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The Wine Thief & Ale Jail

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37 Ratings
Ratings: 37
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 11.71%
[ 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 zeff80:
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zeff80

Missouri

4.08/5  rDev -8.1%

Located a short distance from Groveland Tap in a neighborhood that looks straight from the 1960s. It is a nice, clean well-lit store with an entire room dedicated to beer. Less than a quarter of the beer is kept in coolers. It is organized by style throughout the room with a large selection of single 12oz bottles. The service was helpful and pleasant in late afternoon on a holiday weekend. The quality of every beer I've tried so far has been good. The selection was good but not as great as I had pictured from the other great reviews. I hoped to see more local/Great Lakes area beers in bombers/750s. This is a really good store that is pretty close to downtown St. Paul. It is worth taking the short drive to visit.

01-08-2012 17:22:01 | More by zeff80
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jarrgal

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

08-23-2014 15:08:16 | More by jarrgal
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +12.6%

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

Minnesota

4.48/5  rDev +0.9%

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 -32.4%

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

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +12.6%

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

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +12.6%

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

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -15.5%

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

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-25-2014 16:38:28 | More by TGanyone
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The Wine Thief & Ale Jail in Saint Paul, MN
97 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.