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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 PhiloPsych:
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PhiloPsych

California

4.72/5  rDev +3.7%

Hi-Time is the best bottle shop I know of. Even though beer is only a small part of what they do (they're beer section only takes up about 20% of their store), they do beer better than any other place I've ever been. They sometimes hold beer-tasting events; while I've never been to one of these official events, I have been in the store a couple times where their beer staff have been sampling brews and have allowed me to participate and add my input. They are always among the first to get good, highly-anticipated seasonal or special releases. They do a good job of rationing limited-availability brews, too, so as to prevent hoarding. Their selection is extremely extensive, yet they do not seem to overcharge to compensate. I'm very lucky to have Hi-Time as my local bottle shop--even though I have to drive past BevMo to get there, I prefer to buy my beer at Hi-Time as much as possible.

07-19-2011 16:07:52 | More by PhiloPsych
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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.