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The Beer Shoppe

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The Beer ShoppeThe Beer Shoppe
BA SCORE
89
very good

25 Ratings
Ratings: 25
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Taps: 8
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Eatery, Store ]

44 Greenfield Ave
Ardmore, Pennsylvania, 19003-1204
United States
phone: (484) 416-3594

view map and get directionsMap @ardmorebeershop

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(Place added by: hhkal17 on 05-15-2012)
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Reviews by Rifugium:
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4.11/5  rDev +4.1%

Right within walking distance of Tired Hands...just cross the street and cut right through the parking lot, and you're there. Or here, depending on which way you're going. This place is in a pretty bustling and cramped strip mall, so you might be better off parking elsewhere anyway.

You pretty much walk through a corridor of beer here, with a wall of singles and 6-packs to your right, and a wall of refrigerated choices to your left. Selection is pretty big and well-varied, even if there's nothing too extraordinary in the eyes of an uber beer geek. They might keep special/rare selections hidden away when they're released, but I never really bothered to check. Prices are about on par for your typical shop in the area. Service is very good. Whether you need help or not, I've always had an employee pop up next to me while I'm browsing to ask if I need any help or recommendations. A plus for those just getting into the beer scene, or just looking for something new.

Towards the back, there is a small bar area where you can enjoy one or more of about 5 or 6 draught selections, and have a bite to eat. Pretty nice feature. It's not the kind of place I'd spend an evening with the wife, but it's a nice casual hangout.

This isn't one of my regular spots, but it's definitely worth popping in once in a while, and definitely worth checking out, considering the antiquated PA case law has no bearing here. It's a good gap-bridger between Pin's and Capone's, and once again, considering it's proximity to Tired Hands, you can't really go wrong.

Rifugium, Feb 13, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Highbury09, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of GJ40
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

I stopped in briefly while passing through the area. They have a good amount of beer which is immaculately displayed. Much of it it is refrigerated as well. There's also a bar in the back but unfortunately I had a long drive ahead of me. As much as they had, I didn't find anything I was overly excited about but I did pick up a RR Damnation and an IPA from Laurelwood. I'll definitely check them out again if I find myself in the area.

GJ40, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

GreenMind, Aug 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Yellolab2010, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Wml5009, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

RCDriscoll, Jun 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

youknowibill, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

sandlansd, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of RPH2327
4.36/5  rDev +10.4%

One of the best bottle shops in the western Philadelphia suburbs. The selection is great. And they get any "whale" that is distributed in SEPA. Better get there quick, though: beers like Parabola, Hopslam, KBS, BCBS, Black Note, etc. sell out within minutes, not hours or days. The staff is awesome. Some of them are still learning and some of them are master-class, but they are all enthusiastic about craft beer. Prices are a little "pricey" but not inconsistent with what you will find in the area. Their hot dogs are fantastic. Occasionally, they will have an amazing beer they need to clear and put in on sale for retail $. I would tell you about a couple of gems that I have bought under such circumstances, but then I'd have to kill you...

RPH2327, Jun 07, 2014
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The Beer Shoppe in Ardmore, PA
89 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.