Whole Foods Market - Bowery

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Beers At Whole Foods Market - Bowery

NameABVEntered
To Øl Dangerously Close to Stupid9.3%7/19/2017
To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPA9.9%7/16/2017
Hoppin’ Frog Rocky Mountain BORIS9.4%7/15/2017
To Øl Spildt Mælk (Boys Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk)13%7/15/2017
To Øl Roses are Brett6%7/14/2017
To Øl Nelson Survin9%7/14/2017
Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break10.5%7/9/2017
To Øl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine12.5%7/8/2017
To Øl Fuck Art - The Heathens Are Coming5.4%7/8/2017
To Øl Black Ball Porter8%7/8/2017
To Øl Snowball Saison8%7/7/2017
To Øl Liquorice Confidence14%7/4/2017
Knee Deep Hop-Trio11.1%7/3/2017
Ommegang Game of Thrones #8 - Bend the Knee9%6/18/2017
Left Hand Hard Wired Nitro Coffee Porter6%6/11/2017
Allagash St. Klippenstein11%6/11/2017
Cider Creek Saison Reserve Cider6.9%6/11/2017
Midnight Sun 2007 Deadly Sins: Gluttony10.5%6/8/2017
Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown9%6/5/2017
Weyerbacher Blithering Idiot11.1%5/14/2017
Spiteful God Damn Maple Syrup Pigeon Porter8.2%5/14/2017
Spiteful G.F.Y. Stout8%5/14/2017
Citizen Cider The Wayne County Sixer6%5/8/2017
E.Z. Orchards Hawk Haus Cider6.6%5/8/2017
Magic Hat Low Key Session IPA4.5%4/26/2017
Brooklyn The Defender6.7%4/21/2017
Toppling Goliath Golden Nugget IPA7.2%4/6/2017
North Coast Twentieth Anniversary Ale12.5%4/6/2017
Rodenbach 5.2%3/30/2017
Ommegang Belgian-style Pale Ale (BPA)6.2%3/30/2017
Lakefront IPA6.6%3/30/2017
DAB Original5%3/30/2017
St. Pauli Girl Special Dark4.8%3/30/2017
Off Color Scurry5.3%3/16/2017
Slyboro Kingston Black Cider8%3/15/2017
The Bruery Or Xata (2015-)7.2%3/10/2017
He’Brew Jewbelation 20th Anniversary Ale16.8%3/4/2017
He’Brew Chanukah in Kentucky8%2/28/2017
North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Bourbon Barrel)14.1%2/28/2017
Ommegang Game of Thrones #1 - Iron Throne Ale6.5%2/19/2017
The Bruery So Happens It’s Tuesday14%2/19/2017
Citizen Cider The Dirty Mayor6.9%2/13/2017
Crispin Pacific Pear4.5%2/12/2017
Embark Crab Series Vol. 1 Cider7.2%2/11/2017
Embark American Heirloom Cider 7.5%2/11/2017
Prairie Vous Francais4%2/8/2017
Evil Twin Pils al Pastor8%2/5/2017
Blue Moon Cappuccino Oatmeal Stout5.9%2/4/2017
Founders Mosaic Promise5.5%2/4/2017
Hoppin’ Frog / Dry & Bitter Old School Baltic Porter10%2/3/2017
Argus Cidery Fermentables Ciderkin4.5%1/29/2017
Clown Shoes Presumptive Nominee6.85%1/29/2017
North Coast Scrimshaw4.4%1/24/2017
Corsendonk Christmas Ale8.5%1/24/2017
Ommegang Hennepin7.7%1/24/2017
Clown Shoes Evil Crawfish9%1/24/2017
Stillwater Cellar Door6.6%1/24/2017
Evil Twin Molotov Lite8.5%1/24/2017
Ommegang Great Beyond8.8%1/22/2017
Greenport Harbor Anti-Freeze Winter Ale6.9%1/21/2017
Hoppin’ Frog TORIS The Tyrant: Triple Oatmeal Stout13.8%1/15/2017
Brooklyn Insulated Lager5.6%1/12/2017
Uinta Hop Nosh IPA7.3%1/12/2017
Millstone Cellars Gingeroot7.5%1/8/2017
Angry Orchard Stone Dry5.5%1/2/2017
Clown Shoes Hammer of the Beast11.75%12/29/2016
Clown Shoes American Monastic8.5%12/29/2016
Clown Shoes Galactica IPA8%12/29/2016
Uinta Cutthroat Pale Ale4%12/29/2016
Uinta Detour Double India Pale Ale9.5%12/29/2016
Pretty Things Our Finest Regards13.5%12/26/2016
Otter Creek 25th Anniversary Double IPL8.5%12/23/2016
Arrogant Double Bastard - Bigger Longer Uncut13%12/18/2016
Evil Twin Freudian Slip10.3%12/18/2016
The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing11.3%12/4/2016
The Bruery Mash12.5%12/4/2016
Evil Twin Lil’ B11.5%11/29/2016
Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan7%11/29/2016
New Holland Dragon’s Milk11%11/29/2016
De Koninck5.2%11/29/2016
Delirium Noël10%11/29/2016
Badass Apple Cider 5.5%11/26/2016
E.Z. Orchards Roman Beauty4.2%11/25/2016
Celt Cidre Breton Traditionnel4.5%11/25/2016
Anderson Valley Briney Melon Gose4.2%11/24/2016
Anderson Valley Highway 128 Blood Orange Gose4.2%11/24/2016
Stillwater G136.5%11/18/2016
DuClaw Blood Orange Neon Gypsy6.5%11/16/2016
Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout6.9%11/10/2016
The Bruery Melange #1413.4%11/8/2016
The Bruery Mischief (2009-2016)8.5%11/8/2016
Port City Monumental IPA6.3%11/8/2016
Bronx Rye Pale Ale6.3%11/3/2016
Almanac Emperor Norton Tripel9%11/2/2016
Ommegang Rosetta 5.6%11/2/2016
Cape Ann Fisherman’s Pumpkin Stout7%11/1/2016
The Shed India Pale Ale6%10/27/2016
Post Road Pumpkin Ale5%10/23/2016
Founders PC Pils5.5%10/23/2016
Hoppin’ Frog Rum Barrel Aged BORIS The Crusher9.4%10/23/2016


76
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
t0rin0  (1529) Do Not Resuscitate, California | June 6, 2014| Updated June 24, 2014
Visited May 29, 2014.

