United States > Pennsylvania > Emmaus
Beer Available At Shangy’s The Beer Authority (arranged by most recent)
Rinkuškiai Lobster Lovers Beer 9.5% 14, Bells Hopslam 100, Bells Expedition Stout 100, Avery Rumpkin 99, Arrogant Bastard Ale 99, Laughing Dog Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter 97, Thirsty Dog Labrador Lager 43, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice 48, Blue Point Winter Ale 52, Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas Ale 78, Watou Tripel 96, St Feuillien Saison 96, Thirsty Dog Whippet Wheat 40, Saison Dupont Vieille Provision 99, Blue Point Toasted Lager 57, Fort Collins Kidd Black Lager (Schwarzbier) 91
johnattmc (1) , Pennsylvania | March 5, 2013
44 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 1/10 OVERALL 1/20
any limited quantities he keeps to himsels
Lehigh98 (1) Macungie, Pennsylvania | February 18, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Have been going to Shangy's for 15 years since it was a shack on the side of the road, wow how they have grown. Best selection in the area. An asset to the LV and worth the trip.
baj54 (1) Maryland | October 13, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 1/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
Would visit when in the area for work. Awesome selection of both micro and imports. The owner is usually too busy to be bothered with any customers. There is one female counter staff who is nice, the other one don't even bother with, must be related to the owner? Nice selection but when I drive all the way from Maryland I expect too be treated better.
AleWife725 (66) Albany, New York | July 4, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 1/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
Keg heaven!!!! Rows and rows, aisles and aisles of kegs! And on top of the vast selection, they are priced very reasonably! The next time I head down, I will be bringing a truck and stocking up on sixtels. Staff was very knowledgeable, friendly, and patient while we looked through their back freezer. Great place.
boxofrane (34) pottstown, Pennsylvania | December 3, 2011
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
Amazing selection. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Best PA has to offer. Also, prices are $5-$10 less on most cases.
41cubs (24) , New Jersey | November 16, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
Good, good, good spot. Great selection, welcoming and willing service and awesome prices. PA sucks the fattest one on that ridiculous case only law but if I’m buying cases, I’m buying them here. One example, St. Bernardus Christmas for 99.99 per case, that’s wicked cheap. The value was everywhere in the store and I must say I definitely noticed some old stuff, but if some stouts and barleywines are sitting around a couple years so be it, thanks for aging it for me. Check the dates on all other stuff and I’m sure you’ll leave happy.
chimay67 (60) hunt sta, New York | May 1, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Two things to address anyone’s concerns about Shangys’. First if you are buying a number of cases, walk in, ask for help and give the employee your list. Simple as that. Second, yes, there is some old stock on the piles, do your due dilligence and check any cases before you pay for them. If you are doubtful about the possible packaging date, do yourself a favor and don’t buy it.
Otherwise, any self respecting beer geek should not hate on this place. Do they have everything ever brewed, no. But do they have stuff to make the drive from LI, NY worthwhile and more, you bet! Should they have old stock on their shelves, no, but most places I know in LI are not very dilligent about moving older product to the clearance rack.
I found the prices on 95% of the items looked at to be more than reasonable, and some downright cheap. Last Dec I got a case of Black Ops for $223. Insane! This trip was another Bell’s O Rama.
Tons of Lost Abbey, Pizza Port, Terrapin, Bell’s, Founders, New Holland, Stone, on and on. Huge craft can selections for those looking to make your golf/camping buddies jealous.
Apparently they are working on a website so you can have a better idea as to what they have available.
TheCorkStops (8) Connecticut | January 29, 2011
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Great place if you know what you want. They’ve got just about every beer you can get in eastern PA.
italianjohn (149) Penndel, Pennsylvania | April 19, 2010
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Definitely gotta do your homework before you come here because I don’t trust the owner one bit. I have heard many stories from distributors complaining about this guys business practices. Having said all of that this place does have the best selection of beer in Eastern PA. They have tons of hard to find seasonals, imports and micros and they are priced well. The help here is fantastic and they have everything clean and nicely stacked. Most of the beers have a description on them along with the price so that helps a lot.
clueo (1) Pennsylvania | March 28, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
A great distributor with an outstanding selection. Prices are the best in the area and the staff is very helpful. Beer reveiws are also helpful. While I agree with other reviewers that you need to check the expiration dates, I have bought many cases and have never had an issue, although I have heard others complain. The best overall selection by far in Eastern PA!
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