Samís Quik Shop | Durham, North Carolina
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Samís Quik Shop
World Class based on 82 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1605 Erwin Rd
Durham, North Carolina United States 27705 [ print map ]
919 286 4110

samsquikshop.com

Hours: Mon-weds: 7am-11pm. Thurs, Fri- 7am-Midnight. Sat 8am-midnight. Sun 10am-10pm


Mayor: TURDFERGUSON (37) | Affiliated user(s) here TURDFERGUSON | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 1000+


Samís Quik Shop

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Beer Available At Samís Quik Shop (arranged by most recent)
Thirsty Dog Rail Dog Smoked Black Lager 95, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red 45, Stone Coffee Milk Stout 94, SKA Rudie Session IPA 69, Victory Harvest Ale 96, Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial Stout 100, Highland Flogging Roggen , Highland Love Is In the Ale , Highland Hoppily Ever After , Highland Only NC Belgian Pale , Highland Belmont Abbey Pilsner , Angry Orchard Green Apple 34, SKA Autumnal Mole Stout 73, AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 100, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog 91, Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale 92, Samuel Adams LongShot Gratzer 82, Thirsty Dog Bernese Barley Wine Ale 88, Mystery Papa Bois Citrus Foreign Extra Stout 70, Twisted Pine Big Shot Espresso Stout 95
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82 reviews for Samís Quik Shop
 Ambiance  61%
 Service  79%
 Selection  93%
 Food  15%
 Value  84%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  96%
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78
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
DrBayern  (39) Morehead City, North Carolina | February 4, 2006| Updated May 2, 2007
One of the better selections that Iíve seen in NC. A little disorgainized, as youíll find the same beer in three or four different locations. Staff pretty mcuh left me alone ot browse, but was quite helpful whenever I asked about something. This place certainly isnít about ambience, but then Iím more interested in selection than fancy surroundings, and selection is what this place is about. Itís right off the Durham Freeway, so itís quite convenient if youíre passing through as I often do. I suspect Iíl be stopping here quite a bit in the future.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
pennvan  (1) South Carolina | January 26, 2006
Thee beer shop in the area. The staff is great. Incredible selection!
72
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
demartino  (3) | December 30, 2005
this place is down the street and that counts for so much. it helps that theyíve got the best beer selection in durham county. yeah, i said it: the whole county. countywide.
74
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
tinydancer  (7) Gibsonville, North Carolina | December 14, 2005
If youíve read one review of this place youíve read them all, but Iíll put my $.02 in. A hole-in-the-wall kind of place. A nasty gas station with class. A beer drinkerís peep show locale. Thatís the impression you get. Thereís something dirty, yet provocative about this place. You walk in and in the back there it is, a very substantial collection of quality ales and lagers, which one will have a hard time tracking down in this part of the world. You gotta love a place like this. In fact, if Iím going to buy beer, Iím going here. I could smell the cashier 10 feet away, people coming and going, all sorts in and out, but 1 thing in common--everybodyís there for the beer.
74
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
JasonG  (36) Salt Lake City, Utah | November 28, 2005
As has been said, doesnít look like more than a typical gas station, but has a nice stock inside. Most of it is sitting out on shelves, although some of it is in coolers. Staff was friendly, but not particularly beer knowledgable. Has a fairly strong stock of local micros, good selection of belgains, decent selection of other american micros, though not stellar. Definitely worth a stop, even if it is a bit of a drive.
80
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Megan  (17) Durham, North Carolina | November 4, 2005
Hands down the best place to buy beer in the Triangle.
72
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
bmanning  (8) Holly Springs, North Carolina | October 19, 2005
This place has the largest selection of beers that I know of in the triangle. Itís hard to believe from looking at the outside of this place that youíre going to find hundreds of different beers inside. Lots of the new high gravity Belgians are here. Has good prices too.
84
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Fish  (11) Vancouver, British Columbia | September 1, 2005
This is honestly the best beer store Iíve been to. When I arrived, they were just unloading some of the new high-alcohol beers which have just become available in NC. From the outside the place looks like just some old convenience store with gasoline pumps and a carwash; but on the inside... beer drinkersí paradise.
44
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
ericnixon  (57) Portland, Oregon | June 14, 2005
Sketchy looking place. When we pulled up I had to ask my friend if this really was a good beer store. Lots of stuff inside...well, as good a selection as is allowed in a 6% state.
82
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
BlueDevil0206  (10) Durham, North Carolina | June 12, 2005
Well looks pretty rough from the outside, but the location is great: no more than a 2 minute walk from my appartment at Duke. You wouldnít ever think looking at it that it would have a great beer/wine selection but it sure does. Service is usually good, but depending on who is working, it can be below average (except when Magjayran is working). When the 6% law is dropped, Samís will surely be an amazing beer store.

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