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Beer Available At Johnís Grocery (arranged by most recent)
Johns Grocery Generations White Ale 78, Kalona Sucha Much 32, Great River Organic Farmer Brown Ale 60, Peace Tree Hop Wrangler IPA 79, Central Waters Illumination Double IPA 98, Toppling Goliath Assassin 100, Toppling Goliath Sosus 100, Toppling Goliath King Sue 100, Bells The Oracle DIPA Ale 100, Bells Planet Series: Mars - The Bringer of War 99, Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, Mikkeller ForÍt du Centre (Light Toasted) 90, Woodchuck Private Reserve Ginger 49, Empyrean Imperial Mango I.P.A. , Lakefront Beer Line Barley Wine 2014 79, Mikkeller Keeper American Pilsner 88, Lakefront Fuel Cafe 48, Peace Tree No Coast IPA 95, Rush River Bubblejack IPA 84, Toppling Goliath pseudoSue 100
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Dr_MedievAle (9) Alabama | July 22, 2014| Updated July 26, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
dingy and moldy interior. service itself ranges from excellent (the beer manager, a son or grandson of the founder of the place, is outstanding and will talk to customers for hours about craft beer, and even is willing to crack open bottles for sampling) to terrible. they employ this curmudgeon who will harass you.
rondphoto (106) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | June 19, 2014
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Exceptiomal beer place. Doug and everyone went out of their way to see that I was happy. Definitely a lot of selections, many of which arenít available in NKy. All were purchased as singles. What a place. Worth searching out.
ajnepple (100) Clear Creek, Colorado | March 29, 2014
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 20/20
The best beer store I have ever been to, incredible selection. I came here on a Wednesday morning and probably spent half an hour looking around. A ton of singles and imports. Prices are fair. Sometimes I wish I still lived down the street. A must stop.
HappyHandsClub (2) , | January 31, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
1848 dry goods store is appropriate location for best international & micro-brewed beer selection in the State. Fueled by international clientele at University of Iowa hospitals & clinics + research fellows in various departments. Big 10 university town prices though.
mruss99 (1) Iowa | December 14, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
TheHOFF43 (108) Robbinsdale, Minnesota | September 24, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Never been to the physical location but Iíve had some great online orders. The promptness, selection and packaging are grate.
t0rin0 (1330) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 28, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Ordered beer from them once through some bro named Andy. He hooked me up with a nice discount too. Very easy to work with, very prompt, and the pricing was pretty good (even if the beers I was ordering were really expensive beers). I got a mixed case of 3 Fonteinen (Doesjel and Scharbeekse Kriek). The selection at Johnís is really quite good and everyone should check them out. If I ever make it Iowa City Iíll have to stop in.
DiarmaidBHK (732) Pennsylvania | July 27, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
I donít know if this is the biggest selection of beer in the states but itís certainly one of the most thoughtful and carefully curated. This place has been open in their current location since the 1940ís. Thankfully thereís parking behind the store. I saw their video on YouTube and was expecting a bigger place although it looks just the same. Given the small size of the space and the amount of stuff crammed in there, johns has the feel of a market in Manhattan. 800ís probably a conservative estimate. Iíd guess closer to 1000. They have a fantastic selection of Belgian and Scandanavian craft and very solid English, German, and American craft sections. They also have a separate room that has a pretty massive wall of beer glasses. The service was friendly and very helpful and the prices were far less than Iím used to. I think youíll find few bottle shops more complete than this one.
Homer321 (22) Rock Ridge, Florida | June 14, 2013
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Let me say that I have never been to Johns, or Iowa, but have ordered online. Great service, quick shipping. I will be a repeat customer!
BVery (409) Burnsville, Minnesota | April 20, 2013
96 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
Stopped in on 4.19.2013. One of the very best beer stores Iíve been to. Crazy selection - tons of singles. Solid pricing and outstanding service. Not to mention a totally cool throw-back vibe. Iíll be back every time Iím in the area.
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