Rishi’s International Beverage | Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Rishi’s International Beverage
Excellent based on 29 ratings
Type: Beer Store

3835 28th Street SE Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, Michigan United States 49512 [ print map ]
616 942 7240

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Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Fri-Sat: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Sun: 12:00-7:00 p.m.

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Beer Available At Rishi’s International Beverage (arranged by most recent)
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Counter ClockWeisse 93, Meckley’s Summer Sweat , Shipyard Smashed Blueberry (Pugsley’s Signature Series) 93, Wyders Dry Raspberry Cider 23, Odd Side Ales Snozzberries , Jolly Pumpkin Bière de Mars 99, Lucky Girl Pineapple IPA , Uncle John’s Fruit House Winery Blueberry Cider , Ommegang Rosetta 95, B. Nektar Necromangocon 88, Samuel Adams Longshot Smokehouse Rauchbier 78, Victory White Monkey 94, Perrin Black , North Coast Puck 79, Left Hand Introvert Session IPA 63, DAB Export 15, Perrin 98 Problems (cuz a hop ain’t one) IPA 91, Tapistry Heart Full Of Napalm 92, Round Barn Oronoko Cocoa Stout 53, Weyerbacher Tarte Nouveau 63
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29 reviews for Rishi’s International Beverage
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  89%
 Selection  83%
 Food N/A 
 Value  73%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Travlr  (2056) Washington, Washington DC | January 15, 2012
Large place with a massive beer selection. Whereas many liquor stores also do beer, this one looks like it does beer first and foremost, and also does liquor. It’s obvous that this collection has taken the staff quite a while to put together. Everything is available as singles, of course, and the staff is helpful and knowledgeable. A must stop while in the region.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Tmoney99  (515) Cincinnati, Ohio | September 14, 2010
Easy to find location off 28th street in strip shops with a nice parking lot. The staff was freindly and had good knowledge of beers. Good beer selection with coolers on sides and six packs and singles in the middle. Found new beers. Been coming to area for 10 years, good new find and I will come back
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
nbutler11  (316) Rota, Spain | March 28, 2012
Great selection from the region. I always stop here when I’m in the area, and their prices are usually very reasonable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
esjaygee  (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | March 19, 2009| Updated October 29, 2010
A nice selection of Belgians greet you when you enter the store, as does whoever happens to be working behind the counter. The younger guy (who looks like Hodgins from Bones) was very knowledgeable and hooked us up with some cheap glasses so we could drink the beer we had bought earlier in our hotel room. Nice selection of bombers and six packs both state-wide and from regional and national breweries. Singles were a rarity the first trip I made here in March of 2009, but now everything is available as a single! Yeah. Bombers were a bit spendy, but the rest was in-line with stores in the area. Probably my favorite store I visited in Grand Rapids.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
cratez  (256) Toronto, Ontario | December 27, 2011
Visited on a quiet Sunday afternoon in October 2011. Atmosphere: attractive layout, wine and spirits at the front, beer in the back. We were the only ones in the store so I had plenty of room to move around and browse. Service: at first the clerk seemed a bit indifferent; however, after we chatted for a while he dug out some fresh Centennial IPA for me and recommended a couple Michigan lagers for my girlfriend’s dad (it was his birthday). Selection: comparable to Siciliano’s and larger than most stores that I’ve come across in the Great Lakes region. I grabbed bottles of Bell’s Pale Ale, Oarsman, Lager Beer, and Octoberfest, Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter, Founders Curmudgeon and Pale Ale, Shiner Bock, North Coast Brother Thelonious, and Ommegang Three Philosophers, among many other beers. A half-case of singles and two 6-packs came to $48, which is reasonable in my books. Overall: a great alternative to the competition with very fair prices. Picked up a few gems that I couldn’t find elsewhere and left for Graydon’s a happy camper. Check this place out.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
kseecs16  (209) Naperville, Illinois | May 4, 2009
Good selection, represents Michgan breweries really well and has a lot of interesting beers to choose from. Prices seemed about right. Super friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgable service. Typical liquor store decor and ambiance, but it doesn’t detract from the experience.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
rumproasts  (207) Grand Rapids, Michigan | May 3, 2012| Updated July 15, 2014
extremely friendly staff (particularly rishi himself) and impressive selection. almost all items are available as singles. i haven’t been able to figure out the pricing though. nothing appears to be marked other than bombers. new location features an improved selection, far less clutter, and better organization. prices are the only major difference between here and sicilianos.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
edgallow  (142) nashville, Tennessee | November 30, 2014
Great selection and everything can be bought as singles.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
satan165  (102) River Grove, Illinois | April 26, 2011
solid store, clean and well lit, well organized. help was available for both bourbon and cigars (not for me but i overheard). impressive global selection and nice focus on many obscure midwest beers with concentration on MI brews. very nice place.
bigtaster  (73) Grand Rapids, Michigan | May 3, 2008| Updated May 7, 2008
Small place packed with large selection of beer and wine. Not a very big singles selection. Staff is very informative and nice. Great place.

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