Stearns Liquor

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Stearns LiquorStearns Liquor

Type: Store

4360 E Stearns St
Long Beach, California, 90815-2535
United States

(562) 597-3984 | map

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Added by Zerric on 08-02-2010

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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 35
Reviews by GrumpyJunglist:
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5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I was first introduced to this place by a friend of mine who used this site to find a new place to buy beer. Upon my first visit i immediately fell in love with the place. The best part is that they do sell pricey beers, but there is no mark up. I am happy i can find some hard to come by beers and not get stuck paying a few extra bucks. Downer is sometimes they are gone by the time i get the chance to stop by, but thats okay.

I definitely enjoy stopping by grabbing a few bottles and talking shop with the fellas there. If you stop by and get to meet Danny, its worth your time to take a few minutes to either let him help you find a new beer to try or the very least pick his brain about some beers.

I look forward to what lays ahead for stearns with Danny running it. He has some great ideas and has some great beers to be released throughout that future, and it makes me wish i lived close to the store.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DotBier
4.08/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Chaddiechadchad
4.36/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Lots of good beers here. No prices listed, lots of good liquor too. Open late, great stop on way home from work. Lots of cold beer too.

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Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4.07/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ampcruz
5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of BigBeerBitch
5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.75/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.67/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of USMCretired
2.61/5  rDev -42.8%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 3.75

Not a big fan of the constant hyping on Facebook and instagram and twitter, especially when your bottle limit is 1.

Why aren't prices listed on the bottle? The guy at the register didn't want to do a price check, he just told me it was a really good deal-Not

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Photo of ivegot3Dvision
5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of GRG1313
3.72/5  rDev -18.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Finally made it to this off the beaten track spot in Long Beach. Decent place that basically looks like your run of the mill liquor store. It seems to have a decent stock but one can easily be fooled in that what appears to be large stock is really multiple rows and/or displays of the same bottle, be it beer or spirits. Still, decent stock.

This is likely a wonderful local shop for Long Beach but has certainly not kept up with the variety selection of the major shops of Southern California such that I suspect most of the very high ratings would be lower in today's world where several stores in Southern California far exceed selection.

Nice staff and worth a trip if in the area. I saw nothing that could not be obtained in dozens of other places around the general Southern California/Los Angeles area. By today's standards with the growing beer craze, this store is very good, at best, it is not world class. Conclusion: not worth a long drive or going out of your way.

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Photo of kingston213
4.7/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of DorianB
4.6/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of HaoleToYou
4.43/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Danny is phenomenal. Very helpful, knowledgable about beer. Solid beers at all times in this spot.

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Photo of riotontheroad
4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Always a good selection of high end beers here. Plus, I found a bottle of Elijah Crag 21yr on their shelf!

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5/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.6/5  rDev +0.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

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Stearns Liquor in Long Beach, CA
Place rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 70 ratings
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