Argonaut Wine & Liquor

BA SCORE
85
very good

80 Ratings
Argonaut Wine & LiquorArgonaut Wine & Liquor
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

760 E Colfax Ave
Denver, Colorado, 80203-2006
United States

(303) 831-7788 | map
argonautliquor.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
85
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
80
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
11.44%
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Reviews: 42 | Ratings: 80
Reviews by spoony:
Photo of spoony
3.86/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

A-Argo is a pretty good sized store with a slightly gritty feel thanks to its location on Colfax. The old building was a bit dumpy (but kind of charming) and the new building has really improved the layout. That being said, the organization is good, the place is clean, and there is always a lot of action, which is kind of fun.

Q-The beer selection includes a good assortment of sixers from Colorado brewers, a broad array of high-end imports from the old world, and an OK collection of beers from other craft hot-spots like California, the NW, and NE, as well as a pretty good mix of high-quality bombers and larger bottles. I rarely find rare beers here (and not all of the bombers are chilled), but I can always count on finding something decent when I visit. Turn-over is high, which is good because you'll probably get fresh beer, but bad because the more limited production beers don't stick around the shelves very long.

Ser-As others have mentioned, you will be left alone unless you seek out assistance. However, I have never had trouble finding an employee and the few times I have asked, the employees seem knowledgeable, if a bit gruff and curt.

Sel-Argo maintains a broad array of beers from here in Colorado and abroad. They could do better with a mixer-sixer selection and better with non-Colorado craft, but for sheer volume of different brands from Colorado and outside of the United States, they are near the top of the list.

V-Argo's prices are in line with the rest of the market. You can find an occasional sale that makes Argo really competitive, but the good stuff rarely gets marked down.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tigerbrau
4.52/5  rDev +20.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of seanchai
4/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Angerhaus
3.91/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of SamN
3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Denver landmark. Nice store right off Colfax in an exciting area that is slowly being gentrified by yuppies. Why are the entrance doors so tiny?? Beer selection is above average, with plenty of hard-to-find beers and one-offs available. Prices, too me, seem a tad higher, but that's probably due to loaction. Staff is kind of hit-and-miss; most are nice and helpful, some would ignore you if you had a woodpecker on your head. Overall, it's an above-average store with a good selection of beer.

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Photo of locoformavs
4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Squire123
3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of spacebear09
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.88/5  rDev +29.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of kojevergas
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Atlas1
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I actually haven't been to the Argonaut in several years, but it's a great beer store and it left a great impression on me. I was in Denver for GABF a few years back and a day or so after the festival I hit the Argonaut to stock up for the flight back to TX (where, sadly, we don't have access to a lot of the good stuff sold here). Rows and rows of great beers (and a nice selection of spirits as well), with a back cooler that had any style you wanted, if not every brewery. I ended up getting several singles of local stuff that were, at the time, not available in TX. The coup of the trip, of course, was a bottle of Pliny the Elder from Russian River. Hadn't had one before and sadly haven't had one since. But thanks to the Argonaut I had it at least once. That's the kind of stuff you remember about beer stores. The rare finds and the wonderful selections. And that's why I give the Argonaut such high marks. Cheers.

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Photo of JaredSammy
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Photo of MCBigGame
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of 22Blue
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of DexTheDewd
4.8/5  rDev +27.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Visited what appeared to be a relatively new store. The overall selection was good and they did have some unique/rare one-off beers, but not many. The staff was helpful in finding some unique beers. Would visit again in the future.

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Photo of Joey2timer
4.36/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Benjhilmer
3.86/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Kevin_Young
4.25/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mmulebarn
4.51/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.43/5  rDev +17.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of GregJ
4.72/5  rDev +25.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Really nice store, outstanding selection and great advice from the staff. I wish I had one remotely this nice in LA

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Argonaut Wine & Liquor in Denver, CO
3.76 out of 5 based on 80 ratings.
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