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Kingdom Liquor & Fine Wines

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world-class

32 Ratings
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 10.54%
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2026 Badlands Dr
Brandon, Florida, 33511-2808
United States
phone: (813) 657-4744

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(Place added by: ReDave on 05-29-2006)
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DarthGator

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-25-2014 23:22:36 | More by DarthGator
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Defender1324

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-19-2014 13:57:52 | More by Defender1324
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mattreitz49

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-06-2014 22:00:40 | More by mattreitz49
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mogburn1317

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-28-2014 21:38:03 | More by mogburn1317
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BeerSchnoz

Florida

5/5  rDev +12.1%

02-27-2014 12:26:32 | More by BeerSchnoz
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tj97z28

Florida

3/5  rDev -32.7%

I agree with most of the comments of Kingdom Liquor and the owner. I am not on a first name basis with him but he is very knowledgeable and customer service friendly. The store does have a very good selection of beer, American Craft and fine imports. I do not get involved in Beer trading and am no expert on the subject of Craft Beer, but I am a big fan especially of the local brews like Rapp, Dunedin, Seventh Sun, and of course Cigar City. My only negative comment would be the pricing seems high especially on single bottles. Overall a good place to find the beer you are looking for.

I recently spotted a new store being built on route 60 near the Chili's (in front of Sam's Club) next to Ploy Thai restaurant. The store front sign was just put up last week or so, so I imagine it will be opening soon. The name is Craft Beer Cellar, which appears to be a small chain started in the Boston area, according to their web page: www.craftbeercellar.com. If this store is like the others they will have a great selection of craft beer as well. I'll be sure to check them out and submit a review when they open.

Edit: The place I referred to above " Craft Beer Cellar" has now been open for 5 months and I am a regular. The atmosphere is awesome, décor, music, friendly knowledgeable staff! The selection is the best by far in all of the Tampa Bay area that I have found. They sell only true microbrew craft beer including imports. No crafty beer here at all! Kudos for that! They also carry a decent selection of cider and mead.

They will take your name and number if you requested a certain beer, and then call you if they get it in. They don't play games with the "special" releases or jack the prices up like crazy. Recent example: Cantillon Lamvinus $27, at KL he was asking $46!

New game in town and it is the champ at this point! BTW I head the other day they now have the correct license to have beer tastings and offer samples! Stay tuned to this place.
Cheers!

12-04-2013 04:02:48 | More by tj97z28
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monketeeth

Florida

4.94/5  rDev +10.8%

I began patronizing "Kingdom" about 7 years ago and have never looked back. I have surely been in many a beer store over the years but this little hidden gem in Brandon is surely the overall best. You will not meet a more knowledgeable proprietor than Deepak. The guy has a memory like a steel trap when it comes to beer. He has detailed knowledge of his rather extensive selection and he somehow remembers all of your personal likes and dislikes. Whenever I go in, which is quite often, he manages to lead me to several high quality brews. He has my personal taste memorized and he is rarely off the mark. If your looking for personalized and friendly service, hard to find and rare beer, a wealth of knowledge and great conversation, visit Kingdom Liquors.

11-21-2013 05:06:52 | More by monketeeth
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Haze76

Ohio

4.64/5  rDev +4%

Sometimes, the owner makes the experience. This is one of those times. Every time I go in, I feel as if I'm visiting an old friend. I stopped in the first time, asked a couple questions, received great informative answers, and then stopped again maybe a month later. On that second visit, he not only remembered me with a greeting and smile, but he remembered exactly what I had purchased a month prior, and asked how my selections were by name! Great place, great selection, great location, and top-notch service. Service like this is like stepping back in time to the old barber days where you would never want to get your haircut anywhere else, because your barber has actually become a friend (if that makes sense to anyone). Great place, great selection, great owner!

10-26-2013 22:03:32 | More by Haze76
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CajunMary13

Florida

3.76/5  rDev -15.7%

I really like this place. The service and selection is OUTSTANDING. It has a small town feel yet a big city selection. My only gripe is a lot of the bottles were pretty beat up. I trade a lot and like the presentation to be a nice as the beer inside. All in all this is a great little place.

07-13-2013 18:22:02 | More by CajunMary13
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jtmiller03

Oklahoma

4.78/5  rDev +7.2%

I visited Kingdom a couple of weeks ago while vacationing in the Tampa area. Deepak and his wife were two of the most friendly people I've ever encountered and I doubt there's a more knowledgeable beer guy in Florida if not the region. I picked up all kinds of crazy stuff we can't get in Oklahoma. Deepak is apparently well known by beer drinkers in the area as everyone I mentioned the store to went on and on about him and the store. I'm not sure how he fits such depth and breadth of selection is such a small space but he pulls it off. It really is an oasis for beer drinkers.

07-22-2011 21:00:17 | More by jtmiller03
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Kingdom Liquor & Fine Wines in Brandon, FL
97 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.