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Reviews by JNewbs:
5/5 rDev +14.2%
quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
I absolutely love this place. I find myself there on my lunch break as often as not, just walking around looking at all the beers and brewing gear that they stock.
I've met Al and Paul, two of the owners. They are not only incredibly knowledgeable, but also very helpful and approachable.
For those of you seeking for rare beers, especially stouts and stuff that mainly comes in bombers - DON'T JUST LOOK ON THE SHELVES! The best finds I have made at this place were in cardboard boxes at knee level.
This is my go-to place for anything beer related - whether it's beer or brewing gear. Definitely check it out.
07-13-2009 15:48:51 | More by JNewbs
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3.79/5 rDev -13.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75 | $$
A huge selection. They have tons of local stuff as well as beers from around the world. They also have a very helpful FB page. They post updates and pictures of their latest shipments. I have stopped in three times and had mixed results with the staff. On my first visit, the staff was very helpful and happy to chat beer with me. On the third visit, the guy seemed a bit annoyed and made a couple of perfunctory recommendations for me. Pretty disappointing. But overall, one of the best stores in Cleveland.
01-11-2014 19:20:09 | More by SpartyJoe
5/5 rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
Warehouse Beverage is my go-to as I live in the area. Their stock is very respectable, and they cater to nearly every taste along both beer and wine spectrums. They also have a solid availability of beer-, wine-, and cheese-making (I think so, if I remember correctly) equipment. The owner(s) are committed to fairness by allowing as many people as possible access to their rare selections--e.g., Stone Enjoy By is limited to one per person, as well as other limitations. Overall, highly recommended.
Addendum: if you're concerned about the establishment carding you (I'll refrain from referencing anyone else's post, which may or may not be below mine), or that the owners/operators abstain from coddling you as soon as you enter the door, take that as confirmation that they (1) abide by the law (even for the high-rollers dropping a phat Benji for a Christmas party (living big!)) and (2) prefer not to pounce every patron who enters the door, prefering instead to allow the customers to take their time and leisurely peruse the selection available. After all, certainly a customer in need has the capacity to ask rudimentary questions. To concede: yes, Warehouse Beverage does not have door greeters, thankfully (they're not Wal-Mart). Your questions, I promise, will be met with an extensive wealth of knowledge and ample assistance.
08-15-2013 16:36:02 | More by BazingaTimis
5/5 rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $
My brother in law suggested Warehouse Beverage when I was trying to find Stone's limited release, Lukcy Basartd. I have been making nearly a weekly stop on my lunch brakes ever since.
The store has a wide variety of beers and wines, and odds are, if it is distributed in Ohio, you'll find it here. They also have a good selection for the home brewer, be it pre-packaged kits or individual ingredients. If they do not have the home brew necessities you’re looking for, they are quick to offer special order items (I’ve had a few yeast strains requested and received them quickly).
To get the most out of this store, like/follow them on Facebook (Warehouse Beverage, Inc.) or Twitter WarehouseBevInc. They have mastered the art of free advertising, and regularly update their followers with weekly shipments, usually riddled with hard to get seasonals, or limited edition releases.
Price wise, I have a similar shop closer to home; however, Warehouse Beverage typically comes in a bit cheaper depending on the selection, and seem to have a much friendlier staff. If you’re in the area, this is the place to buy.
08-14-2013 20:15:03 | More by atomic3366
3.55/5 rDev -18.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | $$
Since I was a kid, I have driven by this place on Mayfield Rd. a million times. Its funny, its really easy to totally miss it as its hidden going west by an enormous church/pre-school. When I finally turned 21 I looked online for places that could offer me a fine selection of beer. And long and behold after years of seeing the sign, thinking perhaps it was another awkward, abandoned, bar hole on mayfield, it turned out to be a mini warehouse of a great selection of beer. They have my favorite Before and After, which most places don't sell. Unfortunatley they have only one fridge of cold singles to choose from, which I think no longer exits, and not is only a shelf of singles. But the selection is still nice, and its close drive from home, which is better then say having to go over the west side or through the projects to get to a place which hold a nice selection.
The place is owned by three brothers, you can't miss them, theryre all 6'6 or 6'7. However, one of the brothers you most certainly want to avoid. He seems pissed all the time, always, no matter what, then the brother who's usually there is more moderate in his temperament, meaning he won't greet you, ask you if you need help, but will entertain a question. And finally one of the brothers is quite sweet, always seems to smile, and always quick to answer anything your wondering about. Overall, the place is tiny, but pacts a heavy punch with a nice selection. If your from mayfield, beachwood, lyndhyrst, solan, pepper pike, shaker, its the place for you. ENJOY.
05-03-2012 01:55:37 | More by ClevelandKidO
Warehouse Beverage in Cleveland, OH
96 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.