Drake Party Center

BA SCORE
93
outstanding

16 Reviews
Drake Party CenterDrake Party Center
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

4717 W KL Ave
Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49006-5777
United States

(269) 372-5879 | map
drakepartycenter.com

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Added by Dcv on 05-11-2010

PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
38
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
3.5%
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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 38
Reviews by SpdKilz:
Photo of SpdKilz
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Went here with Kzoobrew while in Kalamazoo.

Walking in the store was bustling with people on a Friday afternoon. The quality was pretty good. Lots of shelves stacked with great beers, and lots of coolers keeping beers nice and cold. The selection was nice. Lots of Short’s beers, and plenty of other Michigan brews. No one really asked if we needed help, though at the checkout the people were incredibly friendly. The prices were on par with what I would expect. There was a huge plus here in that they allow six packs.

I would definitely come here again when I am in Kalamazoo.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of azurel
4.68/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Drake party center is my go to for imports and craft brew.
They have an amazing selection of local, state, national craft breweries. Service is excellent and personable. They also post new arrivals on Facebook...

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Photo of elNopalero
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

This place has it all—something for the college students looking for a cheap buzz, and shelves and shelves (and shelves) of craft beer, sold in singles and sixers. Prices tend to be average or slightly above, and the good stuff goes quickly. But what a selection!

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Photo of kenny400m
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Hrodebert
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of NJB145
4.29/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.89/5  rDev +14%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of mich34
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Nice shop in Kalamazoo, some great beers hang out on the shelf and some don't make it past lunch, they seem to do a great job limiting "rare" beers so more of us get a chance to try them. When in Kalamazoo it's worth a stop.

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Photo of cards22
5/5  rDev +16.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of mcrawford
3.97/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Billolick
4.22/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Other reviews cover this place well...

Excellent selection, including all the quality Michigan micros I was interested in....plus loads of other craft options- local,regional,national, and international

As a bonus they also carry a mess of disc golf discs.... Go - you will not be disappointed

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Photo of Fargrow
4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PaulyB83
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Tied with Mega-Bev as the best bottle shop in Kalamazoo. They do Twitter and Facebook alerts of new beers and do holds which is an insanely nice thing to do and creates a lot of customer loyalty. Only complaint really is that they price their singles a bit high and I wish they kept more IPAs in the fridge. I guess also, they don't carry as many imports as Tiffany's or Mega-Bev.

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Photo of msumike89
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of JefferyLaGrow
4.04/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Bung
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of indianabeerman
4/5  rDev -6.8%

usually a very good selection. out of state beers as well as michigan. they use the facebook to alert you of new beers. service always good

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Photo of LostHighway
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of BrettRybski
4.36/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of poormishi
4.52/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of swtchuck
3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of edraz1224
5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of William_B
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of BBlov
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Drake Party Center in Kalamazoo, MI
4.29 out of 5 based on 38 ratings.
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