BC Liquor Stores (Signature) - Fort Street

BC Liquor Stores (Signature) - Fort StreetBC Liquor Stores (Signature) - Fort Street
BC Liquor Stores (Signature) - Fort StreetBC Liquor Stores (Signature) - Fort Street
Store

1960 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria, British Columbia, V8R 5A7
Canada

(250) 952-4220 | map
bcliquorstores.com

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
3.85
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
1
pDev:
2.86%
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Recent ratings and reviews.
 
Rated: 3.8 by SirDirtJoe from Mexico

Mar 08, 2016
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Reviewed by LampertLand from Canada (BC)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75
BC Signature Liquor Store on the corner of Fort St & Foul Bay Rd , shares a parking lot with a Save-On-Foods , Banks , Starbucks , ...
Vibe-more wine & spirits than craft beer , head towards the returns in search of craft beer
Quality-almost the best price point , if you know what your shopping for ,
only store that brings in certain stock & vintage (Signature status) , including wine & spirits , not craft beer
Service-friendly staff are always willing to help , grumpy ones not so much
Selection-plenty of choice when it comes to beer , 2 aisle's of major brands & 3 served cold , local , macro
gets most of the locals standard release , (ie-Driftwood - all core brands)
not the seasonal good stuff (ie-Singularity/Old Cellar Dweller/Sartori Harvest IPA)
prost LampertLand
Oct 22, 2014
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Reviewed by msubulldog25 from Oregon

4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
Visited on a Wednesday afternoon, 8/22/2007.

A clean, well-stocked supermarket of all things liquor-related. On a couple previous visits to Canada, I don't think I've ever visited one of the government-run stores, so this was all new to me. Upon entering, I grabbed a handbasket, bypassed all the various other kinds of booze and headed straight to the back left corner where the beers are displayed. I was particularly interested in local/BC craft brews and I wasn't disappointed. They carry a good selection of 650ml/22oz bottles from local places like Phillips, Vancouver Island, Tin Whistle, Granville Island, Mt. Begbie, Lighthouse, Cannery and several others: all were displayed on racks, along with a modest selection of UK, Belgian, and Eastern European singles.

They also stock a multitude of canned beers, both of the macro/case variety and a few assorted craft brews.

Adjacent to the deposit/return counter (where a helpful guy named Kevin & I talked for several minutes; he came out from behind the counter, too, and showed me some of his favorites...) is a wall of cased beers, bottles and cans. I was told that single cans were OK for the taking, so I snatched up a couple canned stouts; also a sixer of the St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout, to go along with 8 or 10 other singles.

Prices seemed reasonable. $5-6 for 650's would be in line with what I'm used to paying in Oregon (US).

Thanks to BA stephenlouis for pointing me in this direction for my beer buying while in Victoria. I also used the BC Liquor Stores website, which has a very nice feature on it, listing the up-to-the-minute stock of any store in their system - this helped me a lot when deciding what to shop for.
Aug 23, 2007
BC Liquor Stores (Signature) - Fort Street in Victoria, BC, Canada
Place rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 3 ratings