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World Wines & Liquor

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World Wines & LiquorWorld Wines & Liquor
BA SCORE
88
very good

14 Ratings
Ratings: 14
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
[ Store ]

8760 Mentor Ave.
Mentor, Ohio, 44060
United States
phone: (440) 255-1311

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(Place added by: bigbubba on 11-18-2005)
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Reviews by adamette:
Photo of adamette
4/5  rDev +3.6%

This is a Liquor store but there is really a great selection I believe. The store is dominated by wine and hard liquor but there is a nice section against the back wall and a smaller case to the right of the back wall where there are beers ranging from domestic macro brews to american micros to belgian, german and even french and russian bottles. They carry rare one time only brews as well. The service is pretty good for a liquor store. I mean I shop and then check out but they were quick to provide a box for me to carry things out. The prices are reasonable. Rochefort 10 is $6.99 and Rochefort 8 is $5.99. I think that those prices are reasonable.

adamette, Sep 25, 2008
More User Reviews:
Photo of garuda
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

garuda, May 19, 2014
Photo of Jenessa
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Jenessa, May 18, 2014
Photo of CLEmark
2.97/5  rDev -23.1%

Decent selection of beer. Most of the store is wine and liquor. I stopped in after an employee told me they have KBS. I had never been there and thought it was mostly a wine/liquor store. They had a decent selection and a list of taps. Seem to have rare beers for a longer period of time. When I was there, I was surprised to see they still have Plead the 5th and Double crooked tree (over a month after I had seen it anywhere else).

Went to get a 4 pack of each of the above and also a KBS (single bottle). I was told that they are only selling KBS to regulars. Which is fine, but don't lie to me over the phone, just tell me they are spoken for. Also if I'm spending $35-37 on other beers what does it hurt to sell me one.

As much as I wanted the plead the 5th and double crooked tree, I put them back. I would have become a semi-regular customer because they had great beers that sell out fast at my current regular stores. Also, the guy working the taps ignored me for several minutes before finally talking to me, then he was rather short. Maybe it was just the stress of KBS week or maybe the guy was just a d#$k. Either way, I'll stick to Red, Wine and Brew or Hienen's in the Mentor area.

CLEmark, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of Frobozz
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Frobozz, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of Eastside151
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Stopped in to browse on my way home after hearing how great the store was. Store has a decent selection of beer with emphasis leaning towards wine and Spirits. I tend to purchase mostly single bottles and found a limited selection that grouped by style and not by brewer. Found this a bit frustrating as it was harder to browse what was available. Owner stated they planned to expand the single bottle selection in the future. Save-On Tobacco & Beverage has a much larger selection of single bottles grouped by brewer and is a short drive away. The killer for me was when I went to the register with one bottle of beer to purchase that I had not seen yet this year (*NOTE* I already purchased a number of beers that day and had no need for another six pack at this time). At the register the gentleman was polite but informed me that if I used my debit card there was a $5.00 minimum purchase. Stores can not require a minimum purchase (they can lose their ability to accept MC or Visa for doing this) and I can not stand it. So I give it a 1.0 for service and will not return... I didn't buy the beer either.

**UPDATE** I decided to stop back to give the store another chance and am updating my review. Returning to the store I talked to staff and found them friendly and helpful with questions. The single bottle selection has been tripled since my first visit and is grouped by brewery which makes looking for specific brews easier. Overall the store is worth the stop and I have upgraded my service rating from 1.0 to 3.0. It would be higher if not for the minimum charge requirement on debit purchases which I do not agree with.

Eastside151, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of Innocentexile
3.86/5  rDev 0%

This joint has a nice vibe, near a good part of town and the inside is inviting as well.

It contains a hell ofa lot of liqour and wine (Duh) and a decent sized beer section. not the biggest ive seen but its pretty modest with mostly sixes and four packs. a wee section of singles and a slightly larger than wee size of Bomber selection.

The Rotating tap area is nice with a nitro tap for single glasses (had Founders Backwoods Bastard at the time I went).

The staff seems knowledgeable and friendly.

this place is pretty nice for a stop by

Innocentexile, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of JamnesCameron
4.7/5  rDev +21.8%

Stopped in on a business trip, with an empty growler in hand. Best part of the store is the growler fills. They have about a dozen rotating taps, current selection is hop-focused. My selection was a 21st Amendment Hop Crisis, not available bottled. Since I brought my own growler, it was $16.99, not bad. House logo growlers were $3 or $4. Most fills were in the $9 to $12 range. Included Bear Republic, Troegs, Sierra Nevada (Bigfoot! and Celebration), Great Lakes, plus a few more.

Service was great, staff very friendly and helpful. Not the biggest bottle selection. But the growler fills are the biggest draw, in my opinion. Overall prices were on par with State averages/minimums.

Definitely will be a permanent stop for my business trips in the area.

JamnesCameron, Jan 19, 2011
Photo of gamwich
3.18/5  rDev -17.6%

While it doesn't have the widest selection available it's pretty good. Most offerings are in six or four-pack format, not an abundance of bombers. They do have a selection of singles from broken sixers. The staff seem pretty responsive and helpful. They will order you cases of stuff if they can get it and hold them for you.

EDIT - 3/22/11 After stopping by to pick up a single up-charged KBS I realized the state minimum pricing is apparently no longer the stores policy. Bummer.

Also, they now have a growler filling station with 9 rotating selections, along with one nitro tap available for glass pours. Be careful who fills your growler, however; not everyone there will do it correctly.

EDIT - 3/20/12
Was told told come in today both last week by an employee at the store and again today over the phone, comfirming that they would be getting KBS in. Showed up and was told no, we don't have it. Called after leaving and was told the truth - that it was all presold to "regulars.". Fine, but don't tell me twice when it will be available. Weak sauce.

gamwich, Nov 21, 2010
Photo of bigbubba
4/5  rDev +3.6%

This place has become a lot more beer friendly recently. They now have 8 rotating taps for growler sales. They have more knowledgeable beer sales staff. They have a small homebrew supply area including grains, hops, and liquid yeast. This is probably all due to competition from new homebrew shops and good beer stores in the area. But I am glad to see it since it is close to my house.

Definitely check it out if you haven't been there, or if you were there a couple years ago and were not happy.

bigbubba, Nov 12, 2010
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World Wines & Liquor in Mentor, OH
88 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.