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CraftShack – Online Store Review

CraftShack – Online Store Review

CraftShack is the online-branding of Windy City Liquor of El Cajon, California. They have a large and varied selection as my order shows. I picked up Almanac’s Heirloom Pumpkin, Evil Dead Red and Decadence 2013 from AleSmith, Deschutes‘ Chasin Freshies, Dieu du Ciel!‘s La’Herbe, Gigantic‘s Hellion, Hoppin Frog‘s Frog Hops, Lost Coast‘s The Wedge, New Belgium‘s Trip Segal Ranch, Prairie‘s Funky Galaxy, Robinsons’ The Trooper, and Woodchuck‘s Dry Hop   CraftShack   … Read entire article »

Filed under: AleSmith Brewing Company, CraftShack, Deschutes Brewery, Dieu du Ciel, Gigantic Brewing, Hoppin' Frog Brewery, Lost Coast, New Belgium Brewing Co., Prairie Artisan Ales, Robinsons Brewery

Online Beer Sales – Customer Service Comparison

Online Beer Sales – Customer Service Comparison

I have reviewed a number of stores that do online sales: Beverages 4 Less, Bine & Vine, Bruisin’ Ales, Kahn’s Fine Wines, and Luekens Liquors. I will only be talking about stores that I have directly ordered from. What I’ve realized is that the different retailers all treat their online customers differently. Some of the retailers treat all of their customers the same while others will only make certain rare releases available to their in-store … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beverages 4 Less, Bine and Vine, Bruisin Ales, Kahn's Fine Wines, Online Stores, Opinion

Beverages 4 Less – Online Store Review

Beverages 4 Less – Online Store Review

Beverages 4 Less, based in Santee, California, has a large selection of western US beers and other special releases that are very hard to get elsewhere. I keep up to date on their latest arrivals via their mailing list. In 2012, they were named as one of the Top 50 Beer Retailers by Rate Beer. And now, a brief review: Beverages 4 Less Nothing fancy for a web site or a store front but it is worth checking out.   … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beverages 4 Less

Bruisin’ Ales – Online Store Review

Bruisin’ Ales – Online Store Review

Bruisin’ Ales is what you would call a beer store with a comprehensive selection that also pays a lot of attention to North Carolina brews. Located in Asheville, NC, they stock over 1,000 beers from around the world, the country, and the block. Owned and operated by Jason and Julie Atallah since 2006, Bruisin’ Ales has quickly become known in the beer world and was rated the “#4 Best Beer Retailer in the U.S.” by RateBeer Best 2011. And now, … Read entire article »

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Kahn’s Fine Wines – Online Store Review

Kahn’s Fine Wines – Online Store Review

Kahn’s Fine Wines is an Indianapolis-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, Kahn’s is where I often turn to find certain rarities. And now, a brief review: Kahn’s Fine Wines Nothing fancy for a web site or a store front but it is worth checking out.   … Read entire article »

Filed under: Kahn's Fine Wines, Online Stores, Three Floyds Brewing