Historic Casanova Liquor

Historic Casanova LiquorHistoric Casanova Liquor
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4.42/5
91 Ratings
Historic Casanova LiquorHistoric Casanova Liquor
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

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

(715) 386-2545 | map
casanovaliquor.com

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-19-2006

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
91
pDev:
7.92%
 
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Reviews by Riccymon:
Photo of Riccymon
4.55/5  rDev +2.9%

Casanova's was very easy to find when driving into Hudson, and it quickly became the highlight of my beer trek through Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Inside, the store is a little murky and crowded, but the beer room at the back of the store quickly made me lose track of all else. I grabbed a case box from the cashier and quickly filled it with New Glarus from the shelves (especially happy to find Enigma and Cherry Stout). I moved onto singles next, which is where the store really shines. I'd guess that nearly every beer represented in six-packs is also available in singles, with prices clearly marked-- wonderful. There's a decent amount of six-packs and bombers refrigerated, too, but the readily available New Glarus and Central Waters blinded me from noticing too much about the selection as a whole (did spot Gumballhead, Alpha King, and Robert the Bruce from FFF).

Service wasn't really there-- only one employee was in the store at the time, and he was manning the register-- but in this case, I knew what I was looking for and it was okay.

This store is a must-visit if you want to sample a ton of what the Midwest has to offer-- Dark Horse, New Glarus, Central Waters, Tyranena, Bell's, Founders, and more. Now that I've left, I wish I'd taken the opportunity to buy more!

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More User Reviews:
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%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of TooGood
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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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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