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Good Spirits Fine Wine & Liquor

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

35 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Store, Homebrew Store

3300 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 57105-6440
United States

(605) 339-1500 | map
www.gsfw.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
90
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
48
Avg:
4
pDev:
18.5%
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Reviews: 35 | Ratings: 48
Reviews by brewdoc75:
Photo of brewdoc75
3.35/5  rDev -16.3%

This is another place I used to go to in SD when I lived there. I stopped by during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend to pick up some beer while I was in town. They had a walk in cooler which excited me at first, as I thought maybe it would house some nice rarities, however it only had cases of macros. This place does have a great selection of micros for a SD liquor store. The choices included O'Dells, Sierra Nevada, Sam Adams, Boulevard, Leines, Goose Island, Boulder Beer, James Page, Summit, Schell, and a few other regional micros. For imports the selection was a little less exciting, but there is plenty of Samuel Smith beers and some Belgians, including several Unibroue beers. The build your own six pack section is nice and has a wider variety of random micros. Overall this is a nice store and is worth a visit if you are in town. What you don't find at Hy-Vee up the street you can find here and vice versa.

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Photo of SaCkErZ9
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Great selection of all kinds of craft beers. I was in search of local stuff and found a bevy of beers. Stuff from NE SD ND MN KS OK, etc. Prices were a bit high. Six packs were mostly above $10 and singles were about $2.50. A nice selection but the prices were a bit steep. Not sure if there is anything else in town but this place was good enough.

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Photo of bbtkd
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Good Spirits is on my weekly stop list. They have an excellent selection, and knowledgeable and friendly staff. The location is right at the second busiest intersection in the state, so it take s some planning to get in and out, but it is well worth it. It is a convenience store and gas station also, and the go to place for brewing supplies. Well worth a visit if passing through.

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Photo of nuebs
3.36/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
4.14/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.51/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Home brewing equipment, great craft beer selection, all in a Sinclar gas station. How very South Dakota of them.

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Photo of TooGood
4.51/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Very helpful in selecting some beers that I had been looking to try. If in Sioux Falls you need to check this place out.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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5/5  rDev +25%

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5/5  rDev +25%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.34/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Good Spirits is becoming my go-to beer store in South Dakota. Excellent selection of singles, bombers, and six and 12-packs. They also have a half-dozen tap lines and usually have something interesting on draft. They are more than happy to provide samples before filling your growler.

The location is a bit odd, basically a convenience store at one of the busiest intersections in Sioux Falls. Nothing special about the atmosphere but it gets the job done and they cram a lot into their space.

Lots of imports as well as pretty much all the craft beer that's available in this part of the state. They also have a great selection of glassware and a full line of homebrewing equipment and supplies.

The service, in my experience, has always been top notch. Helpful and friendly.

Prices seem to be on par with all the other stores in SIoux Falls and in the area.

Always worth a stop as there is usually something new each time.

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Photo of Chucker17
4.04/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

I live in a small town in South Dakota with very little craft beers - Sam Adams, Red Hook Longhammer and Shiner to be exact. When my wife drags me to shop in Sioux Falls this place is what makes my trip worthwhile. I always stock up and the selection is the best in South Dakota. Many Belgium beers for those into to them (not my favorite) and they are bringing in different beers all the time. Staff is helpful. My "destination" for a trip I don't look forward too, ie, Empire Mall.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of 3GreenNoRed
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

In town for a few weeks of training, so I had to check out this gas station/liquor store. As earlier noted, SD isn't the best state for selection of craft beers, but they have plenty of great local Midwest beers, and a surprisingly great selection of imports, especially Belgians. The homebrew supplies were also excellent, at great prices as well. Staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and not overbearing in any way. Will definitely hit them up as long as I'm here.

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Photo of GRWolverineFan
5/5  rDev +25%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

South Dakota isn't a great state for beer, as both breweries and distribution are sorely lacking. My ratings for selection and quality take this into account. With that said: This is the best beer store in Sioux Falls and likely the entire state. The staff is knowledgeable and regularly help my dad, who is new to craft beer, find beer that fits his tastes. They recently added growler fills (32oz and 64oz) and even had some Surly on tap. Prices are competitive with the other craft beer stores in town. Taylor's/Good Spirits is my go to beer store in Sioux Falls and I would wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone looking for craft beer in South Dakota.

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Photo of jkroese
5/5  rDev +25%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Heard about this place on beeradvocate before I left home. From small town so pickings tend to be extremely slim. Much to my surprise this business was full of a wide variety of beers as well as wine and liquor. (Also available were a large amount home-brewing kits and tools.) Staff was extremely helpful. I am new to the craft beer world so was a huge selling point for me. Will definitely be returning. (Which is saying something because this is an hour and a half drive one way.) Glad to find a new place to get hard to find craft beers.

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Photo of JosephThompson
3.3/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

It's basically a gas station market. As you walk in, stay straight from the door and you'll happen upon three racks of beer. Some decent selections here but nothing that would blow your mind.

I was able to grab a Goose Christmas from 2009 and a Brau Brothers Barrel Aged Quad, which is special to me only because I don't live in the Midwest. That was it for me and this was after 15 minutes of searching.

Again, from what I gathered talking to a few people it seems South Dakota may be a little barren in terms of what stores can usually offer so knowing that this would be a better place to stop. However, compared to other states it's firmly middle of the road.

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Photo of karlm
4.94/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I was in town briefly and looking for local beers. Guided by Beer Advocate I went to this place and found a good selection -- not actually much from South Dakota, but smaller breweries from Wisconsin and Minnesota. A very good selection of craft beers from other areas too and what appeared to be a good variety of homebrew supplies. I appreciated the fact that I could buy singles, so I could try a variety of brands. I wish I had more room in my suitcase. One of the unappreciated detrimental effects of terrorism is the elimination of beer transportation in carry-on luggage.

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Photo of SDBeerFan
5/5  rDev +25%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Clearly the best South Dakota has to offer in beer. If it is sold in our state, they sell it. Brewers appreciate the section of the store dedicated to them, and out of towners like me are pleased that, where appropriate, they have most of their offerings both room temp and refrigerated. Reasonable pricing too. And as a large seller they must carry some pull with distributors, as I am confident that they have had something to do with the selection improvements in our state. So they think about customers in more ways than one.

Knowledgeable and friendly staff. And my bride appreciates the extensive wine offerings as well. Something for everyone. Just a great store.

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Photo of jera1350
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Located in a gas station of all places. They have a liquor store and homebrew supplies in the building as well. Your one stop shop! The beer is all gathered toward the center of the store and a third are probably in coolers. A nice singles selection. If SD gets any particular beer, this place will certainly be able to get their hands on it. Very nice selection here. Very high quality of belgians that you likely will not find anywhere else in the city. About four different Cantillons on the shelf along with other top notch Belgians. Service is fine, but not great. A nice glassware selection too, but it will cost you. The one beef with this place, is there pricing. It is easily the most expensive place in town. It was higher than the three other stores I visited on every beer I was looking at. I was going to grab a Boulevard Goblet until I saw the $9 sticker price! Found it at another store for $1.99. Brewery labeled pints were marked for $5. Their 750's were a dollar or more than at other stores. Basically, the store is nice, they have the highest quality beers in town with a great selection, but it will cost you more than other stores. If visiting here, it's worth shopping around.

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Good Spirits Fine Wine & Liquor in Sioux Falls, SD
90 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.
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