West Lakeview Liquors | Chicago, Illinois
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West Lakeview Liquors
World Class based on 126 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 (62) | Affiliated user(s) here kristina | Bottles: 600+


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Beer Available At West Lakeview Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Mercenary Fat Pug , Lake Effect Unholy Mole 55, Marz Jungle Boogie , Marz What the Pho , To ōl Sort Mślk 100, Two Brothers Peppermint Bark Porter 61, Pipeworks Nelson Sauvin , Pipeworks The Coqui , Pipeworks A Couple Two Tree , Pipeworks The Delicatessen , Pipeworks Blueberry Pie Scraper , Pipeworks Over The Line 85, Spiteful Absinthe Barrel Aged Klutzy Buffoon Saison with Cherries , Pipeworks Quad , Pipeworks Game of Jones 94, Spiteful G.F.Y. Stout 97, BraufactuM Roog 66, Three Floyds Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker 98, Pipeworks Fully Hoperational Battlestation Imperial Saison 61, 5 Rabbit / Cigar City El Bizarrůn 85
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126 reviews for West Lakeview Liquors
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  87%
 Selection  88%
 Food  72%
 Value  76%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  98%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 16/20
jeremytoni  (161) Swedesboro, New Jersey | October 26, 2010
Great selection of hard to find singles. A bit pricey.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Crosling  (70) Loveland, Colorado | October 4, 2008| Updated October 5, 2008
Visited during Dark Lord Day. Not often will you find a place with such a passionate staff. Thatís the highlight here, not like the beer selection isnít great, it is, but it seemed like the entire staff was passionate about fine ale. I spoke with several of them for awhile, and they visit Belgium, taste different batches of the beers they sell and are very knowledgable about everything. You get the sense that they sell every beer that is worth selling. The selection is very nice. They seem to specialize in Belgian ale and lambics in particular, but they have a lot of fine American crafts and other imports as well. I really think West Lakeview is an impressive establishment.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO  (27) Wauwatosa, Wisconsin | May 10, 2009
Cozy corner store. Asked if I needed help, I said "Iím ok" and was left to browse. Selection is not vast, but a great deal of odd and a handful of rare brews I doubt I would find anywhere I usually go. The best way for me to describe it is: I can go into Samís(Marcy) or Binnyís(Niles) (which I get to every two to three months) and find 5 to 10 "new" brews. There were well over 30 brews that I have neither had nor seen before at this store. I found the prices to be comparable and perhaps slightly less than the other "local" stores I frequent. Drove around the block a couple times prior to realizing that the lot behind was not private, and for the store. A definite addition to my must go to spots, at least when I am in the area.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
downender  (307) Bristol, England | March 21, 2009
Visited 4 March 2009. A god send for Chicago in that it was the only place I visited that offered single 355ml bottles for sale. Interesting offerings of Founders and Bells, although the Three Floydsí offerings were low in anticipation of a delivery. Staff were friendly too. Only a short walk from Addison Brown.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
maneliquor  (151) Perth, Australia | April 29, 2011| Updated September 17, 2013
Not a massive range compared to some bottle shops, but some very hard to find stuff in there. Staff know their stuff and were helpful when asked upon. Nice little, homely place. Would be a fantastic local
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
troyc  (147) Illinois | July 3, 2007
Stopped by here before work the other day. Large beer selection in a small area in the back of the store. I wish there were more American micros in single bottles, but they still had a good selection of singles from around the world. Good service as well. A pretty nice place!
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
GeneralGao  (222) Iowa City, Iowa | August 8, 2008
Stopped here after a trip to Armanettiís, which is only a half mile or so away. If youíre going to one you should check out both while youíre in the neighborhood. By the way, both are relatively close to the Addison Brown Line subway stop. Lake View had a solid collection of imports. I picked up a good part of the Brew Dog line including their barrel aged beers. Their import stuff was pretty expensive, but noteworthy. On the domestic side I was a little disappointed, but since this was my first visit Iíll chalk it up to sampling error. Donít get me wrong, their selection is great, but itís getting harder and harder to find things I havenít tried. I look forward to going back.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
zootfinster  (12) Chicago, Illinois | July 22, 2008
Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Wonderful selection. Weekly tastings. Everyone should go there.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
gam  (24) brisbane , Australia | November 19, 2014
Found what I was looking for was very happy had some really good stuff coming in all the time there good quality beers great packing was worth the fling in the end
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson  (200) Enfield, New Hampshire | December 2, 2013
Stopped in here briefly. really awesome selection, like they really take their time curating whatís available. Would stop in here again.

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