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Beer Available At McScrooges Wine and Liquor (arranged by most recent)
Wiseacre Azazel , Stiegl Jahrgangsbier 2013 - Sonnenkönig , Petrus Aged Red 72, Yazoo Deux Rouges 98, Victory Kirsch Gose 95, Crown Valley Serrano Sidekick APA 41, Bluegrass Barbarian Honey Ale 73, Blue Pants Pinstripe Peanut Butter , La Guillotine 76, Straffe Hendrik Wild 95, Oud Beersel Oude Kriek 99, Blackhorse Hefeweizen 38, Ommegang Joemmegang 91, Terrapin Hop Selection 2015 (Ella) 91, Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter 93, Sweetwater 420 Fest Double IPA 80, Wiseacre Snowbeard Barleywine , Blackstone Black Belle 83, Red Brick Imperial Stout , Smuttynose Kindest Find 89
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nearbeer (212) Knoxville, Tennessee | April 11, 2007| Updated May 11, 2015
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
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 mo’ bettuh high gravity beer to the area. They often get some rarer stuff in that isn’t 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.
decaturstevo (146) decatur, Tennessee | August 16, 2006| Updated May 12, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
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.
tronraner (109) Walland, Tennessee | August 11, 2006
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Typical TN high-alcohol selection, with a handful of things I haven’t seen elsewhere (e.g., Baladin). Lately (summer 2006) their beer selection seems to have increased somewhat. I’ll usually stop by if I’m out in Cedar Bluff, but don’t usually make a special trip.
NachlamSie (632) Denver, Colorado | January 14, 2006| Updated March 26, 2007
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
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.
ClarkVV (91) Allston, Massachusetts | February 14, 2005
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
What they have is fine. It’s 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.
beerandrugby (14) Nashville, Tennessee | January 31, 2005
48 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 8/20
The staff is indeed friendly and knowledgeable, but the selection is not as good as Ashe’s plus I really hate all the traffic in this area! On the up-side they will chill your beer for you in their wine chiller.
maltdog (77) Colorado | November 30, 2004
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
See all comments below. Rather dismal hi-alc beer selection, maybe the best around. Knoxville sucks like that. Knowledgeable friendly staff. The best wine and spirits store in town, however.
BeerandBlues2 (789) San Diego, California | November 10, 2004
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 8/20
I have to echo everyone else’s comments on Knoxville being a crappy place to purchase beer. However, McScrooges does have one of the best selections in the area.
Trappist (5) Knoxville, Tennessee | February 18, 2004
48 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 8/20
I also agree with everyone. Knoxville is just a shitty place to live if you want good beer! But their are a few places in town McSrooges being one of them, that tries to stock up for the beer lover.
Suttree (177) Knoxville, Tennessee | February 4, 2004| Updated May 12, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
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.
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