Louisville Beer Store | Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville Beer Store
Excellent based on 46 ratings
Type: Beer Store

746 E. Market St.
Louisville, Kentucky United States 40202 [ print map ]
502 569 BEER


Hours: Tues-Thurs: 3p-10p; Fri: 1p - Mid; Sat: Noon-Mid; Sun: 1p-7p

Mayor: ContemplateBeer (20) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 400

Louisville Beer Store

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Beer Available At Louisville Beer Store (arranged by most recent)
Prairie Artisan Ales Cherry Funk 92, 3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek 99, Fantôme BBB Dark White 95, Bluegrass Bourbon Ale (Clay Street Series) , Great Lakes Spacewalker American Belgo 84, Against the Grain Bay and Pepper Your Bretts 85, Upright Five (#5) 97, Coniston Bluebird Bitter XB 68, Göller Rauchbier 78, Mikkeller SpontanCherryFrederiksdal 98, Mikkeller Better Half 86, Brooklyn Lager 89, Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen-Mix Grapefruit 22, Mikkeller Keeper American Pilsner 91, Okocim O.K. Beer 10, Radeberger Pilsner 24, Mahrs Bräu Pilsner 66, Mikkeller Dim Sum Beer 51, Weihenstephaner Pilsner 47, Victory DirtWolf Double IPA 99
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46 reviews for Louisville Beer Store
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  72%
 Selection  84%
 Food  80%
 Value  71%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  87%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
AndyW68  (65) Louisville, Kentucky | March 27, 2013
I am going to try again. The store is nice enough. Small footprint with good selection. I was either the only customer or one of two the entire time I was in the store, but felt as if I were a distraction from om whatever the employee would prefer to be doing. Maybe I caught them on the wrong day? Regardless, I will give them another chance when I find myself in the area. The store has great potential.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
wzmoore  (22) Fishers, Indiana | January 5, 2013
True bottle shop (not many 6pks/4pks available). Shelton Brothers stuff out the wazoo. Small selection overall, but mostly pretty good stuff. Would like to see more domestic stuff; the Shelton Bros. stuff is, obviously outstanding, but lets not forget the enormous variety and quality that American craft brewers have to offer! The Louisville Beer Store is a solid spot though. Definitely worthy of a visit if you're in the neighborhood.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine  (267) Indiana | January 5, 2013
Nice bottle shop near downtown Louisville. Small but cool ambiance with a ton of bottles and some good drafts, which you can drink (as well as sample) there. Value was good too. The only thing that wasn’t good was the service; the two employees behind the counter were completely disinterested, and unknowledgeable to boot. Not rude; just in their own worlds (and s...l...o...w...). This place would be great if they reconstructed their staff, but it’s still worth a stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 10/20
NeoHippie2  (50) Louisville, Kentucky | November 30, 2012| Updated March 3, 2014
I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with LBS. Their store is cool and they have a decent selection but their service is the pits. Nobody wants to help you and if you ask question, they talk to you like you’re a fool. It is what it is, just know what to expect when you walk through the door.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
kaips1  (12) Kentucky | November 19, 2012
Great selection, from bottles to taps. Prices are pretty spot on and coupled with the variety it makes a beer geek salivate. The service isnt always the greatest but i dont go into a store without doing my homework on what im looking to purchase so I dont usually ask advice from staff in most places. The size of the place kills the ambiance with the feelings of being claustrophobic creeping about when the store is busy and full of people. overall great place to stock up on great hard to find beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (1564) Washington, Washington DC | November 19, 2012
This small place is jam packed with beer, flor to ceiling. Amazing number of special beers that I haven’t seen anywhere else. Half a dozen or so taps, and you can open any beer from the coolers or shelves to drink in the store. Prices were on the high side, but worth it for a collection that obviously took a lot of effort to put together. Oh, and free food just started showing up, I have no idea why. Good vibe with lots of happy and enthusiastic customers just hanging out. A great addition to the Louisville beer scene.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
savnac  (285) Anchorage, Alaska | November 7, 2012
Nice little bottle shop with about 8 beers on tap for pints and growlers. Service was decent but not very friendly. Decent selection but nothing I didn’t see in other parts of the state. Prices seemed fairly good. Worth checking out if you’re in the area and not far from Against the Grain.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Advocate_Ames  (34) Pennsylvania | October 16, 2012
The prices are good, the service was above average, & the selection is of good quality. This place is kind of what I expect out of a bottle shop. The prices were fair too. If I am in the area I will go back.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly  (42) South Whitley, Indiana | October 13, 2012
Not a bad selection. I found some nice imports, and there was a solid selection of craft beer. The place definitely has a bit of a hipster vibe going on, and I’m seriously tired of hipsterism with beer. Prices close to average, maybe a little on the high side of average. Be warned, if you’re planning to visit on a Saturday, they play a little loose with their hours. The first time I tried to visit the place, they weren’t open at 1pm. The second time I tried, they weren’t open again at 2pm, so I ran A few blocks away to Against the Grain. Afterwards, the place was finally open.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto  (116) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | October 13, 2012
This store is a good idea that needs better execution. The location works, the set-up/ambience is good, but the guy working the counter knew nothing about his beers, and not only didn’t express any enthusiasm, his cool demeanor and unfriendliness cost him business. Selection is high on Belgium, and includes over a hundred quality selections at a reasonable price, but I don’t feel compelled to return the next time I visit Louisville.

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