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The Foodery - Center City

Not Rated.
The Foodery - Center CityThe Foodery - Center City

Taps: / Bottles: 800
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

131 Ratings
Ratings: 131
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.55%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Eatery, Store ]

324 S 10th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107-6149
United States
phone: (215) 928-1111

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Reviews by AndyAvalanche:
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AndyAvalanche

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$$

Found this little shop on my last day in Philly (wish I found it a bit sooner). Small little bottle shop the size of a small convienience store. Basically all beer on all the exterior wall portions of the room. A very small portion for soda and glassware/beer tshirts and of course the register. The middle isles have small areas for ice cream and snacks. Looks like a nice little small town convienince store, but deticated to beer.

Quality I would assume was good. 90% of everything in the store was refrigerated only which I wasn't a big fan of since I found it on my last day. THere was a small section with some bigger Belgian style brews and other high gravity imports that weren't refigerated. There were a few winter and fall seasonals on the shelf (but high ABV atleast) that suprised me.

The service was ok, they didn't go out of the way to help you out. I asked if he had anything else not in the coolers. The guy checked, but seemed a little more concerned at telling me it'll be fine as long as it doesn't warm up to 100 degrees than going to check, but he did check which I was grateful for even though they didn't have what else I was looking for.

I was only going to give the selection part a 4, but based on teh amount of space they had I had to give it a little more respect. VERY small amount of BMC products, the rest all dedicated to craft beer. Plenty of good imports, Mikeller, Sam Smith, Leffe, De Doll, amoung many others. Good locals from the Penn, NY area, Brooklyn, FLying fish, Yards, Troegs and more. And a few others from the nation. A couple of small Russian River producst, TTerrapin, Flying DOg, North Coast, Deschutes, Duck Rabbit, Weybraucher and several more. Very few six packs sold, this was pretty much an individual sold bottles where you make your own six packs. But yes there were bombers too, but mostly 12 oz bottles.

Value was pretty reasonable. I think you got a small discount for making a six pack, but each individual bottle gets pricy, but you get what you pay for I guess. I'm glad I found it anyway, got a few good bottles.

07-23-2011 13:32:44 | More by AndyAvalanche
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The Foodery - Center City in Philadelphia, PA
93 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.