Belmont Beverage

Your Rating: None
BA SCORE
3.4/5
Okay
1 Rating
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

1118 S. Harrison St.
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46802
United States

// CLOSED //

Notes:
No notes at this time.

Added by PorterLambic on 04-07-2006

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
1
pDev:
0%
 
HISTOGRAM
 
View: Place Reviews | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 1 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by PorterLambic:
Photo of PorterLambic
3.4/5  rDev 0%

This place is straight outta the 50's. Downtown, business district, old building across the street from a new convention center. Smell the old cigarette smoke when you walk in the door. Like walking into an adult bookstore in the 70's kind of vibe. But the beer! You'll forget the flourescent lights and low ceilings quickly.

Along with all the expected megabrews, hard liquor and wine you would expect at a straight-out liquor store, there were good amounts of regionals, Belgians, English, German and at least one Polish beer. Bell's from Michigan represented well with at least 10 different lines (3 stouts), Pyramid Brewery from Minnesota with 4 or 5 lines, Three Floyds had three lines out. Goose Island had Honkers Ale and may have had more but I stopped looking when I hit 4 cases worth of six-packs. A cold case held many different 12- & 22-ounce & 750 ml. single selections including Chimay, Young's, Fuller's & Kostritzer. Other brewers like Nine G's, Mad Anthony's, Dark Horse, Buffalo Bill's, Stevens Point, New Holland, Lakefront, Cooperstown, Snake River, Berghoff, Tommyknocker, and Warbird's were seen as well in the cold 6-pack case.

A word of caution: some of the the warm bottles in 6 packs had a good bit of dust on them so choose carefully. Most 6-packs ran in the $10 - $12 range which is a bit more than I'm used to paying in Florida for similar brews.

 1,381 characters

Belmont Beverage in Fort Wayne, IN
Place rating: 3.4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.