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Six Pack House of Beer West

Not Rated.
Six Pack House of Beer WestSix Pack House of Beer West
BA SCORE
88
very good

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.9%
Taps: 12
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery, Store ]

847 Pittsburgh Ave
Erie, Pennsylvania, 16505-4721
United States
phone: (814) 454-1989

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Photo of HoppyBastard2
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

HoppyBastard2, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of tommyguz
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

tommyguz, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of SudsTerkel
4.31/5  rDev +12.2%

I was in Erie and swung by the 6-Pack and as my ratings indicated, was very pleased. They had a solid range of local and regional beer styles on tap and their bottle/can selection was impressive. Being from out of town, I appreciated the staff's knowledge about their offerings which aided me in deciding between the many choices.

SudsTerkel, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Holmes698
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%

There is nothing fancy here. I find it like drinking in a convenience store. However, the selection is pretty solid for Erie and the staff is pretty cool too. I buy 6er's to go all the time, and the tap selection is pretty solid for growler fills or to drink there. I would like a mix-n-match option.

Holmes698, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of mtnbikerpa
3.88/5  rDev +1%

I have stopped in this place a number of times in the past couple years and had some great beers on draft for good prices. Rogue, Southern Tier, and other good offerings. Even Imp. brews for about $4.50 for a 23 ounce glass. Bombers and six pack selection are good including Dogfish head, VooDoo, Bells, Anchor Stem. Well lit, none smoking are appealing. Also you can get growler fills of any of their tap brews. And within a couple blocks of Oskars and only a mile or two from the beach on the lake make this a great stop.

I justed stopped by last evening and picked up Doulbe Simcoe, Ruination, Green Flash West Coast IIPA, Victory Wild Hop, Ommegang Three Philosphers. And while there enjoyed Ommegang Hennepin on Draft and got a growler of it to go.

mtnbikerpa, Jul 25, 2009
Photo of tosshin
3.71/5  rDev -3.4%

This has been my go to place for beer for the last year. They are a bit hit or miss with their singles, but I have always been able to find something new and/or something I want to buy when I stop in.

They COULD use a better selection of microbrews, but as I said, they have enough new stuff here to keep me interested.

The prices are a bit high but not too bad. 2.50 is about average for a bottle of non-macro beer, and their bombers seem fairly priced.

One thing that I should note is that now that Wegmans has is selling beer this place may have troubles. Wegmans has a better selection of just about everything and the prices are cheaper. However, Wegmans doesn't, as of yet, allow you to create mixed six-packs, so I may still visit once in awhile to make some of those, but the majority of my beer buying will be taking place at Wegmans when I go on my weekly grocery run.

tosshin, Mar 09, 2009
Photo of cpn920
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

Was driving through so I decided to stop to see if I could find some Voodoo beers. Was psyched to find a great selection of Voodoo's offerings.

Still not used to the way they sell beer in PA. Seemed like a 7-11 with taps and some sub shop booths/tables. Not the most exciting place to have a couple. The selection was decent however and the guy behind the bar/register was a friendly guy. One suggestion I would make is for them to get more bombers and to offer more singles. Pricing seemed to be pretty much in line for what you would expect.

cpn920, Jan 09, 2009
Photo of packardgoose
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%

If you live in Erie, (or just visiting) and are looking quality Craft beers, this is a good place to frequent.

They have a half dozen taps which they rotate with different micros. In the coolers they they have a decent selection of singles and six packs + a few bombers from brewers like Troegs, Stone, Lindemans, Anchor, Dogfish Head, Flying Dog, Victory, Lancaster, Chimay, Rouge, Voodoo + many more. I personally would like to see an even better selection, but its not bad.

The store is in a good neighborhood and its easy to get to.

packardgoose, Jun 22, 2008
Photo of Morey
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%

Well, being that I'm from Erie, this is a place that I frequent quite a bit. Most of the time to have a draft beer, being that Wegmans has a much better bottle selection and it's cheaper too.

The quality of the beer here is good. They have a pretty small selection, therefore nothing sits on the shelves for too long. And if it does, they split up the sixers and throw them in the single bottle cooler for a fair price, and they sell pretty quickly that way. This is the only upside to having a smaller selection, but it's nice to not have to worry about buying old beer.

They have roughly 6 beers on tap at a time, and as of late (I'm updating here >fall 2010) the tap selection is much better than it used to be. Southern Tier, Great Lakes, Dogfish, and Bells are frequent fliers on the tap lines which is fine by me.

They have a mix and match singles cooler in which you can build your own 6-pack for $10.50, but it's a pretty limited selection. They usually have bombers of Rogue, Stone, Chimay, Southern Tier, Otto's, and Voodoo beers from $7 up through $14.

They've kept a decent supply of winter beers in stock this winter for being such a small store...Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout, Victory Hop Wallop, Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome, Anchor Christmas Ale, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Sierra Nevada Bigfoot, Troegs Nugget Nectar...etc.

As good as some of those beers are, I still think that their selection is pretty limited being that this is Pennsylvania. They don't have many beers from Weyerbacher, Stoudt's, Penn, Churchwork's, and even very limited offerings from Bell's, Victory, and Troegs at times.

I think that craft beer is starting to catch on in Erie, so hopefully they improve their selection a bit in the future.

Aside from the owner (who is not super friendly) the staff is really friendly and makes you feel welcome.

Morey, Feb 01, 2008
Photo of Maestro
4.7/5  rDev +22.4%

I stumbled upon the other location first. The nice, young lady at the register informed me that there was another location (the one I am reviewing) elsewhere in town. She gave me impeccable directions and I found somewhat of a goldmine for this part of PA. Lots of great beers to choose and some great taps as well. I was happiest to find some Southern Tier beers, both in bottle and on tap. Although a bit pricey, it wasn't too bad for PA bottle shop prices. If you are in the area and need some suds, this is it.

Maestro, Aug 06, 2007
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Six Pack House of Beer West in Erie, PA
88 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.