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Pletcher's Beer Distributor

Not Rated.
Pletcher's Beer DistributorPletcher's Beer Distributor
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

15 Ratings
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 6.84%
[ Store ]

330 W Aaron Dr
State College, Pennsylvania, 16803-3044
United States
phone: (814) 235-0957

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Notes:
Monday - Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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Reviews by dtivp:
Photo of dtivp
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%

Great Distributor, the store is a big warehouse style, clean bright and the beer is displayed openly and easy to find. Plenty of parking close to the building and the staff helps carry the cases to your vehicle.
The employees are very friendly, helpful, have a knowledge of the beer and show pride in their jobs and the store. The owners do a great job in hiring staff. You do not not typically see this great service at a beer distributor.
Very good selection of beer and reasonable prices.
Wish you were in existence during my time at Penn State and now a little closer to West Virginia.

dtivp, Apr 24, 2010
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Photo of PittRooney
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%

heard a lot about this place so i stopped in to check out the selection. its a warehouse style of distributor, which is nice. everything is easy to see and find and is clearly marked. the staff was plentiful and very helpful. case prices seemed to be right about where they should be, maybe a little lower than i expected, which is always a good thing. the variety was pretty good for what is available in the area. there was cold and warm stock, which you don't always see either. overall, a great distributor, which i will frequent when i am in the area.

PittRooney, May 11, 2011
Photo of bosco7
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Before moving to State College I was a bit worried about getting good beer. I was spoiled in Philly with great places like The Beer Yard and The Foodery.

The quality of the beer is good, you can definatley get the standards here. From Stoudts to Dogfish Head to Bell's to Stone to Oskar Blues. You get the idea. The selection is pretty good, about a third of the store is craft beer.

Prices were very resonable. I picked up a case of Stoudts Gold for 25 bucks, I am used to paying around 35 in Philly. Go figure.

Service was good but nothing to write home about. I can't imagine finding a better selection in State College.

bosco7, Aug 10, 2008
Photo of jsbrendle
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%

My kind of beer store. Nice staff, always helpful & friendly. Stock on display, so it is easy to find things. The "good stuff" located together for price comparisons ... and in the coolers to tempt on the walk back. These guys seem to care about beer & know about what they sell. They are slowly adding more good brands (Legacy, Southampton, Stone, etc) & doing a good job getting product to the retail outlets & getting people excited about what they carry so they'll make the drive out. I've never had old product, I've never had bad quality product, I've never had unfriendly service, absolutely no complaints, ever ... it's the place I want to go when I want a case (or more) for home.

jsbrendle, Jan 01, 2008
Photo of akorsak
3.86/5  rDev -9%

Pletchers is located a few miles north of downtown State College, past the frenzy of College Avenue but situated right in the middle of a new frenzy that includes Best Buy, Walmart and the rest of the development along North Atherton.

Quality: Nice, wide selection of beers, from your macro big boys to relatively obscure German brewers to East Coast micros, this store has enough to please.

Service: I've never ordered a keg, so I have no experience with most of the staff. My experiences at check-out were never bad, but they were taking my money each time.

Selection: Nice micro array, with an emphasis on PA craft brewers. Lancaster, Troegs, Weyerbacher, Penn, Victory, Stoudt's and Stegmaier line the micro area. I've also seen Dogfish Head, Unibroue, Brooklyn, Lindeman's and Ommegang. This is where I bought a Red Bell Variety case maony, many years ago that featured a Cherry Stout and an East India Pale Ale that I found to be far too hoppy at the time (ah, how palates change!).

akorsak, Dec 10, 2007
Photo of Deuane
3.85/5  rDev -9.2%

Very clean and well kept, warehouse style building. Lots of beer but it is easy to get around the place. Very good selection of imports, local micros, and macro-swill for the PSU crowd. Staff was pleasant but nothing over the top and it wasnt even that busy being a non-home game weekend. Prices are reasonable with nothing that seemed out of whack. While this place has nothing to offer me that I cant get back in Harrisburg it is most likely your best choice for beer distributors in the State College area.

Deuane, Oct 28, 2007
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Pletcher's Beer Distributor in State College, PA
93 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.