United States > Texas > Colleyville
fiulijn (500) Vancouver, British Columbia | December 20, 2006
76 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
This is a great place; they have a good and wide selection of beers, even if very few rarities; they were pricey ícause I got singles, but at least this is the first place here in Texas where they allowed me to "break" the 6P and choose whatever I want.
Some DFH, including an expensive Raison díExtra, many Victory, Left Hand and other more or less known micros.
They also have a speciality food shop that seems interesting, where I was buying some spices.
BMan1113VR (355) Los Angeles, California | November 8, 2009| Updated March 27, 2010
72 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 14/20
Wow, what they say is true. This place really does have by far the best selection in DFW. Gas station, with a huge selection of wine and beer. Lots of local Texas wines. A little market with fresh produce and deli in the back. Helpful staff. Beers are scattered all over the place, and they are just things you donít see else where in Dallas. No ice ciders, and minimal ciders in general. A few meads, including two I hadnít seen before. Sake selection was good, but not great. Layout isnít great. This place is damn expensive as well. A bit out of the way for me as well.
Walt (189) Austin, Texas | October 22, 2004
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Wow!! I finally drove from N. Dallas to Colleyville for fun today...I saw the outside of this place and thought, TChrome and bu11zeye sure did trick me...donít let the outside fool you!!!! FANTASTIC selection!! Probably the best or 2nd best one around!! 10/22/2004 they still had Unibroue 10 on the shelf!! They donít anymore though... :
blutt59 (146) Dallas, Texas | September 25, 2008
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 12/20
Driven by here 100ís of times, A Valero station? Has excellent deli and lots of beers not seen in Dallas. Prices are $1-2 higher and singles are $4.50 ouch! Selection is reason for shopping here, also looks to have good selection of sake
legion242 (113) Richardson, Texas | January 18, 2009| Updated May 7, 2010
36 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 1/10 OVERALL 1/20
Best selection in DFW coupled with the worst prices. Out of the way for me, but I buy my firewood here in the winter, so I can never stop myself from looking around. And damned if I donít al;ways see something new, but only buy about 50% of the time because of the prices- not because I canít afford, but for the princeable of the thing. Charlie Hall loves and admits to being a ripoff.
bu11zeye (112) Frisco (Dallas), Texas | September 16, 2004| Updated April 10, 2006
46 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 8/20
The largest selection of beer in the Dallas/Ft.Worth metroplex. In close proximity to DFW airport for those of you who travel. However, I will not be back due to the high prices of singles....
Nuffield (106) Roseville, Minnesota | February 20, 2005
66 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Look, when youíre beer hunting in DFW, youíre talking differences at the margin: perhaps Central Market doesnít have the full line of Julius Echter available when you go; or perhaps Mr Gís had Old Ruffian when other stores in the area didnít yet have it out. Whatever. Itís not like weíre talking about one store being the BE ALL END ALL of beer hunting. Halls has some marginal victories at the high end and the low end: Iíd never even heard of, much less seen, Schaeferís Light (for $1.09 for a big can!); and they had Avery The Beastís new release. But since Iíd had The Beast in its previous release (bought at Central Market), how big of a deal is this? Good: almost all beer in coolers, Chaucerís Mead (the only place Iíve seen it in DFW so far), sake selection comparable to Central Market-Lovers Lane. But will I make special trips out here? No. But I will check it out when Iím headed to Fort Worth or Tadís for any reason.
Mora2000 (94) McKinney, Texas | December 18, 2010| Updated May 14, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
This store is very inconsistent. Sometimes the staff is very knowledgeable and helpful, other times the people seem completely disinterested/rude and know little to nothing about beer.
Until a few months ago, Hallís was always among the first stores in the Dallas area to get new beers and often times had beers that were nowhere else in the area. For example, they have had Allagash Victor, Victoria, Four, etc... for months, while no one else outside of Houston and Austin has gotten any.
That being said, several months ago (Fall 2010) they remodeled the store and switched to also selling liquor. Since that time, business has seemed to really pick up - the store is always packed - but the selection has suffered. There are beers available in DFW that they now donít stock and others they get weeks after other stores. The selection is still very good, just not as good as it was before the switch to liquor sales. Also, the prices are among the highest in the Metroplex and they do not sell singles.
They also sell sandwiches in the deli, which are a little expensive, but pretty good nonetheless.
Cavie (80) Fort Worth, Texas | June 10, 2009| Updated March 7, 2010
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Amazing selection for a GAS STATION. Heard about it from a friend and made the trip up. I wasnít disappointed in the selection. Was able to pick up some Sam Adams specialty brews that I had never seen before. Prices were much higher than I was used to seeing, but what are ya gonna do? Itís a gas station.
Kevin (56) Colorado | April 29, 2005
82 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
one of the better selections in the area. the staff went out of their way to help me find some things. iíll be back.
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