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Elizabeth Station

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

12 Ratings
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 9.23%
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1400 W Holly St
Bellingham, Washington, 98225-2960
United States
phone: (360) 927-8982

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(Place added by: beertunes on 02-29-2012)
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Reviews by Bfarr:
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4.14/5  rDev -9%

This place flew under my radar, unfortunately since it turns out to be a fantastic bottle shop. A great selection of single beers and 22oz bottles make this a great stop to look for something unique. There's a great selection of some high end and hard to find beers for the area and continuously expanding. If that's not enough, there's a great selection of glassware and 5 taps. While that doesn't seem like a whole lot it is promising because they don't seem to have your normal local bar beers and they're inexpensive. They had Old Guardian for $3 a schooner and $5 a pint! Growler fills are usually only $10 and you can get kegs as well They update their tap-list religiously at http://www.beermenus.com/places/4158-elizabeth-station
They blow out of their kegs or exchange them so it's constantly rotating. I will definitely be haunting this place for a long time to come.
Update: While prices for drafts and growlers have remained low, bottle prices have climbed. Where they were under or the same as other retailers in the area the prices have gone up on average 50 - 80 cents (and even more on a few I noticed) over other locations prices. You might want to look out for those bottles that are more rare to the area rather than do all your bottle shopping here. Still a great place to have a pint and browse.

Bfarr, Jun 11, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of Donkster46
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

This place is fantastic! Visited here for the 1st time today. The guys that work here are friendly and knowledgeable. Great selection of NW beers and bunch of others. They serve food as well as snacks! This place is better than the beer/bottle stores in Seattle, IMHO.

Donkster46, Sunday at 02:41 AM
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

bumchilly25, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of jellikit
4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

jellikit, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of Ghoerner91
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Ghoerner91, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

staceya2, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of JonnyBeers
4.83/5  rDev +6.2%

One of my favorite 'local' bottle shops. It's always worth a stop coming or going from Vancouver. Sometimes we cross the border specifically for this shop! The selection is amazing and always something new I've never seen or heard of. They get in rare US seasonal bottles 2-3 months before we see them in Vancouver, if we even get them, most we don't actually. A lot of people say it's 'expensive' but to that I say you pay more for a premium product in every other walk of life, why not beer/beer shops? And honestly compared to Vancouver this place is super cheap. Have been going here about a yr+ now, yet to attend any big events, but they do cool tap takeovers regularly, themed nights like Sour Monday. The panini me and a friend had were great! I believe they do food trucks some days now. Cool wine room. I love the option of having a taster/glass of beer while shopping. Although not unique to WA, this is illegal in Canada! ALL THEIR BEERS ARE STORED IN A FRIDGE! I can't stress how great this is. Follow them on Twitter or FB for updates. Oh ya, and I think they have 20-ish taps now, growler fills too.

JonnyBeers, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

brinkdeer, Jun 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

Impfan, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of mabermud
4.28/5  rDev -5.9%

This is a great place to relax and drink beer. It isn't a main stream place yet, it has a good selection of beers, and in my opinion is the best bottle shop in Whatcom County. Everyone is super nice and helpful, plus Elizabeth Station is family friendly. This is always a positive, since I have a couple of little boys. This is a bottle shop, not a bar, so there is a three drink maximum.

This place is becoming expensive...plus they up charge bottles of harder to find beers you could easily find significantly cheaper south of Bellingham.

mabermud, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of ipleadthe5th
5/5  rDev +9.9%

ipleadthe5th, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of beertunes
3.8/5  rDev -16.5%

I recently made my first visit to this new store and it won't be my last. The store is multiple things, a neighborhood mini-mart, a cereal bar, a craft beer store, a tasting room and a growler fill stop.

There was a nice selection of local, regional, national and international brews available in bottles and cans and their selection will grow with time. You can purchase a bottle for on-site consumption or to take with you. They feature progressive pricing on their growler fills, the 1st is $10, 2nd $9, 3rd $8. There are 5 taps and choices rotate.

They are also hosting brewers nights featuring special brews and give-aways. There will be (perhaps is, I didn't ask) a limited menu available. Overall, a welcome addition to the Fourth Corner beer scene. Worth a pit stop off of I-5 if you're coming or going to either Seattle or Vancouver , BC.

beertunes, Mar 21, 2012
Elizabeth Station in Bellingham, WA
96 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.