Riley’s Wines of the World | Madison, Wisconsin
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Riley’s Wines of the World
Exceptional based on 53 ratings
Type: Beer Store

402 W Gorham St
Madison, Wisconsin United States 53703 [ print map ]
608 257 0400

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Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10am-9pm; Sunday: 11am-9pm


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Riley’s Wines of the World

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Beer Available At Riley’s Wines of the World (arranged by most recent)
Abita Seersucker Summer Pils 41, Central Waters Ouisconsing Red Ale 47, Evil Twin Even More Jesus 100, New Glarus Dancing Man Wheat 99, Central Waters Brewer’s Reserve Bourbon Barrel Barleywine 99, Nebraska India Pale Ale (2011- ) 95, New Glarus Thumbprint Series Scream IIPA 99, New Glarus Thumbprint Series Berliner Weiss 99, Capital Dark Voyage Black IPA 49, New Glarus Back 40 Bock 85, Milwaukee Brewing Booyah Farmhouse Ale 51, Sprecher Beyond 2014 Braggot 36, 3 Sheeps Ewephoria 64, Berghoff Oak-Aged Stock Ale 26, Door County Biere De Seigle Rye Farmhouse Ale , Lucette Ride Again Pale Ale 92, Door County Pastoral Farmhouse Ale , Lakefront Beer Line Barley Wine 2014 78, Schell 30th Anniversary Pilsner - Roggen 63, Milwaukee Brewing Hop Freak 87
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53 reviews for Riley’s Wines of the World
 Ambiance  60%
 Service  59%
 Selection  79%
 Food N/A 
 Value  70%
 Overall  72%
 Rating  77%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
hezron  (26) Viroqua, Wisconsin | June 13, 2005
Lots of Wisconsin micros, but the singles varies and moves faily quick. There are usually some Viking, Central Waters, New Glarus, Lake Louie growlers, etc... fairly wide selection of Bells and Dogfish. Pretty good place to go, but a pain to get to for me as I don’t go downtown often.
60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
StewardofGondor  (122) Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin | June 10, 2005
Recommended stop by hezron - thanks! Found a bunch of Viking beers (Whole Stein, Copperhead, Weathertop, Hot Chocolate and both meads, they were out of Big Swede.) Also had some growlers of Lake Louie and singles of Central Waters, Slab City, Bells (including TCOA), Lakefront and Capital. Some Avery bombers, including an Avery Eleven that I grabbed. A nice supplimental stop. The guys working there seemed like assholes though.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi  (104) Glendale, Wisconsin | May 23, 2005
They have Capital Wild Rice. Also available are CW, Bells, Fantome, and Viking items. I also managed to find FFF Brian Boru there.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus  (333) Las Cruces, New Mexico | December 22, 2004
I was here on 12/22/04. While walking through Downtown Madison on a fridged december day. This place has lots of good stuff-Bells singles inclidng some of the more rare ones (sparkling, doppelbock). They have all the central waters stuff in singles (minus the bourbon stout) and also all the Viking stuff in bombers (2.99 each!!) killer store. Also picked up a bottle of great lakes nosferatu!
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77  (212) Urbandale, Iowa | September 9, 2004
Lots of singles in the coolers. The staff didn’t seem to know much about their beers. I got some Viking beers that can be hard to find. Otherwise, a nice place.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63  (135) La Porte , Indiana | August 30, 2004| Updated August 13, 2009
Outstanding singles selection (lots of Central Waters and Viking)! The prices were fair and overall the best of the three I visited today.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
tomxcs  (10) Berkeley, California | June 30, 2004| Updated March 15, 2005
A favorite stop of mine as it is only three block from my place. Some of the staff know their stuff, some don’t -- just ask for Skidz or Adam Bents. My roommate works the registers and his brother is the asst. manager, and both have tried nearly every beer in the store and can give you advice if it’s needed (although if you’re an RBer, you probably just need help finding something, not advice). They have a nice selection of singles and 6ers of some unusual stuff. They also regularly stock bombers of Lake Louie and Viking and have many hard-to-find Midwest micros. Some nice Belgians too -- Westmalle, Beersel, Fantome, Chapeau, Ch’ti, others. A little pricey but not bad.
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
howie  (18) DeForest, Wisconsin | May 19, 2004| Updated November 17, 2005
The fun thing about beer stores in Madison is that there isn’t a one-stop shop. For example, Riley’s has beers that I couldn’t find at Woodman’s or Steve’s. Farily well stored. Staff is basically college folks.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
JCapriotti  (67) Milwaukee, Wisconsin | April 29, 2004
Good beer selection... nice singles selection (as commented before). Highly recommended as a day trip for Central Waters singles, other singles, and then you can hit Great Dane afterwards :)
60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Pjones6738  (25) Madison, Wisconsin | April 25, 2004| Updated April 26, 2004
Finally hit this place the other day and was pleasantly surprised. A nice selection of singles, and the prices are reasonable for downtown. Only place that I’ve seen Central Waters singles, and was suprised to see DFH singles as well. Oh, and they have a small selection of sake too.

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