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West Lakeview Liquors

Not Rated.
West Lakeview LiquorsWest Lakeview Liquors

152 Ratings
Ratings: 152
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 6.94%
[ Store ]

2156 W Addison St
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-6136
United States
phone: (773) 525-1916

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wlvliquors

Mon. - Thurs. 10am - 10pm
Fri. & Sat. 10am - 11pm
Sun. 11am - 10pm

Parking: Y (in the rear of the store)
Mail Order: Y

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Reviews by SpdKilz:
Photo of SpdKilz
4.7/5  rDev +2%

Huge Edit!

I went here for Zwanze day yesterday and was blown out of the water. The atmosphere was phenomenal, service exceptional, and selection amazing. Kristina brought up some insane beer from downstairs, and I was able to purchase my fair share of fun stuff. One of the most memorable beer experiences of my life. You could feel the passion for craft beer at this establishment.

Met up with a fellow BA here to do an IP trade (got 2011 DL and KBS).

As stated in my other review, the day was a nasty thunderstorming Midwest experience. Despite this, the store was actually quite active. It is located on the corner of a nice residential area and by golly, I’d love to live there. The quality was top notch. I had heard this was the “place to get Cantillon”, however, as I’ve learned in the past week...no one freaking has this anymore (and if someone reads this and knows of a place that does, let me know! I’m just back from CA after three years and want my Cantillon fix). The service was good...bs’d with the two guys working. They knew a decent amount about craft beer so that’s always a plus. The selection was also pretty good – limited, but good. 3F, lots of JP (actually I think every JP that is not limited was there), lots of imports, etc. Currently drinking one of the beers I picked up there. The price was overall expected for the area. I see this has a really high rating, but to be perfectly honest, nothing here was “that” special or blew me away. I have hit up damn near 10 beer places since I’ve been home in the past week and I have seen more selection other places. Yes they have a great import section, but again, nothing that is crazy rare. As stated, I believe their name to fame was having tons of Cantillon, but they had zero when I was there. I may re-rate this in the future when/if they get stuff in, but as rarity goes, it was nothing to write home about.

SpdKilz, May 30, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of Taybeh
4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

Pretty small and not a huge number of offerings, but the stuff that they did have was high quality. Very helpful staff. Asked about 3 Floyds stuff (because I only saw some Gumballhead and Robert the Bruce on the shelves) and he hooked me up with some Zombie Dust. Made the drive back to Minneapolis a lot better, full of happy anticipation.

Taybeh, Today at 06:06 AM
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4.28/5  rDev -7.2%

saemick, Monday at 01:15 PM
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

This store is small, but it packs a punch. Lots of local stuff

zofoandrew, Nov 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

baybum, Nov 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.86/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

This fine establishment is the tits of beer stores; pack in a lot of great stuff in a slightly smaller are, perfect.love the new courtyard in the back for Zwanze Day.

stouts4me, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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West Lakeview Liquors in Chicago, IL
100 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.