The Beer Junction | Seattle, Washington
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The Beer Junction
World Class based on 25 ratings
Type: Beer Store

4511 California Ave SW
Seattle, Washington United States 98116 [ print map ]
206 938 2337 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Su (11-8), M (4-10) Tu, W, Th (11-10), F, Sa (11-11)

Mayor: 5000 (33) | Affiliated user(s) here mmhws | Taps: 35+ | Bottles: 1250

The Beer Junction

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Beer Available At The Beer Junction (arranged by most recent)
Sierra Nevada / Russian River Beer Camp Yvan the Great 93, Black Raven / Stone Unabridged , Midnight Sun 2010 Pop Ten: Barfly 100, Great Divide Lasso IPA 68, Puyallup River Lahar Imperial IPA , Stone Arbalest , Boneyard Chingadera IIRA 91, Schooner Exact 3 Grid IPA 92, Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier 99, Odin Freyaís Gold 47, Full Sail Black Gold Imperial Stout Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon Wheat 31, Lagunitas A Little Sumpiní Extra! Ale 99, Barley Browns Turmoil Ale 95, Oude Gueuze Tilquin ŗ líAncienne 100, Fort George Black Sands , Firestone Walker Opal 97, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Chocolate Ale 94, Pike Double Hopulus , Engine House No. 9 / De Garde Voltron
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25 reviews for The Beer Junction
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  95%
 Selection  93%
 Food N/A 
 Value  85%
 Overall  93%
 Rating  98%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
mcberko  (291) Vancouver, British Columbia | September 12, 2011
This is a wonderful bottle shop in West Seattle, definitely worth the trek. Superior selection to Bottleworks, all organized by beer style. The owner is extremely friendly and helpful. The store offers a 10% discount on all future purchases over $100 after you spend an initial $100 there. This will be my go-to spot in Seattle from now on. Highly recommended.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
after4ever  (230) Brier, Washington | February 8, 2011| Updated March 28, 2014
Unbelievable selection. As good as anything in town. And, given the bottle shops in this town, thatís going some. Beautifully organized. And, given the bottle shops in this town, thatís...a nice change of pace. Itís not that the others arenít organized, or are disorganized. Itís that this place is organized especially well. Walk in, and to your left are the lightest beers in the house. Keep walking clockwise, and they get darker and darker. By the time you get all the way back around to your 6:00 position, youíre walking through huge stouts, belgians, barleywines, and special releases. And they do indeed get the special releases. They get their hands on the good stuff here. The prices are fair, for a bottle shop. You might pay less at a supermarket for the more common items (when supermarkets carry them), but you wonít pay less, not much less, anyway, anywhere for hard-to-get stuff. Best of all, the guy behind the counterís a true believer. He loves turning people on to good beer and has built this business from back to front with that in mind. The beer noob and the beer snob can rub elbows happily here. Cheers to this great addition to the Seattle beer scene.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Nena  (20) Seattle, Washington | February 7, 2011
It took me way too long to rate this place considering itís been my primary source of bottled beer for the last few months. Itís great having a proper bottle shop here in West Seattle. Being in the Junction means itís usually pretty easy to park nearby, something thatís important when Iím hauling away a box of full bottles. The Beer Junctionís prices and selection, which has grown steadily, are competitive with other Seattle area bottleshops. Since I do buy a lot of my beer here, the fact that you can earn a 10% discount for every $100 spent is a nice little perk. The owner is consistently very helpful and friendly. The only features this place lacks are older vintages or beers on tap, but I certainly donít require either those things.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
CheersMate  (166) Fremont (Seattle), Washington | December 3, 2010
Iíd put this up against any beer store in the area. This place is awesome, to say the least. I canít believe that I have never heard of this place. The price tags are very descriptive. The store is well organized -- itís organized by "light to dark" -- well, in some areas. The purveyor is extremely nice. I believe heís the purveyor. This store has a great selection, and a lot of Euro beers are represented. The prices are nice, as in, theyíre not more expensive than any other place that Iíve visited, recently. Iím going to start visiting this place more often. They seem to have the beers that every other place sells out of quickly. Itís the best kept secret in the Seattle area.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
crackedmachine  (8) Seattle, Washington | October 12, 2010
Recently moved to West Seattle, and had no idea this place was around until I drove by the other day. Tonight I made my first visit, and was impressed. The selection is extensive and varied. The prices are definitely fair. They seem to have as many choices as Big Star and perhaps a few more than Bottleworks (although I did not see the selection of sour ales and different vintages of strong ales that youíll find at the latter). They had some newcomers to the Washington market like Silver Moon from Oregon and Four+ from Utah. It sounds like the selection will be growing over time. The Beer Junction looks like a promising bottle shop. Iíll probably be back often.

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