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Beer Available At Grape And Gourmet (arranged by most recent)
Smuttynose Frankenlager 69, Green Flash Hop Odyssey White IPA 95, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Citra Session IPA 95, Abita Strawgator 64, AleWerks Loverís Greed , New Belgium Hop Kitchen #6 / Odell FOCOllaboration Pale Ale 96, Sierra Nevada / Victory Beer Camp Alt Route 91, Sierra Nevada / New Glarus Beer Camp There And Back 91, Sierra Nevada / Russian River Beer Camp Yvan the Great 94, Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam 98, Central Waters / Local Option Bourbon Barrel La Petite Mort 98, Bear Republic Grand Am 94, Oude Quetsche Tilquin ŗ líAncienne 100, Perennial Vermilion Winter Ale 95, Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 100, Wild Wolf Alpha Ale 67, Stone 18th Anniversary Golden Brown IPA 94, DuClaw Pumpkin Retribution 91, Cisco Cranberry Woods 91, Perennial The Last Word 84
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obguthr (20) Staunton, Virginia | October 14, 2007
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Itís set in a strip mall near the VB main library, a good neighborhood. The staff was friendly, unobtrusive, and passionate about beer. The selection was great in both quantity and quality. This is a must stop for beer geeks vacationing in our little corner of the world. Itís not far from the oceanfront and features quite a few local brews. I got a Stone XI (mmmmmm) and some Old Richmonds.
Braudog (721) Hampton, Virginia | October 8, 2007| Updated July 16, 2011
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Update May 2011: After leaving the area for 3 years and returning, Iíd heard that G&G had built from a great start, but putting eyes on their lineup made me a believer. Whenever I find a store that carries stuff Iíve never even heard of, that says something! With a full half of this store dedicated to quality brew, G&G is now THE retail stop in Hampton Roads. From obscure imports to just about any US micro available in Virginia, if you canít find it here, you canít find it. BTW, if you drop in, tell Kevin youíre a Ratebeerian and make an instant friend! Great people!
Oct 2007 comments: A chance appointment on the south side of the water gave me the opportunity to check this place out and it was a pleasant surprise. The very friendly husband and wife team manage a small but power-packed lineup of quality brews, highlighted by a strong representation by Stone, including some cool Stone-related knick knacks. I managed to find a half dozen or so new ones, plus some harder to find gems (Oaked Bastard, for example). Bit far for me to be a regular visitor, but worth a stop if youíre in the area.
beachbum25 (69) Powellville, Maryland | September 28, 2007
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
This store was a pleasure to visit. Excellent service, was welcomed By Kevin as soon as I walked in. He let me look around a few minutes & then we just started talking @ beer; how the place got started, how did I find out about them, how he was learning about all the great beers available, how he drives to northern VA to get quality beers not available locally; helpful without being pushy. Had Stone, Bells, Avery, DFH, local VA stuff like Williamsburg AleWerks, Tons of quality Belgians &... Cave Creek Chili Beer! Bought them as a novelty & they sell! Nice Gourmet Food & Wine selection as well. Do not miss this store if you are in the Virginia Beach area. Prices were very good, had a 10% case discount. One of the best beer shopping experiences Iíve ever had!!
cawbo (6) Virginia | April 8, 2007
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
A growing beer store in Virginia Beach, just what I need. Beer selection is expanding soon according to the owner. Beats making trips to Richmond for a case of Belgiums. Prices are much better also. They will hunt for anything just ask em. Iím happy.
fn1657 (1) Virginia Beach, Virginia | March 15, 2007
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
By far the best best beer shop in Virginia Beach. As Kevin desribes the store "We are a beer store disguised as a wine shop". The beer selection increases weekly & has beers you cannot find elsewere in VB. Both Deborah & Kevin are friendly and extremely helpful. Stop by to pick up some brew or just chat about beer. Also they have a tasting on Thursdays.
Trooper11 (15) Suffolk, Virginia | January 5, 2007| Updated January 8, 2007
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Immediately greeted by Deborah as I walked in the door (in a non-pushy way) very friendly and no pressure. She says how may I help you and I reply, "I understand this is just a cover for a pretty good beer store". She got a kick out of that. I was introduced to Kevin and we talked candidly about beer...what do you like? whatís your favorite style? etc. He never tried to push anything on me but had a very nice selection. Says he will be leaning more to a hard to find selection vice readily available beer which is fine with me. Nice to have someone go out of there way to please the minority (beer customers) in the wine and gourmet shop. Also, if you donít see what you want just tell him and he will go out of his way to get it, even if it means a little drive to northern VA. Prices seem fair and I believe a few cents less then other local shops. Donít drive through the Rose Hall area without stopping here!
OldRaspy (13) Virginia Beach, Virginia | November 17, 2006| Updated June 9, 2008
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
Deborah and Kevin let me start by saying that the two of you have done wonderful things with this store in a short period of time. Kevin gets new beers in weekly it seems like. If you want something just ask and he will try to get it. Finally we have some place to go in VB to get the good beer. Pretty soon Kevin will have as much beer as Deborah has wne.
px2grafx (3) Virginia Beach, Virginia | October 25, 2006| Updated September 21, 2007
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
like immy said, this is mostly a wine and "gourmet" shop, but they do stock a variety of hard to find micros. alpha klaus, black sun, brian boru, stone 10th, dfh punkin and worldwide, allagash 11th, the williamsburg alewerks selects, left hand, among many others. both kevin and deborah were very friendly and helpful. kevin explained that heís trying to stock top quality and hard to find rarities. the prices are what they are. youíre definitely paying for what youíre getting, but itís worth it when you find something special. besides, the less expensive beer is across the street. next time youíre in the area, stop by. youíre sure to find something thatíll strike your fancy!
Edit: i went about 6 mos. without stopping back into this store, but when i finally got back in, WOW what a difference! iíve since been back in a few times, and every time, iím blown away. kevin has done an excellent job stocking the beer wall. tons of great, hard to find beer. if you canít find something youíll absolutely love here, then youíre crazy. best spot in virginia beach!
Immy (110) Virginia Beach, | September 29, 2006| Updated January 4, 2009
98 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 20/20
Not really a beer store, but they do stock several seasonals and rarities. The great part is the service - they will try to get ANYTHING. I asked for two rather hard to get Allagash beers (Interlude and 11th) and they had them the next day! Stock select 3F and Stone, plus others. Worth a check if you are in the area. They do free wine tastings (with some food, too) every Friday, and when a single vineyard is featured, the taste a few beers, too.br
UPDATE 01DEC06 - Kevin has REALLY ramped up his selection! This is quickly becoming a must see in Virginia Beach!
UPDATE 13JUN07 - this is now officially THE place in Virginia Beach to find beer! Kevin is shooting for 300 different beers, and should soon attain that goal. Combine that with excellent service and Kevinís willingness to go to the ends of the earth to find the beer you want and you get a top-notch beer store disguised as a wine and gift shop.
FINAL UPDATE: Kevin has lost his mind and finally surpassed the 5
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