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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Store

2991 Indianola Ave
Columbus, Ohio, 43202-1303
United States

(614) 261-6112 | map

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Added by JenColumbus on 03-05-2013

PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
30
Avg:
1.55
pDev:
34.19%
 
 
Taps:
60
Bottles/Cans:
800
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 30
Photo of JohnnyMc
1.07/5  rDev -31%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1.25

Not the kind of beer store you want to go to.

Over-priced by ALOT, the owner is extremely rude and not helpful at all.

The selection is subpar and the entire atmosphere is lacking.

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Photo of Erskine
1/5  rDev -35.5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

Terrible service, very confrontational, immature, and petty owner.

Any other beer shop around is a thousand times better than this fraud of a business!

DO NOT SHOP HERE THEY DO NOT DESERVE YOUR MONEY!

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Photo of BobbyE
1/5  rDev -35.5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

Employees are paid less than minimum wage, no overtime and never paid what they're owed when they can't take anymore of the owner's crap and quit.

The taps are never cleaned, and the fill tubes they stick in your "growler" bottle are NEVER sanitized. The fill tubes are never cleaned, handled with hands that cannot be properly washed and they're left overnight in a wet bucket and never never fully dry. ASK THEM TO SANITIZE THE FILL TUBE HOSE SO YOU CAN SEE IT WITH YOUR OWN EYES! WATCH WHAT HAPPENS! DEMAND A DEMONSTRATION BEFORE HAVING YOUR BOTTLE FILLED! WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!

You'll be charged higher than the state minimum and charged higher than the price tag states. Then the owners will spout antiisemitic remarks after you get overcharged and leave the store. The owners are Lebanese and dislike Jews very much. They don't understand projection because they're describing themselves when they talk crap about "greedy" people. No one thinks racists are smart so there you have it!

More like Savor GROSS!

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Photo of beerbeerbeerbeer
1.69/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 3.5

Do not go here! Owner posts that he has hard to get beers and when you go there they don't have them and then he try's to sell you something else. Way better options and HONEST vendors in the area. Never again!

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Photo of jasonpeckins32
1.28/5  rDev -17.4%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 2

Expect to get over-charged. Expect the 6-packs, cases, and single bottles you grab to not be price marked. When checking out at the register, you can expect the clerk to guess at what each price should be, by rounding up about $2 bucks each item.

...after awhile you wonder if the owners TEACH the clerks to ring things in a few dollars more than marked ???

This dump has permanently lost my business.... and that includes any establishment these 2 douches ever own in the future.

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Photo of Austinmschauer
2.28/5  rDev +47.1%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 1 | selection: 4

Service was quite terrible both times there. I tried to give it a second chance, but had the same result. I tried to ask what was new and/or notable on tap and the guy behind the counter replied with "I dunno, we have like 70 something beers on tap." I'm pretty sure he was high as a kite as well. Won't go back there with so many other better places around like Weilands, Palmers, and Pace High Carryout where they value their customers.

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Photo of JimmyT19
1/5  rDev -35.5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

Too expensive. Horrible service. The owner is not someone who you want to give your hard earned beer allowance to. Not to mention, he made national beer news by buying another stores whole allocation of Hopslam in hops to resell it at a marked up price. HOPSLAMGATE 2014!

Go to Weilands. Go to Palmers. Do NOT go here for beer.

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Photo of beer1018
2.81/5  rDev +81.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

Guess how much a 64oz growler of Oberon is going to cost you here if you buy the growler at the same time. How about $26+$20 for the oberon, gtfo Savor. Also the guy below mentioned two things I can verify. They are overpriced and they do in fact fill the their own 64oz growlers just at 64oz or below which is underneath the 2 inch long neck on these things. Best part was the cashier I overheard telling a customer that they charge allot for the new growler but it all works out because the they actually hold 72oz. Guess what if they keep gyping you on the pours your getting screwed twice. On the plus side they did have a big selection of drafts. Fix your pours and prices and you can compete in the saturated cbus market.

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Photo of bb8189
3.78/5  rDev +143.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Been here a few times now. Beer selection is good and nicely arranged.

Two major problems here:
1) price of growler glass is higher by about $2 than most every place around.
2) they don't fill growlers high enough. On a 64 oz growler they fill exactly to the 64 oz mark which leaves more room for air than they should.

I mentioned point no 2 today to them. I pointed out that not everyone is going to head right home and drink the growler so it would be in their best interest to fill to the brim to ensure the beer stays fresh for as long as possible. The guy working there pretty much shot me down saying that they expect us to drink the growlers immediately. But he did say that he would mention my concern to his management, which is encouraging.

Its a pretty nice place but here are better options that seem to be run a bit better (Daily Growler)

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Savor Growl in Columbus, OH
1.55 out of 5 based on 30 ratings.
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