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The Party Source

Not Rated.
The Party SourceThe Party Source
BA SCORE
95
world-class

78 Ratings
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 8.1%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

95 Riviera Dr
Bellevue, Kentucky, 41073-1337
United States
phone: (859) 291-4007

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fireman1013

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-05-2014 23:46:03 | More by fireman1013
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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

07-05-2014 17:43:17 | More by PassMeAZima
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-29-2014 21:19:22 | More by vrbulldog22
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Swettenham_Shire

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10%

06-20-2014 23:05:16 | More by Swettenham_Shire
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-18-2014 13:13:27 | More by Gotti311
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Jasonchair

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +15.7%

06-18-2014 00:32:06 | More by Jasonchair
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midlifec

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

06-08-2014 23:14:32 | More by midlifec
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gunmetralRED

Ohio

4.66/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

I used to drive past this place all the time, but never went in due to its exterior. It basically looks like a Walmart of party supply places, and their logo doesn't help. I figured it's all plastic leis and metallic streamers, right?

Wrong. It was recommended by a friend that I go inside, and man I'm glad I did. They have a bunch of sale wines and spirits at their entry door, which is a little overwhelming for hitting you the moment you enter. I usually pass right by them. The first few aisles are that Walmart party supply I mentioned, but walk past those and you're finally in alcohol heaven. There are rows upon rows of wines, ranging from a few bucks a bottle to hundreds of dollars a bottle. If they don't have it, they'll get it for you.

I'm a spirits girl, and their spirits selection is second to none. They of course have all the national brands, all the national brands' varieties (Laphroaig Quarter Cask, zomg!), and a hefty selection of craft brands. They employ several conoisseurs on staff, and the last time I was in they were doing an $8 bourbon flight tasting (which included Pappy van Winkle, mind you). The guy was extremely knowledgeable of all things bourbon, scotch, and oddly enough, mezcal (which we actually ended up buying, $60 a bottle for some fantastic stuff, and I'm not even a mezcal girl). They also have a great selection of mixers, syrups, and bitters.

Their beer section is equally formidable, covering an entire back wall (that's a Walmart sized wall), plus its own little section including ciders and so on. The selection is fantastic, randing from singles to six-packs (or four-packs) to bombers and kegs. There is also a huge cold storage section in addition to room temperature display. There is an onsite brewery (which is expanding) where they hold tastings and other events. I like to stop and just pick up a random new beer to try periodically, if I haven't already blown my budget on liquor before I even reach the beer section in the back.

As I mentioned before, if they don't have it in stock, they'll get it for you (or give you a really good reason why they can't, such as the distillery/brewery losing its distributor). They're also very active on their Facebook page and will answer a question the same day. Check the place out, and make sure you budget for it. You'll find a lot!

06-03-2014 15:09:56 | More by gunmetralRED
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WesMantooth

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-28-2014 20:56:13 | More by WesMantooth
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-25-2014 16:37:37 | More by threedaggers
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The Party Source in Bellevue, KY
95 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.