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El Cerrito Liquor & Market

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68 Ratings
Ratings: 68
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.88
pDev: 4.1%
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19480 E Ontario Ave
Corona, California, 92881-4298
United States
phone: (951) 272-1646

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(Place added by: Beerbeer101 on 02-03-2010)
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Reviews by vince4953529:
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4.45/5  rDev -8.8%

Who would thought this dingy gritty liquor store off the beaten path of Ontario Ave. in Corona would carry so much quality craft beers.

This is second time I've been here. Stopped here at almost 10 pm and all sorts of oddball characters came and exited. And guess what, you can still find Stone Vertical 08, Stone 12th and 13th Anniversary, and Ballast Point Imperial Stout here, while they are all long gone in other stores. Also found RR Blind Pig and PtE here, which is rare considered most stores are sold out. Granted the Blind Pig I bought was bottled in 3/1/10, but it still tastes great and fresh. Other notables are Kern River Outstanding IPA, Mikkeller, Port, some random Belgians I don't see elsewhere... all the big So Cal regulars.

Just for entertainment they also has those Cold Spring beers in those huge-ass cans, all kinds of malt liquors, PBR in 32 oz bottles.

Service is impeccable as the cashier took extra time to search beers in the back cooler which is not on shelves. Very friendly and although the fellow is clearly not a beer geek but extremely amiable.

Overall a great experience, and I recommend you to shop here late at night to avoid the chaotic traffics and Inland Empire's scorching heat in the morning.

vince4953529, May 23, 2010
More User Reviews:
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4.75/5  rDev -2.7%

aoampm, Nov 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

This is a place I always stop at on my way down to San Diego. I never miss it. And I always stop on the way back a few days later just to make sure nothing new hit the shelves. Jazz has a good stock of a lot of good stuff. Overall this is just an amazing craft beer store.

VegasHopHead, Nov 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

Packles87, Nov 01, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev -1.6%

Rado, Oct 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev -2.7%

MonkeyKnfeFight, Oct 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

Bcarson7287, Sep 21, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +0.8%

arod951, Aug 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

hoppyhour, Jul 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

Chrismathew, Jul 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

Liondiscs, Jun 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

rm20015, Jun 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev -2.7%

dvanos, Jun 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

JedMarshall, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -7.8%

dranthony2012, May 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

mikejones, Apr 05, 2014
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4.54/5  rDev -7%

Stopped in here on the way into town, I had heard amazing things so I was really looking forward to checking it out. Not the most beautiful looking place from the outside but really nice once you get inside. Tons of wine and liquor in the first few isles, beer in the last one. Atmosphere was laid back with lots of people coming and going. Service was solid all around. I was asked if I needed any help and he was nice enough to point out a few things I may have overlooked. Quality and selection were both quite high. I didn't see any out of date beers and they even offer some proper glassware for some of their beers. Selection was really solid. They had everything from the everyday beers of the west coast to some really rare beers I have never seen on a shelf anywhere else but here. Prices were a touch high on the rarer bottles but all of the others were reasonable so I can't knock it too much. Overall probably the best bottle shop I have come across on this trip. I just wish it was a little closer to where we are staying, I would love to go back.

orangesol, Feb 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev -2.7%

nealbert, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -7.8%

Stevedore, Jan 09, 2014
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4.93/5  rDev +1%

Best bottle shop in the Inland Empire and possibly Southern California (I haven't found a better one). Great selection, fairly priced, and Jazz is very knowledgeable and always helpful. Posts new beers on Instagram and FB to notify customers. All IPAs are refrigerated and cellar-able beer is on the shelves. They also have a great selection of bourbon and other spirits.

Rckmo10, Dec 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

Orthodoxkardia, Dec 11, 2013
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4.97/5  rDev +1.8%

A hidden gem for sure.If I didn't do some research before visiting the area I probably would of never stopped by.At first you get the impression it's just an old liquor store where you can grab a bag of chips and your run of the mill brew.Once you go in deeper you start to see the goodies on the last isle.From 'evil twin' to 'the bruery' to 'lost abbey' etc etc etc....If you stop by you deffinetly want to speak with Jazz.He will take care of you and your needs.

BubalooBrewMaster, Dec 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -7.8%

Beersnake1, Dec 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

paulmarquez10, Nov 30, 2013
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5/5  rDev +2.5%

EB1, Oct 25, 2013
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El Cerrito Liquor & Market in Corona, CA
100 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.