Icon Beverages & Cigars

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98
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13 Reviews
Icon Beverages & CigarsIcon Beverages & Cigars
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

5721 Lincoln Ave
Cypress, California, 90630-3300
United States

(714) 229-8904 | map

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Added by Rayman on 05-13-2012

PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
16
Avg:
4.74
pDev:
5.06%
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Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 16
Reviews by Fcbarca87:
Photo of Fcbarca87
4.78/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

First time checking this place out today. Def my new local spot for picking up my favorites . Great selection, the staff is super chill, great customer service. Very knowledgable on their products n they have big plans to keep bringing us the best In beer. Looking forward to seeing this place do great things.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mrcraft
4.54/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

I visited Icon Beverages today since I was in the area. Of the three stores I visited, Icon was the best. They are located in a small strip mall.

They had some beers on shelves in the middle area and refrigerated beers in several coolers. The selection is pretty good. Mostly local stuff with the usual imports. The cashier was really friendly and appreciative of my business. Prices were market prices which is good. I grabbed a bottle of Udder Love from Beachwood for the night.

Nice bottle shop. I enjoyed my visit.

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Photo of domdomdomdom
5/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of djjacobsen
5/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This store just got new owners within the last couple months. I stop in at least once a week and chat with the store owners; two youngers guys who are really cool and know craft beer. The store is very clean and unlike other liquor store is not cluttered. The selection the have is great, lots of fresh ipas. I would check them out if you in the Cypress area (off the 91 fwy or the 605 fwy). I cant say enough about this store. Upon completion of reading this review, get in your car and drive here for some great craft beer.

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Photo of ivegot3Dvision
5/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Just got new owners and actually talked to both the other day. Both new owners are rad and know their beer, excited to see what kinds of stuff they're going to bring in.

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Photo of Bwagner1122
3.95/5  rDev -16.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Rollzroyce21
3.75/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of IKR
4.54/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Reasonable prices considering this is not a large chain or huge volume stand alone store. Raza has become well-versed in craft beers in a few years time. Staff is fairly knowledgeable in comparison to most of the staff in the larger chain stores. The store is stocked with a variety of styles and quite an array of upper echelon beers are usually in stock. They also get their hands on new releases very quickly. Very courteous and helpful staff. I usually frequent Raza's store in Long Beach (California Market) but when I'm in the area I usually pop in as there is always something good in stock.

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Photo of spkrtoy
4.67/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

I talked w raza owner theyre a little bit pricey but good for the value and overall a very good selection little to knock them. Just wish i could get the NFS stuff. Spend $$$ every week. Go check em out. Always treated nice and I go back to them every week to buy more new beers. Go and be amazed at the new beers
So cal native.

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Photo of The_Jerk
5/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Id like to thank Raza for being such a caring and understanding person when it comes to owning a business and learning from it by listening to his customers. Owned and operated by Raza (this review also includes his other shop California Heights Market). This man knows what people want in beer and caters to everyone fairly well. His selections of craft beer are fantastic and there is always going to be something you'll want to try! He has honestly sampled close to 99% of the products he has so he knows what hes talking about when you need help on what to drink.

The store is located in Cypress in a small shopping center. Inside you have an array of your beer,wine, food/snacks and also a cigar room.

There is so much more I could say about him and his store, but you really need to go there yourself and see what its all about. Ill say this though, his store isnt the other kind of nearby local shops that hide the special beers for their "regular" customers or friends for bottle shares..he wants everyone to try beers like Pliny.

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Photo of thlf84
5/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I've been looking for a great spot to pick up beer near my girlfriends place, and now I've finally found it! Awesome selection of beer and very well organized. Plenty of great IPA's all refrigerated. Very friendly staff! They even do beer tastings! Raza is very knowledgeable and helpful. I actually came in hoping to find a special release, but they had already sold out. After talking with Raza for a bit he was kind enough to sell me a bottle of the beer I was looking for from his own personal stash. Great guy and the guy who rang me up was very friendly as well. If you're in the area definitely go check this spot out, you will not be disappointed at all. This will definitely be my go to spot by my girlfriends place from now on.

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Photo of ricecracker420
4.88/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Just checked this place out for the first time tonight, amazed at how many beers i've been looking for, but have never been able to find. So, so very happy to have found this place. I went in, expecting only to find 1-2 decent beers, spent an hour and a half trying to limit my selection to under $30 with the criteria of Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout under $15 with a BA score higher than 95. Found 2 beers that matched those criteria, that's amazing, I couldn't do that anywhere else in the county. I'm going back as soon as I can afford to buy more stuff :) Oh the owner, I believe his name was Raza, he was incredibly nice, and extremely knowledgeable, not only on his inventory, but on each individual beer. With the BBA stout criteria, he was immediately able to point me in the direction of 10 different beers, 5 of which I've tried and knew were amazing, so he really knows his stuff.

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Photo of 9uns
4/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Awesome, awesome local spot for bottled craft beers! I stumbled upon this place when I was looking for a place to check out during my lunch break and it was love at first sight. Emmanuel (the guy that manages this shop) is super awesome, knows his stuff, and is very personable. He's always available to recommend beers that you may or may not have tried and doesn't take offense if you politely decline his suggestions. Raza (I think that's the owners name) owns this shop and California Heights in Long Beach (over 800 bottles) and is super personable as well. As a previous review stated, they know if you're there to pawn off their beers or an enthusiast that just loves trying great craft brews. I highly suggest anyone near by to come and check this place out, you'd be surprised at the selection of beers to choose from and will do their best to get the beers that you do not find. Follow them on instagram and facebook to get news on when they have tastings and other events.

They also have a nicely stocked walk-in humidor with some primo sticks that aren't ridiculously overpriced either.

Beer selection: 4
Service: 4
Price: 4 (most beers here aren't ridiculously over priced)

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Photo of Jazz_brew
4.69/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

I actually work at another chain but snoop around other shops often. Not to spy or anything, but I love to look for beers that I can't get at my job. This place certainly has lots and lots to choose from and plenty kept cold. The guys running the shop know their stuff and can tell the difference between the people coming in looking to purchase and enjoy beer, and those coming to buy up all the rare goodies and go resell it. Worth the time to stop in, check out the brews, and talk to the staff.

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Photo of ADfan
4.8/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Icon recently completed there expansion and increased there number of beers to close to 600. His goal is to eventually hit 1,000. With the new space they have coolers that take up two entire walls so there is no shortage of beers that are kept cold. Raza is constantly getting all the new releases along with the usual favorites. This includes beers from Russian River, Alpine and Alesmith. They have a selection of singles so you can make your own 6 packs. If you can't find what you're looking for they'll do there best to bring it in. Definitely stop by for a cold one and some cigars.

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Photo of Diesel76
4.75/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

I come by here regularly to check the selection of beers. The owner of this location also owns California Heights Market in Long Beach, so most of the time, if he doesn't have what I want here, he will bring it over from his other store. The selection of awesome craft beers is impressive, but for now it is limited. He is planning to expand into the vacant business next door, which will double the size, and he will have room for even more beers! I can't wait!

There is a great selection of Cigars in their humidor, plus an awesome selection of tasty beers in the fridge cases... sounds like a great night to me! I swing in to grab a nice stogey and a tasty brew for a relaxing evening at home.

All in all, this is great beverage store, but once all the expansions are done, it's going to be outstanding! Great staff, awesome selection... what more can you ask for...

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Icon Beverages & Cigars in Cypress, CA
4.74 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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