Maybe i wasnt that impressed with this place when i visited in Spring 2012. Lots of old beer on the shelves, prices were a bit high, and there was no service to speak of. I did find some rare Bruery beers there but still, i was not that impressed with this place. I will re-visit sometime.
TheRealMGD (59) Lakewood, Washington | April 2, 2012| Updated December 19, 2012
This is a great place for selection and service - I didn’t think anyone could rival Binny’s (especially the Loop Binny’s). And prices are great - 5 clams for a bomber of GF IIPA! That’s the same price as at the brewery. HOWEVER, 90% of their craft beers are sitting on shelves, unrefrigerated. For some of those beers, especially the ones which have traveled from overseas and were designed to do so, it doesn’t matter so much. However, having unpasteurised, craft beers (particularly IPAs and IIPAs) sitting out on well-lit shelves is criminal. Many of the beers I tried from TW (including the aforementioned GF IIPA) were wrong. Very wrong. Either keep the store at cellar temps or expand your fridge section folks! You are ruining the beers you should be promoting! Shopped there again recently: no improvements to beer storage and some things have gotten worse. The Bud cases are still chilled, thankfully :/
One of the nicer total wines I’ve seen. This one looks pretty new and apparently in AZ they can offer free samples although today it was just Leinenkugel. As with any other Total wine quantity trumps over quality, wine is always more important than beer, they have a solid section of seasonals but usually nothing too rare, and you can take a bottle out of any six pack to create your own sixer. Not the best Belgian selection and scandinavian beers seem to be completely impossible to get here. Pretty good for a chain.
Best selection and prices in Tucson. It would be hard to recommend Plaza over this place simply because of the massive selection of beer. All six packs can be broken into singles which is a bonus as well.
Great place to get lost looking at various brews and wines, gigantic store, BYO 6-packs and helpful descriptions for each of the products they carry. Staff seemed helpful, and the atmosphere was very well crafted.
I think Plaza carries more beers. This store does have a nice selection of stuff you can buy as singles, unlike BevMo. Good selection of US and Foreign beers. They did have some things that Plaza and BevMo don’t. Definitely worth a stop. Their price are good.