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Beer Available At Drakeís Party Center (arranged by most recent)
St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 99, Unibroue Trois Pistoles 100, Tri-City Fortunato 69, Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout 98, Odd Side Ales Hop Gobbler 68, Odd Side Ales Bourbon Barrel Aged Mayan Mocha 99, Evil Twin Bikini Beer 86, Jolly Pumpkin La Roja 99, Saugatuck Hop in Yer Rye P.A. , North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout 100, Dark Horse Too Cream Stout 98, Greenbush Jadis Winter White 78, Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero 98, Clown Shoes Tramp Stamp 95, Clown Shoes Undead Party Crasher 99, Clown Shoes Porcine Unidragon 99, Clown Shoes Muffin Top 96, Shorts / Half Acre Captain Fantasy 92, Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 100, Brewery Vivant PlowHorse 98
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OPIE788 (21) Ohio | December 7, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Lots of beer. They put the ratebeer rating on front of most of the beers which is a big time saver since I was going to look it up anyway. Cashier gave us some other store recommendations too.
DutchHillbilly (11) Mattawan, Michigan | October 26, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Lots of selection. If you cant find something you like, then you are hard to please. Rate Beer Ratings throughout the store.
Ryeman212 (2) , | September 28, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
While the place was well lit, outside of that it needs some remodeling. The guy behind the counter knew his stuff but the girl, outside of simply stating she knew ciders, didnít engage in the conversation even when I engaged her...selection was nice, good layout...was hoping for more of an import section but good none the less...the price though...a little to expensive for my taste...and 10%? Thatís barely worth it....give it a try but donít expect any gems
TheBear11D (18) Michigan | February 3, 2013| Updated February 14, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Drakeís has a friendly staff and a pretty nice selection. I like that drakeís caters to Michigan breweries and their pricing is reasonable. They donít have a ton of foreign beers, but Iím usually after the local stuff anyway. They also feature the RateBeer rating next to each beer, which is great. They have recently posting beers they just got in and taking reservations on Facebook. For someone who canít jet over there any time of the day this helps me get my hands on the rare beers that I really want. I absolutely love it!
574deadzone (11) North Central, Indiana | August 26, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 16/20
Definitely caters to beer, which is great. Good selection, too. Tons of Michigan beers: Arcadia, New Holland, Founders, Dark Horse, Shorts, etc. Prices are a little high, but the mixed 6-pack 10% off deal helps take the sting out. Found a Stone Old Guardian for like $7.39, which was decent and Iíve been wanting another one, so that was cool. Lots of Brewery Vivant, too, which was good to see. The guy was really helpful, too, and knows his stuff, so thatís a plus. A good place to swing into in K-Zoo.
b3shine (230) Cincinnati, Ohio | July 8, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
A bottle and liquor shop right by Western Michigan University that caters to the college crowd (as is evident by itís ambiance), but has solid prices and a very good selection.
tcanimal987 (10) , | June 13, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
I came in here for the first time(6/8) since I recently moved to Kalamazoo, and boy am I excited to get to know this place. They have so many beers I donít know if my liver is ready to try them all but Iím definitely going to give it a try! The two guys behind the counter were great, the one that came out and helped me certainly knew his stuff about beer, I was really shocked that they were so helpful with it being almost midnight when I was in there. I made my own six pack, and it was a little higher than I was expecting but thatís what you get when you buy good beers I guess. Iíll for sure be back in here and Iíll try every beer they have.
finderman222 (10) , | February 19, 2012| Updated March 5, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
I was really impressed with how much this store has changed. I went to Western for my undergrad and it wasnít anything like this. The staff is knowledgeable but not pedantic about it either. Very refreshing, I had been told by another store that they werenít worthwhile to go to but WOW was that store WRONG! Great 6 pack selection with constant ratings, I always enjoy comparing my opinions with others on the beer and have had several good conversations with the staff here. A must go when you are in the Kalamazoo area
fgctigers (9) Michigan | January 19, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 20/20
One of my go-to places. They constantly announce what new beers they have coming in, and while most of the time I have to rush to get there in order to get one, it kinda adds to the excitement of it all. Plus most of the workers tend to actually know something about beer, not too bad for being just college kids. I canít remember ever being interested in microbrews while in college, Impressive. The music kinda distracts sometimes, I donít really feel like walking through a store that sounds like it is having a rave.......
NayTron (3) Kalamazoo, Michigan | November 19, 2011
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Staff was great no issues there. Selection is very nice. Overpriced on everything by $2-5 from any other store. I have also noticed that when popular beers come in the shop in short supply they save them for their buddys via their facebook/twitter homepage. Why advertise you have them if they never make it to the shelf? Overall not bad but there are better stores in Kalamazoo.
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