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Sendik's

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4 Ratings
Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 6.74%
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5100 Rawson Ave
Franklin, Wisconsin, 53132
United States
phone: (414) 817-9525

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(Place added by: BeerBelcher on 12-16-2007)
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Reviews by Vdubb86:
Photo of Vdubb86
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%

This was a interesting looking grocery store that Kyle and I randomly stopped in to see if we could find stuff we were looking for in Wisconsin. This place is a nice big clean store, got a pretty darn good selection in comparison to any grocers that I'm familiar with in Illinois. Service was ok, but then again it's a grocery store so what do you really expect. I must admit this is a little random place that will get you some pretty good craft beers for a good price. I was honestly really impressed.

Vdubb86, Feb 24, 2011
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Photo of TMoney2591
3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

Stopped in here on a lark with VDubb86 after learning that Cellars was not yet open. It's a nice grocery store with a pretty nice beer selection (especially considering where it is) in the corner. Some is out on shelves and stacks and whatnot, but most of the stock is in coolers. A nice selection of Wisconsin brews primarily, but there's good stuff from all over, including a good amount of HopSlam. Most of the beer is in sixers, but there's also a small (but pretty sweet) singles selection as well. Nothing uber-rare is to be found, but good stuff nonetheless. Not much in the way of service during our visit, but the stockpeople didn't seem crusty when I passed them elsewhere, so I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt here. Prices are more than fair, given the area and the fact that this is, again, a grocery store rather than a beer or liquor store. Overall, I could see returning here, though most likely it would be during a Cellars run like this time.

TMoney2591, Feb 17, 2011
Photo of beerwolf77
3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

I stop here on occasion and realized I've never given it a review. Here we go.

Sendiks are for the most part all the same. Some have a bigger beer selection than others. This one is about average for a Sendiks. Two enclosed wall cooloers one nothing but craft the other with about a third craft and a singles section. To the left of the coolers is a small shelf with the "harder to find stuff. Rodenbach, Bruery, Stone and Oskar Blues cans. A small "deals section out in front with whatever they are pushing.

I usually check here for odd ball stuff since they seem to have one or two bottles of things I would never see elswhere. The prices are just touch higher on some things yet a touch lower on others so nothing out of line.

Not a must stop but they hold their own.

beerwolf77, Aug 03, 2010
Photo of CaptainIPA
4.3/5  rDev +11.4%

To find a selection like this at a local beer retailer would be a great find, but finding it in the middle of a grocery store is downright impressive.

Walk into the Sendik's Food Markets' Franklin locaton, turn left and head for the Wine & Spirits department. You'll find a refrigerated section with 17 doors, each consisting of six shelves, all dedicated solely to beer. (One door houses entirely seasonal offerings.)

Everything's here, with selections from Ale Asylum; Bell's; Big Sky; Capital; Central Waters; Cooper; Dogfish Head; Flying Dog; Founders; Furthermore; Goose Island; Great Lakes; Hebrew; Lagunitas; Lakefront; Lazy Mutt; New Glarus; New Holland; Red Bridge; Red Hook; Rogue; Sand Creek; Schell; Shiner; Smutty Nose; Southern Tier; Summit; Two Brothers; Tyranena and Victory. And those are just the domestic micros. Import inventory is also expansive. Aside from six packs, you'll also find 750 ml/22 oz. singles. All of which are cold and ready to go.

Sendik's Franklin also has a cooler reserved for Build It Your Way sixers. Price: $8.99. Which isn't bad considering the label diversity. Inside I found a number of organics including Peak Organic, Stone Mill and Wolanger's.

Service is helpful and knowledgeable. John, the Wine & Spirits Manager, has begun stocking a non-refrigerated section of Belgian Abbey and Trappist Ales; Dopplebocks and Unibroue 4-Packs. John appears receptive to customer inquiries, requests and recommendations.

The Wine Department is just as extensive. And the Salad Bar ain't bad either.

CaptainIPA, Apr 15, 2008
Sendik's in Franklin, WI
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.