Wilbur's Total Beverage Wine & Spirits

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Wilbur's Total Beverage Wine & SpiritsWilbur's Total Beverage Wine & Spirits
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

2201 S College Ave
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80525-1602
United States

(970) 226-8662 | map
www.wilburstotalbeverage.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
95
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
63
Avg:
4.32
pDev:
11.57%
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Reviews: 37 | Ratings: 63
Reviews by quaybr:
Photo of quaybr
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Best selection I've found. Poor east coast micro representation, but they nearly make up for it with their intermountain selection. Mix six selection has become very limited. That's ok, though, as they have such a large inventory to choose from. I've been in there five or six times over the past four weeks and their inventory has proven to experience a pretty high turnover rate. So, it's always a pleasure getting to stop by and take a look at what new stuff has just made its way to their shelves. Staff is pretty knowledgeable and super super friendly. It must be a great place to work because they're always so damn kind. Prices are very reasonable.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of COR8RFAN
4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Chucker17
4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of spacebear09
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of akolb
4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Wilbur's is my go-to place to buy beer in Fort Collins. They have a wide variety of local six-packs and bombers, plus a good selection of English, Belgian, and German beers. They have a limited mix-a-six section that I've picked over pretty thoroughly, but Wilbur's can provide for all of your beer needs, especially for local brews.

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Photo of siddhartha
2.1/5  rDev -51.4%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 5

Photo of MLDucky
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Moose90
3.68/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of wapcap
4.16/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Vibe? Its a grocery store type of place to buy beer to go.

Always the place to stop and visit for brews to go in Fort Collins. Service has always been good. Prices seem fair, and the selection is top notch.
Check it out, you won't go home empty handed.

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Photo of Skagnetti
4.07/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.75/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of zeff80
4.12/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of WildDalby18
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Moonshae_D
4.69/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Great selection of bombers, good number of breweries, both local and national. We make trips to Ft Collins just for beer runs, and this is usually where we go.

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Photo of redleg411
4.14/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bulldogg915
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of durlta
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of slasich
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of ArtV2014
1/5  rDev -76.9%

Not recommended - very poor service. Their selection and size is great - but their cashiers are extremely UN-informed, rude and ridiculous to be honest.

While purchasing wine, I was asked for both my ID and my wife's ID. My wife at no point held, handled or carried the alcohol. The cashier said she would not sell to me (the person with ID and whom was paying) because my wife didn't have her ID with her. We then asked if we could JUST purchase the pint glasses we also wanted (no alcohol) - we were refused then as well.

Yes there's a college campus very close - yes people try to buy alcohol that are not of age - but if you verify the ID of the person purchasing the alcohol why does anything else matter?

To note - we're both 30+ years of age and frequent the shopping center where this store is located. We'll never go back again. Completely ridiculous...

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Photo of Joegashnick
4.8/5  rDev +11.1%

As many have pointed out the selection is by far one of the best in town and it rotates it stock constantly. I have seen write ups on various foreign and local beers and thought I'd like to try them, damn if I don't find them at Wilbur's! Yep bring your credit card cause your going to need it. I have requested various non local beers in keg form - I'm not too crazy on the request ie. various Roque or Alaskan, and local in 6ths or 1/4s and they get them for me. I've noticed a lot of reviews stating the staff isn't that great and it's anything but, yes they don't bother you - browse to your hearts content but if you have a question and ask, they are right there with the answer, or recommendations. I'm not a wine guy - I enjoy it but don't take the time to educate myself, so I rely on recommendations and the Wilbur's staff have never led me wrong. I would give them 5.0 rating but I drop a lot of coin there and they have a rewards program- spend a grand and you get 10 bucks and a 10% off purchase coupon. A bit weak but on the flip side - I have gone in for various cases of wine or beer that was on sale a few days prior but the sale ended and they had no problem giving me the sale price so kudos on that!

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Photo of BlueMusky07
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Great selection and prices.

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Photo of jarrgal
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of GaToWyo
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of TheDoctor
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of dannyboygaga
4/5  rDev -7.4%

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Wilbur's Total Beverage Wine & Spirits in Fort Collins, CO
95 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.
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