Cook Street Village Liquor | Victoria, British Columbia
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Cook Street Village Liquor
Currently with 4 ratings
Type: Beer Store

230 Cook Street
Victoria, British Columbia Canada V8V 3X3 [ print map ]
250 995 2665 | facebook | twitter

Hours: 10am to 9pm daily

Mayor: CapFlu (3) | Affiliated user(s) here BrewtalTruthBC | Bottles: 276

Cook Street Village Liquor

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Beer Available At Cook Street Village Liquor (arranged by most recent)
Freigeist Geisterzug Gose Rhabarber 90, Persephone Single Hop Series Galaxy Pale Ale , Persephone Best Bitter 79, Scuttlebutt Golden Mariner 49, Burnside White Out 86, Corsendonk Agnus / Abbey Pale Ale 95, Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock 99, Barkerville 52 Foot Stout 93, Hornbeer Caribbean Rumstout 99, Deschutes Cinder Cone Red Ale 94
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4 reviews for Cook Street Village Liquor
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  78%
 Selection  80%
 Food N/A 
 Value  47%
 Overall  71%
 Rating  71%

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris  (836) Burnaby, British Columbia | September 10, 2013
Nice boutique like shop in the trendy area of town. Staff was nice for Victoria, but not friendly. Selection was good and prices for some stuff is a little higher than other shops.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk  (234) Washington D.C., Washington DC | May 3, 2013
Wow. First store I walked into in BC and I was amazed at the selection. A whole shelf of de Molens, Brooklyn Black Ops and loads of other stuff. Then I started looking at the prices and realized how much of a tease all of this was. I had forgotten about the cold beer and wine mark up of $2-3 a bomber. A little ridiculous to pay $8 for a 650 of IPA made down the street when you can get 500 ml of the same beer for $6 across the street at the bar and watch the game. Friendly staff though.
ShoreSippa  (1) , | February 27, 2012
Tucked away just off the main strip of the bustling little Cook St Village lies easily the best cold beer and wine in Victoria, Cook St Liqour. When this place first opened I was extremely happy just to have a CB&W so close to where I live, but had no idea they would take it to the level they are currently at. You can tell the owner(s) of this place are genuinely passionate about bringing in good, high-quality products and their selection seems to get more impressive with each passing week. On top of their unbelievable craft beer selection, their penchant for finding good wine and a very solid wall of scotch seperates this place from the others. Itís almost kind of sad actually that when I go in there I feel like a kid in a candy store, getting wide-eyed over the new stouts theyíve brought in and taking forever as I carefully make my selection. Where some places would look at me like a total weirdo for taking 20 minutes to choose what beer Iím having that night, the staff there is amazing and always up for sharing some laughs as you comb the racks. Also as an added bonus they are very on top of their website and social media letting you know whenever a new product has arrived with a helpful write-up to tell you more about it. All-in-all this is a true Victoria hidden gem and is worth going out of your way for even if you donít live in town. Highly recommended!!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu  (216) Victoria, British Columbia | June 26, 2010| Updated December 30, 2012
I was shocked to read about this place in Monday Magazine - it has gained some real notoriety for how fast theyíve built their reputation. Iíll have to agree - as Cook Street Liquor Store DEFINITELY has a better selection than Spinnakers. Some real gems not seen on Vancouver Island too often - like Hitachino Nest and Jolly Pumpkin. Still missing the Dieu du Ciel 6-packs that are available at 6-Mile. Prices are somewhat elevated - in the realm of $0.50 more per bottle than the BCLS ($3 more per 6-pack) but likely in line with the Strath, which I consider the high end. Walked around and saw some real nice European and small choice special BC wines. Overall, I like the accessibility of Cook Street Liquor Store and will try to check in somewhat regularly to see how they progress.

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