Historic Casanova Liquor

Historic Casanova LiquorHistoric Casanova Liquor
91 Ratings
Historic Casanova LiquorHistoric Casanova Liquor

Type: Store

236 Coulee Rd
Hudson, Wisconsin, 54016-2219
United States

(715) 386-2545 | map

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-19-2006

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Reviews by Mistofminn:
Photo of Mistofminn
4.15/5  rDev -6.1%

I've been here about once a month for nearly the past year straight. It's one of two Hudson beer run stops I make.

First of all, the outside of this place just looks cool. Right next to their own cave (they have Halloween events in there) the building itself sort of feels like your in a cave. You enter in the front and procede to the small beer section in the back.

Service is good, no complaints. I usually get asked if I need help finding anything and most of the employees know a thing or two about beer.

Selection is great. Tons of stuff you can't get across the river and that is the only reason this place is great, pretty much. The singles wall is where I have on more than one occasion, snagged some great Barrel Aged Central Waters brews, and other treats.

Prices are reasonable, some are lower than Chicone's, some are higher. It really depends. I usually stop here first, take note of prices, head up the hill to Chicone's, purchase the cheaper beers there and go back down the hill to Casanova's and finish up there before heading home.

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Photo of bbtkd
4.36/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This hole-in-the-wall liquor store has an incredible collection of craft beer, including many that I can't get in South Dakota. I spent almost $200 and I had to really restrain myself, knowing I was visiting another store later, and knowing I had to leave room for the girls' purchases at the outlet mall. I could have easily spent twice what I did, and I found beers I did not expect to find, even there. They are very knowledgeable and helpful. Lots of single beers, bombers, packs, kegs, and growler fills. They also looked to have a decent wine and liquor selection. I can't believe how many times I drove by here on the interstate over the last 50+years, growing up 30 miles away, and was unaware of it. If you are visiting Wisconsin or Minnesota, this is a must-stop, though I expect their beer selection may not exceed what is found in New York, Chicago, LA, etc - but still worth a visit.

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Photo of TboneRN
4.49/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of chrisjws
4.33/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of nuebs
4.32/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of oldsailor
4.36/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Definitely a hidden gem. Looks like just an old building off the side of the highway. Selection was pretty good in my opinion and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Overall I really liked this place and will be coming back to get more WI goodies.

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Photo of MykeJ
4.77/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

I make the trek from Minnesota about once a month. They have a great selection all around for beer as well as bourbon. The employees have always been very helpful

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Photo of jonesjere
4.54/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of ChicagoNick
4.79/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of couchsitta
4.78/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Chucker17
4.73/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of mikevanatta
4.61/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

My new go-to stop for a TON of great beers I can't get in Minnesota. Staff couldn't have been easier to talk to. Very cool place.

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Photo of BigAl18
4.44/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.34/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of AdmiralOzone
4.7/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of pat61
4.85/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

They have an awesome selection of craft beer - especially if you live in Minnesota. They also offer 20 growlers on tap. Their selection of imports is also big.

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Photo of Hoptinium
4.89/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Choices from about 15-20 different growlers fills. They offer a few beer events during the year. Staff was on point steered my to a bunch of bourbon barrel aged beers. Love the huge singles wall.

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Photo of shepdog72
4.21/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.5

Great people. They sell growlers of different breweries and that's a big plus. Beer selection needs to grow!

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Photo of Taybeh
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

If only I lived on the east side of the Cities instead of the west side. Great selection, excllent growler fills.

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Photo of tgates
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of JackNip
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of TooGood
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of schimschim
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Historic Casanova Liquor in Hudson, WI
Place rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 91 ratings
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