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The Wine Thief & Ale Jail

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world-class

36 Ratings
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 11.91%
[ Store ]

1787 Saint Clair Ave
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55105-1941
United States
phone: (651) 698-9463

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @alejail

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(Place added by: summitepale on 01-28-2006)
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Reviews by Fluffheady:
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Fluffheady

Illinois

4.32/5  rDev -2.9%

We are from out of town and visited several beer stores in Minneapolis. This place is where we gladly dropped most of our budget, and the place that any BA reader should visit. There is a great collection of growlers. They had the original half acre growler AND the new one. Any time I see that, I’m SOLD (living on the north side of Chicago). And the Russian River growler, etc, etc, etc. The man working the beer side of the store was extremely knowledgeable, and another one of the customers was a certified beer tasting judge. It is a great place. Stop here if from out of town. Shop here if you live here. These places need to survive.

11-25-2013 00:24:10 | More by Fluffheady
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +12.4%

08-18-2014 02:14:05 | More by fuzzcherry
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

4.48/5  rDev +0.7%

The Wine Thief & Ale Jail are two halves of a whole store with a wall and open doorway dividing them. The senior beer staff is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The junior staff, not quite as knowledgeable, but still friendly and helpful. Their selection of superior beers is excellent with less attention paid to the low end. I saw no Keystone or Mountain Crest, but I did see a large variety of sours and Belgians and lots of other goodies. The prices are reasonable, some a little above what I've paid elsewhere, and some a little lower so it all evens out in that respect.

I'll be doing more shopping here.

07-18-2014 00:48:28 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3/5  rDev -32.6%

06-28-2014 04:16:05 | More by mothman
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Jimandhisbeerd

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +12.4%

06-18-2014 21:30:07 | More by Jimandhisbeerd
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Chudem

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +12.4%

06-13-2014 02:12:54 | More by Chudem
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -15.7%

04-30-2014 03:10:34 | More by greenspointexas
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

04-28-2014 19:46:15 | More by SlightlyGrey
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TGanyone

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

04-25-2014 16:38:28 | More by TGanyone
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heytomcat

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

03-27-2014 00:38:50 | More by heytomcat
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The Wine Thief & Ale Jail in Saint Paul, MN
97 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.