Total Wine & More

Total Wine & MoreTotal Wine & More
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Total Wine & MoreTotal Wine & More
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

2712 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, Florida, 32803-5025
United States

(407) 894-6553 | map
totalwine.com

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Added by cjgator3 on 07-15-2007

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
34
Liked:
28
Avg:
4/5
pDev:
9.5%
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Ratings: 34 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of jprince103
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Big selection of bombers and bottles and cans. A little hard to find what you need and not a big selection of limited releases when I was there. Also, it isn't very advertised what is limited releases and what is common, so you gotta kind of know what you are looking for. However, the staff is super helpful. I was able to get Uinta's limited Birthday Suit 23 while I was there as well as their Port o Call which they no longer make. Like I said though, you need to know a little about the limited, hard to find stuff before you go. Otherwise, you are just hunting and pecking.

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Photo of Jet-Feds_13
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of suckaj
3.33/5  rDev -16.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4.36/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

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3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of floridadrift
5/5  rDev +25%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great allocation, variety and service. Whenever I call, they check for me.
Very central in Orlando.

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4/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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Photo of Mangbus
4/5  rDev 0%

Solid selection and pricing. It is difficult to just walk in and grab that one beer you need. I always end up spending considerably more money then planned. I've asked for help in the past and have always been pleased with their customer service.

I am concerned that they've been 'over managing' their limited release beers. Don't be surprised if you show up expecting to grab a 4 or 6 pack only to be told it is 1 12oz beer per person per day. Ouch.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of aLenwell
3.21/5  rDev -19.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 4.75

Great selection of craft beers. Make your own six or twelve and roll out. Prices aren't bad for what you're getting. There's such a large selection, and a good rotation, that you could go every other day and still find new things. Very possible to spend hundreds of dollars on just beer here. Not much else to say, it's your typical beer/liquor superstore. Worth going to all the time though.

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Photo of FoxiBoxi
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

I like Total Wine, but that's because I live in Florida. There are hardly any good craft beer stores. Knightly Spirits blew this place out of the water, but it doesn't mean it's not a great go-to place for craft beer.

I met the two beer buyers while I was there. They were informative and willing to share beer stories with me. They had recommendations on the stuff I hadn't tried and knew brew dates on most of the bottles that had rubbed off in transit. Unfortunately, they were low on a lot of stock, and were there to figure out what they needed to buy.

The selection was good, not great. I found a few standard favorites, and a couple new ones that they recommended. They had put a lot of stock into new breweries, and I bought a couple of bottles on their suggestions, but it seemed like they sacrificed quite a bit of shelf space for people that many had never heard of. I don't mind that at all - for me it's all about exploration. They even told me how great Knightly Spirits would be, and what I could expect when I got there. Good people.

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Photo of Stankonia
3.86/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

It seems like your average Total Wine, no surprises or let-downs.

The selection is fairly large with tons of singles available to build-your-own from 12ozers to bombers. The beer isles are always clean, well-kept and organized.

I personally haven't experienced any service. They don't seem to seek you out to offer help or advice which is fine by me, but I'm not sure on how much the staff knows about the beer they have available.

They do carry a good supply of Cigar City beers for anyone visiting who is interested in grabbing some while they are in town.

The prices are pretty much on-par with that I see anywhere else.

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Photo of bboelens
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%

This place is enormous, I'm used to relatively dingy liquor stores or small craft beer stores, but this place is like a wal-mart of booze. I blazed past all of the displays of wine and liquor and straight for the 3 aisle rows of my favorite beverage. The beers can be bought in almost every form, from select kegs to singles, I really enjoy creating my own six pack (a process which usually takes my buddy and I about an hour to decide on). Service is pretty much non existent because it is grocery store-esque however if you ask an employee they'll be more than happy to help you, some of them are just not incredibly knowledgeable in the realm of beer. I did enjoy that just about every beer has a description posted, mentioning the flavors of the style and individual beer, in fact some of the beers even have the beer advocate rating mentioned. Overall it's a great store that I'm sure to visit again.

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Photo of papat444
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Visited on Sept. 13, 2010 just a few hours before catching a plane home.

As with all Total Wines, this place is huge. 90% of the place is devoted to wines & spirits but what they do have in beer selection is solid. Pretty much everything domestic that is available in Orlando area, they have it. Saw some Laughing Dog bombers that i haven't seen anywhere else in FL. The import selection is not as impressive but they have the basics and a bit more. I love the fact that everything is alphabetized. Huge plus for an organizational geek like me. Quality seemed fresh and even some newer bottles were put ahead of older ones. Saw some fresh Gordon Biersch. Prices are the cheapest i've seen and you can mix & match everything they have. Along with Whole Foods & Knightly, this place is not to be missed.

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Total Wine & More in Orlando, FL
Place rating: 82.4% out of 100 with 34 ratings
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