McScrooges Wine and Liquor | Knoxville, Tennessee
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McScrooges Wine and Liquor
Exceptional based on 21 ratings
Type: Beer Store

307 N Peters Rd
Knoxville, Tennessee United States 37922 [ print map ]
865 691 6463

mcscrooges.com

Hours: M-Th 9am to 10pm F & S 9am to 11pm Closed Sun


Mayor: Suttree (48) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 300+


McScrooges Wine and Liquor

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Beer Available At McScrooges Wine and Liquor (arranged by most recent)
Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat 49, Anchor Zymaster Series No. 1 California Lager 71, New Belgium Hop Kitchen #5 - RyePA 95, Green Flash Hop Odyssey White IPA 85, Parallel 49 Lost Souls Chocolate Pumpkin Porter 70, Parallel 49 Salty Scot 88, Lagunitas NightTime Ale 99, Left Hand Homefront IPA 71, New Belgium Hop Kitchen #6 / Odell FOCOllaboration Pale Ale 92, Foothills Gruffmeister Maibock 88, Terrapin / Green Flash Tangerine Dreamsicle 66, Parallel 49 Hay Fever Spring Saison 81, Straight To Ale Vernís Wheat Wine 75, Keri Kelli / Kyle Hollingsworth / Stone Collective Distortion IPA 96, Ommegang Game Of Thrones #3 - Fire and Blood 93, Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale 98, Lagunitas Sucks 100, Straight To Ale 4th Anniversary Imperial Red Ale , Terrapin Side Project Hopzilla Double IPA 98, Parallel 49 Vow Of Silence Belgian Strong Ale 48
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21 reviews for McScrooges Wine and Liquor
 Ambiance  65%
 Service  78%
 Selection  60%
 Food N/A 
 Value  65%
 Overall  63%
 Rating  71%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 8/20
BeerandBlues2  (624) Hanover, Maryland | November 10, 2004
I have to echo everyone elseís comments on Knoxville being a crappy place to purchase beer. However, McScrooges does have one of the best selections in the area.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
NachlamSie  (572) Denver, Colorado | January 14, 2006| Updated March 26, 2007
McScrooges has a few high alcohol beers that come and go due to the frustrating distribution laws in TN. However, they have started expanding their beer shelf lately. I think they try to get anything in stock that the distributor will let them have. The staff is almost always engaging and is always willing to help if needed.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer  (190) Knoxville, Tennessee | April 11, 2007| Updated February 9, 2013
For the last 10 years, the largest selection of +6% beers in Knoxville liquor stores, and has improved tremendously in the last year and a half (2012-2013). Friendly and helpful staff. Brent is kind enough to keep all the local ratebeerians updated when new stuff arrives, and for years has been almost a single voice begging the wholesalers to bring moí bettuh high gravity beer to the area. They often get some rarer stuff in that isnít available even in other parts of the country. They also are the only operator in Knoxville who seems to understand the concept of discounting older stock in order to move it on out.
54
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
markwise  (168) North of Tampa, Florida | March 25, 2008
Not bad, but Iím from Florida. The guy behind the counter recommneded Aiko Pale Lager as his favorite beer. It was disgusting swill, so he lost a LOT of credibility with me. They had almost no DFH in stock on a Saturday night, but lots of Stone, which we do not have in FL (Muchas Gracias). Best one can do with wacky TN liquor laws.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Suttree  (165) Knoxville, Tennessee | February 4, 2004| Updated May 12, 2013
What everyone else said - The staff is helpful and enthusiastic, but they are at the mercy of distributors. When The distributors are feeling generous, the selection here (of over 6% beers) is as good as anyone elses in Knoxville. One tip - try to plan a visit so that you will not have make a left turn in or out.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 15/20
lithy  (156) Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania | April 2, 2009
Best beer selection in Knoxville, can get a little pricy, as much due to Tennessee laws as anything though. Brent and the staff mostly know their stuff on some of the beers. The wall of scotch constantly tempts me to spend more than I should.
62
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker  (130) Tennessee | February 4, 2004| Updated December 27, 2012
In Tennessee, the law says high alcohol beer must be distributed by the liquor distributors and sold in a liquor store. Thing is...the liquor distibutors donít want to haul beer! (I guess I wouldnít want to distribute my competition either) Ditto what haddon90 said. Ask for Brent (mickblueeyes)
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
decaturstevo  (127) decatur, Tennessee | August 16, 2006| Updated May 12, 2013
A place that truly tries to keep up with the high gravity market. With the crazy tax laws of our state that is a task. The selection is the best in Knoxville. Friendly staff always willing to help. Very good selection the go to place in Knoxville.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner  (109) Walland, Tennessee | August 11, 2006
Typical TN high-alcohol selection, with a handful of things I havenít seen elsewhere (e.g., Baladin). Lately (summer 2006) their beer selection seems to have increased somewhat. Iíll usually stop by if Iím out in Cedar Bluff, but donít usually make a special trip.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
ClarkVV  (91) Allston, Massachusetts | February 14, 2005
What they have is fine. Itís really tough to comment, I know they are restricted by poor distribution in TN and only being able to carry 6% abv or more beers at that. Very friendly staff, but ultimately, nothing particularly new to see here. Plenty of DFH though, so that would do if I lived down here. Mendocino Winter Ale was kind of cool, and they did have Stone AB and Ruination. A very well-laid out wine store as well.

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