Beers of the World

Beers of the WorldBeers of the World
59 Ratings
Beers of the WorldBeers of the World

Type: Store

2599 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, New York, 14623-4525
United States

(585) 334-0034 | map

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Added by John on 09-13-2010

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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 24
Reviews by josefnewsong:
Photo of josefnewsong
4.13/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 5

This place is awesome - the best selection I've seen anywhere. I have one gripe:

The prices are often labeled incorrectly, or sometimes not labeled at all.

SEVERAL times now (this store has not been open long mind you) I've had beers ring up higher at the register than they were labeled on the shelf. Sometimes it's ended up working in my favor, as they've discovered the shelf price was the incorrect of the two but still gave me the cheaper price...but even in those times one would have to be as diligent as I am (now) about looking at the receipt, unless one was adding up numbers while picking up brews throughout the store (which I do). In my most recent visit my total was a good 20% higher than it should have been until I went back and pointed it out.
Then there are times when I see a beer that interests me, and there is no price tag. Call me crazy, but if I owned a beer store, when I put a beer on the shelf, I'd put a price tag to go with it. This has cost them at least a few purchases by me.

Kudos to BotW for the new customer appreciation cards - $30 in one trip for just one stamp is a bit ridic but I'll take what I can get. (Spending $150 to get a 15% discount isn't much of a deal, esp when you need to spend at least $30 each time). Makes me feel like they appreciate customers with more money than me (which I'm sure they do, I would too).

Overall this place is awesome, but seems like it could benefit from some beeradvocate management, i.e. someone who REALLY cares about all that great beer they have in there, or at least understands how much we all care about it.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Knapp85
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Stopped here to check it out, I had heard good things so I wanted to see what the hype was about. The place is pretty big, like a converted grocery store into just a beer store with some home brewing equipment they sell as well. The service was decent. The selection is massive, If there is a country you need a beer from, this is probably the place to look.

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Photo of nwhittin
3.46/5  rDev -15.4%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2.25 | selection: 5

Photo of briancregg101
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of J5iel
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of RUN-4-B33R
3.84/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 5

Photo of RascalIPA
4.49/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

First time there was Saturday. Liked the place a lot overall. Very wide variety. Only thing is I'd like to see the spruce it up alittle bit.

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Photo of UnderStageMan
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Great world wide selection. Prices are decent. The beer may not be the freshest (problem for IPAs, not so much for high gravity beers) but there certainly is a lot to choose from.

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Photo of mbratt93
4.42/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of T-34-85
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5

Photo of dwoolley1
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of greg4579
3.64/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Amazing place if you are looking for a supermarket of beer. Honestly the best selection of beers I have seen. I was hoping for more diamonds but they had all basic craft beers with a cabinet of vintage beers that are very old. The price could have been a little cheaper but ah well. As for the look of the building, it could us a face lift on the inside. Some one before me said it looks like a warehouse and that is the vide you get from it. It just needs some new flooring and better lighting. Overall, it was a great place to spend 2.5 hours.

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Photo of Tred420
4.88/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Selection is unbelievable. We have a really good time seeing all of the different beers. The atmosphere was not really desirable. I think it be cool if they added a tap room for tastings and some updates to the decor. The place is basically just a warehouse with lots of beer!!

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Photo of eflynn2
4.55/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of smithj4
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Jae9979
3/5  rDev -26.7%

Cheaper and more friendly at AJs. Hard to imagine that the massive inventory is kept fresh. On a positive note, definitely the place to go for a beer from Japan, China, Poland, etc.

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Photo of chefduff2
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of trxxpaxxs
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.68/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of doublecalhoun
4.84/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of LutherBrau
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of d_cook_roc
4.5/5  rDev +10%

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