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Beer Available At Johnís Grocery (arranged by most recent)
Buxton Stronge Extra Stout 99, Oskar Blues Hotbox Coffee Porter 94, The Monarchy / Kissmeyer Viking Gose 71, Ballast Point The Commodore 95, To ōl Garden of Eden 92, Toppling Goliath Xhops Series - Gamma 97, Brekeriet Funkstarter 70, Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin 82, Brekeriet Saison Sauvage 93, Kalona You Be You , Mikkeller Mastodon Mother Puncher 89, St. Ambroise India Pale Ale 62, Breckenridge Breck IPA 70, Ommegang Game Of Thrones #1 - Iron Throne Ale 94, Fort Indian Pale Ale 84, De Molen Spanning & Sensatie 98, Montseny Mala Vida 96, Toppling Goliath Rover Truck 96, Wilsonís Orchard Hoppleseed , Buxton Tsar 99
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ajnepple (113) 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) Iowa City, Iowa | January 31, 2014| Updated November 28, 2014
42 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 8/20
1848 dry goods store is appropriate location for international & micro-brewed beer selection fueled by Big 10 university town prices. Just learned they treat special batch beers as if supplying heroin addicts. Total turn off. Havenít stocked Okocim in eons.
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 (143) 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 (1511) 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 (760) Lewisburg, 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 (30) Melboring, 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 (567) Plymouth, 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.
wlajwl (50) Quad Cities, Iowa | April 9, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Among the best places for hard to find beer in eastern Iowa. It seems a little ancient in there, the old school corner grocery store is hard to find in the area. After the remodel they did, it seems like thereís more space to get around and not as much needing someone to get beer down off the very top shelf. Among the best places out there.
jake65 (127) Boise, Idaho | February 7, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Online order, super easy and quick shipping. I canít imagine not being a repeat customer. Kudos!
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