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Beer Available At France 44 Wine & Spirits (arranged by most recent)
Surly Doomtree Beer 79, Victory HopDevil 99, Ballast Point Big Eye IPA 98, Odell Myrcenary Double India Pale Ale 99, Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout 98, Summit Unchained 18 Hop Silo Double IPA 92, Bells Expedition Stout 100, Hopfenstark Saison Station 55 (Bière Amère) 94, Steel Toe Douglas CDA 96, Surly Eight Ale 98, Robinsons Old Tom (Bottle) 92, Vicaris Tripel Gueuze 93, Bent Paddle Cold Press Black Ale 92, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale 98, New Belgium Lips of Faith - Wild² Dubbel 89, Founders Cerise 80, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 100, Sierra Nevada Harvest Wet Hop IPA - Northern Hemisphere 99, Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero 98, New Holland Pilgrims Dole 90
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theisti (599) Leawood, Kansas | May 19, 2014| Updated September 8, 2014
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Visited on a Monday morning. Large, clean upscale store. Huge selection of quality wine, liquor and beer. There is an entire wall of beer, a few racks around that wall, and a large walk in cooler of craft beer. The mix a six was solid, wide variety of local beers that also were marked as $1.99 singles. I was impressed with the import selection, in particular the Belgian. I liked the layout of the walk in cooler, arranged A-Z by brewery. Really nice store, I could have spent a lot of time (and money) here. Almost in the same league as Zipps and Blue Max, though the single selection is more vast at Zipps and the import selection is better at Blue Max.
88 = ★★★★ (best in area, a must for locals and visitors)
I only use the total score, not the component parts.
GenDV138 (226) Falls Church, Virginia | February 12, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Only ordered online. Nice selection of beers with some out-of-market gems for me including Surly and Deschutes. Reasonable beer prices, shipping prices are ok. Good packing with styro shippers.
Gregman12 (10) Alabama | July 30, 2013
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
ABSOLUTELY HANDS DOWN OF THE BEST BEER STORES THERE ARE! WILL HELP YOU WITH ANY QUESTION AND NOT ACT LIKE THEY KNOW SO MUCH MORE THAN YOU (EVEN THOUGH THEY KNOW MORE THAN MOST OF US BEER LOVERES) Karen is extremely helpful and is great with any thing to do with the shipping. I would recommend them to anyone who is wanting to order beer online and receive it without a single problem, there charge for wrapping is minimal, compared to how much they use so that is a huge plus! Go with France44 you will not be upset or disappointed one bit.
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burgy (15) Minnetonka, Minnesota | July 9, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
This is a great liquor store in general. Its a place I go to try new liquors, scope a decent deal on some beer I most likely wont see at other stores, let my fiancee browse the wine selection and do a tasting. Also, if you are looking for beer and cheese/ meat pairings this is by far one of 2 places in the metro I would shop.
Plus, bring your dog!
mikehanneman (14) Iowa | June 26, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
I did a lot of checking to see where the best place to stock up on alcohol was. I really wanted a case of Great Divide Titan IPA and some other craft brews. I called and wanted to arrange Bill ordering in a fresh case. He spoke with the beer distributor rep and made sure the product was there and it was fresh. I was impressed by his service and ability to assist me. France 44 has a ton of wine and spirits as well as a great beer selection. I noticed they also had an area (small) to eat too. My son and I thought the food looked really good.
The store is actually located in St Louis Park, just west of Minneapolis. Nice area and there seems to be a lot of activities (positive ones) in the area. I parked on the street but use France 44’s parking lot on the east side of the building. Lots of traffic otherwise.
bhensonb (501) Woodland, California | January 30, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Got an order in. Shipment was fast. Website was a bit slow, but perseverance prevailed. Nicely packed. Shipped reasonably quickly. Good email notifications. Nice selecdtion.
jredmond (219) Manhattan, New York | January 8, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
Ordered some 4 packs online to be shipped to NYC. Very smooth transaction - confirmation and shipping were done efficiently. Great packaging. I would definitely order again. An ideal service fir anyone within their shipping range that cannot purchase any surly brews otherwise.
TheHOFF43 (112) Robbinsdale, Minnesota | September 8, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice selection but definitely over-priced. Lsrge amount of cold craft beers and some stuff that isn’t easily found elsewhere
DalzAle (13) Eden Prairie, Minnesota | August 30, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Been stopping here off and on for years now and finally getting around to rating it. Selection has gotten increasingly better over the last 2 years. Craft beer selection is definitely above average and hangs around for awhile, mostly because some(but not all) of the really rare one-offs are grossly over priced to comparable stores. Worth stopping in to? Yes. But only if you can’t find what you’re looking for at Zipps, The Four Firkins or Liquor Barrel.
daknole (412) Scottsdale, Arizona | July 9, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Tyranena, surly and more shipped to AZ? You betcha. Awesome! Great packing and no issues with breakage.
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