Sportsman's Fine Wines & Spirits

5 Ratings

Type: Store

3205 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix, Arizona, 85018-2307
United States

(602) 955-7730

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of jimmieboy
1/5  rDev -71.4%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

my suggestion to anyone who reads this review, is that you avoid doing business with these folks. i did business with them, and i lost quite a bit to them. and they would not make me whole. and they denied culpability with flimsy irrational irreverant unethical and immoral excuses which made no sense to anyone. avoid at all costs unless you get off on being ripped off.


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Photo of BretSikkink
4.15/5  rDev +18.6%

Sportsman's is a great resource for the immediate area. When in the broader Biltmore/east downtown community heading to East Phoenix where I live, Sportsman's is an awesome stopoff. Hours are a little conservative...

Everything's a little conservative here. I feel quite out of place as a vegetarian-teacher-beer drinker. The crowd is very moose-hunting lawyer-oenophile. But the beer fridges are packed with good stuff, very little obvious filler, and the prices are right in line with other package stores with similar merchandise. Service is attentive if not particularly knowledgeable or enthusiastic about beer.

It is pretty rare for me to find something at Sportsman's that I've never had or that I really lust after, but it has plenty of beers that I'm more than willing to pay for.

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Photo of magictrokini
4.55/5  rDev +30%

Good place in central Phoenix to find rare beers. Kind of a high-end beer chalet with a deli/sandwich chop/cafe inside. A tiny beer selection, but one that is high in quality. I have found stuff here that I can't find anywhere else in Phoenix. First place I saw with a Rogue 10,000 and all Dogfish head IPA's. The prices are ridiculously high ($20 for a Stone Imperial Pilsner), which is a drawback. Big selection of high-end tequila. Small, but incredible selection of Scotch. Those prices make the beer look like its on sale. Very helpful staff that will do special orders.

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Photo of Gusler
3.85/5  rDev +10%

As this store had a feature article in the local paper about beer, I expected a lot more than I got.

They cater much more to "Wine & Spirits" as their name implies, but they do have an average selection of micros and other beers. The real surprise and a pleasant one it was is the food, a nice area to sit or take-out, and the sandwich I had was spectacular to say the least, but pricey.

A decent number of beers, mostly cold and both in sixers or singles, a friendlty and helpful staff. Pretty run-of-the-mill beers, nothing fantastic, and the prices a bit high as I see it and as compared to other local wine and sprits shops around town

Worth a visit for the food alone.

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Photo of BigHead
3.95/5  rDev +12.9%

A good place a little closer to home for me than Tops or Sun Devil. They have a pretty darn good selection of chilled beers which can be bought singly or by the pack. Carries a selection of Stone and Rogue, which is nice since they aren't everywhere. Not as big as selection of unchilled beer though, so you best be prepared to drink it soon or get it home soon before it warms up. There are always plenty of helpers in the store, mostly catering to the wine folk, but they are extremely helpful. Pricing does seem to run a little high here.

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Sportsman's Fine Wines & Spirits in Phoenix, AZ
Place rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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