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Woodman's Markets - Madison West

Not Rated.
Woodman's Markets - Madison WestWoodman's Markets - Madison West
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

40 Reviews
Reviews: 40
Visits: 62
Avg: 4.01
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

725 S Gammon Rd
Madison, Wisconsin, 53719-1345
United States
phone: (608) 274-8944 | map
www.woodmans-food.com

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Reviews: 40 | Visits: 62
Reviews by jegross2:
Photo of jegross2
4.33/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

The employees I have talked to at woodmans are not very helpful in selecting new beers, but if you have an iphone and patience to search through Beer Advocate to check out the interesting-looking beers, then you'll be just fine.

Woodmans has a very deep selection of quality beers and great prices. For example, you can get the large bottled Samuel Smith Imperial Stouts for $3 (while the $5 it costs at Rileys isnt much more expensive, and is still worth the cost, when you buy beer in bulk runs, the bill quickly adds up). I also like their large selection of single bottles that you can build your own sixer from. Their pick-6 selection is all very fresh (unlike other stores that just try to push their expiring beer), though surprisingly expensive ($11+tax) given the rest of the prices and the beer brands you can choose from (Sierra Nevada, Great Lakes, New Holland).

Overall, Woodmans has a lot a great beer selection attached to its grocery store and good prices to boot. It's hard to get good recommendations there, but an iphone solves that issue.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ejimhof
3.74/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.25/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.39/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5

While the selection is as good as any big box grocer, it's not necessarily a pleasant place to buy your beer. The liquor section in general is spirit and BMC-centric, and the clientele and employees reflect that. Still, if you're looking for something, anything, that's typical in this distro market, it'll more than likely be available here at a good price.

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of twb0392
4.13/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 5

6.99 local 6 packs, including new glarus, wbc, and capitol; plus large selection of beer from the US.

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of MiWolfman
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of tyleeis
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of sprucetip
3.64/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.5

Woodman's is a huge mega-box store. Just the liquor section is pretty big. Atmosphere and service are commensurate with the big-box store experience. Prices are very reasonable. The selection of midwest regional beers is impressive, and the prices better than about any place else I've seen in the region. The specialty beers selection is modest, and mostly midwest, but not completely. There were definitely some not so easy to get brews, but that is not their schtick. They cover their bases with some of each style, and the standard bearers for foreign countries. But where they are really good is providing quality regional 6 packs at good prices.

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Woodman's Markets - Madison West in Madison, WI
90 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.