Louisville Beer Store

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Louisville Beer StoreLouisville Beer Store
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52 Ratings
Ratings: 52
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: n/a
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746 E Market St
Louisville, Kentucky, 40202-1008
United States
phone: (502) 569-2337

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(Place added by: Brent on 11-17-2009)
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Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Stopped in while in town. Selection was great, but prices were really high. For example, a bottle that I got in NYC for $6.99 was $8.99 here. Could be distributor mark up, but $2 seems like a lot on a bottle under $10. Prices kept me from buying much.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of tonafernandez
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Nice bottle shop with lots to choose from. Plenty of great American craft and a very nice import section. Cans all seem to be in the cooler. Tap selection was nothing special on my visit. Service was about nonexistent and they were out of carriers. Food is snacks only and I did not try any. I don't think there are any real bargains here but prices seemed about normal for a mostly singles-only shop.

Photo of gabeerfanswife
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

LBS set a new standard in louisville for a bottle shop. They have been creative in event line-ups and tastings, and they have brought awesome brewers into the area.

Cheese and crackers (and maybe nuts?) are the only food go speak of, but it's locally made and also good.

The patio Is a nice place to go enjoy some brews with friends... Includes a fire pit.

It's the only place in town where you'll be able to find many European brews, but they are a bit pricey.

Photo of Kappakoosh
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I thought this place was going to be the typical craft beer spot, but man it wasn't what i expected. You want to pop a top the moment you walk in. Staff was friendly and very knowledgeable, patrons were friendly and the beer selection was ridiculous. If you ever make it to KY, I suggest you stop by and have a brew and perhaps walk away with a bag full as well. Nice Place.

Photo of Guitars_and_beer
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of KYBEERGUY
5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Photo of gspeicher
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ToddBeans
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Mantooth
4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Dropped by on a recent vacation - small bottleshop, but quite well heeled. They've got draft brews as well. I had no problem at all with the service, as some have suggested. My girlfriend stopped by for me the last time she was in the area, picked up a nice box of bombers for me. I was pretty jealous when she sent me a photo of the draft she was drinking - Zombie Dust. I still haven't gotten a chance to try that one. Cool little store.

Photo of greenspointexas
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of nicole309
3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of fleurdelou
3.69/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

The Louisville Beer Store is a great place to go get a new brew or to try something interesting off of their tap wall. They always have a great selection and seem to be the place to get something you have never tried before. With that said, go in, look around, don't ask for help, pay, leave.

Photo of rxthree
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of target88
3.34/5  rDev -19.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2.25 | selection: 4

The place is small but there are some good beers inside. The service is BAD and I have gotton the impression on my four trips that the crowd here is a bit snooty and smug. Price here is the biggest obstacle, however they do have some excellant selections albeit a little off step. Its a good place to be able to run in and out on your way out of town, assuming you can get waited on.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of TastyAdventure
2.98/5  rDev -28.4%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2 | selection: 3.75

A - I've been once a Friday night during the "Trolley Hop" and downtown Louisville calls it. that was a pretty chill and groovy scene, but other than that it's pretty empty and boring. Feels like an antique shop.

Service - pretty terrible. I've been there several times and scene 2 different guys there. Both pretty much ignored me. I asked questions and asked for their suggestions, they gave short answers that didn't lead to any kind of convo. You work at a beer store, you'd think you;d enjoy talking about beer!

Selection - This is a strange one. It's almost like they are trying so hard to be hipster that they do not have some beers that are easily accessible, but still renowned as good craft beers. I won't start listing some of what they don't have but should, because all that is debatable and subjective I guess.
But at the same time they have a crap ton of beer that even someone like me who has dived into the craft beer world and scoured the internet for the biggest, best, rarest, and most popular still hasnt heard of!

No food served here.

Value - pretty expensive! but they just carry alot of expensive beers. But there prices are definitely higher than Liquor Barn

Louisville Beer Store in Louisville, KY
92 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.