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Beer Available At Samís Quik Shop (arranged by most recent)
Foothills IPA of the Month: December (Miss Elle Toe) , Sweetwater Hop Hash Double IPA 96, Sweetwater Whiplash White IPA 91, Thirsty Dog Bottle My Brew Ohio Homebrew Challenge: Session IPA , Thirsty Dog Rail Dog Smoked Black Lager 95, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red 45, Stone Coffee Milk Stout 94, SKA Rudie Session IPA 73, Victory Harvest Ale 97, 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 32, SKA Autumnal Mole Stout 74, AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale - Barrel Aged 100, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog 92, Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale 92
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DrBayern (39) Morehead City, North Carolina | February 4, 2006| Updated May 2, 2007
78 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
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.
pennvan (1) South Carolina | January 26, 2006
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 20/20
Thee beer shop in the area. The staff is great. Incredible selection!
demartino (3) | December 30, 2005
72 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
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.
tinydancer (7) Gibsonville, North Carolina | December 14, 2005
74 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
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.
JasonG (36) Salt Lake City, Utah | November 28, 2005
74 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
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.
Megan (17) Durham, North Carolina | November 4, 2005
80 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
Hands down the best place to buy beer in the Triangle.
bmanning (8) Holly Springs, North Carolina | October 19, 2005
72 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
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.
Fish (11) Vancouver, British Columbia | September 1, 2005
84 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
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.
ericnixon (57) Portland, Oregon | June 14, 2005
44 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 9/20
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.
BlueDevil0206 (10) Durham, North Carolina | June 12, 2005
82 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
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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