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Kalamazoo Beer Exchange

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

14 Reviews
Kalamazoo Beer ExchangeKalamazoo Beer Exchange
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

211 E Water St
Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007-5823
United States

(269) 532-1188 | map
kalamazoobeerexchange.com

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Added by kzoobrew on 02-22-2011

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
92
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
63
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
6.44%
 
 
Taps:
28
Bottles/Cans:
42
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 63
Reviews by SpdKilz:
Photo of SpdKilz
4.3/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Came here with Kzoobrew while visiting Michigan for the CBS release.

Went in at I believe around six o’clock and got a couple seats at the bar. It was about half full, but filled up during our stay. A very innovative and neat idea on how the bar works. The “beer exchange” is directly related to what people are ordering and changes every fifteen minutes and every now and then there is a “crash” where you can get beers for cheaper.

There was a decent selection there. I was DD for the night so I only got a FBS but it was fantastic as always. The bartender was great. We all were BS’in with her the whole night. We were right by the kitchen so I was also able to bug a few of the waitresses who were pretty cute and were good fun.

The quality was nice too. Located in a nice looking building, and the place itself looked brand new. The night was an enjoyable experience and I will for sure be back here in the future.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JLW
4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of BretMC987
4.58/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of SMH_NWI
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of a_beckman25
4.65/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Great place. Awesome selection, very well kept , great food.

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Photo of Sgtgroath
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.98/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of JArt
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75

Photo of DavidRandall
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of ummswimmin
4.84/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.48/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of mickmanhattan
4.15/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of lemmy187
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Davit
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Inglewood
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of italianstallion
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of tommy5
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Brewstu9923
4.92/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of BeerExchange
5/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of Flabbyjandro
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of BrettRybski
5/5  rDev +19.3%

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Kalamazoo Beer Exchange in Kalamazoo, MI
92 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.
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