Ledgers Liquors | Berkeley, California
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Ledgers Liquors
Excellent based on 52 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1399 University Ave
Berkeley, California United States 94702 [ print map ]
510 540 9243


Hours: Tues. - Sat 10am-8pm (9pm Fri), Closed Sun & Mon

Mayor: bigericsports (7) | Bottles: 350+

Ledgers Liquors

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Beer Available At Ledgers Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Mendocino Eye of the Hawk Select Ale 57, Dupont ForÍt Libre 95, Lebbe líAmalthťe 87, Boddingtons Pub Ale (Can) 24, Ballast Point Victory at Sea 100, Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale 98, Almanac Tequila Barrel Noir 96, Sprecher Kriek Lambic 55, Stone Imperial Russian Stout 100, Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 100, New Belgium Portage Porter 96, Paulaner Salvator 94, Żywiec Porter 98, Brouwerij West 9 Belgian Tripel 69, Clown Shoes Pecan Pie Porter (2014+) 95, Anderson Valley Highway 128 Blood Orange Gose 91
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52 reviews for Ledgers Liquors
 Ambiance  63%
 Service  79%
 Selection  85%
 Food  40%
 Value  75%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
mkade8883  (28) Chicago, Illinois | October 13, 2010| Updated November 3, 2010
Fortunately, Ledgers is two blocks from where I live. They are pretty much the only place around to carry Pliny and Blind Pig, and theyíre always fresh. They have a great selection. On the down side, itís poorly organized, not everything is refridgerated (including some stuff that should be) and it sometimes feels like a garage sale. The selection, however, makes it worth it. After having been noticed as a regular, the two guys who work there (really the only two) are very helpful and generally nice dudes.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
mrmartin  (44) New York, New York | September 7, 2010
Great selection. Friendly service. This is a large convenience store, not well organized but with a number of interesting beers at good prices. I was stoked to find a case of Jever on the cheap and they had 3 different types of Polish bison grass vodka as well.
CampesinoTino  (71) Seattle, Washington | January 12, 2010| Updated February 4, 2010
I ended up here because it was on the list of retailers that carried Russian River brews and I was very impressed by the selection of microbrews. If youíre OK with the layers of dust on everything and a somewhat disorganized beer section, this is a great place to hunt for rare brews. This is the first place in the Bay Area where Iíve been able to find AleSmith Beer and some of the less common Stone beers. Great selection of German and Belgian beer as well. Definitely the place to go for craft beer in Berkeley.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
asedzie  (12) San Francisco, California | January 9, 2010
My favorite neighborhood beer store. Staff is knowledgeable and very, very helpful. They will go out of their way to get you matched with the right beer/wine/liquor. Selection is always outstanding. Mind you, they donít have the best selection of beer in the bay, but pretty damn close. They work hard to get the best new releases and keep abreast of the craft brew movement, but with the mixed clientele from the surrounding South Berkeley area I am sure this canít be an entirely profitable venture. Prices are good. Iíve noticed that bombers, 750 ml bottles and other singles are .25 to .50 cheaper than, say, Whole Foods. Which may not be much, but it shows that they arenít trying to gouge the consumer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
wavers1  (41) Notown, California | January 7, 2010
nice easy to find place with a great bottle selection. things area lil mixed up, but they have plenty of goodies! some inconsistent price tags, some over priced stuff, but also some great deals on some reare finds! it was also really awesome that the guy gave me a free beer randomly íiím not gonna charge you for this oneí. i wonít argue! lol! solid selection, and good quantities of some rare stuff too. worth a trip by, itís only 5 minutes off the freeway.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59  (163) Dallas, Texas | November 18, 2009
small storefront on University with back wall of coolers and two shelves of beer, pretty disorganized and rummaged through but quite a few nice finds, close to the freeway
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 16/20
kmweaver  (116) Petaluma, California | November 15, 2009
Big, dusty bottle shop with (as in the picture) huge shelves of wine and liquor bottles lining the entire area behind the registers. Huge selection of West Coast stuff (Lost Abbey, Cascade, some Alesmith, etc.) some Jolly Pumpkins, and a nice selection of Belgian / international beers (Cantillon, Struise, etc.). Highlights included the last bottle of Cascade Sang Royal (they also had bottles of the Kriek and Apricot), Cantillon Cuvee de Champions, Drakes 1500 Pale Ale (never seen it before), and bottles of the SN / DFH Life and Limb. Pricier than even BevMo!, I held off on buying certain things I knew I could find elsewhere.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
JohnC  (163) Mission Viejo, California | July 10, 2009
I visited here during RBSG09. What a nice place with a great selection, friendly people and fine service Ledgerís is. I would definitely recommend it and will go back when in the area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
ajm  (192) Los Angeles, California | June 23, 2009
Nice place. I love when liquor stores have their own dedicated parking lots. Lots of shelves, especially for liquor. I get the feeling that spirits are the star here. Felt a little understocked on NorCal items (Lag, Moylans, missing a Drakes or two, Bear Republic, etc.). But they sure did have 3/4 Russian River Barrel Aged series just laying around like paperweights.
Gypsy19  (11) California | June 15, 2009| Updated June 20, 2009
Basically your old corner liquor store, but with a nice selection of Belgian and American craft beers. Makes me imagine that it used to an antique or small furniture store. Ed was a nice guy and helped me try to find a couple that I was looking for. The beer section can be kind of disorganized, but you wonít mind sorting through it all if you have 45 minutes or an hour to burn. If you donít have that kind of time, then it could get a little frustrating, although I suppose that there can be worse instances of frustration than being literally surrounded in a confusing labyrinth of beers. There were like 11 or 12 Lost Abbey beers on the shelves when I was there. If I had the cash I probably wouldíve picked up one of each. There were also a couple of Alesmith and Mikkeller selections.

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