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Malloy's Finest Wine & Spirits

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Malloy's Finest Wine & SpiritsMalloy's Finest Wine & Spirits
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.67%
[ Store ]

1175 E Ogden Ave
Naperville, Illinois, 60563-4805
United States
phone: (630) 357-7000

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(Place added by: TMoreaux on 12-30-2009)
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5/5  rDev +19%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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5/5  rDev +19%

leprakhan, Dec 03, 2013
Photo of FosterJM
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Was staying in Naperville for work, so walked over after some meetings.

Atm- A smaller out of the way store in a larger strip mall. Its small but open on the inside. Could use a face lift from the flourescent bulbs and bad tile. Beer in the back in a couple coolers.

Quality- A little bit less of a selection to pick from. Think I mustve caught them at a bad time. Really nothing worth walking 2 miles round trip for. All I grabbed was the Oak Hatter, I forgot to grab at Binnys. Even smaller mix 6 selection

Service- Nice enough people in the store. The little tatted hipster counter was cute and friendly.

Selection- Just okay selection. Again nothing to get all excited about. Normal regional selection. Shelf GI, New Holland, some Founders.

Food- N/A

FosterJM, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of SpdKilz
4.08/5  rDev -2.9%

Headed over here last week to see what they had. Still can’t believe it has taken me this long to get to some of these stores around the area. Walked in after lunch to an empty store. Walked over to the beer section. While a little bit on the smaller side, there were some solid beers available including the new Three Floyd’s seasonal Broo Doo. When I walked up to check out the woman behind the counter was very friendly and nice. I had to ask for the hell of it whether they had any CBS, and while she said they did not (she stated they didn’t even get any allocation) she did pull a 120 min from behind the counter which I picked up. Prices were reasonable and the store was clean and nice looking though it could use a facelift. I’ll stop back here if I’m in the area.

SpdKilz, Oct 18, 2011
Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.41/5  rDev +5%

Malloy's was my final beer visit in Naperville, and I sure am glad I stopped!

This place is smaller than the nearby Binny's, but SO much better. Selection is very focused, not gigantic but very well curated. I didn't have my notebook on me so I didn't take any notes, but I can tell you I bought a 4-pack of North Coast Old Stock 2010 and a bottle of North Coast Grand Cru 2011, which I have not seen anywhere else.

There was also an entire shelf of Southern Tier beers (including Creme Brulee), plus your usual Midwest suspects (Two Brothers from the 'hood, Bells, Founders)

Lots of Belgians, Germans and quality Euros, plus a neat selection of bombers. Last time I was there the manager asked if I needed any help and when I said I love barrel-aged beers he went to the back and got me a Port Bourbon Santa's Little Helper. Sweet!

The wine selection is damn fine too, and the service is outstanding. They greet you, they help you, they smile, they don't bother you too much with ID stuff... and they open until 10pm most days!

Prices are VERY reasonable, and much lower than at the nearby Binny's. They also have regular beer tastings, with as many as 60 beers you can try for free. Sweet or what? Any time I am back in Naperville, I will make sure I stop here. A great experience overall!

DoubleSimcoe, Sep 07, 2011
Photo of AleWatcher
4/5  rDev -4.8%

I've been in this store many times whilst searching for limited releases. They seem to always get an allocation of everything-- and they're ok with holding it for me if I call and ask them to! Whenever I'm in the area I stop by here and check out their selection.

The craft beer is always growing-- the imports seem to only focus on the old stand-bys, but that's ok for a store primarily devoted to wine.

The prices are generally fair and the employees have all been quite friendly, though perhaps not the most knowledgeable.

AleWatcher, Aug 19, 2011
Photo of bvick7
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

First went to Malloys to find a seasonal release I wasn't able to find elsewhere and have been back several times since. While wine takes up a good majority of the store, there is a nice selection of craft beers toward the back. While the selection is not as large as Binny's, Malloy's always seems to have some of the newest releases. Some beers of note are the Boulevard Smokestack Series, Smuttynose, Dark Horse along with Founders, Goose Island and Great Lakes.

The service at Malloy's is great. Everytime I am in there someone asked me if I need help finding anything. I have called on several occasions looking for certain beers and they are always helpful.

The prices seem to be on par with other liquor stores in the area.

I really like this store and will continue to brining my business there.

bvick7, May 05, 2011
Photo of JamnesCameron
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%

Malloy's is on my way home from work, but it's been 8 or more years since I stopped in for beer.

Fairly decent selection of beers for a smallish sized store. Nothing really rare stood out, but they did have Hopslam and the new Goose Island bomber. Nothing I can't find somewhere else. The biggest draw here was the prices. Much lower than my usually places, about one-fifth to one-quarter lower. Attentive staff, eager to help out if you need anything. Will be my backup place for a quick stop on the way home.

JamnesCameron, Jan 15, 2011
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Malloy's Finest Wine & Spirits in Naperville, IL
92 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.