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City Liquors

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13 Ratings

Type: Store

400 N Park Ave
Breckenridge, Colorado, 80424-8850
United States

(970) 453-4313 | map

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Added by rye726 on 09-15-2009

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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by DefenCorps:
Photo of DefenCorps
3.85/5  rDev +1%

My first liquor store experience in CO and I was more than pleasantly surprised by both the selection and quality here. I don't have a local frame of reference, but I can say that I was very pleased to find fresh 6packs from Deschutes, Trumer (w00t!), Ska and of course, New Belgium. I was a little disappointed by the lack of La Folie, but they did have some RR - batch 4 Consecration and some Damnation. I found the prices very fair, the Trumer was less than $8/6, which is less that I'd pay 20 miles from the brewery. A solid store with a solid selection.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TheHopsman
3.77/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of argock
4.07/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

A nice store a little off the beaten path, but that being said, I did find my way there twice in a week so it's not too hard to get there using the free Breck bus system.

A good selection of tried and true and up and coming West Coast and CO breweries are represented including Deschutes, AleSmith, Crooked Stave, Ska, Upslope, and Pipeworks along with some surprises like Prarie Bomb and BA Bomb which I was all over. Also the usual offerings from the local big boys like New Belgium. Service was very good -- not obtrusive but helpful and knowledgeable when I asked about Deschutes The Abyss 2015 Reserve in contrasting to regular Abyss. Almost all beer is in coolers (and all non-BMC, NB, and Ska beers are in coolers) so quality was great across the board. A really nice store that will serve your needs for a weeklong Breck excursion.

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Photo of BdM
2.97/5  rDev -22%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BMMillsy
3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Decent selection with a full AleSmith bomber lineup, Abyss and other BA Deschutes, BA Avery stuff, and all the standards you'd expect to see when visiting Colorado. Definitely worth a stop in if you're in Breckenridge.

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Photo of greenspointexas
3.01/5  rDev -21%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 2.75

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Sonnysideup
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Didn't find it to be anything special. It just seemed like your run of the mill store with some regular distro stuff for the are.. nothing rare, nothing special. It's good if you want craft beer in a pinch in that regard

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Photo of jarrgal
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of kfrazack
4.74/5  rDev +24.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

What a find! I wasn't expecting to find anything here. I went in because my wife was looking for Sangria. I ended up spending $250 on some rare Avery, 5 Deliverance by Lost Abbey, 2 Older Viscosity, one Firestone Walker Parabola and one Stickee Monkey. Total score! They also had Pliny and World Wide Stout (which I already had).

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Photo of dhbiker0889
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of zhanson88
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Came here a couple times during a vacation in Breck. Definitely had good experiences here.

I wouldn't call this a store that puts their focus on beer, necessarily, but it does appear that they do their due diligence. It's probably geared more towards wine than anything. I was very pleasantly surprised to see 98% of their beer in coolers, so I would call quality excellent. Their selection was quite nice as well. I was pleased to see Russian River and Port, and of course the CO usuals Odell, Ska, Left Hand and Avery. A good selection of Boulevard too, as well as imports. Price was pretty decent for a ski resort town. Overall, I wouldn't hesitate to come back to this place if/when I make it back to Breckenridge.

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Photo of rye726
4/5  rDev +5%

This is an excellent liquor store located next to the City Market in Breckenridge, CO. I personally have found it to be very difficult to find a good beer store in mountain towns. And this is one on the best I have come across.

They have excellent selection of quality beers. They have great micro products from around the country and world as well as some very nice specialty items. From Russin River sours to Odell Woodcut. They also have a bunch of macro pop, but I won't hold that against them.

Prices are fair, especially for Breck. Friendly servie as well.

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City Liquors in Breckenridge, CO
Place rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 13 ratings
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