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Stearns Liquor

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Stearns LiquorStearns Liquor
BA SCORE
100
world-class

61 Ratings
Ratings: 61
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

4360 E Stearns St
Long Beach, California, 90815-2535
United States
phone: (562) 597-3984

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Reviews by AndrewSmith:
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4.87/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

This place is a great hidden gem of a liquor store in Long Beach. This is the go to place to find all great craft beers. The biggest selection of beer in town. Staff is very friendly and will assist you in finding the right kind of beer for you. I love supporting local places so I will shop here, even if BevMo has a couple things cheaper every now and again. Great selection of liquor as well.

More User Reviews:
Photo of GRG1313
3.72/5  rDev -18.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Finally made it to this off the beaten track spot in Long Beach. Decent place that basically looks like your run of the mill liquor store. It seems to have a decent stock but one can easily be fooled in that what appears to be large stock is really multiple rows and/or displays of the same bottle, be it beer or spirits. Still, decent stock.

This is likely a wonderful local shop for Long Beach but has certainly not kept up with the variety selection of the major shops of Southern California such that I suspect most of the very high ratings would be lower in today's world where several stores in Southern California far exceed selection.

Nice staff and worth a trip if in the area. I saw nothing that could not be obtained in dozens of other places around the general Southern California/Los Angeles area. By today's standards with the growing beer craze, this store is very good, at best, it is not world class. Conclusion: not worth a long drive or going out of your way.

Photo of kingston213
4.7/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

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4.6/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of MonkeyKnfeFight
4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Danny is phenomenal. Very helpful, knowledgable about beer. Solid beers at all times in this spot.

Photo of riotontheroad
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Always a good selection of high end beers here. Plus, I found a bottle of Elijah Crag 21yr on their shelf!

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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Paramecium
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Stearns is my go to spot. I've been frequenting it for around 5 years now and have gotten to know the owner (Danny) and the rest of the employees fairly well. Someone is usually calling out my name and pointing out something special as I walk in the door. the place is well stocked, laid out nicely and has a great vibe. All the hoppy beers are in the coolers like others have stated. Stouts and the like on the shelves right near a small glassware section that is always worth a look. The prices are very competitive and if you can manage to slow Danny down for a few minutes he's always good for geeking out on some beer talk. Also as others have stated they post most special arrivals on social media so follow them if you want to land those Whalez!

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Stearns Liquor in Long Beach, CA
100 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.