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Beer Available At West Lakeview Liquors (arranged by most recent)
Lake Effect Unholy Mole 55, Marz Jungle Boogie , Marz What the Pho , To ōl Sort Mślk 100, Two Brothers Peppermint Bark Porter 60, 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 82, Pipeworks / Kai Zan Guardians Rivalry
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changeup45 (109) Mount Dora, Florida | August 7, 2010| Updated November 23, 2011
66 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 13/20
Update -- Iíve placed a couple orders with them in the past and have wanted to place another but I canít get them to reply to me. They do a great job of constantly updating the new arrivals page but good luck actually being able to order any of those, even if it says in stock. I tried searching for several different beers listed under "new arrivals" (and no, I wasnít looking under "upcoming") to add to my cart and each time I do a search I cannot find the beer. Sometimes they get something restocked but donít seem to update the availability through search so no dice adding those to your cart either. The search function as a whole is brutal and ultimately I give up. Their selection is incredible, or at least what they list is incredible, but who cares if I canít actually order any of them? Iím sure itís much better in person. Oh well. First order -- Online order. This is my first order from them and overall Iím pleased. There was one little glitch however, half the stuff I ordered on the website wasnít really in stock. But they were helpful and patient when I was finding replacements. The website is pretty good, the search feature isnít the best but overall I had no trouble navigating. The selection is very good. Youíve got the local heavyhitters like Three Floyds and Goose Island but also a good selection of imports. The box arrived quickly and the packing insane, this indeed was bomb proof. Shipping was a tad high but they donít charge a packing/supplies fee so overall Iíd say the cost to ship was very good. Iíd order from them again.
gam (24) brisbane , Australia | November 19, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
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
jonnyguns (41) , Australia | November 6, 2014
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
This place was awesome!! We walked in saying weíre from perth and in the craft industry and they opened arms immediately. Had an amazing range of threefloyds etc and even opened beers with us the shop. Was a great experience and showed why theyíre number 1... must come here
tectactoe (55) Michigan | August 21, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Smaller than expected on the inside, but Iíll be damned if they donít make the most out of that small space. Excellent assortment of beers, tons of locals but also a great selection of craft imports & non-local options as well. Pretty nice glassware & clothing available for sale as well. If youíre anywhere close, you definitely need to make a stop here. This was better than all of the Chicago Binnyís locations Iíve been to so far.
weihenweizen (191) Charleston Area, West Virginia | July 3, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Pain in the ass with traffic to get to this place from out of town (Wednesday early afternoon). Two dedicated parking spots out back and on street parking, no problem when I went. Smaller selection, descent local selections, some harder to get Belgians, but nothing I havenít seen at several other places in the US. Prices are above average for the area. Service really wasnít that good for a boutique type store. I bought four bottles. It would probably be cool if this place was my local, but it isnít and unless I know they have something I was really looking for I wouldnít return. Really surprised this place is the highest rated bottle shop in the Chicago area, I would check out Lincoln Park Binnyís.
Jwoboozenews (3) , | May 7, 2014
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
andyhwcinc (26) Chicago, Illinois | April 30, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
WLV is definitely a place to stop at if youíre traveling to Chicago, with the cityís best selection of Belgian brews. I think you can find a larger quantity of Belgianís at Binnyís, but I feel the selection here is better curated, with a real focus considering the small size of the store. They also work well with locals such as Pipeworks, and they are the only place in the city that brings in special domestic breweries such as Jester King. Definitely a place to go to if beer hunting in Chicago.
artmcd8 (89) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | April 16, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Stopped by with charule. Definitely worth the trip out there. Value is on par with the rest of the city but they definitely get the harder to get stuff. Selection isnít huge but it is very well thought out. Definitely worth the trip.
charule (102) Chicago, Illinois | April 5, 2014
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Nice shop. Smaller then I imagined but ever usable space is covered in alcohol. Decent prices. Smaller selection bit of high quality. Out of my way but if Im around the beighborhood will stop in without question.
JCB (232) Durham, North Carolina | March 8, 2014
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Having had more than one satisfying experience ordering from these good folks, I was tickled to hit the shop itself on my most recent visit to Chicago. Definitely tucked away in a cozy neighborhood, warm and relaxed vibe. Very cramped but maximally efficient use of space. Excellent but unobtrusive service. Absolutely killer selection of brews, including loads of wonderful Euro imports. I was there, however, for Pipeworks and other locals. I did not leave disappointed. Great place.
ARH (81) Chicago, Illinois | January 19, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Thereís a lot of rare beer in a small shop (both domestic and imported). Also a great destination for glassware too. Didnít really pry too much into the beer knowledge of the employees - although they were attentive - but by the selection, i gotta say they probably know their stuff. Just visiting this place expanded my beer wishlist significantly. Mostly bombers and 750ís with a handful of sixers.
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