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Chuck's Wine & Spirits

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Chuck's Wine & SpiritsChuck's Wine & Spirits
BA SCORE
98
world-class

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

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

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Reviews by Photekut:
Photo of Photekut
4.88/5  rDev +7%

Chucks in Bowling Green was a very nice surprise right outside the dry county of Simpson and the what seems like a dry state of Tennessee.

While they did not have everything I would have liked to see, the selection was amazing for the area, and the prices were also a very nice surprise.

I bought Bells Expedition for $9.99. I have never seen it that cheap. I was still able to find Blackout stout and it was under $7! The selection of Bells and Great Lakes which has been noted before I have confirmed as being awesome.

They still have Stone 06 epic and RIS too.

If I even have to come back to this area, I know where I am stopping.

EDIT: Not sure why it took me this long, I guess I was just re-reading some old reviews. It seems when I was here last time, their beer guy must not have been. Blake has done amazing things up here in BG, I wish I could stop in much more than I am able to.

Photekut, Aug 14, 2007
More User Reviews:
Photo of greenspointexas
3.5/5  rDev -23.2%

greenspointexas, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of elkinbrown
4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

elkinbrown, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
4.16/5  rDev -8.8%

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.

RblWthACoz, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of wisrarebeer
3.53/5  rDev -22.6%

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.

wisrarebeer, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of BaconIsLife
5/5  rDev +9.6%

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.

BaconIsLife, Oct 24, 2011
Photo of titosupertramp
4.64/5  rDev +1.8%

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.

titosupertramp, Oct 11, 2011
Photo of goatsby
5/5  rDev +9.6%

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

goatsby, Oct 05, 2011
Photo of CerealKillerKP
4.78/5  rDev +4.8%

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.

CerealKillerKP, Sep 23, 2011
Photo of ATLbeerDog
4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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

ATLbeerDog, Aug 19, 2011
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Chuck's Wine & Spirits in Bowling Green, KY
98 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.