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Walnut Liquorette

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Walnut LiquoretteWalnut Liquorette
BA SCORE
99
world-class

56 Ratings
Ratings: 56
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.1%
[ Store ]

154 Pierre Rd
Walnut, California, 91789-2531
United States
phone: (909) 595-5412

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(Place added by: koolchas on 03-25-2007)
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psiweaver

Washington

4.15/5  rDev -9.2%

went to this place when I lived in Southern California. They had a bunch of hard to find stuff like the Jolly Pumpkin/Stone/ Nogne O collaboration beer from Stone that was released a few years earlier. They also had 750ml's of Temptation when everyone else was completely sold out. There were lots of great interesting beers that were tasty. You can find out of date beers here though, so much sure you double check the dates. I really like it for finding older bottles. Service is very good and friendly. Kind of a run down looking place from the outside.

04-23-2011 20:25:41 | More by psiweaver
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.76/5  rDev -17.7%

Looks like a regular convenience mart from the outside. Tons of trash in the adjacent empty lot next to it.

Lots of coolers worth of beer, if I recall correctly, all, or a substantial majority of the beer is in the coolers. No help from employees. No offerings of the 'secret' beers.

Selection was decent, saw GI BCS and Mikkeller Brunch Weasel out here, easily the furthest west I've seen that stuff go. Way overpriced though at the same time.

Alpine Nelson I found there was horribly out of date. I find this place to be decent, but overrated on BA.

04-09-2011 22:17:16 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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nightwing002

California

4.8/5  rDev +5%

hidden away in the city of walnut is a store that will have most of the craft beers that you are looking for. once you go through the doors just b line to the back towards the coolers and you will be rewarded with a vast selection of craft beer heaven. it will range from deschutes to bruery to russian river to stone to lost abbey to goose island to belgium imports and much more. they will even have older year bottles that they sometimes bring out just to surprise customers. this is a place that you definitely need to check out to quench your craft beer thirst.

03-30-2011 06:45:11 | More by nightwing002
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Myyyyyke

California

4.8/5  rDev +5%

I have lived in Walnut my whole life and have passed by this place so many times without stopping inside. I recently had to write a paper about a brewery in fullerton called bootleggers. So I went on thier website to find the closest place that carried this particular beer, and it said that walnut liquorette carried it. i found this odd because it looked like any other liquor store in the area, so why would they have a microbrew? I am so glad I had to go there because you walk in and are instatly overtaken by the huge wall of almost any beer you can imagine. this is definetly a place I would return to for any beer I am looking for. This place blows bev mo right out of the water. Joe really knows his stuff when it comes to beer and does not mind when you ask a ton of questions. He was even able to hook me up with a bottle of limited edition dog fishhead. thanks for everything Joe

02-23-2011 06:53:57 | More by Myyyyyke
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FosterJM

California

4.85/5  rDev +6.1%

I was doing some research on BA a while back and being a recent craft beer head, I heard a lot of noise about PTE. I called everywhere in So. Cal and found out that Walnut had it. Took a drive over and sure enough he wasn't lying. Picked up 2 bottles and have been going back for hard to find things all the time. The other day went back for PTE, Damnation, West. Vitus and a Sculpin all in the cold case. Has a vast selection of single bottles and 6 packs. I had my 4 y/o with me so couldn't spend all the time in the world but I saw some wonderful things. It can be a bit pricy as some have noted but its only because he carries some great beer. I found the 3rd bottle of SN 30th Barleywine for 15.99 here, called around and found it for 9.99. So it's worth it on some items and not for others. Just be selective. Still a GREAT beer store. Joe is really the man when it comes to customer service as well.

10-24-2010 18:02:19 | More by FosterJM
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Gobzilla

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

This is beer heaven nestled in walnut that has the best selection of beer in san gabriel valley rivaling their sister company lone hill. You can get every domestic beer imaginable with great beer from san diego, west coast and imports from germany and belguim. They also carry midwest craft beer occasionally and will recieve great service if my boy joe is working. He's a beer lover himself and will be more than happy to assist you in your selections if your a rookie. On the other hand if you know about great beer he has some goodies in the back that you might be able to get ahold if you know wassup. I practively live there and will always be my home away from home. Gotta make a stop here if your in the 626-909 area.

05-04-2010 04:17:32 | More by Gobzilla
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mightyj

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

Just stopped by today after wanting to go for quite a while. They have a great selection. You walk in and the wall right in front of you is full of beeer. I ended up buying maybe a half dozen different bottles. No baskets or carts but the lady there gave me a box to put my bottles in while i pick n chose. Overall a great selection and great prices. I also went to lone hill today and noticed that the prices here were slightly lower. will definitely go back here in the future to find the stuff i can't find in the OC.

03-02-2010 02:27:42 | More by mightyj
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PeprSprYoFace

California

5/5  rDev +9.4%

It was my first time to Walnut Liquorette yesterday and from now on there will be many more trips. This place has all of it's ducks in a row. All beers are in coolers keeping them in the condition they arrived in. Everything is neat and organized and it was super clean. When you walk in and from the outside you will look in disbelief that there is awesome beer within these walls. But walk closer to the coolers and you will notice rare Lost Abbey, Russian River, Alesmith, Jolly Pumpkin (not easy to find in so cal), the Bruery and many other breweries. Along with a bunch of other regulars and Belgians and european beers. I was very impressed with this store and I hope to be giving them much more of my business from now on. Although they are not super close.

Edit: I did not give this a good enough review before believe it or not. I just went there for my second time yesterday and they exceded my expectations. Not only did they have several of the rare beers that I can never seem to find other places, they have amazing customer service. The beer buyer was there working today and once he saw the beers I was buying he immediately recognized that I was a beer lover and even introduced himself making it more personal. He then took some beers out of the back for methat they keep for their peeps in the know. Tonight I come back and find a BM from the staff saying they appreciate my business and to give him a call to see if they have any of those rare beers in stock so he can save some aside so I don't have to drive so far and their out. WhAt a great experience. Any time I can I will give them my money from now on. I am pretty sure this is the best experience I have ever gotten from any business. Thanks Walnut. Man... Re reading my review it seems over the top, but I stand by my review.

02-20-2010 11:06:01 | More by PeprSprYoFace
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scott929

California

4.65/5  rDev +1.8%

A flashback to the 80's when you walk up to the doors. What an amazing collection of our heavenly liquid. All the usual suspects. Too many to list. You will find whatever your heart desires at this establishment. Huge inventory all properly refrigerated. Joe was really helpful and offered many hidden gems he had available in the secret vault. Few rows of wines, just glanced at them. Typical old school liquor store with quality beer selection. I will definetly be visiting again when my wallet allows it. One stop place to get your fix!

02-18-2010 05:11:22 | More by scott929
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snpub540

California

4.3/5  rDev -5.9%

Wow. Had I known this place was only 15 minutes from my house, I would have been a fan alot earlier. Looks just like your average liquor store until you walk straight into about 7 coolers with top notch brews.

I saw a whole lineup of The Bruery including some of their seasonals and Papier. There was aslo Port, a whole bunch of Alpine, Ballast Point, Lagunitas, Alesmith. I picked up a Pliny the Elder for $4.99.

Also a nice selection of Belgians including St. Bernardus. Many more to list but I got sidetracked by finding Pliny.

I will definately be here more and more. Next time with my credit card.

01-27-2010 22:11:16 | More by snpub540
Walnut Liquorette in Walnut, CA
99 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.