West Lakeview Liquors | Chicago, Illinois
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West Lakeview Liquors
World Class based on 123 ratings
Type: Beer Store

2156 W Addison St
Chicago, Illinois United States 60618 [ print map ]
773 525 1916

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Hours: 10-10 M-Th, 10-11 F-Sa, 11-10 Su


Mayor: rhsiung (46) | Affiliated user(s) here kristina | Bottles: 600+


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Beer Available At West Lakeview Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Pipeworks Harbinger of Doom , Pipeworks Dadís Best Boy , Pipeworks / Hop Head Farms / Great Leap Brewing Dixie Mission Wheat , Wild Beer Epic Saison 88, Mahrs Bršu Mastodon 83, Spiteful God Damn Chocolate Banana Pigeon Porter , Pipeworks Surrounded By Friends, With Machetes , Pipeworks Just Drink It Dummy 87, Pipeworks Kwingstonís Kitty Cat-ina 40, Pipeworks A Midsummer Night Apricot Pale Ale 64, De Molen Hamer & Sikkel (Hammer & Sickle) 90, Pipeworks Scottyís Weirdo Pear Pale Ale , Cazeau Tournay Blond/Dorťe 82, Titanic Captain Smiths 74, De Cam Oude Lambiek 99, Buxton Wild Boar 95, Licher Oktoberfest 42, Oud Beersel Framboise 91, Pipeworks The Jones Dog (Bourbon Barrel Aged) 98, Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise 98
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123 reviews for West Lakeview Liquors
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  87%
 Selection  88%
 Food  72%
 Value  76%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  98%
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100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
jstraw  (11) Chicago, Illinois | July 28, 2012
A great, small, local place, well worth a trip. I go for the beer but it has a tasteful selection of wine, spirits, and some gourmet foods. Knowing something about whiskey, I appreciate that they have some exclusive bottlings of domestic bourbons and the like, from their visiting Kentucky and purchasing whole barrels. Anyhow, a great and tasteful collection of craft beers, domestic and foreign, including the sole availability of Jester King and Bluegrass in Illinois. My source also for Nogne, Mikkeler, Fantome, Evil Twin, Jolly Pumpkin, etc. Very knowledge staff.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
emerge077  (129) RIP Johnnies, Chicago, Illinois | December 17, 2008
A fantastic place, that has to be seen to believed, but you dont have to, since they now do mail order. Incredible import selection of everything under the sun. Great selection of US micros too, but the crazy imports are where its at. You may pay a little extra for the rarites, but you wont find them elsewhere. Super friendly service, they really take care of the customer here. Added bonus, they just opened a small grocery next door...
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
DankBrews  (12) North Carolina | May 19, 2010| Updated May 22, 2010
Very good place
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
JB84  (6) Kitchener, Ontario | April 4, 2011
I have never meet anyone more committed to outstanding customer service then Kristina at WLV. On my visit to Chicago from Kitchener Ontario I was treated with friendly super informative staff who made recommendations and told me what they themselves enjoyed with great passion and conviction. Kristina let me use her personal laptop to even check something I needed to online. I was blown away with how into craft beer she was. The stores low lighting and great selection made for a very expensive but well worth while trip. The selection didnít feel as large as some of the other stores but the quality of what was there was key. It felt like everything there I wanted. She spoke very highly of some of my favorite brewers/breweries and was very supportive of both Mikkeller and De Molen which I bought a plethora of. I also got a De Molen brewers shirt. To the staff at WLV keep doing what you are doing customer service like this has me debating a 10 hour drive back soon just for bottles absolutely spot on. Cheers!!!!
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
needaloan  (11) Illinois | July 23, 2011
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE BEERS SELECTION
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Jwoboozenews  (3) , | May 7, 2014
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
acancegliero  (24) S„o Paulo, Brazil | December 20, 2010
Excellent place to buy beer.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
silvertrance  (5) Louisville, Kentucky | October 12, 2010
Store is a little out of the way and tricky to find. It is worth it though, best selection I have ever seen of many hard to find brews. Talked to the staff for a little while and got some great info from them. Will stop by every time I am in the area.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Ughsmash  (138) Pewaukee, Wisconsin | January 10, 2008
This is easily my favorite liquor store in the world. Itís a corner neighborhood liquor store run by very passionate folks. Space is limited, but itís full of rare micros and imports (theyíre the first in the area (and sometimes the only store around) to get new Mikkeller, Nogne O, and other Shelton Bros. imports among other stuff). They hold tastings with brewers such as Mikkeller (that was a blast!) and are very knowledgable about their products. Prices are excellent, especially considering the scale of the store compared with Samís and Binnyís. I stop here every time Iím in the area and will recommend it to anyone who will listen.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
JJSuds  (26) Illinois | October 12, 2007| Updated September 7, 2008
This play is way cool! It ROCKS!!!

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