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Mr. B's Wine & Spirits

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

28 Ratings
Ratings: 28
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 15.62%
[ Store ]

2101 Market St
Ste 112
Denver, Colorado, 80205-2004
United States
phone: (303) 295-6727

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(Place added by: misterb303 on 02-19-2012)
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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Stopped in here, its surrounded by all kinds of places in the LoDo area. I was walking between Great Divide and Falling Rock, already had a bottle of BA Ruffian I was walking around with, they were cool, let me keep it behind the counter while I perused the offerings. Nice clean, orderly lay out to the place, lots of cooler space. Plenty of wine and other stuff as well.

They have an extensive selection of locals and rare beers. Prices were good. Frankly, for the area they are in, I would expect the overhead costs to drive the prices up for customers, but no, not really. Divergent styles, some of the usual pale ale and lager stuff, but then they had a decent amount of sours, barrel aged stuff.

I think this is a really easy place to recommend. They're in the heart of the beer area in the city, close to Coors Field, good selection, good service, decent prices. Check 'em out. I'm not exactly generous with the kind place reviews either.

Beerandraiderfan, Oct 12, 2012
Photo of jophish17
4/5  rDev -6.8%

jophish17, Sunday at 04:19 PM
Photo of redblacks75
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

redblacks75, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of sidewaysscott
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Been a fan for a little while, but becoming a regular place for me to hit up. Prices are good considering the location. Staff is helpful and responsive via facebook or other social media outlets.

sidewaysscott, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Sonnysideup
2/5  rDev -53.4%

For a store downtown and somewhere rated so high, I didn't see the big deal. They advertised for stuff that wasnt in the coolers (I understand you sell out of stuff, but don't hide everything in back), their selection was equivalent to what I would find at Whole Foods, there wasn't much help. Just didn't get the vibe at all for this place. There are many better shops in and around the city.

Sonnysideup, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of BMMillsy
3.89/5  rDev -9.3%

Stopped in here while I was in Denver since it was the top rated place downtown. OK shop with lots of wine and liquor and a relatively small beer selection. Some good bottles like a BA Avery brew and some Crooked Stave Origins. Other than that, most of what I saw here is on the shelves here in Florida. Pretty disappointing to go to such a big beer city and find that this is the best that’s offered in terms of bottle shops. Service was very nice, and prices were OK. Not worth going way out of your way for, but if you’re walking around in that part of town, might as well stop in. I am guessing if you live in town it is easier to access things that come out periodically as special releases.

BMMillsy, Jul 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Nate_M, Jul 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

seanchai, Jun 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

tylerstravis, May 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.1%

GRG1313, May 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.1%

BDeibs, May 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

judkinst, May 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

williamjbauer, May 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

TylerCO, Mar 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Mebuzzard, Mar 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Stevedore, Jan 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

dhbiker0889, Nov 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

BigBry, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of spoony
4.59/5  rDev +7%

A-Mr. B's is a clean, medium-sized store in a new-ish apartment building just north of the central business district in Denver. The place is well-lit, well-laid out, and easy to shop in. There isn't much charm to the place, but if you're looking to buy beer instead of hang out, it will do just fine.

Q-As much as I hate to use the word "curated," the beer selection at Mr. B's is exactly that, curated. The place pulls in great limited local releases, top-end stuff from national craft brewers, established imports, and more unique stuff that you won't find elsewhere in Denver. Probably the best shop in terms of high-quality stuff in all of Denver.

Ser-Every time I have been to Mr. B's the staff have been friendly without being overbearing. They ask if you need help, and if you decline, they let you browse in peace. If you want help, however, they'll provide it, and they know their beers. This, in my opinion, is exactly how it should work.

Sel-Although the quality of the brews is quite high, this is not the biggest selection in town. If you want to wander through aisles and aisles of beer, this is not the place. Instead, they have a few coolers of craft, a non-cooled shelf of craft, and a few more coolers of macro product. Its not a bad selection, by any means, but it isn't large when compared to the competition in town.

V-The prices are on the higher end of things, but that is because the beer is on the higher end of things. Compared against other downtown liquor stores, the prices here are quite reasonable and it is only when you cross-shop against the suburban mega-stores that prices seem high.

All in all, this is one of the best craft bottle shops in town.

spoony, Oct 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

belgbeerdrinker, Oct 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

claspada, Oct 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

potbeercollege, Oct 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Todd, Oct 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Jason, Oct 11, 2013
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Mr. B's Wine & Spirits in Denver, CO
94 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.