Archer Liquors

BA SCORE
96
world-class

74 Ratings
Archer LiquorsArcher Liquors
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

5996 S Archer Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60638-2818
United States

(773) 582-4767 | map
archerliquors.com

Notes:
Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am - 11pm
Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Mailorder: Y

Added by rhoadsrage

PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Ratings:
74
Reviews:
49
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
6.65%
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Ratings: 74 |  Reviews: 49
Reviews by funkyaudio:
Photo of funkyaudio
4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Not the largest selection of craft beers from a quantity standpoint, but from a quality standpoint? Outstanding. Stopped in for the first time last night and walked away VERY impressed. One great feature? On craft beers you can take a single out of a six pack and do some sampling. Picked up several 12 oz. bottles and bombers rated 100 on http://ratebeer.com, including quite a few I have never tried. But being able to take home a single instead of a whole six pack makes me MUCH more willing to try something I haven't tried before, but am not quite sure about. This will definitely make my list of regular stores I stop at once every week or two to check out if anything new is available. They had several things I haven't seen anywhere else, so the guy who handles the beer knows his stuff extremely well.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of cryptichead
3.9/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of cadaugherty
3.91/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jschott75
4.05/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JimmyShaker1
3.75/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BeerSamurai34
4.24/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This is a little diamond in the rough. I stopped in after flying into Midway and was not disappointed. It looks like a little hole in the wall and is pretty small, but the selection is very good. Lots of good local stuff from Chicago breweries as well as some really nice selections from other national distro breweries.

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Photo of Homer53
5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Neighborhood spot that I love to pop into. Great selection of PW stuff!

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Photo of Highbury09
4.12/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of aussiebeer
3.97/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of BeerOps
4.02/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.04/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of spycow
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of fthegiants
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Thirstygoat
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Havik
4.32/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Inglewood
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of barnzy78
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

My favorite liquor store. Hands down. I work nearby a couple of times a month and always stop in to see what's new - even though I already know what's there via their website,
"fresh report" email, and frequently updated social media. Management and staff are all knowledgeable and very helpful, but they let you peruse the store without being aggressive. They have plenty to choose from - they don't have everything - but they always have an exceptional selection of beer, including rarities and 'whales'. One of my favorite things about Archer is that almost all of their beer can be purchased as a single bottle. I love to mix it up frequently & try new beers, but I also love to go back to beers I love without having to commit to a 4/6 pack at a time, so this is perfect for my purchasing habits. Another huge accolade is that they ship beer. They also carry a small amount of home brew equipment and ingredients - but it's very limited.

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Photo of Irishace9
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Sergioelijah
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of kingjohnh
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of ChicagoNick
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Kubrickx
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Boomer_Briggs
5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Archer Liquors in Chicago, IL
4.36 out of 5 based on 74 ratings.
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