United States > California > Livermore
Beer Available At Perry’s Liquors (arranged by most recent)
New Belgium Hop Kitchen - Hoppy Bock Lager 92, Port Brewing Midnight Expression Lager (Moon Lit Sessions) 97, Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen 94, El Segundo Hop Tanker , Andechser Weissbier Hefetrüb 96, AleSmith Evil Dead Red 99, 21st Amendment He Said (Belgian Tripel) 87, Evil Twin Ryan And The Beaster Bunny 95, Crooked Stave Vieille Artisanal 99, Green Flash Imperial IPA 99, El Segundo Blue House IPA 82, Gigantic IPA 96, Legit Lager , The Bruery Batch #1000: Bryeian 97, Prairie Artisan Ales Puncheon 97, Choc / Prairie Artisan Ales Collaboration Wild Brew 2013 Spelt Saison 96, B. Nektar Zombie Killer 98, Coronado Sock Knocker IIPA 97, Jester King Das Wunderkind 98, High Water Hop Logic 91
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brokensail (617) Orange County, California | August 2, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
Kind of an infamous place. They do have a really nice selection, for the most part, but prices are typically high and they’ve been known to engage in some less than savory business practices. If you know what you’re getting yourself into, not a bad place. But I wouldn’t drive from the Peninsula just to go here.
bhensonb (422) Woodland, California | May 10, 2010
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Harpreet has quite a handle on beers. He offered an Upland Raspberry Lambic. Gave a rundown on what had just arrived and was in boxes. There’s a lot of beer, a lot of good beer, a lot of hard to find (in NorCal) beer. I picked up 10 I’d never rated or mostly even seen. And the man says he’s going to reduce the wine stock to make more room for beer. The sign on the front says "Craft Beer". Yep. Definitely worth going out of the way to see.
Scopey (337) Croydon, England | March 11, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
We stopped past here on our way to Yosemite form Santa Rosa. It’s a fairly unassuming liquor store from outside, excluding the small sign saying craft beer. It has a very extensive selection of beers from all over the world - US, Belgium, Denmark, UK etc. It’s a large store and pretty much half of it is dedicated to beer! Lots of exciting stuff from the best CA breweries like Alesmith, Stone, The Bruery etc, but there is also lots of obscure stuff I have never seen or even heard of before. Perhaps prices are a touch more expensive than those in the bay area, but you can’t argue with the selection. Very friendly service. A brilliant beer store.
Ibrew2or3 (317) Tempe, Arizona | December 19, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
What! I haven’t rated this place yet. Been here a couple of times. This place puts out the rare / hard to find stuff and at a pretty fair premium. Lots of stuff from all over the globe. They have a decent selection of local stuff but since I’m no longer local seeing a bigger local selection would be cool. That said I still find several local brews I need to get each visit. If you are anywhere near here you need to stop by. All in all one of the best selections I’ve seen in CA.
bytemesis (291) Sunnyvale, California | January 30, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
OK, first of all, why is this place not in google maps? I had to navigate by address cause it kept wanting to take me to Pleasanton even when I said Livermore. OK, rant over. I had heard a lot about this place and was dying to check it out. Finally got the chance when I ended up that way for work and had (just) enough time for the detour. Pretty big store, but most of the space is dedicated to non-beer. The craft beer is confined to one long shelf plus a row of coolers. Things are stored pretty haphhazardly with labels not matching products and some individual bottles showing up in about six different places around the area. That being said, the selection is pretty damn impressive. Nothing too hugely whale-like, but they did have a lot of beers I havent seen on the shelves anywhere else in the bay. Picked up RR Sanctification and Damnation B69 for great prices, as well as a bunch of other stuff. Overall prices are a bit on the high side compared to say City Beer or K&L Wine Merchants, but some of their stuff is dirt cheap. I am a bit concerned with shelf aging, however. For example, they still had a couple bottles of YuleSmith SUMMER on the shelves, which can’t be too great six months later. Ditto for Port Hop-15 and its three months of aging. That aside, this is a great place, I just recommend checking best by dates, particularly for IPA’s.
DYCSoccer17 (288) Woodland, California | June 14, 2009
88 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Likely the best selection in all of California. Looks like a typical liquor store in a strip mall, but there is a massive beer selection in the back of the store. You name it, they have it. Tons of Lost Abbey stuff, like Red Poppy, CdT, etc etc. Westy, lots of RRs, including batch 23, Cantillon, Alesmith, Bruery, Nogne, numerous other Scandinavian brews. They had some Dieu du Ciel as well. The beers were fairly priced.
Harpreet is a very enthusiastic guy with a ton of plans for this place. A lot of the beer I mentioned is located in the back rooms, so ask for him and he will likely show you around back there. Just make sure you bring your wallet, because there are so many insatiable goodies here.
savnac (285) Anchorage, Alaska | October 5, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Located in a strip mall, easy to find. The store is nice, but not very well organized and there were many beers not priced. Service was excellent, I believe by the owner, he pointed out some great beers and rarities. Selection was amazing, there were lots of hard to find beers although he charges a premium for those beers. Value was great on most things but high on rare beers. Overall a great place to stop for an out-of-towner. I picked up a bunch of good, cheaper local stuff and a few spendy rarer beers. Will return if in the area.
mrhoppy (219) Santa Clara, California | November 30, 2009
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
This place is Disneyland for Craft beer drinkers. You can figure on paying about $2.00 for every minute your in the store. I dropped $73.00 in a snap. I scored a couple of beers I really really wanted to try. A New Glarus a Bells and a Founders. I didn’t even get too see everything in back. Would love to make the trek again with a fellow RB fan so send me a email.
ajm (192) Los Angeles, California | June 28, 2009| Updated September 3, 2009
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
Harpreet is the man. Somehow guessed that I had called him earlier asking directions then proceeded to give me a tour of the fridge and store room. Has things that nobody - let alone a non-metropolitan shop on the west coast - should have. Earned every bit of his 15 Selection rating. Seems more concerned at times with SD than SF, which strikes me as odd. A touch weak on Belgians but his Scandinavians are solid. Always doing WORK to bring in the rare and semi-retired. Make no mistake though: he doesn’t give them away. That said, worth the trip for most anybody.
SamGamgee (182) down the whirlpool, California | November 18, 2009
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
Awesome selection of American and Scandinavian stuff that you don’t find anywhere else near here. Great service, and you have to appreciate the effort that they go through to put the selection together. That being said, most of it just doesn’t seem to be worth it for me, as "grey market" selections can be mail-ordered or traded for cheaper, and many other items can be had for less money at other popular bay area stores. Key for a few things, but the overall selection is less usable than numbers would suggest, unless money is not a factor.
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