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Bottlecraft - North Park

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Store

3007 University Ave
San Diego, California, 92104-3001
United States

(619) 501-1177 | map
bottlecraftbeer.com

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Added by mactrail on 10-16-2013

PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
43
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
2.88%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 43
Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
3.97/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Heard about this new bottle shop down the street from Toronado so I decided to stop in and check it out before heading up to Toronado. Atmosphere was typical bottle shop, people checking out bottles in the isles and a few others talking to the guy behind the counter. Service was decent. He asked if I needed help but I didn’t so he went back to helping others. Quality seemed pretty good, nothing out of date I saw and the shop was well maintained. Selection was pretty good but nothing overly amazing like some of the other shops I had visited in the last few days. Prices were a bit up and down, some bottles lower than the average while others were higher. Overall a quality shop for the area, I would return in the future.

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Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +20.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Yermomsfavorite
4.68/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Despite it's limited size, this is quite possibly my favorite bottle shop in San Diego. Solid selection with plenty of great/often not easy to obtain beers regularly coming in. The staff are all cool and seem to genuinely know/love their beers. Parking in North Park can be a bit of a hassle depending on what time of the day/night you're trying to go, but you can generally find something within a block or two.

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Photo of AdamSteve
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

I'm partial to the Little Italy location, but this one is nice too.

Can't drink on the premises here, which is a big factor in liking the LI spot more. They do have a few taps for growler fills here but the tap selection is more limited.

Bottle and can selection is great.

There's also a cheese and meat deli here. Nice.

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Photo of SDRedDevil
4.32/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Mista_Carta
4.57/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Very nice bottle shop with an excellent selection in a smallish store. Had plenty of fresh Pliny in the cold case and lots of other nice local (and non-local) bottles.

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Photo of Redgoatman
3.47/5  rDev -16.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Btip1969
4.32/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Franziskaner
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

This was the 3rd of 4 bottle shops I visited while in San Diego last week. The other 3 being the other BottleCraft, Bine & Vine, and Krisp Beverages. I think I would rank this 2nd to Krisp Beverages. I found some great rarities on the shelf including Goose Island Halia from 2013, Rodenbach Caractere Rogue, and 3 Fontenien Oude Kriek!

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Photo of austinisbrent
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of domdomdomdom
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of EdrickCS
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of N17shelfside
4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of rawfish
4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JISurfer
3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of Benish
3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Very nice small store. The staff there was very friendly, asked if I had any questions. I came drove in from Utah with high expectations. I was happy with what they had but expected a bigger selection. They carried many of the different breweries but was only limited to 3-4 different beers per brewery. I found myself getting some beers from other locations instead. Perhaps I should have gone to their other store Little Italy?

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Photo of Kylo76
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of wulfie85
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Stevedore
3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of Rothobinide
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of Marco_Gtz
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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Bottlecraft - North Park in San Diego, CA
4.16 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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