Bi-Lo Foods

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Bi-Lo FoodsBi-Lo Foods

Type: Store

8725 NE Hwy 99
Vancouver, Washington, 98665
United States

(360) 574-0933

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Added by madtappers on 03-29-2009

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by gkunkle:
Photo of gkunkle
3.4/5  rDev -8.4%

I have driven past this place but had never gone in until recently with a friend. I had no idea they had such a craft beer selection. There is a big walk in fridge full of large bottles and a good amount of craft 6packs available. The downside is that its in a sketchey part of town, I heard that a few years back somebody was shot there, so if you are going to check it our, it might be good to bring a friend along. If you know your beers and have an idea of what you are looking for, you're golden, but the single guy at the counter doesn't look like he knows anything about craft beer. I was impressed with the number of beers they had from Rogue Brewing, almost all of the good local breweries were represented there. I was also enthused to see quite a few German brews.

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Photo of djbreezy
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%

This dive of a convenience store has been in the community forever. I'd typically reserved this place as a shop to go to if you need a glass pipe, porn, or a scale...if you get my drift. The beer in their back fridge is also incredibly cold.

The place is not in the best part of town but when the craft beer fridge was introduced, I took a walk through and was pleasantly shocked.

There is a very nice variety and you really have to see it for yourself. It's not going to bring out the ultra rare stuff but in a pinch there are a lot of good beers here from Deschutes, Widmer, Rogue, Victory, Ninkasi, belgians, etc.

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Photo of Beer2Go
2.85/5  rDev -23.2%

I was recently drawn to this store when I noticed a banner proclaiming "The largest selection of micro-brews in SW Washington
at 300". I know for a fact that a bottle shoppe
located a few miles away stocks between 800 and 1000 different bottles and is my goto store.

I entered and noticed a walkin cooler to my left, more and more convenience stores are turning to this method of refrigeration and display. Inside the cooler there were 3 shelves containing a selection of beers that fell within the range seeing more and more at your local markets they also had a few Belgain beers mixed in with English and German standards.

The individual working behind the counter was pleasent but not very beer knowledable.

Overall the experience was simple, quick and plain.

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Photo of madtappers
4.4/5  rDev +18.6%

For Vancouver this has one of the greastest selection of beers, that rivals places like By The Bottle and Belmont Station. The downside is the staff has NO knowledge about the beers at all.

You can find a wide range of beers here from $45 beligans to $1.39 malt liquor.

The have a wide selection of Beligans beers and 22s from a wide range of micro breweries, to manty to list...but with the added cooler dedicated to 22s and beligans this a place for any beer snob or regular joe to check out.

They also have about 3 full doors of micro six packs as well...check it out you'll be surprised what you find!

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Bi-Lo Foods in Vancouver, WA
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