Weiland's Gourmet Market

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Weiland's Gourmet MarketWeiland's Gourmet Market
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PLACE INFO

Type: Store

3600 Indianola Ave
Columbus, Ohio, 43214-3758
United States

(614) 267-9878 | map
weilandsmarket.com

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-08-2007

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
63
pDev:
8.51%
 
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 28
Reviews by Spider889:
Photo of Spider889
3.8/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Somehow I never made it around to stopping by Weiland's until last night. It's in a small shopping center, and Weilands is an actual grocery store.

Parking was annoying because the shopping center was busy as hell at 6pm on a Saturday night.

The beer is located way in back in a separate liquor store area. There beer is split into two opposite sides of the room. On your right is a small cooler space full of mostly BMC, and a rack of singles that consisted primarily of Belgians, saisons, and sours.

On the left side is a larger cooler lined with a few singles but mostly chilled 6/4packs of craft. There are also a few more shelves stocked with more craft beer.

I came in search of something specific and didn't find it so I moved on. However they were carrying Breakfast Stout and had a couple bottles of Rockmill Cask-Aged Tripel which seems to be in high demand.

Prices were a step higher than they should be, but nothing outrageous.

Overall definitely worth a stop, especially considering its proximity to Palmer's.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.33/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dcotom
4.24/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Interesting layout. The wine section is part of the market itself, beer and spirits are in a separate section off the main market. Good selection of beer for the amount of space available. Singles section was not overwhelming by any means, but there seemed to be a lot of variety within it. The ratings are for the beer / spirits section only. The staff seemed very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable, and I found the atmosphere similar to that of a specialty b/w/s shop. The market itself is pretty cool with an upscale vibe and a decent wine selection, but quite pricey as others have noted. Well worth checking out if you aren't buying groceries.

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Photo of SDRedDevil
4.31/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.57/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jp32
3.16/5  rDev -27.4%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Luckily, liquor prices are regulated by the state of Ohio, because this is the most expensive grocery store I have ever browsed in my life. All grocery items are literally 2.5 - 3X the normal prices. Absurd price gouging.

Beer, priced slightly on the high side, but I would say their selection and knowledgeable staff make it worth a stop. They do sell some singles, and always seem to atleast try to be hip with whatever the new limited release is that week.

Nice liquor selection. If you'd like a laugh while you're in the store, go ahead and check out their grocery prices.

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Photo of Bisco42
4.21/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of meanmutt
4.47/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Enochase04
4.56/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.48/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Picked a store at random off the BA list. Glad I picked this one!

Great little grocery store with a massive selection of booze and beer. Tons and tons and tons of stuff. And a growler filling station too. I had already purchased a lot on this particular trip, so didn't need too much more. But being able to grab a growler of Bodhi was a real bonus. This is pretty much everything a beer store should be. Though as a ticker I wouldn't mind more singles. A very minor complaint in the overall scheme.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
4.19/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Bonis
4.26/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Bencooper27
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of nhirsch04
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of WesMantooth
4.43/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Odd_nonposter
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Very wide selection of national, local, and international beers . Holds craft beer tastings and fills growlers.

Market also has good selection of hard liquors and wine.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of buckeyechilln
4/5  rDev -8%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.84/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of sethpezar
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of claytron
4.01/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

I was pleasantly surprised by the vast selection they had. Lot's of local brews to choose from. They also had a wide national and international selection.

Had a great conversation with one of the employees about local beer (since I'm from Indianapolis). He showed me all the local stuff and gave me some background on them. They were very helpful and let me pile up a ton of bottles at the register while I was browsing.

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Photo of Chris78
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of HoppyT
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Weiland's Gourmet Market in Columbus, OH
Place rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 63 ratings