3 Ratings

Type: Store

2001 Iowa St
Bellingham, Washington, 98229-4713
United States

(360) 483-0777

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Added by BevX360 on 11-21-2012

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Photo of tongatim
2.99/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

This place is all about having some of the best prices for good beer. Warehouse-style. Friendly staff with minimal to moderate knowledge of the beers they sell. Good selection, but rigid about their inability/unwillingness to respond to requests for beers they do not stock. Pretty good growler-fill selection with frequent rotation. Growler prices are middle of the road.

However, can & bottle prices are usually the best in town. They also have a sale cooler which at times can yield great bargains of good beers.

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Photo of beertunes
2.74/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5

This retail store is owned and operated by Sound Beverage, which the local ABI distributor, so the store only stocks beer and wine carried by Sound. The atmosphere is certainly bare bones/warehouse type, not bad for what it is, but not really conducive to hanging out and having a pint either.

As Sound does stock a fair number of craft brands the selection is decent, North Coast, SA, FW, SN, American Brewing, and Southern Tier among the more recognizable brands. They have a nice selection of growler fills, six packs and 22s.

The staff was friendly enough, and seemed to have at least a basic knowledge of craft beer. Overall, a nice little store, worth checking out if you're in the area, not really worth going out of your way for.

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Photo of Briken
2.89/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.75

Right now this place has a very warehouse feel with pallets of beer and wine placed randomly around the floor. There are a couple of craft beer racks in the center. There's not too much here but there are a few good ones and the clerk informed me they will be expanding it next month. They will also be including homebrew items as well. The clerk was very personable though I'm not sure he was too knowledgeable. More importantly they do have a nice bar of 12 taps for growler fills at reasonable prices. The prices are also the important thing here. Everything is considerably cheaper than other local shops but it does not appear that quality is a concern so the buyer should beware of what you're buying here because it looks as though they buy a lot of surplus.

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