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Brewer's Outlet

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PLACE INFO

Type: Store

1948 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602
United States

(717) 397-1082 | map

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Added by Phatz on 12-21-2005

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
5
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
1.76%
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 5
Photo of leoflip037
3.33/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Had to write about this. Had some samples of New Holland Mad Hatter at another place (Bocktown Cafe in Pgh, PA.)...really liked it. Found it at Brewer's Outlet when I returned home. The bad news, it was really skunked out. I tried two at first and it had none of the profile that I had remembered. Two days later I tried two more. All four tasted different almost as if I was drinking Tequila, no grapefruit, no pine, just skunk.

I will edit this to the positive or negative when I see what they have to say...cause, it happens.

Well I returned this skunked case and with no questions asked they took it back. They didn't have any more Mad Hatter, so they offered to give my money back. I had come in to buy beer when I got the Mad Hatter so I just picked another brand.

I feel very positive about this place now.

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Photo of Slatetank
3.3/5  rDev -3.2%

I stopped in recently and checked out Brewer's Outlet.
I perused the aisles and found the selection to a bit better than avg. with Lagunitas, Oaked Bastard, Ballast Point and all Stoudt's Victory and Troeg's which was very good with others like Shipyard, Sam Adams and Sierra Nevada and Harpoon ins stock.

The Service is pretty decent and the pricing was very reasonable even if the majority of the selections are Macro and regional east coast beers. If in the area it isn't a bad place to pick up a case, but there are many places with more to offer.

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Photo of Phatz
3.45/5  rDev +1.2%

For years I lived very close to this Brewer's Outlet and was a regular here. They have really great prices on sodas and often they various sales on their beers (Macros). So it is inexpensive. However, I have since become BA and a fan of micro brews. I now realize that their microbrew selection is limited. Still, they have vary good macros like Guinness Extra Stout and McEwan's Scotch Ale (http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/342/1275/), which are not available everywhere. I have now learned of places around here with a much better selection, like Wheatland Distributors (on the other side of town though). The atmosphere is a bit rugged / warehouse feel. Unfinished concrete floors, a bit crowded feeling etc. The staff are also a bit rough around the edges but very good people none the less. Overall, this is a suitable average quality beer distributor.

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EDIT
They were good enough to get a couple cases of hedonism for me. Thanks guys! So even though a large percentage of their selection is macros, they are nice and helpful with finding some craft beers here and there.
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EDIT AGAIN

WOW! Brewer's Outlet is really stepping up the game this is impressive. Since the last time I was here they converted nearly half the store to micros and craft imports. I thought I was stopping by my local BMC dealer (distributor) with the intension of picking up some cheap fresh bud (well Coors actually Blue Moon Belgian White for the Mrs) and they had completely revamped the place. Even the staff was excited about it and they started talking about the local micro-breweries and the mix cases and I was very pleased to see. Most of the selection is PA or import but PA has a lot of breweries and while Brewer's Outlet is no Westy's, I commend them for the massive improvements.

Hope this is helpful.
Cheers!

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Brewer's Outlet in Lancaster, PA
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