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Ratings: 20 | Reviews: 17 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by JoEBoBpr:
3.7/5 rDev -6.3%
quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | $$
Well this is a grocery store so only certain things can be expected.
Quality is very very good for a grocery stuff. They have very limited quantities but the they have good Belgians, good Americans and pretty good British stuff. They also have some nice local stuff. A nice even split of good sixers and pretty good bombers.
Service is very good. Both times I've been here I was offered help by the same employee who was very nice, helpful and suggested a greta DIPA when I asked. A in my book.
Prices are right.
10-31-2009 01:05:47 | More by JoEBoBpr
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3.46/5 rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5 | $$
Not much to say for atmosphere. It's a grocery store and it's busy. Really not a great vibe for beer shopping but convenient if you are there grocery shopping (I was not).
No problems with quality, everything in the joint seems fresh and with the high volume of people they have relatively quick turnover of products.
Can't speak about service really as I don't require much help. A young guy did ask if I was doing alright though so I suppose that counts as positive.
The selection is ok. The bottle selection is a little disjointed as most lines they carry aren't complete. I found a few things of interest but kept wanting one step more. It was exciting to see certain lines there, but disappointing again when I'd see only a few options.
Overall it's a decent place. I would revisit if I were in the area but I wouldn't go out of my way.
11-14-2011 22:27:44 | More by Goliath
4/5 rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$$
Obvisously this is a large chain store, but they do have a very solid beer selection. Prices are reasonable to maybe a touch on the high side. From a selection standpoint, they have most of the popular craft brews and certainly a great selection of local ones if you're from out of town and looking for those. They do get some of the speacial, limited beers, and I've had some great luck finding stuff here when others were sold out, so much so that I call them after my fisrt go to is sold out. I've gotten BCS Vanilla, Charleville Box of Chocolate, and Firestone Walker Parabola all here.
06-30-2011 19:59:43 | More by tripelhops
4.03/5 rDev +2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$
This Whole Foods has a selection like just about every other Whole Foods- which is to say, pretty solid. Good mix of locals, American, and foreign craft stuff. This is actually the #1 Odell acount in the area, so good spot for their stuff. The service here is always awesome; as soon as I come over to look at something, there's always someone to help me. Andy is now overseeing wine but he's been the beer guy here and is a super nice dude who really knows his stuff. It's Whole Foods, so the food costs a ton but the beer here is right in line with prices in the rest of the area.
05-18-2011 20:35:44 | More by phaleslu
3.33/5 rDev -15.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.75 | $$
As most reviewers have said, this is a pretty good place to get beer even though it is a grocery store. The selection is a little limited by space, but what they have is good. Nothing there really surprised me except a sixer of Lamar St (a Goose Island created brewed specifically for Whole Foods). They had some nice bombers and 750s of good stuff. Also, had some nice Belgians. One can also assume that most of the stuff is pretty fresh, since grocery stores have pretty good turnover (plus the place was very busy). I've seen grocery stores with larger selections, but the ratio of high quality craft brew was still pretty impressive. It's worth a stop if you wife has dragged you to go shopping at the many stores in the area.
02-19-2009 04:44:18 | More by zeff80
4.15/5 rDev +5.1%
quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$$
Quality/Selection- For a supermarket the selection is great. Honestly the selection is not huge but bigger than some of the quote on quote beer stores in the area. It seems that they stay up on a lot of the trendy beers. The store has a great selection of Belgian and Belgian Style beers from a lot of the American breweries that specialize in that. All the local favorites were there Schlafly, O'Fallon and even Charleville.
Service- The service was great there are a bunch of Beer Geeks that work there we hung out for a few minutes and talked about what was coming out soon. Beer places I should check out when I make my bi-monthly run to St. Louis. It was great to find these guys in a supermarket.
Value- A little bit pricey but they do have a sale rack which was small but good. I picked up a bottle of Green's Trippel and Endeavor for $2.49 each.
09-14-2008 13:49:43 | More by MTNboy
4.7/5 rDev +19%
quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | $$
I guess I may be a bit biased since I almost solely shop here for food. It more than gives me an excuse to buy beer, I mean, why not? The selection is great for what it is. It IS a natural foods store so if anyone expects a full blown liquor store is out of luck. They carry a number of quality domestics such as bells, flying dog, great divide, anchor, and now avery! The imports range from paulaner, to fullers, to Samuel smiths. It is a great go-to place and located smack dab in the middle of st louis. The stock is rotated and always fresh. I also notice new beers all of the time so each visit has me visting the beer cooler. The selection of glasses is top notch as well and they are quite cheap at $2 for most.
My only beef is that everything is refrigerated. Obviously this is better for the beer however my beer fridge isn't that big so I keep my stock located in my basement. I do not like having to chill an entire six pack.
02-27-2008 18:32:19 | More by hooliganlife
Whole Foods Market in Saint Louis, MO
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