distribution here. Even picked up a Belgian that I havenít tried. Iíll be back.
BBB63 (131) La Porte , Indiana | June 26, 2007
64 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Not much in rare beers but you can any 12 ounce beer in singles and I left with 2 mixer sixers of stuff I have not had before. The mixer prices where not that bad either. Worth a quick stop if in the area.
keoki182 (18) West Bend, Wisconsin | June 23, 2007
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
A very easy-to-miss liquor store near the zoo. When you walk in, you are greeting by a dark, dusty maze of coolers. Walking between the coolers and peering through the cloudy glass, you see rows upon rows of single bottles, waiting to be made into a "Build Your Own" sixer. As a ratebeerian who loves Build Your Owns for the variety offered, this place is near the top of my list for such a purpose. Prices are reasonable and the US micro selection is remarkable.
Sombeast (19) Pewaukee, Wisconsin | March 17, 2007
66 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Looks like a liquor dive on the outside but gets steadily more interesting as you walk around and realize (1) they have a ton of beer fridges and (2) they are going to a lot of trouble to allow you to assemble packs of mixed singles. Service while selecting was nil, but they were happy to calculate up a price for a set of mixed bottles. Not a lot of high-end belgian beers, but a respectable selection that I had no problem with picking out a number of desirable singles from.
footbalm (63) Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota | December 31, 2006
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to MrFacto for the tip. Lots and lots of singles. Nothing special at all gut if you are looking to grad some brews to add to your ratings this is a good spot. parking right out front. It is small and packed but did I mention a lot of singles??
Ughsmash (138) Pewaukee, Wisconsin | November 26, 2006
64 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Excellent selection of singles... nothing extraordinarily rare, but probably 500 to choose from. Everything comes in singles, which is by far the best thing going for this place. Not very aesthetically pleasing, but thatís OK. The first time I went there, I got a whole lot of crap from the owner when I was referencing my notebook when picking out beers. Good stop when youíre on the west side of Milwaukee.
BeerBelcher (134) Columbus, Ohio | October 28, 2006| Updated February 23, 2007
72 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Another neighborhood liquor store that has diversified into the world of craft beer. A lot of these places seem to be diamonds in the rough, as their exterior gives no clue of the riches inside. A friend recommended this place, so I went by to check it out.
This place is relatively small, but is definitely craft beer focus, as it is packed with perhaps a dozen long coolers. All the volume seemed to be singles, which because I like to sample a range of beers, is great for me. Pricing seemed a bit on the high side, but it seems like you usually pay a bit of a premium for mixed six-packs, and Iím OK with that.
I spoke briefly with the owner. He didnít offer any help while I was in the store, which was OK because I was just browsing and found everything I was looking for. He apologized for the state of the store (a mess) and for not approaching me, citing a lack of help that day. Selection was mostly US; not a huge amount of imports. However, all beer was refrigerated, which makes it last considerably longer and makes me less concerned about buying something thatís ancient, which is a problem Iíve had at Discount on more than one occasion (although to be fair, those were imports at Discount, while this store has mostly North American products).
All-in-all, it is a beer-haven, and if you dig craft beer, it is definitely worth a stop.
RagallachMC (30) Cleveland, Ohio | October 2, 2006
74 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Another ílooks like nothing from the outside, beer hotspot on the insideí place. Really cramped and hard to move around once inside the store. And the owner says heís adding two more coolers. I donít know where heíd put them. Great selection of singles at good prices. Worth a stop to find that one bottle, or to load up on a bunch of singles.
NachlamSie (542) Denver, Colorado | August 16, 2006
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Build your own six packs with over 600 beers from which to chose. ínuff said.
Adverse2Bitter (1) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | August 14, 2006
80 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
This place rules!! Its cramped and dirty, but the selection is amazing! Hundreds of signal bottles to choose from. All most all the major micro brews, Import and domestic. Almost all cold, and ready to go. Mix and match your own six packs until your heart is content. If anyone knows of another place like this in the Milwaukee area PLEASE LET ME KNOW.
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