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The Andersons General Store

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The Andersons General StoreThe Andersons General Store

Type: Store

7000 Bent Tree Blvd
Columbus, Ohio, 43235-6903
United States

(614) 766-9500 | map

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Reviews: 49 | Ratings: 84
Reviews by chilidog:
Photo of chilidog
5/5  rDev +17.1%

Ok,after my Lima Andersons closed, went through a type of saddness as an old friend has indeed left our area. Lucky by some staff transfered to Sawmill so some level of service exsists even though its some 90 miles away.

I went down a year or so ago, the store was ok.
I went down a week ago...Wow what a differance. What a remodel!

Nice new area, great new walk in coolers.
Selection is awesome. Saw beers I haven't seen in awhile. Weird, like seeing old friends cause I only bought alot of my brew from this store group.

I ordered by phone Stone V. Epic 10. They held what i wanted. Bought other Stone ive been looking for to no avail. Picked up Dogfish collaboration ale. Lagunitas special bombers ive been looking for. Sierra Nevada in bombers. Some Shiner odd singles, North Coast Old stock and others. A good trip. I even stayed to budget to the dollar. That was luck over tempation.

Staff was helpful. Parking free and plenty.
I'll be back before Epic 11 for sure.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of nwhittin
4.52/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of akopczyk
4.8/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of fredmugs
4/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of target88
4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of wvsabbath
4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jasonpeckins32
4.37/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Very nice selection. Decent pricing, not perfect, but decent. Very well categorized by brewery location and/or bottle size, so it's easy to browse through everything without feeling lost, and also fairly easy to go straight after what you're looking for.

It's one of the better places to buy craft beer in the Columbus area that I've been to.

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Photo of bsk295
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

The best selection in the area. Service is good but it depends on individual taste. The atmosphere is basically a grocery store with a gigantic selection. Prices are reasonable but hard to compare since they have such a large selection. The NW Columbus location has a much larger refrigerated section.

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Photo of scott2269
3.79/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

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

This place has an amazing beer selection. Obviously, it is a grocery store, so there's nothing special to see. However, if you are looking for good beer at good prices, then this is a must visit.

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Photo of dcotom
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My go-to beer and wine destination whenever I'm back home. The "vibe" is nothing special, but I have always found the staff to be helpful and knowledgeable. On my last visit, I was able to pick up three of the beers on my want list (BP Sculpin, Sorachi Ace, & DFH Palo Santo Marron) on one brief trip down the singles aisle. I could spend hours just browsing here. (And I have.)

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Photo of mikepcarney
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of mlockman
4.68/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Best selection in Columbus! An entire aisle of individual bottles for sale, ands-down the most helpful staff, and the largest selection of bombers and six-packs I've ever seen. Also features a bar with nearly daily sampling.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of burkat
4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

This is my most frequented beer destination in the Columbus area. The selection is second to none in the area. Service can be hit or miss. Some employees are very knowledgeable about craft beer while others are lacking and more familiar with wine. The atmosphere is nothing special. After all, it is just a department store of sorts. Prices are reasonable and generally fall in line with other retailers; however, many of their 12oz singles are marked up significantly.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.57/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of StoutFox
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of zimm421
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Lightman
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

This is a beer drinker's heaven. The largest selection of craft and imported beers, IMHO, of any store in the Columbus area. Competitive pricing and a huge array of bottles available is singles. Can't believe it has taken me this ling to wander over to their store. Three thumbs up ;-)

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Photo of jminch
4.68/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of JeffONeal
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of sethpezar
5/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of Mikus
4.58/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

The Andersons was excellent. The atmosphere of the beer aisles (where I was hanging out) was just fine, there was a wine/cheese sampling going on... folks were casually perusing the aisles. While I wasn't checking around for dates/etc, all of the items I purchased were fresh (although the Bell's Expedition I picked up was about a year old, which is excellent). Several employees in the beer/wine section guiding patrons to their beers, and one particularly knowledgeable employee running about like a madman helping folks make their selections. I was asked several times if I needed a hand/etc. As far as I have heard, if it is distributed in OH then it is at The Andersons. Wonderful selection. Prices were on par with most I have seen.

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Photo of Weezmatic
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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The Andersons General Store in Columbus, OH
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