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Beer Available At Healthy Spirits - Castro (arranged by most recent)
Omnipollo Magic #411 - Wild Strawberry/Rhubarb/Vanilla Smoothie IPA 95, The Bruery Or Xata (2015-) 95, Courage Russian Imperial Stout (2011+) 99, Black Isle Organic Hibernator Oatmeal Stout 94, Cascade Gingersnaps 97, Mikkeller ForÍt du Centre (Medium Toasted) 90, Knee Deep Simtra Triple IPA 99, Prairie Christmas Bomb! 98, Baeltane Rumplestiltskin Double IPA 66, Spencer Trappist Ale 94, Marin Three Flowers IPA 93, Prairie Funky Gold Amarillo 99, Prairie Limo Tint 81, Buxton / Omnipollo Pomperipossa (Sour Cherry Stout) 86, Off Color / Amager Dinoísmores 99, Shady Oak Barrel House Funkatronic 99, Evil Twin / Amager From Amager With Love 99, De Dochter van de Korenaar Fleur Sauvage 97, Omnipollo Zodiak IPA 95, Calicraft Buzzerkeley Barrel Project - Dry Creek Zinfandel
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t0rin0 (1503) Do Not Resuscitate, California | March 20, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
Stopped in 4 or 5 times since 2007.
The first time I stopped here was completely by accident. Decided to walk all the way from 16th/Mission BART to Magnolia and took a shortcut up Castro to 15th. Saw the Chimay sign sticking out and decided to stop in. Neat place for sure. I decided to limit myself to one bottle since I had several miles left to walk and got the Urthel Samaranth. Since then I come back every other year or so and pick up something interesting or just some Russian River stuff.
The service is very nice and even though they "only" have a couple of doors of beer itís a good selection. Prices can be a bit higher than average but not by all that much. Will continue to (occasionally) give them some business. Its also not all that far from Toronado if youíre walking around the city.
brokensail (1055) Orange County, California | August 3, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
"The other" well known bottle shop in the City. A bit more expensive, somehow, but really good selection. Helpful staff, most of the beer is stored in coolers, limited releases, and I think they have a beer club of some sort (for locals).
nate2g (1021) Boomtown!, Australia | October 19, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Lovely bottle shop. A lot of quality beers crammed into a small site. I didnít get a chance to talk with staff whilst browsing for take aways but friendly during the purchase transaction. Do try and visit HS when in SF.
GT2 (650) San Diego County , California | February 7, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Top of the line bottle shop with just about everything you can imagine. The small store focuses on craft beer and small batch bourbon. And is one of the only places Iíve heard that have commissioned barrel aged beers for themselves (the other is Knightly Spirits in Orlando, FL)> You can even order stuff they have in stock online and they will ship to you. Whoa. When I was there they had the entire Lost Abbey lineup, Firestone Walker special release, 50/50 Eclipse releases. Really top notch albeit a little expensive. Staff there was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.
rosenbergh (580) Tampere, Finland | May 29, 2015
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Small beer store. Easy to find and reach by car. Very friendly and knowledgeable service. The beer seemed to be fresh and fairly priced. A pleasant experience.
bytemesis (526) Sunnyvale, California | November 23, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 17/20
Small place, most of their beer is in coolers. Pretty interesting and eclectic selection for the size of the place, including a bunch of 2010 Schaerbeekse Kriek. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable; obviously knows his beer and wants to help. Prices pretty high compared to City Beer, but the selection is better, so i guess you get what you pay for.
BVery (525) Plymouth, Minnesota | May 12, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Tremendous store! Parking can be dicey, but the selection is incredible for a small shop, and the service is top notch. The employee who helped me really knew his stuff and even offered to sell me something out of his personal stuff so I could get another state rating. Love this place.
JoeMcPhee (522) Toronto, ON, Ontario | February 4, 2010
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great looking bottle shop with a solid selection of well-priced bottles throughout. I like the sale section at the back that actually does give some decent discounts on the beers that are there (not to mention the 10% discount on six-packs). The guy behind the counter got all weird when I told him I was from RateBeer though, which I completely donít understand. Even so, Iíd go back to this place in a second. I only wish Iíd had more room in my luggage for more stuff coming home.
bhensonb (519) Woodland, California | July 21, 2008
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Quite a good selection More than a dozen ales I had not rated. Blind Pig and Pliny the Elder were in stock, and relatively plentiful. Rami allowed inspection and purchase of the rarer beers in back, although restricting some very rare singles. Detailed explanation of the search for the uncommon ales. Very educational.
mcberko (487) Vancouver, British Columbia | December 26, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Fantastic small bottle shop with a great selection, including quite a bit of stuff that I didnít see at City Beer. Very friendly and helpful service, and a calm, well organized interior. Prices are fair. Definitely worth a stop when bottle shopping in San Fran.
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