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The Beer Junction

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

32 Ratings
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.66
pDev: 6.65%
Taps: 35
Bottles: 1,250
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Store ]

4511 California Ave SW
Seattle, Washington, 98116-4110
United States
phone: (206) 938-2337

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(Place added by: JC67 on 07-17-2010)
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Photo of draheim
4.69/5  rDev +0.6%

Beer Junction would be my go-to store if it was closer to where I live. Friendly, helpful, enthusiastic staff; a clean, well-lit space; regular beer events; reasonable pricing; well-organized, large inventory; weekly emails listing new arrivals. You can shoot them an email about a particular beer you're interested in, and usually get a response within the hour.

draheim, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of duceswild
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%

duceswild, May 03, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%

HoppySeb, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of Mages64
5/5  rDev +7.3%

Mages64, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of Seattle_Suds
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Seattle_Suds, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of aullrich
4.5/5  rDev -3.4%

aullrich, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of BVukelich
4.9/5  rDev +5.2%

Love this place! So glad when they made the move and started serving drafts. The Thursday night tastings are great, the staff is awesome. The only reason I don't give 5's all around is due to the limited (lack of) seating in the drinking area. The bottle selection is top-notch, wish they offered a few more on tap. I'm sure you can only do so much with the space available. New show Brewdogs on Esquire gave them #1 craft beer bar in Seattle...#1 bottle shop in my opinion.

BVukelich, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of Fluffheady
4.24/5  rDev -9%

This place has a great selection in the cooler, a great selection on the taps, they have cool beer events, and the staff is fun. They even brew, and their anniversary ale was delicious. Visit here. They’re a relatively new player in Seattle, and I tend to like a place like this more than Bottleworks. Their vibe is are a little more young and almost hipster, whereas Bottleworks has the typical beards-and-beer-bellies vibe. When we visited, they were setting up for a tasting that night. They served the same IPA on regular draft, nitro, cask, and randall.

Fluffheady, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of Smurf2055
4.64/5  rDev -0.4%

I believe this was the fourth bottle shop I ever went to. It was really early on in my craft beer journey, but I could still understand that this was special.

I’ll start by saying that the owner, Morgan, is a stand out guy. He loves beer, is very knowledgeable, and wants to help you just as much as he wants to make money.

Selection is as good or better than any in the area, and prices are right around where they should be. I like the arrangement, it’s organized by style of beer instead of brewer or region.

My only problem with this store is that it isn’t closer to me. It’s just a place that feels comfortable.

Smurf2055, May 30, 2013
Photo of maltyb
4.8/5  rDev +3%

I checked out The Beer Junction as my main stop for bottles in Seattle, it did not disappoint. Fantastic selection of Washington, Oregon and California and good representation from Colorado as well from what I saw. They had many more beers all organized by style, you could easily spend a couple hours examining all the bottles.

Most of the 4 or 6 pack selections were available by the single can/bottle, however I did find them to be pricey even for the luxury of getting a single beer. Many larger bottles seemed pretty reasonable, and the selection of new beers was great. I was able to snag a Parabola among many other interesting finds, so I left happy.

The biggest plus here was the attentive and informative customer service, along with the fact that you can grab a beer or sampler for while you shop. I haven't experienced this before, and it was fantastic to get to try some beers from breweries I haven't had or couldn't afford to grab many (or any) bottles of.

Great selection of glassware and some apparel, and they do growler fills. Check out this store if you're in the Seattle area and don't be afraid to ask what they have kicking around not on the shelves!

maltyb, May 24, 2013
The Beer Junction in Seattle, WA
100 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.