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The Party Source

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The Party SourceThe Party Source
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96
world-class

95 Ratings
Ratings: 95
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

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

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Reviews by vince4953529:
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4.51/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Never been inside here, this review is strictly based on a web order. Believer or not, my friend and I actually drove by the front of store 3 years ago while staying in Cincinnati. But it's beyond me why I did not stop by then.
Lots of beer that I cannot get in California. There are a bunch of singles to choose from (Schlafly, Christian-Moerlein, Founder's, Bell's, Two Brothers, Summit). There are numerous bombers to choose from too. Too bad lots of stuff are out-of-stock, probably due to the high turnover rates.
Service is simply impeccable. The beer guy (Danny) called me on what's out and recommended stuff available. I even got to buy some stuff not listed on the website. Packaging is immaculate, I could have sworn the bottles won't break if dropped from a second-story height.
Shipping is Fedex, pretty much in line with other sites cost-wise. Overall a great experience. Great communications (essential for web orders) and selections.

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Photo of Doublechar0517
4.57/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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4.37/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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3.86/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

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4.17/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of UrbanCaveman
4.77/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

I'm fairly certain this place was recently considered the largest liquor / beer store in the continental United States. And it probably is. It's easily the size of most grocery stores, carrying nothing but beer, wine, liquor, mixers, glassware, and some party food items. I'll put it this way - there are multiple Wal-Mart sized aisles for just bourbon.

There's a distillery in the parking lot now, and a brewery and taproom in the back that has 40-plus taps and various events like Rare Barrel Mondays (including things like Prairie Christmas Bomb! and Bourbon County Brand Barleywine). When you're looking at a place that carries virtually every whiskey ever distilled and over 70 different types of gin, you're also looking at a mighty fine place to stop in and grab some beer - especially if you're used to Ohio, where if a beer is over 12% ABV, it can't legally be sold.

I would put the craft beer selection here up against any other location in the US, easily, except perhaps the grounds at GABF during said fest (and maybe even then, there's a serious array of imports as well). I have yet to hear of any beer distributed to Kentucky that this store has not gotten hold of and put on the shelf and/or on tap, and if they do not have it, they will do their level best to order it in upon request. I have seen multiple cases of Crooked Stave saisons and Evil Twin stouts stacked in displays in the middle of the floor, and there's entire shelves dedicated to Mikkeller, De Molen, and so forth. The keg selection in the walk-in (more like the size of a car dealership garage drive-in) is completely unreal - sixth, quarter, and even full kegs of all manner of craft beer.

The place is ridiculous. It's the size of a Target, and it's all alcohol and assorted alcohol supplies.

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of rden4654
5/5  rDev +14.7%

U can't go wrong here...Great Selection Thanks For all yoour help Danny!!!

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of meanmutt
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

The Party Source is a fantastic store. Incredible beer department with a massive variety. They also have an onsite brewery and taproom (Ei8htBall Brewing). Huge liquor department and a walk-in cigar humidor as well. A must stop if you're in the area.

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4.85/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.21/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

They bill themselves as something like "the biggest beverage store in America". I wouldn't doubt it! This place is truly massive. Their bourbon selection (we're in Kentucky after all) is enough to keep me perusing the aisles for hours. They also have a tasting bar where you can get pours of unique spirits ranging from rare bourbons to expensive mezcal varietals.

The beer selection is quite outrageous as well. I saw 16 different types of De Molen brews. SIXTEEN! Plus dozens of Mikkeller bottles and a section called "creme de la creme" that has rare stuff like Mikkeller Black Hole, Barrel Aged Black Weasel, Mikkeller George Calvados, De Molen Barrel Aged Hel & Verdoemenis and more.

Besides these goodies, Party Source has bombers and six packs from pretty much every major brewery in America. The beer guy is nice and helpful, and just past the retail store you'll find Eight Ball Brewing! Too much boozy fun, I'm telling you.

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The Party Source in Bellevue, KY
96 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.