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Beer Available At Chevy Chase Wine and Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Founders Backwoods Bastard 100, Southern Tier Blackwater Series: Warlock 97, DC Brau The Citizen 60, DC Brau / DC United The Tradition 45, Anchor Zymaster Series No. 1 California Lager 66, DC Brau The Public 90, George Killianís Irish Red 20, Lindemans Cassis Lambic 86, Lindemans Framboise 95, Lindemans Kriek 88, Bells Planet Series: Mars - The Bringer of War 99, Great Divide 19th Anniversary Ale 83, Goose Island Sixth Day 86, Dia De Los Muertos Immortal Beloved Hefeweizen 43, New Belgium Lips of Faith - Heavenly Feijoa Tripel 86, Founders Redís Rye IPA 99, Kona Pipeline Porter 92, Mad River Steelhead Extra Stout 97, Sly Fox Helles Golden Lager 45, Sly Fox Pikeland Pilsner 84
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Drake (487) Free Union, Virginia | June 10, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nondescript looking place. Kind of a shotgun layout. Lots of wine, liquor and beer. Lots of foreign and American selections, with some rarities. Prices are OK, and the staff was very nice. Nice decor with a cool bottle selection. Very nice stop.
JDBaker11058 (41) Maryland | April 10, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 17/20
Incredible selection, at least one very knowledgeable staff member for beer (Larry, with the big white beard), and pretty high prices. I love the hole-in-the-wall feel of this place, with bottles stacked to the ceiling.
mansquito (81) Nueva York, New York | April 4, 2011| Updated November 12, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
Went there today as part of my absurdly long bike ride. Contrary to what many people are saying, I found the store to be reasonably well organized with a selection that does put most other stores I have seen in this area to shame. However, as many other people have noted, things are quite expensive. Rodmanís and Whole Foods have many of the same things for a dollar or so cheaper (especially some singles). The only thing that I noticed that was cheaper than Whole Foods was Bellís Third Coast Old Ale. Also, it is clear that a lot of the stuff sits there quite a while and they donít scour over it to find the bottles that have already expired (i.e. the ones that have the writing on the label). Frankly, a place like the Whole Foods on 14th and P is probably a better bet, if you donít care which beer you get that day, but this is still a good store with a good selection. One of the guys who works there will help you with your beer. He also is able to look up in his directory to tell you how long the beer has been sitting on the shelf, which is pretty cool.
Capa (270) Manama, Bahrain | May 17, 2010
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 16/20
Lots of beer but randomly sorted. Found some god stuff from all over the nation and plenty of stuff Iíd never seen before. About half of it is kept cold, which is nice. The most expensive of the stores Iíve been to since getting to the Baltimore/DC area, though. I would go back for the hard to find stuff, but the prices would keep me away from being a regular.
GT2 (613) San Diego County , California | March 18, 2010| Updated May 18, 2010
60 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
The selection here is a little better than Rodmanís (which has the advantage of being cheaper and metro accessible). The atmosphere here reminds me of a haunted house and the staff could be fill-ins for the ride as well. Prices are stupid expensive and make no sense. Itís sort of a creepy place to visit. I hate going here and have gone about three to four times and have never bought anything. Mostly because they donít have anything worth buying (6 month old DIPAs anyone? $30 DuClaw Colossus?) Donít waste your time jaunting over to this place which is not metro accessible. Donít believe the website, which says itís like in the Top 10 of ____. Lie.
ben4321 (274) Hoboken, New Jersey | February 16, 2010
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice store, good selection of singles. A little on the small side, and I wasnít particularly impressed with the service, but the selection is pretty solid. A touch hard to navigate, as stuff isnít very well organized. Prices all over the map from great to crappy, better then Rockville prices though...
jcos (63) Maryland | February 3, 2010| Updated July 20, 2010
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited on 2/3/2010 with Ben4321. Store is small, tucked away next to a CVS. Good parking in back. Lots of single beers, and many things available that arenít in Maryland where I live about 20 minutes away. Beers are kind of disorganized, with singles on shelves, an open fridge, then some stuff put anywhere they have space. Iíl definitely put this place as part of my rotation of beer stores. Maybe they have a guy who knows beer, but not today on a Wednesday.
gsmitty80 (190) Washington DC | February 3, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Just found this little jem today as a recommendation from a friend. The beer selection was very good and you could buy them in singles. I picked up 8 microbrews for $20 and was happy with that. I live about 5 blocks down the street and will be going here ALOT. Most of my ratings in the next six months will come from beers that i will purchase at this fine establishment.
j12601 (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | December 10, 2009
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
While the beers seemed to be compacted into a small area the entire store is a bit small so itís still a sizable offering. The guy behind the counter was quite knowledgeable and happy to chat about beers and such. Prices seemed reasonable to rather good - picked up a few bottles for less than I get them for at cost back home. Canít argue with that.
SamGamgee (182) down the whirlpool, California | February 15, 2009
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Since The Wine Specialist can no longer sell any single bottles including bombers and 750ml bottles, (stupid dc city legislators) Chevy Chase is the new go to location in NW DC. Iím actually wishing I had come here before. Everything is sold in singles, and everything is a pretty damn big number. They seem to carry pretty much any normal stuff that is available in the area, and a bunch of west coast stuff which is cool, but being from California doesnít interest me as much. The beer guy is really helpful and will get anything for you if they have it. Prices are a bit random, with some being pretty good, but many being pretty steep, though maybe not outrageous for the area. I would give it a lower value score, but the fact that all are available in singles makes up for it, so Iíll just leave it ambiguous. There is still some stuff that you can get at whole foods in town that they don;t have here, but this is definitely overall the best selection in the area. They also have good deals on
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