Texas Liquor | Carlsbad, California
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Texas Liquor
Excellent based on 28 ratings
Type: Beer Store

945 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, California United States 92008 [ print map ]
760 729 1836



Hours: Open at least until 11PM, maybe later


Mayor: GT2 (17) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 600


Texas Liquor

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Beer Available At Texas Liquor (arranged by most recent)
Helms Hop the RIPA 53, Almanac Dark Pumpkin Sour 93, Logsdon Straffe Drieling Tripel 92, Almanac Cerise Sour Blond 86, Almanac Farmers Reserve Citrus 99, Beachwood / Heretic / Stone Unapologetic IPA 98, Crooked Stave St. Bretta (Winter) 97, Wiens Insomnia IPA 41, Ironfire Judge, Jury, and Executioner Triple IPA , Almanac Dogpatch Strawberry 98, Mikkeller Czechet Pilsner 81, Mikkeller Beer Geek BreAKfast (Alaskan Edition) 96, Evil Twin Bozo Beer 98, Almanac Farmers Reserve Pluot 99, Midnight Sun T.R.E.A.T. Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter 99, Avery Tweak (Meph Addict) 100, Hair of the Dog Adam 100, Struise Pannepot Reserva 100, Struise Svea IPA 90, Hair of the Dog Fred 100
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28 reviews for Texas Liquor
 Ambiance  63%
 Service  67%
 Selection  82%
 Food  30%
 Value  69%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  85%
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80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
cards04  (104) Steinbach, Manitoba | March 13, 2014
Small.. Cramped... Weird service.. But phenomenal selection of beer. The bottle selection is crazy.. Tons of local stuff... Great Belgian selection. Some decent prices too. Fantastic place to stop.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton  (588) London, England | December 13, 2013
World class bottle shop. The selection is the best I have found in the San Diego area. Loads of local stuff. Some Pliney on my stop. The guy working there was enthusiastic and helpful without being annoying, which is great. He told me and some other customers about the Goose Island Bourbon County stuff he was keeping behind the counter. The value is good to begin with but they also offer volume discounts: buy six bottles get the seventh for a nickel, buy 12 bottles the eleventh and twelfth for a dime. Not bad. Not bad at all. This place is a five-minute walk from Pizza Port Carlsbad so take them both in on one visit.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
GT2  (586) San Diego County , California | September 15, 2013
Walking distance from Pizza Port Carlsbad and across the street from 83 Degrees. Big parking lot. Huge interior that is stuffed with bottles and center shelf makes for a cramped experience. Almost everything is fridged though and they have a huge selection. Was able to find some Bruery RS only stuff for sale along with the new Almanacs. Hair of the Dog, normal Upright offerings, more bizarre imported stuff. Lots to take in. Prices were reasonable, nothing too shocking. They had Duck Duck Goose for sale in a locked cabinet, but I didnít dare ask the price.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse  (53) , Sweden | July 22, 2013
Surprisingly good selection, most of it cooled. Buy 6, get a seventh for a nickle. Somewhat pricey but not too bad.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah  (343) Utah | February 10, 2013
Huge selection in coolers and on the shelves. They have a buy 6, get the 7th for a nickle. Even at that the prices are on the high side, but the selection is worth it.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
t0rin0  (1330) Do Not Resuscitate, California | December 23, 2012
I used to visit this place every time Iíd go to Pizza Port but now itís more like once a year.

Plenty of beers available including some lesser hyped locals and of course the popular stuff that everyone wants. The owner knows a fair amount about beer so just ask if youíre looking for something. Over all the store is very small but in the small area theyíve managed to squeeze a lot of stuff in.

My only complaint is that the pricing has gone steadily upwards in the last couple years, not that it was ever "cheap" to begin with.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail  (825) Orange County, California | August 3, 2012
Just up the street from Pizza Port. Not a huge store, but quite the large selection. Unlike a lot of places, beer really seems to dominate. Huge selection of local San Diego beers as well as stuff from all over the state and world. Prices are on the high side here, though.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey  (400) Croydon, England | March 12, 2012
This place is a 5/10 minute walk from Pizza Port, so if you are in the area why not? An impressive selection of 500+ bottles awaits! Beer pretty much takes up half of this fairly sizeable liquor store. Most beers are bombers. Comprehensive selection of California and US, with a few gems like Alpine. European selection is also solid with harder to get stuff like LoverBeer sours. Prices were definitely on the high side in comparison to other places I visited in California. Even though the selection was massive I didnít see too many beers that I couldnít have got elsewhere. Still well worth a visit if you are in the area.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy  (551) Toronto, Ontario | January 17, 2012
underated bottle store. Great selection of the locals, their complete line, and harder to get Califormia beers. Priced at the going rate, with hours much more convenient than the Pizza Port bottle shop.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
ryansalem  (1) san diego, California | December 8, 2011
The buy 10 and get the 11th and 12th for 10 cents is a great deal. Right next to pizza port carlsbad this is a must stop. The best beer selection in San Diego hands down.

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