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Save-On Craft Beer & Wine

Save-On Craft Beer & WineSave-On Craft Beer & Wine
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42 Ratings
Ratings: 42
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.79
pDev: 4.8%
$$ - reasonable


[ Store ]

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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(Place added by: adamette on 11-10-2009)
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.84/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

I'm not sure how long after Sammi and her mom started running this store that I found it, but it was a great surprise. This corner used to be a 7 Eleven and then a dumpy cheap beer store. I stopped in for doughnuts next door and I noticed some quality beer through the window. What a nice surprise it was to find a huge selection of singles.

It's been about a year,year and a half since then, and this is the closest real beer store to my house (but there are others near by too). Within 1 to 5 miles there are probably 10! But Sammi is great and her mom is sweet. They always wear a big smile and keep the selection first rate. They will make an effort and obtain special orders fo you.

Highly recommended.

11-17-2011 01:19:20 | More by schoolboy
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Jascrutch

Ohio

4.57/5  rDev -4.6%
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.

01-06-2014 17:29:06 | More by Jascrutch
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-29-2013 18:39:09 | More by dailyminefield
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thegrimone

Virginia

4.55/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

I stopped by this shop because I was in Cleveland on business. Wow, the place is just what it says. Its a beer, wine, and smoke shop. Catering to all the vices. The coolers lining two walls were a bit bare, but the shelves were fully stocked. All arranged by style so it was easy to locate any thing you wanted. They also have taps to fill growlers. The guy working there was very knowledgeable of styles and breweries. This is a must stop if you are in the Greater Cleveland area.

11-17-2013 14:13:52 | More by thegrimone
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DC_St_Johns

Rhode Island

4.49/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

While in Mentor/Eastlake on business, I was told my the locals that if I liked beer, that I simply had to go to this store. Coming from the East coast, I was very happy to see a number of beers that I couldn't get elsewhere.

I also saw a number of beers that I've searched for in vain. This is not a giant mega-store, but a fairly small store packed with great craft beer. So, they don't have everything, but they have plenty of hard-to-find items.

The two best parts are the exceptional service and the tasting bar. They have a certain portion of the day where you can pay a small fee and try a few special beers on draft or by bottle. I really appreciated the knowledge of the staff, but especially the gratitude and kindness of this "Mom and Son" shop.

If for no other reason, it is worth visiting them for the warm reception.

11-02-2013 01:32:08 | More by DC_St_Johns
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jtennyson99

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-28-2013 00:31:53 | More by jtennyson99
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chuckv

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +4.4%

10-18-2013 17:43:59 | More by chuckv
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tscanlon51

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Fabulous place.

I was in Cleveland this weekend and had staked out this place from the reviews on BA. It is unassuming from the outside but once you step in the store you know you are in the right place.

I wanted to pick up some local beer and had a few in mind. Wally was super helpful helping me find and pick out the best local stuff. Wally even made sure the Fat Heads Headhunter was from the batch that just came in that day. He wanted me to have the freshest batch for my first time tasting this beer.

I saw in another review that they carried Three Floyds, when they can keep it in stock. I have never had any of their stuff since I can't get it in Boston. So of course I asked if they had any. When I told him I that I had never tried any TF Wally took an Alpha King out of his personal stash. He even apologized that he didn't have any Zombie Dust, his favorite.

In the end I ended up getting almost two cases, which Wally and one of his guys brought out to my car. Selection, Service and just downright friendliness was A+. I would highly recommend. I'll be back. I don't know when but I will be back.

10-15-2013 01:15:33 | More by tscanlon51
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BeerBucks

New York

4.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-09-2013 01:12:57 | More by BeerBucks
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starkdog24

Ohio

5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Very, very friendly service.
The best selection in northeast ohio for beer.
You can pick individual beer bottles with no upcharge.
All prices are perfectly reasonable.
Always excellent beers on tap.
Just a great atmosphere, well organized, and clean store.
I drive over an hour to get to this store because of all these things.

08-27-2013 21:57:29 | More by starkdog24
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Save-On Craft Beer & Wine in Mentor, OH
100 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.