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Marina Market – Online Store Review

Marina Market – Online Store Review

Marina Market, located in Poulsgo, Washington, opened in 1988 with a goal to bring Dutch, Scandinavian, and other European foods to the Western Puget Sound. I stumbled across this company on a list of online beer stores and decided to check them out. What immediately caught my attention was Berserker from Midnight Sun. I had been looking for that beer a number of years but never had any luck. Checking their inventory against my “To … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coronado Brewing Company, Gigantic Brewing, Hair of the Dog, Marina Market, Midnight Sun Brewing, Shmaltz Brewing Company, Sound Brewery

Quality Liquor Store – Online Store Review

Quality Liquor Store – Online Store Review

Quality Liquor Store, located in San Diego, has quickly gained a reputation as a great source of western US beers for the online shopping community. They also carry a large selection of other US and international craft releases. Quality Liquors originally opened as a convenience store in the early 1990s and has expanded their beer selection as the craft industry has grown, to include other US and international releases. My purchase is good example of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bear Republic, Brewery Ommegang, Firestone Walker, Flying Dog Brewery, HaandBryggeriet, Samuel Smith Brewery, Stores

Bottle Trek – Online Store Review

Bottle Trek – Online Store Review

Bottle Trek, a bottle shop in Springfield, Oregon, is a hidden gem for online beer shoppers looking for some of the harder-to-get Northwest US releases. Over the past year to two I’ve sent emails to Lisa at Bottle Trek inquiring about certain releases,and have always received a prompt reply. My latest purchase is perfect example. I missed the release of Deschutes‘ Dissident in 2009 and I was determined not to miss out this time around. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bottle Trek, Deschutes Brewery, Elysian Brewing Co., Hopworks Urban Brewery, Laurelwood Public House, Stores

Archer Liquors – Online Store Review

Archer Liquors – Online Store Review

Archer Liquors, in Chicago, Illinois, has a different method of online shopping. Most stores will make either their entire inventory or a large subset available to online shoppers. Archer, however, will put together different “boxes” of beer. Each box will have a selection of beers that Archer has specifically picked. I have signed up for their email alerts that are sent out when new boxes are available. The latest alert quickly woke up the beer community because … Read entire article »

Filed under: Archer Liquors, Bell's Brewery, Founders Brewing Co., Goose Island Brewing Co., Metropolitan Brewing, Three Floyds Brewing

Bine & Vine – Online Store Review

Bine & Vine – Online Store Review

Bine & Vine Bottle Shop, located in San Diego, California, has a large selection of western US and international beers that beer lovers in other parts of the US are always trying to get a hold of. Some of you may remember B&V when it used to be called South Bay Drugs, but around approximately a year or two ago they were forced out of their previous location in the South Bay. Geoi Bachoua, the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bine and Vine, Lost Abbey

Cascade Brewing – Online Beer Sales

Cascade Brewing – Online Beer Sales

Cascade Brewing is a small brewery founded by Art Larrance in Portland, Oregon, in 1998. Tiring of the “hops arms race,” Art and brewmaster Ron Gansberg wanted to find the next big style to concentrate their efforts on. Taking advantage of the large supply of local fruit and many local wineries, Art and Ron set out to create great sour beers. They began their journey with several oak barrels in 2005. By 2006, they were producing … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cascade Brewing, Online Stores

Luekens Liquors – Online Beer Store Review

Luekens Liquors – Online Beer Store Review

Luekens Liquors is an Tampa Bay-based retailer of some exotic, hard-to-find beers that don’t often make their way to our neck of the woods.  With three physical store locations, as well as an online presence, Luekens Liquors is where I often turn to find certain rarities. And now, a brief review: Leukens Liquors   … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cigar City Brewing Co., Stores