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Blackwell's Wines & Spirits

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Blackwell's Wines & SpiritsBlackwell's Wines & Spirits
BA SCORE
95
world-class

22 Ratings
Ratings: 22
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.47%
[ Store ]

5620 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, California, 94121-2215
United States
phone: (415) 386-9463

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(Place added by: axisjones on 05-20-2005)
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4.71/5  rDev +7.8%

Blackwell's Wine & Spirits is a fantastic shop with a smart and friendly staff. Craft beer selection is excellent and ranks up there with Healthy Spirits and Ales Unlimited. Parking is slightly easier to find in this area than most of SF's bottle shops.

They do a great job of rotating there beers and often have some of the harder to find stuff like Russian River and Cantillon.

terence, Jan 09, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev -1.1%

Blackwell's is a very nice store, albeit kind of out of the way of virtually anything else, as far as craft beer goes. However, one of the better sushi spots in town is around here, as are a ton of Chinese, Korean, Thai, and other restaurants that you might enjoy if that's your thing. Mayflower has a location here (I get down to the Silicon Valley location in Milpitas once in a while with family) too, so if you like dim sum, there ya go.

Selection wasn't the largest around, but that is find. There is attention to quality, instead of attention to quantity. I never really need much assistance in the stores anymore, but the woman working there who was stocking seemed very ready to help out and looking to spread the good news to whoever would take the time.

RblWthACoz, Jan 11, 2013
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4.58/5  rDev +4.8%

I lived in NW Ohio and as such don't have access to the California (or west coast for that matter) craft brewing scene, as you can imagine.

A few hours scouring the net for various Russian River beers landed me on Blackwell's website. Not the most user friendly, but it wasn't until after my initial web order did I get the full benefit's that is Blackwell's.

The email based newsletter!

Gary sends them out with new and limited releases as well as the rest of the craft beer selection.

First I searched the website for said new and limited releases mentioned in the newsletter to no avail. Finally I tried the old fashioned method of responding to the email with my "verbal" order.

Gary responded back in person with acknowledgement and even notified me when his shipment of Wooky Jack was delayed. (Turns out it was only delayed a few hours)

Selection is top notch, prices are reasonable (in line with other places I've bought locally), service and quality is above and beyond.

I know where i'll be ordering all my west coast craft beers from, from now on.

WesM63, May 02, 2012
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Blackwell's Wines & Spirits in San Francisco, CA
95 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.