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Beer Available At Vieux Carre’ Wine and Spirits (arranged by most recent)
t0rin0 (1505) Do Not Resuscitate, California | March 20, 2014
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Visited February 17, 2014.
There is only a small sign out front that is easy to miss but once you find it it’s a neat little store with a lot of wine and liquor, some of it being expensive stuff. The beer is in the back on the shelf against the wall so you have to wade through the aisles of everything else to get back there. The old guy at the counter was friendly enough and asked if I needed help but I didn’t talk to him much beyond that. The beer selection is pretty limited but you’ll find the standard big brand stuff like Sierra Nevada, Abita, NOLA, Flying Dog, etc. I didn’t see anything overly interesting nor did I see much refrigerated. Sadly this is one of the better beer stores in the French quarter, mostly by virtue of being one of the few beer stores in the French quarter.
Don’t bother trying to find any info online on these guys. No website, no facebook, no twitter, nothing beyond some yelp ratings and a few mentions on various New Orleans business listing sites.
strongpieman (130) Mount Airy, Maryland | January 25, 2013
46 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
Visited during a trip to the city. Small place in French quarter. Maybe this is decent for the area but is pretty weak for selection on an absolute scale. Most interesting us craft wax Abita.
RuneStumo (76) Haugesund, Norway | October 5, 2012
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
This place is situated in the city centre. Good selection of bottles. Cool interior with a wall coverd with names of winemakers burnt on wood.
Travlr (1887) Washington, Washington DC | October 1, 2011
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
Convenient location, not a bad beer selection. Decent prices. Helpful staff. Can’t ask for much more.
SudsMcDuff (186) .....Manchester United.........., Texas | September 21, 2011
28 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 6/20
There are better places to stop than this little obscure store .. a good deal of the bottles were getting on in age .. prices were decent .. selection was low but they did have a few weird items .. . go to SIdneys if in the area or Steins if you can make the drive ..
drpimento (151) La Crosse, Wisconsin | May 28, 2010
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 10/20
I was last here about 11 - 12 years ago and they had a much more interesting selection then with more obscure labels. One good thing about it is it’s right next door to K Pauls restaurant so you can get a to go cup after you’ve picked up some carry out food. Service was ok although half of the attention paid us was proly to make sure we weren’t pinching something. They had all the usual macros, couple of regionals, the most common micros and better Belgians plus a few Brits & Germans. Sidney’s some blocks away has a better selection.
kiefdog (120) Tampa, Florida | March 1, 2009
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Another nice beer store nestled within the French Quarter but this one has a much better bottle selection than Sidneys. The beer is largely "hidden" in the back of the store along a very narrow passage way. But there are some gems to be found. We located several 1995 Triple Bock (which were still drinking very well) and a number of respectable offerings from american and foreign craft brewers including Brewdog, DFH, Allagash, Ommegang, and others. Definitely worth a visit when in the Quarter.
DragonsHead (7) Morgantown, West Virginia | November 27, 2008
58 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Found this place on accident. Was very happy to find a decent selection (by New Orleans standards) at such a good price. I thought that drinking affordably in NOLA meant drinking garbage. A definent gem in the quarter.
Taverner (83) San Ramon, California | October 15, 2008| Updated October 21, 2008
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Granted, its the best you can do in the FQ. And FTR they have a decent selection. But it shows how spoiled I am to be in a beer town. This place is laughable compared to a place in SF, LA, SD, PDX, SEA, or really any where west of the Mississippi. They carry basic Belgians (Duvel, Unibroque) they have a decent collection of Flying Dog. They have a few California selections, and the macromicros of course.
DuffMan (322) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | November 30, 2007
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Small and unassuming from the outside (look for the hanging sign above the covered sidewalk). Very cool vibe I was in here 3 or 4 times while we were here, and everytime there was a different group of locals hanging out at a table at the front of the store playing cards, joking, laughing. I liked walking in here! Very solid beer selection, particularly of imports. Certainly on par with Sidney’s, but different selection altogether. They must have trouble turning some stock over because I got a number of bad bottles of Breckenridge stuff, and 3 of my 4 bottles of Flag porter were off too (expensive waste!), but my dozens of other purchases were all okay. Very helpful friendly staff. Discounts on 6-packs, even if they’re mixed!
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