Samís Quik Shop | Durham, North Carolina
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Samís Quik Shop
World Class based on 83 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


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Samís Quik Shop

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Beer Available At Samís Quik Shop (arranged by most recent)
Malka Admonit (Pale Ale) 38, Narragansett Delís Shandy 39, Blaugies La Moneuse 98, Steamworks FrambozŽn (2014- ) 41, Rogue Farms Honey Kolsch 71, Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer 78, Rogue Double Chocolate Stout 100, HeíBrew Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale 63, Steel String Der Schneid Berliner Weisse , B. Nektar Apple Pi 99, Evil Twin / Intangible Ales Sour Bikini 96, Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities: Easy IPA 88, Terrapin Side Project Turtleneck Winter Warmer 71, Terrapin Midnight Monk 84, Samuel Adams Rebel Rider 58, Stone Smoked Porter - Chocolate & Orange Peel 71, Ommegang Spiced Saison , Baird / Ishii / Stone Japanese Green Tea IPA 10.1% (2015) 97, Wicked Weed East Side or Die 83, Smuttynose Smuttlabs Short Weiss 76
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83 reviews for Samís Quik Shop
 Ambiance  61%
 Service  79%
 Selection  93%
 Food  15%
 Value  85%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  97%
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84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
GeneralGao  (222) Iowa City, Iowa | February 22, 2006
This is the coolest gas station/car wash that Iíve ever been to. The reason: the huge beer selection that takes up most of the real estate inside the store. I have driven by this place on the way to work for the last 7 months and had no idea it was such a beer retailing juggernaut. Itís just off the Durham Freeway near Duke Universityís east campus. The staff were very helpful. They have a good number of Belgians in stock in addition to macros and micros from around the country. Mixed 6 packs are allowed.
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.

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