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Princeton's Liquors

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36 Ratings
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.77%
[ Store ]

12790 Bass Lake Road
Maple Grove, Minnesota, 55369
United States
phone: (763) 559-3257

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(Place added by: Scoobydank on 02-13-2007)
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Reviews by motorhed:
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4.16/5  rDev -3.3%

I wish Princeton's was able to move up on distributor lists priority. I often come into the store (this store is the closest micro beer store to my house) and leave with something, but not something i came in for. They do get some very quality micro beers however usually after the rest of the metro area or sometimes not at all due to distributor politics. It's unfortunate because i have recommended this location to others in the area and have built a good relationship with the staff. At the end of the day, i feel that i am better off going to other locations around the metro area that move more volume or are able to obtain a larger variety of beers from distributors. The pricing is reasonable at Princeton's.

If you're in the Maple Grove area, this is as good as it gets for a micro beer store. If you're willing to drive a bit, there are better options within 10 miles.

motorhed, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7%

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MJSawyer, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of Hawkharvs
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%

Went with the intention of picking up what I can't get at home in Iowa. The staff was helpful in recommending some of their favorites and even carrying my purchase to my vehicle. Additionally they offered discounts on everything i purchased due to how much i spent. Prices seemed reasonable from other placed I've visited in the area and the selection of singles was decent.

My only complaint would be that there was no order to how beers were shelved through the store. Overall good experience and somewhere in would return in the future.

Hawkharvs, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of bishopdc0
3.94/5  rDev -8.4%

I used to work in the twin citiesa few years back and never made it this far north. Then family moved to Maple Grove and on a visit I sought a liqueur store. After visiting a few others in the area this seems to have the best selection. Other places will have your surly bells summits etc. This place stood out by first, having many breweries in stock i had never herd of and second the singles selection was great, the best way to try new breweries. After bringing my selection to the check out the man scanned my furious and asked if i had had Wet. I had not and he suggest a few possible bar stating i wasn't likely to find it in any beer store without some searching.

Overall i would recommend especial for ease and convenience for one who doeskin live in the area.

bishopdc0, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of MN_Beerticker
4.64/5  rDev +7.9%

I drove right by it and had to circle around. Once inside the square footage seems to open up. This place has a very large selection of craft beers both in coolers, in verticals and on shelves.

They have a good at least 25 foot aisle lined both sides with singles, and bombers. I have to admit I was a little overwhelmed at all there was to choose from. They have from what I saw a huge selection of wine and spirits as well.

The staff was there at least, they seemed to hover around the register and the TV. I was in the location for at least 20 minutes and wasn't asked if I needed help or had questions. That won't deter me from coming back because you run into that at several other places.

Princeton's seems to have established their niche in both providing great selections to the NW Metro and supplying the beer nerds in what they desire.

***Addendum: I have returned to Princeton's twice since the initial review and have received top notch service!

MN_Beerticker, Aug 31, 2012
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Princeton's Liquors in Maple Grove, MN
95 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.