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Beer Available At Samís Quik Shop (arranged by most recent)
Angry Orchard Green Apple 34, SKA Autumnal Mole Stout 72, AleSmith Wee Heavy Barrel Aged 100, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog 91, Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale 92, Samuel Adams LongShot Gratzer 82, Thirsty Dog Bernese Barley Wine Ale 89, Mystery Papa Bois Citrus Foreign Extra Stout 66, Twisted Pine Big Shot Espresso Stout 95, Coronado 18th Anniversary Imperial IPA 98, TrŲegs Hop Knife 97, Hobsons Manor Ale 55, Stone Coffee Milk Stout 92, Hobsons Postmans Knock 72, Starr Hill Little Red RooStarr 89, Dark Horse 4 Elf Winter Ale 93, Fullerís Vintage Ale 2013 95, Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut Break 100, Stillwater íA Saison Darklyí 93, Mystery Evangeline 60
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DukeBrewDevil (41) Chapel Hill, North Carolina | January 22, 2008
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
Iíve never rated a place before, but considering this is now the only place I buy beer, I figure itís time. When I was in college, this was the only place I knew of where you could buy gas, kegs, pickled pigsí feet, and hardcore pornography. Now, the porn is (mostly) gone, and in its place is the largest selection of beer Iíve ever seen. If itís distributed to the Triangle, Samís probably has it. The prices are fine and they do a great job of rotating in and out seasonals. The staff definitely knows their beer, and if theyíre in the right mood will even help you out with suggestions if you ask. If you donít, they leave you the hell alone...perfect!
bensbrews (10) North Carolina | January 24, 2011
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
They are great. I go there almost weekly if not more. The guys working there in the morning are great. They hook you up if you are a loyal customer. The no doubt have the biggest selection of beers in all the area. I must for anyone in the Durham area!
McDurHam (1) Durham, North Carolina | May 29, 2010
94 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Awesome little hole in the wall service station. Canít tell it has the best selction of bottles from the outside but once you go in, itís jackpot.
gpekar (16) Florida | May 9, 2010
94 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
As everyone else has said itís just a little hole-in-the-wall place by the railroad tracks, but inside is beer heaven. Stopped in on a trip from Terp land to Southern Pines and was pleased to see plenty of beers available that we canít get in MD. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Plenty of craft beers from around the country and hardly any of the Budmillcoors crap, YAHOO!!!!!!!!. Definetly worth a stop when you are in the area.
planbee (38) North Carolina | July 5, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
AMBIANCE - I love the feel of all this magnificent beer in a convenience store environment. Once youíre past the bland exterior, it is a beer wonderland. SERVICE - Helpful when prodded, personable always. SELECTION - I mean...this is about as perfect as it gets, so it deserves the highest rating. Walking through Samís, you are assaulted with an unthinkable amount of choices. The only thing that can stop their stock is distribution restrictions. I truly believe they would try to stock everything if they could get it. VALUE - Youíll likely spend a lot of money here, but not because the stuff is priced too high! OVERALL - What more can I say, Iím really glad I live only 25 minutes from Samís.
durhambeer (6) Durham, North Carolina | February 13, 2008
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
I love this place. The ambiance is divisive for folks, Iím sure, but I love that itís just a quick stop (or in this case a Quik Shop). The staff know their beer, and theyíre nicer than a lot of folks assume. GREAT selection and they do everything they can to get everything they can. Definitely a must-visit if youíre from out of town. If youíre in town and donít know about it... then you donít like beer.
GT2 (600) San Diego County , California | April 13, 2010
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Samís is absolutely ridiculous. First off, it is literally a gas station convenience store and sells 2% gas station bullshit and 98% craft beer with literally aisles and aisles to peruse. Loads of Allagash, Bear Republic Ballast Point, Unibroue, Dieu du Ciel, Rogue, Bells, Founders, Nogne O, Mikkeller, trappists, random German and English things. You get super cheap glassware to match with the beer you buy!! I have come into Samís with a tasting group and racked up a $250 tab easily. Yeah, itís that awesome. Also, the guys that work there know just about everything about beer so ask them questions! Just not dumb questions.
Headbanger (83) Aurora, Illinois | August 8, 2008
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
I walked into this little place and was just floored at the selection and the pricing. They were clearing out Wild Dog Saison and Victory Saison for 3.99. Great service and selection. Could break up any sixer for a single. I was almost ready to make a uturn and return. KIck Ass store.
FlipperSipper (2) Durham, North Carolina | June 5, 2008
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Hey I canít complain. This might resemble a hole, but they have the goods. I left, only to make a uturn and go back for more.
guzzler67 (47) Hanover, Maryland | June 2, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Probably one of the best beer stores in NC, even better than Bruisin Ales in Asheville, imho. Good advice from the friendly staff. Was looking for local beers not available in my home state, and found plenty. Only problem was that I could have gone broke if I bought everything I wanted.
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