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World of Beer

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14 Ratings
Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.02%
Taps: 50
Bottles: 500
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1601 Sherman Ave
Evanston, Illinois, 60201-5038
United States
phone: (847) 328-3688

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(Place added by: MasterSki on 04-03-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

MikeThumel, Saturday at 07:40 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

ronin926, Friday at 06:00 PM
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

andyroo0810, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

kneary13, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

blue-dream, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of Sweffin
4.37/5  rDev +5%

It's not the cheapest, but has a great selection and has enabled me to try lots of hard to find stuff ranging from BCBCS to Abacus to Zombie Dust. There's always good stuff to be had. Also, if you're a loyalty member, having 25% off bottles on Tuesdays is really nice, and you also get free stuff (ie glasses) almost every time there's a tap takeover. The senior staff is super knowledgeable and very friendly. With the exception of Hopleaf, I always find other bars coming short in comparison (at least as far as beer goes).

Sweffin, May 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Quantity over quality. This place is good if you want to try beers from around the world (and they do have a "rewards program" (although some of their milestones are a bit farfetched)). But keep in mind with some of those foreign beers, they don't travel well. So that Czech pilsner you may be trying may not tastes so "fresh" as you'd like it. And depending on who's working, you may not get the best of customer service either. Some of the staff will be friendly with you while other wish they could go home already. As for food, it's pretty basic. Sorry, no burgers or fries on their menus. Although, they DO allow you to bring your own food and have menus from the local restaurants that deliver to the bar. Bottom line, they (like some chains) are about quantity over quality, hit or miss on the service, and bring your own food.

BRami127, Mar 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

bjlange, Feb 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of 3BeersIn3Days
3.8/5  rDev -8.7%

A: Large, clean, and refreshingly empty on a snow Saturday at lunchtime. Nothing spectacular, though bottles were displayed attractively and prominently in coolers on the walls behind the bar. Probably the best selection for a chain that I've been to. Pleasant surprise when I saw that the doors to the men's and women's were decorated entirely with art from Unibroue's Maudite and Ephemere, respectively.

Q (of the Beers): No shortage of excellent beers here, which is why we came. Not disappointed at all.

S: Very polite and patient waitresses who, though not especially knowledgeable about beer, were very accommodating (especially since we had our 2-year old with us).

S: Very large selection of bottles and cans (500+) and 40 some taps.

F: What we got was fine, but their selection is extremely limited.

V: Decent prices for beers in Chicago (unless you're a a university student).

3BeersIn3Days, Feb 02, 2014
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World of Beer in Evanston, IL
92 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.