Dismiss Notice
Extreme Beer Fest:Los Angeles

Join us December 9th in Los Angeles for the ultimate throwdown of craft beer creativity!

Learn more...
Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Home Run Liquor & Food Store

Your Rating: None
Home Run Liquor & Food StoreHome Run Liquor & Food Store
4 Ratings
Home Run Liquor & Food StoreHome Run Liquor & Food Store

Type: Store

85 E Main St
Round Lake Park, Illinois, 60073-3606
United States

(847) 201-7472 | map

No notes at this time.

Added by BeerLover99 on 05-24-2011

View: Place Reviews | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by BeerLover99:
Photo of BeerLover99
3.55/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3

A: Think your local tightly pack 7/11 or Quicky Mart jammed with food, BUT has a small killer craft beer section.

Q: Small, but excellent choice of craft beers.

S: Friendly, blue collar down-to-Earth guy behind the counter.
Not much help with the beer.

S: For a small little random shop in Northern Lake County (Far North Suburbs of Chicago, very blue collar area), outstanding selection. They had Founders, FFF, Goose Island, etc.
plenty of variety (6 packs and 22 oz bombers).

F: Plenty of junk food and household staples.

V: Reasonable to good beer prices. Not below average,
but not raised above the standard amount either.


 680 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Liquor store with a decent selection of beer. Their tequila selection is very nice. Staff is friendly and relatively knowledgable. Recommended if you are in the area.

 169 characters

Photo of LegitCraftBeer
3.78/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Surprisingly decent Craft selection, lots of Pipeworks, some 3FFF and others.

77 characters

Photo of TMoney2591
2.96/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3

Stopped in here after learning of its existence recently. It's a very cramped little...I can only call this a convenience store, though they seem to specialize in candy, liquor, and random wares. The beer's in a decidedly cramped little corner in the back, shelves on one side and some coolers on the other. Everything is slap-dash-ly thrown on the shelf, making for a cluttered, idiosyncratic appearance. They've got the usual general craft selection, nothing amazing, but not all that much that's crappy, either. There isn't much in the way of rarity or volume, but there's enough here for any beer geek to find something tasty to bring home. The service is hardly existent, though the clerk didn't seem too unpleasant...just distant and whatnot. The prices are about average for the area out here. Overall, frankly, this place really isn't that great, but considering the lack of local options (nearest stores would be in McHenry or Grayslake), it's not altogether bad, just nothing close to a destination.

 1,009 characters

Home Run Liquor & Food Store in Round Lake Park, IL
Place rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 4 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.