The Beer Shoppe

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The Beer ShoppeThe Beer Shoppe
PLACE INFO

Type: Eatery, Beer-to-go

44 Greenfield Ave
Ardmore, Pennsylvania, 19003-1204
United States

(484) 416-3594 | map

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Added by hhkal17 on 05-15-2012

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
35
pDev:
11.47%
 
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Photo of spelingchampeon
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

First time visit. Did a little research online before taking the 1+ hour drive. Upon entering, the place was brightly lit (not too bright though), very organized, very neat. Bar in the rear was where my beer finding assistant was waiting (thank you!). I was able to find 12-14 beers that are not available in Delaware, and I hadn't seen anywhere else in the PA stores. I docked the selection a hit because the website is not up-to-date. Otherwise, the place was a great find. I especially want to thank "S" for helping us out.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of captainkrad
4.01/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of Big_V
4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Taylorjt2118
4.56/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

What impresses me about this place is the friendliness of the staff and how clean everything is. It's a bit pricey but it's well stocked. The selection is mainly domestic with a few Belgian and German offerings.

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Photo of jimpdx
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of mwa114
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of dfhhead25
3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Cdmomo79
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Highbury09
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of GJ40
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

I stopped in briefly while passing through the area. They have a good amount of beer which is immaculately displayed. Much of it it is refrigerated as well. There's also a bar in the back but unfortunately I had a long drive ahead of me. As much as they had, I didn't find anything I was overly excited about but I did pick up a RR Damnation and an IPA from Laurelwood. I'll definitely check them out again if I find myself in the area.

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Photo of GreenMind
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Yellolab2010
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Wml5009
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of RCDriscoll
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of youknowibill
3/5  rDev -25.2%

Photo of sandlansd
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of RPH2327
4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

One of the best bottle shops in the western Philadelphia suburbs. The selection is great. And they get any "whale" that is distributed in SEPA. Better get there quick, though: beers like Parabola, Hopslam, KBS, BCBS, Black Note, etc. sell out within minutes, not hours or days. The staff is awesome. Some of them are still learning and some of them are master-class, but they are all enthusiastic about craft beer. Prices are a little "pricey" but not inconsistent with what you will find in the area. Their hot dogs are fantastic. Occasionally, they will have an amazing beer they need to clear and put in on sale for retail $. I would tell you about a couple of gems that I have bought under such circumstances, but then I'd have to kill you...

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Photo of mfunk9786
3/5  rDev -25.2%

Photo of big789J
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of MeganandDana
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of BigMike
2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

Photo of imbibehour
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This is a typical deli/bar/store that you would find in the PA state. It's attraction strangely might be its near neighbor about a block away the Tired Hands Brewing establishment which makes for a logical stop.

Therr is a pretty solid selection here with prices edging towards the high side a bit it seems. The area seems to be filled with large old homes and there is a sense the pricing reflects the neighborhood.

Staff is nice and willing to help. Asked about a few products and they had no problem answering them without any confusion.

If you are visiting Tired Hands (which is really the only key beer reason you would be down here in the first place), this place is a logical next step. I also liked that on yhe counter they had a sample of beers that were listed as "what is new this week". I wish more stores did this.

One tip, cut through the church and the parking lot to save yourself time on your walk if you are parked near the brewery. Theres a path that goes around which isnt invasive and it will save you walking around a large block of traffic.

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Photo of derekrick420
4/5  rDev -0.2%

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