AJ's Beer Warehouse

BA SCORE
97
world-class

43 Ratings
AJ's Beer WarehouseAJ's Beer Warehouse
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

175 Clay Rd
Rochester, New York, 14623-3222
United States

(585) 424-2266 | map

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Added by AJsBeerWarehouseLLC on 11-07-2013

PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Ratings:
43
Reviews:
14
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
3.78%
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of jmaskell33
4.97/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of robroc
4.69/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

My favorite bottle shop in Rochester. This is the best place in town to make your own 6-pack. The selection is great, the single bottle prices are cheaper than at other stores, and almost everything is kept cold. 6-pack prices are a little higher than Wegmans, but lower than other Rochester beer shops.

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Photo of XpL0d3r
4.67/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

THE place to go in Rochester if you want the best selection of beers. Staff has always been friendly. They occasionally have beer samplings which is always a plus. A large selection of beers on tap to fill your growler. You can get beers in singles, each individually marked. While the prices are average to slightly higher than average, the great selection they have is worth it.

Their stock seems to be increasing too, as one of their back rooms which previously held little content is now nearly full!

They also think smart. When KBS 2016 was released, they only allowed a certain portion of the bottles to be sold in the AM. This allowed people (like me) to come in after work and not be SOL!

I highly recommend AJ's. It's out of my way compared to other stores in the area, but the drive there is worth it every time.

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Photo of Stignacious
4.11/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Decided to go here instead of Beers of the World. It's very deceptive pulling in. It looks much smaller on the outside. Upon entering, you instantly get a 'beer cave' feel - more on that later. The main space is a bit sparse, filled with sale beers, and lined with coolers, which weren't packed when I went, but that's probably for the best because it means that they're going through stock. I entered the back area, which is just a massive spray foam insulation coated space, but has more of a selection than the front coolers. While browsing, an employee was removing soon-to-be shelf turds and marking prices down. Prices were clearly marked, although a little high, but nothing abhorrent. Selection was above average, but as with the normal coolers, there were empty spaces instead of turds. Overall, a nice place.

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Photo of Stairyo
4.68/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Schlegelq1
4.82/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Great selection both in the coolers and on tap.

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Photo of J5iel
5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

First stepped in here a few months back and since then they are my first stop. Always a friendly "hello" from the staff when you first walk in and they are very willing to help you find whatever it is you're looking for.
AJs has won my business!

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Photo of ManBat12
4.68/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Great spot with a great selection

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Photo of RUN-4-B33R
4.8/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Bradley13
4.61/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Great selection

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.97/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.73/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Frigid coolers full of delicious gems from all over the globe. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The beer rare beer hide and seek games are fun to discover rare beers in limited quantities.

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Photo of blackhorsebistro
1.96/5  rDev -56.4%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5

Poor service, some employees not knowledgeable about the beers.

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Photo of decaff
5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great place! Anything your style they have it. Two large walk in coolers and lots of taps to try.

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Photo of Billmc74
5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of JoeyCaps77
5/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Exceptional staff, great selection. Best beer store in rochester hands down.

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Photo of budgreenhi1000
4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of briancregg101
4.94/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great spot. Helpful staff, great selection, and well organized. You can get just about anything as a single and they fill growlers from a large selection of taps.

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Photo of Rudes
4.73/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jeffstinson
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of carlbeer7
4.52/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Jae9979
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of BillRoth
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of Mtoogs
5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of chefduff2
4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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AJ's Beer Warehouse in Rochester, NY
4.5 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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