Louisville Beer Store | Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville Beer Store
Excellent based on 48 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 (19) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 400

Louisville Beer Store

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Beer Available At Louisville Beer Store (arranged by most recent)
Flat 12 Pinko Russian Imperial Stout 81, Three Floyds Blot Out the Sun 99, Sweetwater Hop Hash Double IPA 96, Anchorage / Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Boreal 99, West Sixth Christmas Ale 82, Flat 12 Lacto-Matic Milk Stout 78, Uinta Punkín 49, Buxton Rednik Stout 93, Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter 95, Stiegl Pils 29, Tin Man Circuit Bohemian Pilsner 22, Rodenbach CaractŤre Rouge 100, Prairie Artisan Ales Cherry Funk 92, 3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek 99, FantŰme BBB Dark White 94, Bluegrass Bourbon Ale (Clay Street Series) 41, Great Lakes Spacewalker American Belgo 82, Against the Grain Bay and Pepper Your Bretts 87, Upright Five (#5) 97, Coniston Bluebird Bitter XB 67
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48 reviews for Louisville Beer Store
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  72%
 Selection  85%
 Food  83%
 Value  72%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 20/20
rickycore  (3) Louisville, Kentucky | November 4, 2011
I love LBS. I could spend hours in the store trying American and import craft beers alike and I in fact have done this many a time. The staff is excited and passionate about beer and it shows. There is unfortunately not a lot of room in the actually store but thatís ok because the experience more than makes up for it.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
AguynamedTodd  (99) Illinois | October 22, 2011
The place has a nice selection of American and import beers. They have a beer tasting bar where you can sample some of the beers on tap. Thought their prices were high but they have to pay the rent somehow.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
beccachinn  (3) Louisville, Kentucky | October 18, 2011
One of the best places to get good beer in Louisville. Most of the time you have to stand around or go sit out on the patio if you want to stay and drink but Iím ok with that because the beer is good and the service is good. Thereís always someone to help give suggestions of what to order or buy. This place gets stuff no one else in the area does. If Iím ever out at a big box store and someone canít find what they want I tell them to go to LBS. Also, great events on the back patio like music, food, brewing demos and even a fire pit for the chilly months.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
HartManSam  (7) Indiana | May 4, 2011
Dusty bottles all around. Could see FFFís was very popular there as those bottles were nice n fresh ha! Some of the "other" beers were quite dusty. Old beer? No thank you. Prices were a tad higher then Iím use to for most. Love the idea just wish it was busier so they could rotate stock better, not their fault. Will 100% return their next time through Kentucky. Ah their import beer selection is worth the trip alone.=)
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
sefus12  (3) Louisville, Kentucky | March 21, 2011
Quaint little bottle shop w/8 tap bar housing loads of great craft and imports. Taps are always rotating and the atmosphere is very inviting. Lori and Tyler have a gem of a beer stop with the Louisville Beer Store.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Bourbon  (12) Louisville, Kentucky | December 6, 2010
Love the selection and the concept. Unfortunately, the service suffers as the people serving love talking about beer to the point of overlooking customers at times.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
scrizo  (2) Louisville, Kentucky | November 1, 2010
Love the ambiance of the place. Lori and Trevor are the very knowledgeable proprietors and Daniel who works many nights is equally capable of helping customers find that perfect beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45  (109) Mount Dora, Florida | October 27, 2010
Interesting place. Itís like a beer store/bar hybrid. Not a massive amount of bottles but an excellent selection and what they do have is of high quality. Three Floyds in Kentucky? Surprising. Very good import choices. I get the impression that if it gets distributed in the area then they do their best to get it. Quite a few taps with lots of upcoming beer events listed on the chalk board. Limited seating and the place itself is small so I can see this being an issue. Very clean and well organized. Street parking and I donít know enough about Louisville to say whether the area is okay or not. Very helpful and enthusiastic staff. Spoke with one person for a bit (Lori?) who clearly had passion for beer and came across to me as very knowledgeable. I thought the prices were very good for a bottle shop and the fact that you can open anything there for just a $1 increase is a great deal. Overall I think this is a pretty cool place with a formula for success.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
thorine  (11) Indiana | August 3, 2010| Updated November 19, 2011
My favorite bottle shop, with the great upside of also being a tasting room. Lori and Tyler (the owners) are great people with a rich enthusiasm for what they do. Daniel, the scruffy fellow behind the bar, is very knowledgeable as well, and always willing to help you find the right brew. This is a "young" store, barely a year old, but they have established themselves as a major player in the local beer scene. Regular events include a ladiesí homebrew club, other homebrew how-to events, themed tastings, food/beer pairings, guests from all over the country, and more. Their selection is outstanding, and it seems to only get better every month. The patio in the back area is a huge plus. Value is quite good, I believe, some price points are better than others. The draft flights are very good for someone wanting to try several beers without purging their wallet. Really a unique place. [Minor edits, Nov. í11]
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen  (194) Charleston Area, West Virginia | July 27, 2010| Updated September 18, 2011
Good selection of Belgian beer. Pretty good selection of german and american beer. Place is a little small. Most of the store are singles, which is good for those who donít know what they want or when trying new stuff. Most of the stuff is on the shelf and some is refrigerated. You can have a few different brews on draft. Pretty expensive, expect about a 25% increase in price for most items.

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