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Chuck's Wine & Spirits

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Chuck's Wine & SpiritsChuck's Wine & Spirits
BA SCORE
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world-class

33 Ratings
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 11.18%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

386 Three Springs Rd
Bowling Green, Kentucky, 42104-7519
United States
phone: (270) 781-5923

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NODAK

Tennessee

4.2/5  rDev -7.9%
quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

I drove here from Nashville to pick up beers from a variety of brewers we can't get here, such as Bell's, Great Lakes, Great Divide, and Founders. What's that say about Nashville that I have to drive to a city that's 10% the size just to pick up beers from these brewers?? It says a lot about our alcohol laws.

The selection was very good. Each beer in a 6 pack was available as a single. To me this is HUGE. I don't need 6 beers to decide if I like something...1 will suffice.

The quality is good as well, as I didn't find any beers that were expired. This is a lot more than I can say about other liquor stores unfortunately. This happens WAY too much. Clearly, they are turning their beer around fairly quickly.

The service?? Eh...average. Nobody talked to us or asked us if we needed help. Guy at the checkout was in a big time hurry.

All in all, worth a trip from Nashville.

08-09-2010 18:04:14 | More by NODAK
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -23.2%

04-30-2014 03:17:57 | More by greenspointexas
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

11-10-2013 20:00:07 | More by elkinbrown
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Good lord, that is a lot of beer. As was noted in another review, there are not all that many local/regional beers. That side of the menu is still on New Albanian, Bluegrass, Rivertown.
But there is a ton of stuff here overall. I think they had all of Sixpoints beers, from what I saw. A few FFF. Lots of Founders. If you are moving to the area and are looking for a regular spot, this would be it. Passing through and just want some local brews? This will also do.

P.S. I also picked up Popcorn Sutton's XXX Tennessee White Whiskey while I was here. And it was in a nicely sized mason jar.

12-07-2012 03:50:04 | More by RblWthACoz
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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

3.53/5  rDev -22.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | $$

I was really looking forward to stopping at Chuck's on my way through KY in order to pick up some local products from a BA rated 100 store. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed. Overall the selection was decent for a local place right off the highway but it lacked a good selection of locals. When I'm traveling through the states I like stopping at great liquor stores that have a wide selection of craft breweries that I can't get at home. I only saw a few locals (New Albanian, Kentucky) and even asked if I was missing anything and was told that that's all they had (in addition to some Hoppin' Frog). Some Founders, some ordinary sours but nothing really unusual.

I'd stop back on my way through again but my hopes wouldn't be so high based on the rating.

02-15-2012 01:52:38 | More by wisrarebeer
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BaconIsLife

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Chuck's is definitely my go-to beer (and bourbon) store. I'm lucky enough to live about 5 minutes away from here so I also get to be a beer mule for Titosupertramp in Nashville. It's always clean and well stocked. Like others have said, the locals have the real advantage because of all the great selections they have on tap for growler fills. They usually go pretty quickly though, so if you hear they have something you want, get there asap.

Blake and the crew there are incredibly knowledgeable about their products and love to talk about beer. It's refreshing to have someone with that much passion helping you pick out good brews.

Be sure to check out their sweet bar in the back by the tap. Ask Blake about it's history. Pretty cool if you are from around the area.

10-24-2011 18:28:25 | More by BaconIsLife
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titosupertramp

Tennessee

4.64/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Well, I've been here a handful of times and thought it was high time I review this place.

This location is pretty large and open with plenty of room to move about with your shopping cart(I never thought I'd be one of those people who pushes around a buggy in a liquor store, but son of bitch, what do you know..things change). I wouldn't go so far as to say Chuck's is classy, but it's very clean, orderly and nice.

The quality/selection is almost always top notch and exciting because of the differences in the KY and TN beer markets. When coming to Chuck's, you'll find: Founders, Bells, Great Lakes, Three Floyds, Goose Island, a good amount of Belgians and growing number of sours.

One of the great things about Chuck's is you can break up any of the 4/6 packs for mixers. Also, I've never noticed anything out of date on the shelves which speaks to the good work of the staff.

If you go there while Blake(steamhead) is working, you'll be treated to good beer conversation, maybe a sample of what's on tap and a tour of the cooler where the kegs are kept. Man, does he have some badass stuff in that cooler.

As far as prices go, they're less expensive than pretty much anywhere here in Nashville. On comparable products, they tend to be a dollar or so cheaper.

In closing, Chuck's is my regular oasis for out of market beer and a place that I've had re-occuring dreams about...wish I was kidding.

10-11-2011 00:05:11 | More by titosupertramp
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goatsby

Florida

5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Made the pilgrimage to Chuck's by way of visiting family in Nashville. Since I'm a south Floridian, was an a mission to find Founder's Breakfast Stout, and found Chuck's on BA. After calling ahead to make sure they had the beer, convinced (read; begged) the wife and sister to drive me up there in search of greatness.

Got to say, was not disappointed in any way. Selection was amazing (especially for a Floridian who never sees this stuff), store was clean, service was great (thanks, Blake!).

A very pleasant experience, would recommend this store to anyone in search of great beer.

Adam

10-05-2011 22:38:36 | More by goatsby
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CerealKillerKP

Kentucky

4.78/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5 | $$

There are more than a few beer stores in good ole Bowling Green, Kentucky but Chuck's is the best. The selection is as good as it gets for Kentucky. If you go, make sure you ask for Blake or Devin as they are very helpful and make superb recommendations. There may be other beer knowledgeable employees, but I don't know them so I can't comment. Also, the store has quite a bit of nice glassware at a very reasonable mark up when compared to brewery website prices. There is one tap chosen personally by Blake for growler fills. The other Chuck's in town has 4 taps, but they're usually not as good beers and a bit pricey.

09-23-2011 21:53:02 | More by CerealKillerKP
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ATLbeerDog

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | $$

Right off I-65 at Exit 22 in Bowling Green KY, this place has been a regular stop for me for years. Selection is always GREAT with plenty of great beer I cannot get in my home town. Beer Manager Blake is super knowledgeable and is a great guy. Plenty of Craft beer, Belgium beers, huge selection of KY and TN Whiskey, Wine, and Liquors. Big aisle of craft beer and Belgiums. Huge aisle of TN and KY Spirits. Very large wine selection too. Closest place to Atlanta for Three Floyds products.

Hours also rock
8am - 11pm Mon-Sat

08-18-2011 23:57:37 | More by ATLbeerDog
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Chuck's Wine & Spirits in Bowling Green, KY
98 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.