Kalamazoo Beer Exchange | Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
Excellent based on 22 ratings
Type: Bar

211 E Water St
Kalamazoo, Michigan United States 49007 [ print map ]
269 532 1188

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Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-1am


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Beer Available At Kalamazoo Beer Exchange (arranged by most recent)
Jolly Pumpkin / Upland Persimmon Ship 96, Shortís Aphasia 87, Clown Shoes Space Cake 99, Founders Backstage Series #11: Big Lushious 99, Kuhnhenn The Fluffer 95, Greenbush Delusion - Journeyman Rye (2012-2013) 93, Paw Paw Bluegrass Sour Blonde , Green Flash Double Stout 99, Atwater Voodoo Vator Doppelbock 59, North Peak Hoodoo Midwest Wet Hop IPA 96, Vander Mill Blue Gold 80, Sierra Nevada / Oskar Blues Beer Camp CANfusion Rye Bock 88, Gonzoís BiggDogg Vanilla Porter Ale , New Holland The Carhartt Woodsman 61, Brewery Terra Firma Magnum Hopsitality IPA , Arrogant Bastard Ale 99, Sietsema Orchards Green Label - Dry Hopped Cider , Sietsema Orchards Yellow Label - Traditional Dry Cider , Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Holy Sheet (2013 -) 95, Lagunitas Fusion XXII 93
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22 reviews for Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  77%
 Selection  86%
 Food  86%
 Value  83%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  91%
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90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Cbuk1013  (6) Kalamazoo , Michigan | April 22, 2013
Everyone knows the concept so Iíll skip that. Fun place. On occasion you can find a great microbrew for under $4 when the market crashes. If you have time to wait. Alot of Michigan beers. Nice rotating selection and some quality cask choices. Food is excellent, if a bit pricy.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK  (746) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | March 24, 2015
Probably one of my favorite bar experiences ever. I was just going to have one beer but the exchange kept crashing and I got to try 4 really good , and in one case a world class Bellís IPA, for less than 15 bucks. Iím surprised more people havenít run with this concept.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
coachd  (25) Missouri | March 17, 2015
This is an unfair rating b/c we didnít get to experience the actual stock market-like "exchange". We were there in the afternoon. It is a huge, slick looking building with good service and a pretty good selection. Did not get to try the food but it looked great. Price was just ok. I am willing to give this place another try as long as I remember to go after 6 pm. The place was dead on a Monday afternoon.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
ginajo  (6) South Carolina | January 22, 2015
Stopped in for KZ Beer Week while I was traveling. I heard a lot about this spot and I was super impressed, what a great concept, we got some great prices when the market crashed! Will be back.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
sudomorph  (21) Barrie, Ontario | August 17, 2014
One of the coolest beer places Iíve been. We got 7 beers for $27! Didnít have any food but it looked great. Will be going back!
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
ESBob  (17) Indiana | July 13, 2014
KBE is a very cool idea. Went on a Thursday afternoon, so no "stock exchange" pricing. The selection was really excellent. Tough time deciding what to drink. Bar keep was not busy, so she was attentive and very nice, put up with our questions. Had the pizza, very good to excellent. Friends enjoyed their food as well. Pricing was good. Will be back in the future.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
pablo951  (90) Chicago, Illinois | May 24, 2014
Great ace in Kalamazoo Mi, a little gimmicky but itís cool nonetheless. Great atmosphere good service good beer.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Arcanor  (48) Quebec | April 16, 2014
We were kind of confuse ! Because of the name, we thought it was a beer store. So we thought might as well have a beer. If we knew it was a bar we would have come here instead of Shakespeareís pub last night ! Well, next time.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
jdb288  (85) Robbinsville, New Jersey | November 6, 2013
Great place with a gimmicky but fun draw. The happy hour is worth a stop if you are in the area - watching the prices of your craft beer rise or fall on the stock board is quite fun. Great food as well. Much better than the average beer bar. This is a great place.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
t_orourke  (1) , | March 1, 2013
Love the stock market theme that raises or lowers the prices of beer based on demand. It feels like playing a game and you get to try out things you may not have considered before. They also have plenty of great vegan selections for food which is rare in the area!

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