The Craft Beer Outlet

The Craft Beer OutletThe Craft Beer Outlet
The Craft Beer OutletThe Craft Beer Outlet
Eatery, Beer-to-go

189 Franklin Mills Blvd
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19154
United States

(215) 632-5035 | map
philabeeroutlet.com

Notes: Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am - 10pm
Sunday: 11am - 8pm
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.53
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
67
pDev:
7.06%
View: Place Reviews
Reviews: 42 | Ratings: 67 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by fredmugs:
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fredmugs from Indiana

4.64/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Aug 24, 2015
More User Reviews:
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atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Mar 25, 2019
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Urk1127 from New Jersey

4.91/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Apr 19, 2016
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tomasher from New Jersey

4.64/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Apr 14, 2016
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Grs343434 from New Jersey

5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Jeff and crew are an absolute pleasure to work with. Always a pleasant experience when I go there. Thank you.

Mar 28, 2016
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momtokate2002 from Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

An absolutely amazing place to buy beer! They have a large quantity of quality beer and the staff is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful! Highly recommend to anyone looking for rare or unique beers!

Dec 30, 2015
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crystalwho from Pennsylvania

4.84/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Sep 19, 2015
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Smakawhat from Maryland

4.37/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

A very unassuming store located in a strip mall. However, once you walk in you notice things are done well.

Excellent amount of quality items and selection. Large amounts of single twelve ounces bottles and a good selection of bombers and foreign imports. Why a full stand display of Helldorado when I walk, why thank you my good sir!

Very good service as well and knowledgeable. A little bit off the path depending on where you are going but a definite must stop place.

Aug 08, 2015
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PsychedelicQuaker from Pennsylvania

4.94/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Somewhat intimidating pick-your-own 6 pack beer distributor. But once you've gone a couple times you realize that the staff is super helpful and not judgmental. They have Beer tasting events on the weekend, growlers and an amazing selection of craft beers.

Aug 02, 2015
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Goodytime from New Jersey

4.78/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 2.75

This place has a great selection, is very knowledgeable, but just a little on the pricey side. Overall I visit here often.

Apr 21, 2015
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OGShotzy from Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Mar 06, 2015
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Beolach from Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Amazing selection and knowledgeable staff.

Dec 11, 2014
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FightinIrish88 from New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

Nov 12, 2014
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pwoody11 from Delaware

4/5  rDev -11.7%

Sep 15, 2014
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DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

The wife and I were driving down to Philly from Westchester County, New York, and approaching the city on 95-S I somehow found this jawn and decided to take a little detour. It is not too far from the interstate highway.

Located in a generic strip mall in a not-so-great area of Northeastern Philadelphia, this is definitely not the kind of neighborhood you expect to have a craft beer store.

The best stuff here is right as you enter to your left: a small selection of goodies and rarities, including Double DBA, Old Stock Brandy, Fifty Fifty, Prairie Brewing (first time I see this OK brewery in Philly), New Holland Night Tripper...

Beyond this, I didn't find this store to be amazing, outstanding or world-class. It is your typical Philly bottle store, with coolers filled with pricey single beers.

Everyone is super helpful and eager to find a beer for you, and the seven taps and little bar setup are cool. But really, this is not a destination. You can stick to The Foodery and Beer Heaven in Philly proper and find better beer than here.

Aug 14, 2014
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timotao from New York

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

Jul 20, 2014
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AGust82 from Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

Jun 27, 2014
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Mrduprey215 from Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Jun 13, 2014
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Latarnik from New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

May 26, 2014
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kingston2 from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

May 26, 2014
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cheah from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

May 12, 2014
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Flooz from Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.4%

May 12, 2014
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CSpoons from Maryland

5/5  rDev +10.4%

Mar 18, 2014
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Valentno7 from Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Great beer selection, I like that they have a growler station and they also have tastings on Fridays. They had all the beers that I wanted from this pass Xmas. I would definitely check the selections they have when the season change to see if they have something I have been looking for. They are a tad bit pricier then other places that I have been too.

Mar 15, 2014
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JKV96 from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

Mar 06, 2014
The Craft Beer Outlet in Philadelphia, PA
Place rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 67 ratings