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Wise Guys Discount Liquors

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

23 Ratings
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
[ Store ]

9133 Taft St
Merrillville, Indiana, 46410-6910
United States
phone: (219) 791-9419

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(Place added by: roadhouse on 12-16-2008)
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Reviews by FURIOGUINTA:
Photo of FURIOGUINTA
4/5  rDev -2.7%

this place has recently opened, and has provided a nice option for beer lovers in that part of Lake County. great selections and decent prices make this place worth checking out, if you are in the area. my only concern stems from the way they display beers in the front of the store. the entire front is glass panels. all that direct sunlight cannot be good for the product. beware of this and purchase your goods from the coolers or the rack out of the sun. other than that, stop in and grab some favorites at decent prices.

FURIOGUINTA, Jan 16, 2009
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Spoiler Alert: If you want the hard to get the good beer, you have to attend Wiseguys University and sit for two hours listening to some guy from Sam Adams talk. On the positive side, they do give samples. I used to go to Wiseguys for their Saturday morning "rare" beer drawings. Only one or two of the beers was usually rare. Then, Wiseguys wanted to have the drawings at 5:30 on Fridays. Anybody else busy at that time? I am not interested in games, I just want somebody to take money in exchange for my beer.

The selection has all the usual suspects available in the region. Pete's Liquor Bucket has the same things, but generally significantly cheaper. The last few times I have to Wiseguys, I walked out empty-handed. I already have had much of what is on the shelves. The good beers are waiting for the drawings, which are not announced until hours before sometimes.

JohnnyHopps, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of Chaney
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%

I went here twice during my Christmas vacation on the Indiana side of Chi-town.

Atmosphere: spacious enough but not massive by any means. Hang a right once you enter and enter the beer area, with a long row of coolers on the right hand side and a long row of shelves on the other.

Quality and Service: I don't think anyone really helped me out while I was there, but I didn't exactly seek it out either. With the exception of several bottles of FFF Apocalypse Cow that had been out of date for several months, most of the brews seemed to be current. I did see a few bottles of 2010 Le Folie, but that is actually a good thing.

Selection: Most of the Three Floyds flagships were there (except for Dreadnaught), as well as stuff from Bell's, Founders, Dark Horse, New Albanian, New Belgium, and many, many others. I picked up a bottle of 2010 Le Folie (awesome!) and a few Boulevard nuggets.

Value: I think everything was priced about where it should be, with the exception of a few that seemed a bit pricier than normal (eg. Boulevard Collab. #2 was a couple of bucks high than I'd seen it before) and some that were lower (it was the cheapest I had ever seen Le Folie).

All in all this is a fantastic store, and most definitely more than worth a mere stop if you happen to be in the area.

Chaney, Dec 29, 2011
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Wise Guys Discount Liquors in Merrillville, IN
91 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.