The first thing I noticed about this place was how late they’re open.

Rex Banner: Open up Curly, this is a raid.
Moe: Raid? Curly? OK, but I don’t know what you expect to find in a friendly neighborhood pet shop...
Rex Banner: Answer me this: what kind of pet shop is full of rambunctious yahoos and playing hot jazz music at 1am?
Moe: Uhh, the best damn pet shop in town?

So they’re not open until 1 but they are open until at least 11 during the week. Remember, this is a grocery store, not a bar, though apparently if you buy bottles you can take them upstairs to the café area and open them. Or maybe you can’t but I did see several open Anchor Steam bottles on a table across from one of the food vendors. Downstairs in the main store area you’ll have a tough time finding the beer if you’re just wandering the aisles. There is only one small refrigerated section with a pretty lackluster selection. Across from that though are some bourbon barrel aged pickles and whiskey barrel sauerkraut. I got a kick out of that but naturally I didn’t buy any of it. Beyond the huge line to check out, next to the exit is a small stair case that goes down into a much larger beer area. There is a counter in the middle that fills growlers and all around the walls are tons of beers, half of which are kept cold. It looks like you can break six packs too. Pretty cool. I grabbed a couple of beers from an English brewery that I hadn’t heard about that looked interesting. The bottles advertise that they use wild yeast. I also got something with chicken feathers glued to the bottle. Hmm. Prices weren’t terrible on the beer, like they are for the food. So there’s that. Coupled with a good selection and the option for growlers this is definitely a worthy stop if you’re bottle shopping.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois  (1034) Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, England | February 12, 2015
Visited around 8.30/9pm on Monday 25/11/13. Large Whole Foods with its own beer room to the rear, there are some six packs and craft beers dotted about the food hall but the beer room is way back practically on the next block! Good all round choices from locals to US wide and European offerings about 300 or so I’d reckon on. 6 taps available for growler fills also. The staff were both heplful and knowledgeable and came around the store with me searching for CDA’s! Solid supermarket bottle shop/beer room, definately the best of the ones I’ve been to in NYC for both selection and price.
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Leighton  (1032) London, England | October 19, 2009
Of the NYC Whole Foods stores, this one is the best for buying beer. Excellent selection, reasonable prices - especially if you take advantage of their tap lines and fill up your growler there. They occasionally have samplings, which is cool. A great spot to find beer from across the United States and around the world.
62
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
mcberko  (1015) Vancouver, British Columbia | October 11, 2016
Likely the best stop for bottles in Manhattan along with Top Hops Beer, which is strange for a Whole Foods. Not the widest selection, but they have a wall of singles that you can make a mix-and-match six-pack from. Pretty scant supply of NE brewery beers. They have a growler station to with a few taps, but no beer for consumption on the premises other than offering tastes. Worth stopping at when in central Manhattan, but don’t expect a whole lot.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
theisti  (884) Kansas | April 1, 2011| Updated September 8, 2014
Well lit, spacious Whole Foods beer department. Entirely devoted to beer, cooler on one wall, racks on another. They also have 5 or 6 growler fill stations, and a bunch of homebrew supplies and ingredients (which I had never seen before, and was cool). I did not ask for, or receive any service. The selection is not enormous, but certainly tends towards the rare and unique. Really a solid beer store. It’s about 2 blocks from New Beer, so I would certainly hit both. I would start at New Beer, as they seemed to have universally better prices and a deeper selection.

76 = ★★★ (Worth the visit, must for locals, and visitors with time)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
66
  • AMBIANCE 1/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK  (864) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | June 23, 2012
As others have mentioned this place has its own beer room which is located past the cash registers. Yes they have a ton of beers and a depth you don’t typically see. I swear I’ve never seen so much evil twin in my life. But I would never buy anything there. The room is bathed in light since they employed floor to ceiling windows on two sides. They compound their flawed design by placing much of their beer ne’er the windows and they do only a token job of blocking the light. Really, what’s the point.
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
jackl  (740) Minneapolis, Minnesota | August 14, 2012| Updated August 21, 2012
I came in here to escape the oppressive heat of the New York summer. There’s a decent number of bottles. I didn’t notice anything particularly interesting, but the range is certainly solid. There’s loads of staff milling about. Overall, the beer selection’s definitely better than any supermarket I’ve ever walked into.
72
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty  (718) Kyoto, Japan | September 12, 2014
Best of the 3 Whole Foods I went to in NY. Nothing amazed me, but lots of good stuff.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
GT  (672) San Diego, California | April 13, 2010| Updated July 14, 2011
Best Whole Foods in NYC for beer. Separate place for beer detached from the store! There are growler fills! Shelves of crazy things like Goose Island Juliet, Cantillon, Struise, olders Stone beers, Cigar City (what!?) and loads of crazy Italian stuff. Very nice.
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
rlgk  (613) Göteborg, Sweden | September 9, 2012
A supermarket with a good beer section. Quite a lot of American and international beers, decent prices but most beers can be found cheaper at NBD. Very good opening hours. Worth visiting.

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