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The Andersons General Store

Not Rated.
The Andersons General StoreThe Andersons General Store

48 Reviews
Reviews: 48
Visits: 78
Avg: 4.26
pDev: n/a
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7000 Bent Tree Blvd
Columbus, Ohio, 43235-6903
United States
phone: (614) 766-9500

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Reviews: 48 | Visits: 78
Reviews by jdoncbus:
Photo of jdoncbus
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%

I have been going to The Andersons for about three years now and they never disappoint. It's turned into a ritual where I hit The Andersons and follow it up with Whole Foods. For some reason The Andersons always has that "hard to find beer," the most recent example being Founders Double Trouble. I hit a few mom and pop/local stores with no success only to be surprised by The Andersons.

The quality & selection is always solid with your high end Alesmiths, Jolly Pumpkin, JW Lee's, etc. and of course the micro staples such as Bells, Founders, GLBC, DFH, etc.

I have never had to ask any questions and I rarely see any employees lurking in the beer aisle; though they are very evident in the wine sections.

The prices are about the same as you find at most stores. Definitely a good place to hit especially if the local/home grown stores don't have what you are looking for.

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Photo of bsk295
4.66/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

The best selection in the area. Service is good but it depends on individual taste. The atmosphere is basically a grocery store with a gigantic selection. Prices are reasonable but hard to compare since they have such a large selection. The NW Columbus location has a much larger refrigerated section.

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Photo of scott2269
3.79/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JArt
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This place has an amazing beer selection. Obviously, it is a grocery store, so there's nothing special to see. However, if you are looking for good beer at good prices, then this is a must visit.

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Photo of dcotom
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My go-to beer and wine destination whenever I'm back home. The "vibe" is nothing special, but I have always found the staff to be helpful and knowledgeable. On my last visit, I was able to pick up three of the beers on my want list (BP Sculpin, Sorachi Ace, & DFH Palo Santo Marron) on one brief trip down the singles aisle. I could spend hours just browsing here. (And I have.)

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Photo of mikepcarney
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of mlockman
4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Best selection in Columbus! An entire aisle of individual bottles for sale, ands-down the most helpful staff, and the largest selection of bombers and six-packs I've ever seen. Also features a bar with nearly daily sampling.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of burkat
4.01/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

This is my most frequented beer destination in the Columbus area. The selection is second to none in the area. Service can be hit or miss. Some employees are very knowledgeable about craft beer while others are lacking and more familiar with wine. The atmosphere is nothing special. After all, it is just a department store of sorts. Prices are reasonable and generally fall in line with other retailers; however, many of their 12oz singles are marked up significantly.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.57/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of StoutFox
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of zimm421
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Lightman
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

This is a beer drinker's heaven. The largest selection of craft and imported beers, IMHO, of any store in the Columbus area. Competitive pricing and a huge array of bottles available is singles. Can't believe it has taken me this ling to wander over to their store. Three thumbs up ;-)

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Photo of jminch
4.68/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of JeffONeal
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of sethpezar
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Mikus
4.58/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

The Andersons was excellent. The atmosphere of the beer aisles (where I was hanging out) was just fine, there was a wine/cheese sampling going on... folks were casually perusing the aisles. While I wasn't checking around for dates/etc, all of the items I purchased were fresh (although the Bell's Expedition I picked up was about a year old, which is excellent). Several employees in the beer/wine section guiding patrons to their beers, and one particularly knowledgeable employee running about like a madman helping folks make their selections. I was asked several times if I needed a hand/etc. As far as I have heard, if it is distributed in OH then it is at The Andersons. Wonderful selection. Prices were on par with most I have seen.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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The Andersons General Store in Columbus, OH
94 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.