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Dutch's Bar & Bottle Shop

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Dutch's Bar & Bottle ShopDutch's Bar & Bottle Shop

28 Reviews
Reviews: 28
Visits: 48
Avg: 4.3
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
[ Bar, Store ]

3378 Erie Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45208-1626
United States
phone: (513) 871-1446

view map and get directionsMap @dutchs

Place added by: becktone on 01-05-2008

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Reviews: 28 | Visits: 48
Reviews by b3shine:
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4.74/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Let me begin by saying if you want an equal opportunity to get every small release beer without having to make a place your home base, go to Party Source. Dutch's is a neighborhood bar and bottle shop - and the best in the business. And while Gabe did move on to pursue other things, the great staff is still the same. They're great to everyone and take superb care of their regulars. Also, they charged the EXACT same amount for Founders CBS as the brewery did at it's release party, so you can rest assured you're getting good prices. This place is the best spot in town. Don't take my word for it; read everyone else's reviews.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JustinSparks
4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bobhits
4.56/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I love this place, it dictated where I wanted to live in ohio.

Great bottle shop. Amazing food. Decent draft list. The bartenders are meh on knowledge. The beer guys behind the bottle shop are amazing. An amazing area, just wonderful.

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Photo of Doublechar0517
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of MatthewE
4.73/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of Brewstradamus
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of halo3one
3.65/5  rDev -15.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Cincy_Brew
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
4/5  rDev -7%

The bottle shop has a good selection of bombers, including some hard to find stuff occasionally. However, it closes pretty early most nights

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of bleedblue9150
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of AnthonyD12
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of rheimbro
4/5  rDev -7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -65.1%

Photo of Enochase04
3.64/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Stopped at the bottle shop part of Dutchs and the attendant was helpful with all the questions I had for him. Honestly after reading the reviews and being refered there I was a bit disappointed. There is a nice selection of bottles to look at on the dock but they don't really have any new bottles sitting out. So if you are looking for something you have to constantly ask if they have it. Id suggest following them on twitter or facebook to know when they get things again. Very helpful on those.

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Photo of MaximumYuks
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Best beer bar in Cincinnati bar none. Only 8 taps, but they're constantly rotating them and they always have at least a few of the following available: interesting, hard to find/rare, and good locals. Plus they have a bottle selection that numbers in the hundreds (they usually have some nice rare/hard to find bottles available, but you have to ask). The staff is always friendly and very knowledgeable. The food is also excellent, and a nice change of pace from standard pub fare. Think gourmet sandwiches and sides made from organic and locally sourced ingredients. The atmosphere is slightly upscale, but relaxed and comfortable, and they have a nice patio with tables (and fire pits in the winter). The bottle shop is also excellent, and as mentioned before, the bottle selection is very large. The bottle shop is a "dock", where you essentially walk up out on the sidewalk and tell them what you want. Being able to walk around an actual shop and browse would be preferable, but it works fine, and you'll never feel rushed. The shop staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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Photo of Martce
5/5  rDev +16.3%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of FEUO
4.54/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Interesting spot.... never been so cold buying brews before.
Mind you it was barely above zero and this is an outdoor bottle shop. Really unique and a place I'd definitely stop by again in warmer weather. The fellow working there was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful.
My only criticism is that the set up is very tight and looking over the beer selection (from the sample empty bottles) is a bit dizzying. But that could also be the rush I was in due to the cold.
Regardless, the help was very keen to ask about styles or brewers and expand on more than what was shown on display.
I'll be back.

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Photo of cincysig
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of williamjbauer
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Dutch's Bar & Bottle Shop in Cincinnati, OH
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