Big Red Liquors

Big Red LiquorsBig Red Liquors
Big Red LiquorsBig Red Liquors
Store

418 N College Ave
Bloomington, Indiana, 47404-3829
United States

(812) 332-0653 | map
bigredliquors.com

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.21
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
47
pDev:
11.16%
View: Place Reviews
Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 47 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by heysuz:
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heysuz from Indiana

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

Jul 02, 2015
More User Reviews:
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BigGold from Mississippi

4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Dec 02, 2018
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ovaltine from Indiana

3.89/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Jan 02, 2016
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wdberkley from Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Nov 04, 2015
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chrismattlin from Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Jun 20, 2015
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TargaFlorio from Indiana

4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Jan 25, 2015
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Rado from California

4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Dec 30, 2014
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JasonEdelson from Illinois

4.32/5  rDev +2.6%

Dec 13, 2014
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hoosier222002 from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Nov 30, 2014
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ToddGingerich from Indiana

5/5  rDev +18.8%

Jul 18, 2014
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samsbinky from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Jul 07, 2014
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homerman9 from Indiana

5/5  rDev +18.8%

Jul 06, 2014
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mattknueven from Indiana

5/5  rDev +18.8%

Jun 16, 2014
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fredmugs from Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Jun 16, 2014
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mrjmann from Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

Jun 13, 2014
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delyea from Indiana

4/5  rDev -5%

Jun 13, 2014
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DAdams from Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Apr 08, 2014
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MikeFox from Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Mar 25, 2014
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zrab11 from Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

Jan 25, 2014
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target88 from Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5%

Dec 05, 2013
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emwild12 from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

Nov 29, 2013
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JISurfer from South Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

I'm spoiled with the Charleston Beer Exchange (look it up). With that said, I thought this was a decent place. They had a healthy local selection of 3Fs and Upland, as well as regional brews. Their selection of Goose Island was very nice, they had most of their "special" brews. Most of that stuff, we don't get down in the Charleston area. They also had a good selection Belgians, as well as beers from the UK and Germany. Store was clean and very well organized. They also had a large selection in the fridgerated area.

Jun 27, 2012
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mgeraci from Indiana

4.86/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

This Big Red is awesome. If your a Bloomingtonian you know Big Red is all over the place, but know that or not this is the one to go to regardless of the others. The layout is huge and well organized. The beer selection is great from the commoners to some very good rare brews. I have been working on a list of some of the must try best beers in the world and they had a nice selection of some of these rare brews. This store will have my regular patronage. Keep it up Big Red you do well for a chain!

Feb 16, 2012
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thomcatr3t from Indiana

3.13/5  rDev -25.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5

It seems to me that this store is most frequently used as a last second shop to pick up a 30 rack of keystone light or some cheap vodka, which is a shame because their beer selection is second to none in Bloomington. A great offering of craft beers that is rotated with some frequency.

The only knock I have with this store is that the employees are 1) not the quickest to help a patron that is looking for craft beer, or 2) when they offer help with craft beer they are often times uneducated.

Edited: They handled the release of CBS atrociously. The fact that their employees are not very helpful to craft beer enthusiasts became even more apparent during this debacle.

Jul 07, 2011
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eyeenjoybeer from Seychelles

4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

This review is for the mothership store, downtown on College Ave.

I remember this store in 1998, when they had bins full of fun Belgian and other imports. Those days are gone. However, in the meantime, the store has been renovated and the selection is likely more catered to the college drinkers (duh) and a few of us beer geeks.

They always have a good selection of Midwest beers: FFF, Founders, Bell's, Two Brothers, etc. as well as fine beers from the West Coast. The workers could stand to be a little better trained about beer styles and availability. Their internet/FB customer service has always been great. Also, they get some special release beers due their high volume of turnover. This makes it worthwhile to look for fun stuff. This is also the place to pick up a cold sixer due to Indiana laws.

Jul 06, 2011
Big Red Liquors in Bloomington, IN
Place rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 47 ratings