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Village Bottle Shoppe # 1

Not Rated.
Village Bottle Shoppe # 1Village Bottle Shoppe # 1
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

14 Reviews
Reviews: 14
Visits: 23
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

304 Vine St
West Lafayette, Indiana, 47906-2931
United States
phone: (765) 743-4822

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Place added by: rolandolopez2 on 12-16-2008

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Reviews: 14 | Visits: 23
Photo of spointon
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%

I am a Purdue alumni and I get back to the Lafayette/W. Lafayette area a few times each year.

This store is located just off campus in the village area. Though the Village Bottle Shop out on Sagamore Parkway has a better selection, this place does pretty well considering its small size and what must be a huge demand for cheap college beer and liquor.

Not a destination per se, but if you are near this store its definitely worthy of a vist. If I still lived close by I would be a regular visitor. (500 characters)

Photo of backfat
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%

being the go to store for booze and beer in a college town, this store is not surprisingly focused on liquor and keystone light, but it's the first place in town to get specialty beer releases. they also have a great corner full of craft. you need to go during the day when Ro is working. the man knows his beer. great selection of singles and bombers, warm and cold. nice DFH selection and FFF. special rack just for southern tier. random sales on 12 packs like sierra nevada and honey brown. a must stop if you are west lafayette. (532 characters)

Photo of manahansf
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%

When you first walk in to a liquor store on a college campus and see a towering stack of Keystone cases, you might want to turn right around. But, if you manage to make it past the stones you can find a great selection of unique craft brews. Sold both warm and cold, the manager Ro stocks a good variety and knows alot about beer so its easy to talk to him to find the right beer. Now if they could just replace the massive mountain of stones with some more craft! Overall, it is a nice little niche to stumble upon or make your regualar beer store. (549 characters)

Photo of tippebrewcrew2
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%

This is a purdue campus store so you can expect that their primary business is probably cheap vodka and keystone. However, For the size, this is a good store for single and high quality beer like Founders Kentucky Breakfast stout, southern tier, Dogfish head, and a decent selection of rogue products. The manager Roland seems to know his beer. They are the only place to sell southern tier in indiana and for sure the area (that I know of). Service would be a 4.5 if you happen to go in during the day and talk with Ro. Good place to stop by student or not! (558 characters)

Village Bottle Shoppe # 1 in West Lafayette, IN
92 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.