Anchorage: La Bodega
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La Bodega
Excellent based on 20 ratings
Type: Beer Store

530 E Benson Blvd
Anchorage, Alaska United States 99503 [ print map ]
907 569 3800 | facebook | twitter

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM MON-SAT, 12 PM - 7 PM SUN

Mayor: SHIG (42) |

La Bodega

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Beer Available At La Bodega (arranged by most recent)
Denali Flag Stop Mile Post 4 , Sleeping Lady Gladys Ale (Spruce Tip) , Denali Flag Stop Mile Post 1 , Denali One Tree Birch Beer , Oskar Blues Ten FIDY 100, 49th State Smoked Märzen , Chimay Dorée / Spéciale du Potaupré 80, Denali Slow Down Brown 48, Midnight Sun Full Curl Scotch Style Ale 81, Alaskan Heritage Coffee Brown Ale 91, Wayward Abbey Wrath , Baranof Island Medvejie Stout 94, Stone Stochasticity Project Your Father Smelt of Elderberries 57, Stone 19th Anniversary Thunderstruck IPA 99, Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping 2015 96, Midnight Sun 2007 Deadly Sins: Pride 97, Holy Mountain The Gray Tower 93, De Molen Hemel & Hel (Heaven & Hell) 100, Southern Tier 2XSTOUT 94, Elysian Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin Ale 98
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20 reviews for La Bodega
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  84%
 Selection  84%
 Food N/A 
 Value  78%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Aggy360  (10) Anchorage/ Vista,CA, Alaska | April 29, 2009| Updated January 12, 2010
Small store with big selection of beers for the size of the store. Well organized. Pamela (owner) makes takes time to get to know her customers. The staff knows their beer (Shout out for Fish and Teagan). The prices are reasonable and you can even make your own 6-pack. Even buy individual beers. They are now starting a beer of the month club, May 09, and will feature beers not available elsewhere in AK or to walk-in customers. Great for anyone to try new brews not readily available in the "Last Frontier."
BeerNeedy  (1) Anchorage, Alaska | February 26, 2009
Nice shop. Knowledgeable beer people. Great beer place.
SHIG  (220) Wasilla, Alaska | May 28, 2012
Stopped by their new location. Plenty of room with a very diverse selection of beer. They now offer growler fills in 32oz an 64oz. The service is spot on and very helpful in that not annoying way. Prices are on the higherside; however many of the singles they have are not found readily elsewhere. This will most likely become my regular stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
PRBeer  (411) Parsippany, New Jersey | September 30, 2015
What a great find (thanks RateBeer!). I literally arrived here within 30 mins of landing in Anchorage and 15 mins before they closed so I could stock up on great beers for my 2 week driving tour of Alaska. I figured once out of Anchorage craftbeer would be few and far between (the only exception really being Fairbanks and a few stops on the way south to Denali and Talkeetna). The guy working the store helped me assemble an impressive stockpile of Anchorage beers (plus Denali beer from Talkeetna) as well as some really good selections from the US northwest (ex. Deschutes and Ninkasi). My favorite turned out to be King St. IPA that was recommended (I visited that brewery at the end of my trip and flew some of their beer home to NJ) was extremely fresh and hoppy...the kind of Heady Topper style that has to be consumed in the first 2-3 weeks max. This was a great place to start off on my adventure. Thank you to La Bodega! Note that they also sent me next door to Amsterdam Café for dinner where I was able to try a number of Alaska beers my first evening in the state...a perfect 1-2 punch!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79  (51) Bountiful, Utah | January 26, 2013
This bottle shop has a great selection of beverages from around the globe. A large selection of ciders which I was surprised by. They had an amazing selection of beers, meads, ciders from around Alaska as well. Great stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire  (205) St. Marys, Ohio | January 18, 2011
In a strip mall in Anchorage. Great selection of Alaskan beers and meads. Also plenty of wine and some PNW brands as well. They do let you break six packs. Staff is knowledgable and friendly. It is a must stop when beer shopping for Alaskan beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer  (219) Knoxville, Tennessee | May 16, 2011
Comfy, laid-back little hole in the wall on one side of an old mall. Great selection of regionals, Western US micros, and some European imports. Everything can be purchased singly; woo-hoo! Nice and knowledgeable young sales lady was the only other person in the store on a Sunday afternoon. Fair pricing for Alaska.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
CheersMate  (180) Fremont (Seattle), Washington | February 22, 2012
Space wise, this place is not very big, but it does pack a punch with the space it’s been given. Great selection of Celestial Mead meds. Great selection of beers. They didn’t really seem to have anything "rare", but I’m not from here, so everything, is in a sense, "rare" to me. The service was nice, and I was able to shoot the shit with the guy working there, for a few minutes. Very personal experience, but doesn’t carry the selection as say the Brown Jug off of Old Seward, or wherever it’s located. The prices here seem to be pretty consistent everywhere I’ve been.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier  (125) Mt Reclusion , Vermont | December 20, 2014
I was in Anchorage recently and had to check this place out. Does it live up to the hype from what I hear? Yes, here’s why. It’s a super clean store with an absolutely more than friendly service. The selection was probably the absolute best I saw in all of Alaska that I’ve been in. Jolly Pumpkin, Victory, Dogfish Head, hard to find Ninkasi, SN and MS that doesn’t send certain brews to Juneau graced the shelves. Prices were definitely better than Juneau. Yeah, I was more than impressed. This place does live up to its hype at least for AK. When in Anchorage, this should be your first choice for bottle shops. They even helped me pack my suitcase with the beer that I bought!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
BrewDad  (455) Olympia, Washington | March 15, 2012
Great bottle shop. 500 +bottles to choose from and they move the product. It comes in and it goes. Great section and great service.

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