United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Beer Available At Riley’s Wines of the World (arranged by most recent)
New Glarus Snowshoe Ale 87, Central Waters Shine On 42, 4 Brothers Blended Beer Relative Madness , 4 Brothers Blended Beer Sibling Rivalry , 4 Brothers Blended Beer Prodigal Son , 4 Brothers Blended Beer Whipper Snapper , New Glarus Cabin Fever Bock 81, Squatters Hop Rising Double India Pale Ale 95, Ale Asylum Hopalicious 94, Dupont La Bičre de Beloeil 95, New Glarus Strawberry Rhubarb 100, Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout 99, Valkyrie Big Swede 97, Ale Asylum Ambergeddon 96, Central Waters Mud Puppy Porter 89, Valkyrie Abby Normal 47, Dogfish Head Burton Baton 99, Lucette Hips Don’t Lie Weissbier 31, Sixpoint Global Warmer (2013) 95, Lucette Farmer’s Daughter 39
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BeerBelcher (134) Columbus, Ohio | August 16, 2009
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
This is one of the best liquor stores I have ever shopped. WI is a great state for liquor stores (far better selection than many other states I’ve shopped), and this is one of the top couple in the state, if not #1. There are a lot of beers in WI that don’t make it out of state, and Riley’s has all those plus many others I’ve not seen elsewhere. A giant selection, big coolers, lots of singles for mixed 6-ers, a knowledgeable staff - this place pretty much has it all. Throw in a downtown location convenient to other places in Madison you’d like to visit and you’ve pretty much got anything you could want in a liquor store.
TheGuy (26) Illinois | July 19, 2009| Updated July 20, 2009
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Now if and when you come to town this is the place for all you coming to the gtmw you better get here early or the day before their selection was so much higher quality than steve’s they had a great selection of belguim and german beers along with a much higher end locals, picked up in their singles case y2k from central waters along with brewhouse coffee stout,also 1 each of tyranena dashboards lights,and the devil made me do it along with stone ruination IPa and a scotch ale from ale ayslum they also had Tyranena dirty old man along with some six packs of stone products which one was oak aged and a nice line of three floyds bombers that would all but have been sold out back home 7 in all also picked up a sixer of black wheat that shit is going fast and a must try this is the place in madison they even deliver kegs to the dorms but it is a little pricey i spent 25.00 + here and new glarus sells for $7.99 oh yeah lots of constuction and small parking lot
phishpond417 (51) Madison, Wisconsin | August 31, 2008
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
When I lived in GB and I would head to Madison, I always made a stop at Riley’s. Now that I live in Madison, I make my way over here once a week or so. Awesome selection- staff isn’t the most helpful, but it is definately worth checking out.
esjaygee (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | June 22, 2008
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Decent selection of beers for a store called Wines of the world. A large cooler along the back has many chilled six packs from Wisconsin and many other brands are both in and next to the coolers. A decent build your own six pack section with Wisconsin beers and a few foreign beer I hadn’t seen before. Decent selection of foreign beers available single serve warm as well. Prices were a little high, but they did offer a 10% discount if you bought six or more beers.
pepsican (45) @ $13.99, Iowa | March 22, 2008
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Good store, lots of bottles. You can buy singles if that is your thing. Employees answered my questions well and seemed to be some what informed about beer. Prices are on the higher side for some things. I stop here after steves to grab things the other doesn’t have. Good but not great.
3fourths (1270) Boulder, Colorado | January 9, 2008| Updated April 20, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Fantastic store. New Glarus, Central Water, Viking, Capitol, Harbor City, Tyranena, Two Brothers, and much, much more. Singles in one cooler section, 6-packs in another, with large format bottles on shelves. I could have spent a hundred dollars here if I wasn’t limited my beer
purchases to only things I really wanted. Worth visiting.
Ughsmash (138) Pewaukee, Wisconsin | January 8, 2008
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Riley’s is one of my usual stops in Madison when I’m in/near downtown. They had a great selection of Wisconsin micros (including Central Waters, Viking, and Lake Louie.. which aren’t available in too many places), decent US micros, and a few foreign options. It’s near UW, so there is a big college crowd, but they often don’t threaten the supply of good beers.
tjthresh (85) Greenfield, Indiana | August 14, 2007
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
I went here first thing when I got into Madison. It was exactly what I wanted. A few cooler full of WI singles and other regional selections. Yeah, kind of warehouse like, but what ever. I’ll be back.
tyler_mn (67) SLP, Minnesota | August 11, 2007
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Went after Great Taste of the Midwest. Kinda warehouse-like. Awesome selection of WI and other midwest singles. Lots of college kids tossed in the mix but no big deal. Service at the register was slightly surly, but I understand. Honestly, the amazing selection makes up for any shortcomings. They do lack in the foreign selection, though.
hopdog (232) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | July 23, 2007
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Decent selection but smaller singles selection (basically 2 coolers). I was hoping to find more singles.
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