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Hi-Time Wine Cellars

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Hi-Time Wine CellarsHi-Time Wine Cellars
BA SCORE
100
world-class

110 Ratings
Ratings: 110
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 10.11%
[ Store ]

250 Ogle St
Costa Mesa, California, 92627-3808
United States
phone: (800) 331-3005

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Reviews by Halcyondays:
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Halcyondays

California

4.3/5  rDev -5.5%

Went to Hi-Time Wine Cellars this Saturday night around 8 o'clock. Just a 20-25 minute or so drive down the 405/73/55, brings me here, traffic was surprisingly light. Beer is in the back, make a big right turn as you enter, past the wine on your left and spirits on your right. First you find a cooler of American microbrews, from Stone to Anchor to Green Flash (a wide selection), plus rarer ones like Stoudt's, and some really local Orange County breweries. The main area for beer is the giant cooler, where they include a wide selection of Belgians, Germans, the best selection of English beers you're going to find in the county, big bombers of California craft brews, and many others. The quality is impeccable, more than 90% of the beer is refrigerated, and this is by far the best selction overall I've found in Orange County. Plus, you can break up six-packs, which makes it a great store for trying new beers. Prices for some bottles can be on the pricey side, but overall it is very reasonable. Although this is a bit out of my way, it is a great store, and I tend to go to it weekly, or at the least bi-weekly, because it is simply the best store for beer in the North County area.

07-01-2007 04:57:10 | More by Halcyondays
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TNeedles

California

3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

08-21-2014 06:21:57 | More by TNeedles
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Fred28


5/5  rDev +9.9%

08-11-2014 04:45:24 | More by Fred28
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TaylorIPA19


5/5  rDev +9.9%

08-04-2014 04:26:15 | More by TaylorIPA19
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aoampm

California

4.36/5  rDev -4.2%

This spot is perfect to grab some good brew or some quality food/liquor or even cigars. Their beer selection is high quality and they have an entire walking in chilled room with a great selection of beer. All the times that I've been in the employees are extremely helpful, and one employee really helped me out with my home kegerator issues and answered all my dumb questions with eagerness and genuine concern for me getting the keg flowing correctly.

Definitely recommend if you are in the newport area/costa mesa area and need a quality spot to stock up on beer.

07-31-2014 10:22:22 | More by aoampm
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TrojanHopHead

California

4.82/5  rDev +5.9%

Great place that I would highly recommend to anyone in the surrounding area - very accessible from the 55 fwy.

Service was good, but not overly pushy/hovering. They have a great selection of glassware.

Most importantly, the beer! Big wall of coolers and a crazily-stocked walk-in that is loaded with domestic and imports. Also, being able to break into 4s or 6ers to purchase a single is a fun twist and lets you try new stuff that would only be offered in 6 packs elsewhere.

Great store...I'll be back!

07-17-2014 17:39:21 | More by TrojanHopHead
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inscoism

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-10-2014 01:03:13 | More by inscoism
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PeterRoehm

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -67%

07-04-2014 11:35:23 | More by PeterRoehm
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-11-2014 15:02:34 | More by Rollzroyce21
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boxer0029

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-28-2014 22:38:27 | More by boxer0029
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Hi-Time Wine Cellars in Costa Mesa, CA
100 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.