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Save-On Craft Beer & Wine

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44 Reviews
Reviews: 44
Visits: 64
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: n/a
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7411 Mentor Ave
Mentor, Ohio, 44060-5405
United States
phone: (440) 918-1905

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @saveonmentor

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Reviews: 44 | Visits: 64
Reviews by RayOhioFelton:
Photo of RayOhioFelton
4.94/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This was a trip a year in the making. I found out about this store a year ago and finally took the hour long drive to check it out.

The gentleman working the counter was super nice. He suggested some good beers that I had tried already so I stuck to making 6pks of random stuff I never see around me. A lot of single 12oz and a good amount in the coolers as well.

The man working even helped me out selling me a single Great Lakes Blackout Stout saying he would take the other three home since they were just offering six packs.

Nothing too crazy in terms of rares but the selection is unmatched and I would have maybe half the choices if you went to the surrounding beer stores closer to me.

Worth the trip and was a blast to hang out in the store for a while.

Picked up an Avery Czar 2012 and some Jubilation Ale for the cellar! (837 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Jpinoniemi
4.28/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of thebeers
3.96/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

You can tell by the photo this place ain't all fancy and pretentious. The guy in line in front of me was getting a 30-pack of Miller Lite and the woman behind me a box of wine. Meanwhile, I got a six-pack of Anti-Hero, something from The Bruery and a bottle of KBS -- all at almost half the price of my usual craft beer shops in Pennsylvania. Plenty of friendly banter initiated from the guy behind the counter, too. Would stop here all the time if I lived anywhere close. (476 characters)

Photo of ChrisMon02
4.65/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Awesome, organized selection. Clean place with a friendly staff that I visit every time I am out in the Mentor area. Highly suggested. (134 characters)

Photo of BeechwoodJim
4.29/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Tons of bottles to pick from but if you want to fill a growler call before you as they don't update the website as often as needed. (131 characters)

Photo of JSahrle
5/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Awesome place. Best beer store I visited on my trip to PA and Ohio. Wish this was closer to home! (97 characters)

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.89/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of mtomlins
4.89/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The best use of an old Dunkin Donuts location EVER!

Doesn't look like much, but what a great store. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly. They are willing to let you browse or will walk around pointing out all the gems. Hell, they even carry your cases (yah, I bought a lot) out to the case for you. An incredible selection on the growler filling station as well (Bodhi, DirtWolf, Breakfast Stout, Hop JuJu, Speedway!). If you spend a few minutes shopping and talking with the staff to prove you aren't a D-Bag, you will most likely be rewarded....that's all I'm sayin' ;). (583 characters)

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.76/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of THEDROKK
4.56/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Best store i found in the Cleveland area. the workers were very friendly and knowledgeable. the manager also hooked it up with some floyds from the back! will definitely be returning next time i go home to CLE (209 characters)

Photo of cbutova
4.49/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Stopped in due to the great ratings on here while driving through Ohio over the summer. We arrived about 5 minutes after opening time on a Sunday morning only to find the store looking closed.... luckily for us it wasn't. The owner was inside, opened the door and turned the lights on. He was very welcoming and had many suggestions of what brews were new and good. Very helpful.

The selection enormous. It seemed like most of the stuff was laid out in singles but six/four packs of mostly everything could be found. Lots of singles both in the cooler and out on the shelves, of which there are many. This was certainly my sort of store where you could look around and seemingly find hidden treasures at every corner. I am sure he would have told me where anything was but I kind of find it to be part of the fun looking around myself at first. Left with four mixed-six packs of brews from OH, MI (ton of Bells) to CA (which I can't get some of in MA). Honestly probably one of the best selections I have seen in ANY beer store around the country. Didn't seem overly dusty but also didn't seem like they moved things as fast as the best of them. Plenty of US craft as well as Belgian and foreign bottles as well. Prices were much better than what I am used to paying in MA, save-on indeed. Anyone with a selection of singles around them like this is very lucky. (1,362 characters)

Photo of BrewUSA
2/5  rDev -57.4%

Good stuff, Wally will only take care oif you on the rare ones if he feels like. Which is about 50% of the time. James has grown on me but is still a bit 'out there' Amazing selection of singles, most of which are cold. (220 characters)

Photo of trxxpaxxs
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of LostHighway
4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mrosinack
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Does not look like much, but wow. Varied and extensive selection of craft beers, both domestic and import, local and regional. Knowledgable staff, extremely friendly and helpful. All around great shop! (201 characters)

Photo of gatheredwaters
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of sethpezar
5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of tommyguz
5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of CopperMtnPlowboy
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of HoppyBastard2
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of garuda
4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of SpartyJoe
4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of yancot
4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Jascrutch
4.57/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

HAD to stop in while running around over the holidays. Blown away by the selection of craft beers available. This is the type of place where you honestly don't know what to get because there is so much available. Best part of it is, is the staff are readily available to make recommendations. Prices are what the are and appear to be at state minimum judging by my "normal" purchases. If you want a beer that exists in Ohio, you are very likely to find it here. Recommend getting your favorite then build a six pack of related beers that you will find here...you may end up with a new favorite. (594 characters)

Photo of dailyminefield
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

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Save-On Craft Beer & Wine in Mentor, OH
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