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Beer Available At The Wine Thief & Ale Jail (arranged by most recent)
Victory / Stone / Dogfish Head Saison du BUFF 91, Fulton Garage Series 5: Batch 300 89, Tallgrass Ethos IPA 96, Fish Tale The Hobbit: Gollum Precious Pils 53, Paradox Beer Skully Barrel No. 17 79, Bauhaus Brew Labs ‹ber DŁber Hoppy Bock 69, Oude (Gueuze Tilquin)≤ ŗ líAncienne 100, Clown Shoes Pecan Pie Porter (2014+) 94, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy Lager 94, Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner 82, La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #8 99, 2 Towns Ginja Ninja 81, Tallgrass Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat 93, Saugatuck Pumpkin Chai 38, New Belgium Pumpkick 55
Sammy (607) Toronto, Ontario | August 4, 2015| Updated August 9, 2015
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Good selection for the state including mixed 6 pak section. Vg service. A bit out of the way.
Atom (171) Minneapolis, Minnesota | May 23, 2015
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
Pretty sweet place, I know the staff decently well, as Iím good friends with both the their former beer guys Mark. Great selection with lots of singles. One of the best bottle shops in the Twins Cities.
footbalm (74) Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota | January 17, 2015
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very cool old building. I walked into the beer side and a beer guy approached me and we talked beer for a long time. Great selection separated by styles. Like the four firkins but without the attitude. I will be back to this place again.
deyholla (399) Minneapolis, Minnesota | December 14, 2014
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
A nice store with a great selection of singles and a nice feel. Two rooms, one dedicated to wine and another to beer and cider with a nice rustic feel. Service was good with very knowledgeable employees. Great selection which is showcased by there large mix six selection. Prices are inline with other top area stores. A great store overall.
northropfrye (227) Steinbach, Manitoba | January 6, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Definitely wins for ambience, but thatís not really why you go to beer store. Others are trashier but might have more beer. I liked the layout and it definitely has a solid selection of American craft beer, my impression, though was that it was weaker on Belgians.
cards04 (154) Steinbach, Manitoba | January 3, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice selection of local beers. Friendly service. Very nice selection of quality stuff. The prices would keep me coming back. Nice place.
jmagnus87 (92) Rockford, Illinois | October 31, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Stopped here during RBSG. Awesome stop, one of the highlights of the trip for sure. Great selection and I would love to come back here again.
t0rin0 (1508) Do Not Resuscitate, California | August 21, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited August 17, 2013 as part of RBSG.
These guys opened their cellar to us which was really cool. Naturally everyone grabbed the Cantillon gueuze bottles but they also had some other neat stuff like some vintage Black Ops, four years of Bourbon County, and some three or four year old Alaskan Barleywine. There was a lot of other stuff but I wasnt really looking to buy a ton of beer since Iíd have to ship it home. Upstairs in the regular store are two rooms, one for beer and one for wine. The beer side has an interesting selection. The usual locals, the usual imports, and the usual nation wide brands but mixed in there were plenty of obscure brands that I hadnít seen on shelves before. Pretty much everything is available in singles too. Cool place, would return.
jcnielsen (267) Charlotte, North Carolina | July 3, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Really nice selection of single 12 oz bottles for making mix 6-pks, the best in the area that Iíve found. Also attached to a wine store. I will probably be visiting this place quite a bit over the next few months, to try all the locally available beers in the Twin Cities.
fluffheady (109) Chicago, Illinois | June 3, 2013| Updated November 24, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
We are from out of town and visited several beer stores in Minneapolis. This place is where we gladly dropped most of our budget, and the place that any BA reader should visit. There is a great collection of growlers. They had the original half acre growler AND the new one. Any time I see that, Iím SOLD (living on the north side of Chicago). And the Russian River growler, etc, etc, etc. The man working the beer side of the store was extremely knowledgeable, and another one of the customers was a certified beer tasting judge. It is a great place. Stop here if from out of town. Shop here if you live here. These places need to survive.
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