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The Bier Stein Bottleshop & Pub

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

38 Reviews
The Bier Stein Bottleshop & PubThe Bier Stein Bottleshop & Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Store

1591 Willamette St
Eugene, Oregon, 97401-4068
United States

(541) 485-2437 | map
www.thebierstein.com

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Added by VinylHanger on 01-08-2006

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
97
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
70
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
5.36%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
1,000
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 38 | Ratings: 70
Reviews by ckeegan04:
Photo of ckeegan04
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

My aunt lives in Eugene and we were out visiting her when I discovered she is a closet beer geek. We started talking beer and she insisted we go to the Beer Stein for dinner the next day. A rather low key place not too far from the UofO campus. Walk in and there is a small bar on the right and a few tall tables to the left. Coolers along the back right wall, at least 8 of them. Open kitchen on the other side. Pretty small place and already had a good crowd at 5:15 on a Sunday. Have to do all of your ordering at the check out counter. About 8-10 taps with a few locals and Consecration...that made me pretty damn excited. Menu is typical pub grub with sandwiches and salads and a few other odds and ends. Passable sandwich but nothing great.

The bottle selection was great though. Huge selection of NW micros and a nice mix of California and other US stuff. Off the top of my head I remember Ninkasi, Midnight Sun, Alaskan, HUB, Russian River, Deschutes, Laughing Buddha, Pelican, DFH, Stone and North Coast. But that barely scratches the surface. Also had an excellent import selection including most of the trappists, Cantillon, Dupont and many more. Everything there can be purchased and consumed on site. Prices listed are for on site consumption and you get a discount if you are buying to take home.

By the time we left the place was packed with what mainly looked like locals. The folks sitting at the bar seemed to be regulars and the staff was chatting it up with them.

Certainly worth a stop if you are in Eugene.

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Photo of Brennanleroy
4.41/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Excellent bottle/can selection. Priced to drink on site, but 20% off for to go. Staff knows beer! Highly recommended. I'll be back.

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Photo of Jbagel1
4.95/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

The Bier Stein is a cool place to grab some great beers (also hard to find beers) and food. I really like the tap display. Shows how much is left on tap in real time. They always seem to have good events too. I really liked the Block 15 sticky hands release party or the PTY rr day. Sometimes i don't get food there tho. Theres noting wrong with the food but its sometime too much cash for a few beers and food.

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Photo of James_Michaud91
4.91/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of aoampm
4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of N17shelfside
4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Eziel
4.86/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of wrazan
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This place is the best. When I moved to Eugene they were still in the little shop on 11th. Since then, they upgraded and expanded into their current location on Willamette. You go for the beer, but then you stay for the beer and food. Service is great, especially when the ewench system is working well. Pro tip: go grab your first beer and a menu, and open a tab. Then find a seat, peruse the menu, plan your next beer and place your order on your phone.

If you stand in front of the 1200 or so bottles they have for a minute or longer somebody is bound to ask you if you need any help. Super knowledgeable staff.

Throw in the pool table and big screen projector and you have yourself the perfect beer bar.

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Photo of ethansteff87
4.86/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Harvest06
4.59/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.73/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.44/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.76/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Evanderson
5/5  rDev +11.6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of chv
5/5  rDev +11.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of JISurfer
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Man, this place was awesome. Folks in Eugene are so lucky to have this place. They have just about every Oregon beer you could want, then some. I was the first person in there, got helped by 3 different people. Had 2 more say hey as they walked by. Everyone was extremely helpful and nice. I got 6 high quality Oregon beers for $16, not bad at all. They check their ages on the IPAs too, so you don't have to. Go there if you're w/n an hour or so drive. Totally worth it.

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The Bier Stein Bottleshop & Pub in Eugene, OR
97 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.
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