Woodman's Markets - Madison West

BA SCORE
90
outstanding

41 Reviews
Woodman's Markets - Madison WestWoodman's Markets - Madison West
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

725 S Gammon Rd
Madison, Wisconsin, 53719-1345
United States

(608) 274-8944 | map
woodmans-food.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
64
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
6.47%
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Reviews: 41 | Ratings: 64
Reviews by Realale:
Photo of Realale
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

Very nice selection of local beers in the super-grocery store. The beer/wine/liquor section is a seperate part of the store with its own entrance - look for the signage to save yourself a significant walk.

Beer selection is both sides of the farthest aisle from the entrance. One side is dedicated to imports, the other to domestic craft. All of the Wisconsin beers are grouped together and take up about half the length of the domestic section. Everything is coolers except for a stack of specialty 12 packs and seasonals which runs the length of the aisle.

Outstanding selection of local stuff, but no Lake Louie, and some of the basic New Glarus line-up was missing (Uff-da). The make your own six pack section was seriously picked when I was there (Sunday evening), but I was still able to cobble one together. Good stuff in the non-Wisconsin domestic craft section. I didn't bother with the imports as I was picking up a load of Wisconsin beer.

Most everything seemed well cared for, and no out of date bottles were noted, but a few of the singles I got had seen better days. Service was non-existent with the only employee present being the cashier. Sadly, this qualifies for "average" service in my book. Prices were definitely on the cheap side as befits the mega-grocery image. Big kudos for keeping almost everything cold though. Will definitely revisit on my next trip.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.53/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5

By far the best beer store on my trip to Wisconsin. The selection is mindblowing and the prices are rock bottom. Blow out cases of beer for those of you that want to drink cheap or bring back something for your non-craft friends. I bought a 24 pack of IPA's by Minhas for $4.99. They had at least 3 other beers there in cases for that price, and six packs were $2. Turned out to be a crap beer, but at least I didn't waste a ton of money.

Prices on New Glarus are the cheapest I found on my journey of about six different towns, weighing in at $9.79 for 4 packs ($9.50 if you buy more than 4), $10.49 for Fruits, and $7.49 for year round six packs. I spent the majority of my beer money there, and do not regret it. I almost bought more than I had budgeted for, believe me it's easy.

Service is not really great, I mean, nobody really knows much there. But if you are handy with looking up reviews and like to be left alone while you beer shop, that's the best place to be. Self-checkouts are nice but the scale can be a PITA.

Lots of reasons to come here and shop.

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Photo of hoosier222002
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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3.74/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.39/5  rDev -15.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5

While the selection is as good as any big box grocer, it's not necessarily a pleasant place to buy your beer. The liquor section in general is spirit and BMC-centric, and the clientele and employees reflect that. Still, if you're looking for something, anything, that's typical in this distro market, it'll more than likely be available here at a good price.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of twb0392
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 5

6.99 local 6 packs, including new glarus, wbc, and capitol; plus large selection of beer from the US.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Woodman's Markets - Madison West in Madison, WI
4.02 out of 5 based on 64 ratings.
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