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Beverages 4 Less

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

188 Ratings
Ratings: 188
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 21.88%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

9181 Mission Gorge Rd
Santee, California, 92071-3723
United States
phone: (619) 448-3773

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(Place added by: Phocion on 10-22-2006)
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DCLAguy11

California

4.85/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

If it wasn't for BA this place would be a total hidden local gem because it's in a non-descript strip mall off the highway. Freddy is a great owner and knows his stuff. It's worth a stop to check out what he has available especially if you are on your way back from Alpine. Since he has so much traffic he's always getting new stuff in the store. Everytime I go I spend a long time chatting with Freddy. I wish I had a store like this nearby. Oh, and he has a whole section dedicated to home brew materials.

04-10-2014 16:14:17 | More by DCLAguy11
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Chelsea1905

Washington

4.14/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$

A corner unit in what looks like a strip mall attached to an apartment complex.
selection is decent, the local stuff is in the coolers on the back wall. Good amount of Bruery stuff and a good little selection of some Belgian stuff too.

The owner asked where I was from, asked what I was looking for, opened a beer to share and then got me some stuff from through the back. Awesome service

04-09-2014 03:12:18 | More by Chelsea1905
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $

I love this place... Go ahead and give them a 100 rating. These guys are fast, reliable, and such a great connection to have! This was such a great resource to find. If you have trouble finding some brews definitely give them a call. Beverages4Less all day!!! Freddy is the man

04-06-2014 19:00:49 | More by Stum-pub
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The_Jerk

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$

First review and I'll be short and to the point. I came by to Freddy's establishment after a day visiting Alpine Beer Company with a friend a month ago. The reviews and searches for great craft beer in SD can be a hit/miss these days and Im from L.A. so that should tell you something when Im willing to fly down just to visit his place and pick up some brews that even I cant find even locally by me. Freddy is an awesome guy whos not only intelligent in his knowledge of beer but also his spirits in his store. This has been my 2nd visit and I could honestly say that I'd never get bored talking to this guy and learning about beer that I never thought I knew about before.

Its a shame that some people feel the need to bash an owner for how they choose to sell their products (esp those limited brews) but hey get over it and either shop elsewhere if you dont like it or open your own store and see how it works.

Thanks again Freddy and Ill see you soon!

04-01-2014 23:55:34 | More by The_Jerk
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Felix5407

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Freddy is the man!!! He takes care of you like family. He gets beer other places dream about. I talk to everybody about this place, it's beer heaven! I don't shop anywhere else. This places has Pliny the elder everyday of the week! I try to make it every Friday for the different free beer tastings.

03-22-2014 04:09:06 | More by Felix5407
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dirknowheatski

New York

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$

The reviews on Beeradvocate sent me here and they were on point.. Fred is the dude- really friendly and knowledgable. Beverages 4 Less had an incredible selection of beers and I know I'll be ordering from this place again when I need my west coast brew fix.

02-25-2014 22:55:37 | More by dirknowheatski
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Dyan

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

I was given the website for Beverages 4 less on a trading site. I have tried a few other ship to home for my craft beer but the selection was always easy to obtain craft beers and I was looking for one that carried "hard to find" craft beers. I was so impressed by the selection as well as the communication that transpired during the ordering process. The knowledge was excellent!

I highly recommend this site!

02-13-2014 20:24:45 | More by Dyan
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YoudownwithABV

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Fred is nothing short of amazing. He is extremely passionate about all aspects of his life especially his store and his family. Really enjoyed the 30 minute conversation about beer and family. Great inventory and he shipped the same day I ordered. I look forward to doing more business in the future. Fred is the man!

01-24-2014 22:09:33 | More by YoudownwithABV
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.93/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

I have not been to the store, but having ordered from Freddy online I can tell you this is a top notch store. He is always very attentive in responding to orders and questions and goes the extra mile for his customers. I hope to get out to see him in San Diego some day soon.

01-24-2014 18:08:42 | More by vermilcj
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Donatedfist

Georgia

5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

First review ever and it had to be for beverages-4-less. I'm from Ga and the selection of the beers I enjoy are limited. I was lucky enough to get a stone 17th rare beer tent ticket so I planned a trip to San Diego area to see some friends. My friends were moving back to Ga two months after my trip so I wanted to load up. I went to a couple of other stores and they had some rare stuff but not a huge selections of the breweries I was looking for. Well after I shopped around I found Bevrages-4-less, seriously it was my kinda of place. Non corporate small business that didn't look like it's gonna be the beer heaven it was. I have had friends order from here a couple of times so I knew about it but I didn't know about it , if you know what I mean. The first day I went Freddy wasn't there but the second time he was . As someone who has been a manager of a huge liquor store let me tell you how good the service was. Me n my friend must of talked to Freddy for an hour and a half while he opens russian rivers while we talk about beer and beer experiences. I loved the San Diego area so much I am planning to move to California . Hopefully soon beverages-4-less will be my neighborhood beer stores. Until then I will continue to order from here and receive my greatly packaged little presents for myself !!!

01-12-2014 16:01:37 | More by Donatedfist
Beverages 4 Less in Santee, CA
99 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.