Milwaukee: Discount Liquor
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Discount Liquor
Excellent based on 112 ratings
Type: Beer Store

5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States 53219 [ print map ]
414 545 2175

Hours: M-Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun:10am-2pm

Mayor: mrjaxson (37) |

Discount Liquor

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Beer Available At Discount Liquor (arranged by most recent)
Lakefront New Grist Ginger , Weyerbacher Tarte Nouveau 77, Surly Doomtree 83, Goose Island The Ogden 94, Brenner Star Baby IPA , Samuel Adams Longshot Raspyís Robust Porter 81, Smuttynose Smuttlabs Spank 87, Schell Noble Star #7 - Cypress Blanc 75, Leinenkugels Summer Shandy 15, Reddís Wicked Mango Ale 10, GŲller Rauchbier 79, Toppling Goliath 1492 IPA 89, 3 Sheeps Hello My Name is Joe 97, Anderson Valley Highway 128 The Kimmie, The Yink, and the Holy Gose 89, Wadworth Old Timer 52, FrŁh KŲlsch 36, Brenner City Fox Pale Ale , Wadworth 6X (Bottle/Can) 38, Metropolitan Kršnkshaft 76, Timothy Taylor Landlord (Bottle) 80
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112 reviews for Discount Liquor
 Ambiance  58%
 Service  74%
 Selection  89%
 Food  40%
 Value  82%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
drowland  (207) Georgia | May 16, 2012
Stopped by recently on a trip up to the Milwaukee area for a wedding.

Looks like complete crap from the outside, but donít let that fool you. Go inside and look at the beers... donít let it fool you!

Nobody spoke to me once while I was in the store, but the checkout lady was nice enough, I suppose. Mainly the store is full of people ordering case after case of booze. The announcements over the sound system got old fast.

Awesome selection by any standards Iíve seen in Florida. Tons of Shelton Brothers stuff. Mikkeller, Fantome, and 3 Fonteinen are just sitting on the shelf, as well as a classic Wisconsin selection (everything under the sun). I was able to get Buffalo Trace BA Mikkeller Black, and many more.

Prices seemed fine for what they had.

Overall, if youíre at the airport and donít have much time, like I did, this is your stop. I ended up spending way more than I should have!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
GT2  (650) San Diego County , California | August 22, 2014
Type. . . . . . . . . . ..Enormous Liquor Store
Location. . . . . . . .Good, Neighborhoods
Prices. . . . . . . . . ..Normal to Lower
Tap Selection. . . .None
Bottle Selection. .Enormous, 600-800
Samplers. . . . . . ...No
Full Pours. . . . . . .No
Beer Level. . . . . ..Extensive
Food Level. . . . ...N/A
Staff. . . . . . . . . . ..Friendly, Helpful
Growlers. . . . . . ...No
Noise Level. . . . ..Quiet
Dťcor. . . . . . . . . ..Sterile Conveinence Store
Good for Kids. . ..No
Parking. . . . . . . ...Private Lot
WiFi. . . . . . . . . . ..Probably Not
Cash Only. . . . . ..No
Recommended. ..Yes
Comments: This is one of the best beers stores Iíve been to by shear diversity of selection. Hundreds of bottles from all over the world with hard to find beers from all over: Belgium, Denmark, UK, Serbia, Montenegro, Poland. Almost half and half foreign and domestic craft selection. Specialty one-offs from local brewers, a giant palette of New Glarus including all special releases, tons of glassware, sixers of Three Floyds. Really out of control little kid in the candy store type of euphoria.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
Dixonian  (150) Plano, Texas | August 20, 2014
Huge craft beer selection including tons of locals and others. More New Glarus than Iíve ever seen in one place. Prices seemed decent compared to some of the other places around. Definitely worth a stop.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
milbrew  (1) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | July 30, 2014
Great selection of craft brews. Feels like a warehouse.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Cousin_Larry  (12) , | May 24, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
andyhwcinc  (28) Chicago, Illinois | April 30, 2014
Two thumbs up on this place...try to go any time Iím in Milwaukee. By far the best selection in the city, with great regional selections I canít find in Chicago (including New Glarus, South Shore, Sprecher, Lakefront) with fantastic prices on hard-to-find international selections from Mikkeller, De Struise, etc. The area ainít that bad, especially considering youíll need to drive to it. If youíre traveling to Milwaukee, and you want to go to a place like Miller Park, Iíd say stop here after the game as itís not too far away.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
TXBadger  (68) Dallas, Texas | April 22, 2014
Not necessarily in the nicest parts of town, but by far the best selection and prices. Discount usually has just about everything that is distributed in Wisconsin.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
edwardbass  (29) Illinois | April 14, 2014
My girlfriend and I visited Milwaukee for the weekend, and I chose Discount Liquor as the beer store stop. A wise choice. The selection is very, very impressive. Plenty of Wisconsin craft beers along with an amazing selection of domestic and imported beers. More Mikeller choices than Iíve seen anywhere, as an example. Alesmith as well, which I havenít seen yet in Chicago. Chatted for a bit with a guy (seemed like a manager or owner) stocking craft beer, and he really knew his stuff. Definitely worth seeking out.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06  (41) Ohio | March 10, 2014
Large store, beers everywhere with seemingly no method to the madness. First time I went I told the wife (who wanted Belgian Red only) that I would be a while and it was going to be expensive. 30 minutes later and a shopping cart and a half she came in looking for me. Nuff said.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 15/20
revtork  (2) North Prairie, Wisconsin | December 21, 2013
Great selection, but prices could be better. The organization of their beers could be more intuitive also, but if youíre looking for the rare one, you wonít do better than Discount.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Indra  (77) Overland Park, Kansas | October 12, 2013| Updated November 17, 2013
Fairly busy and sizeable store with a truly massive selection. Plenty of local WI beers to choose from as well as some bigger names (Bruery, Alesmith, 3 Floyds, etc.) along with plenty of European imports, particularly Belgians. An employee that seemed to know his stuff wandered by and asked if I needed help, which he provided readily. One has to wonder how long some of these bottles have been sitting around, though, and the vast majority of their stock is at room temperature. Prices seem to be around average, certainly not overly high. Very much recommended.

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