Bottle Barn

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93
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54 Reviews
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PLACE INFO

Type: Store

3331 Industrial Dr
Santa Rosa, California, 95403-2062
United States

(707) 528-1161 | map
www.bottlebarn.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
70
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
8.33%
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Reviews: 54 | Ratings: 70
Reviews by PuckLSHS:
Photo of PuckLSHS
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%

The Bottle Barn is equivalent to the Beverage Warehouse in Los Angeles, CA. It is a warehouse for alcohol, wine and beer and has a pretty good single bottle selection in the cooler and aging on the shelves. If you are tasting around the area and want to buy a bottle at one of the breweries, I would check bottle barn first if you want to save a bit of money. For instance, Bear Republic's beer is about 1 dollar cheaper at the Bottle Barn than at the Brewpub.

I picked up quite a few beers from Moylan's that I could not get in Southern Cal, especially the Hopsickle. God, I love that beer.

I found that they had some odd beers from Belgium that I had not seen at other locations. I would definitely check this place out and grab a couple cases before you leave the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Stevenw7474
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of GRG1313
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

This place is sort of a sleeper. Kind of funky and not well lit on the inside with tons of booze and wines but with a very good beer selection, including several cold boxes and then lots and lots of shelves. This is definitely worth a stop before Russian River opens or after you're done. (There are also two other small breweries across the street - weren't open when we were there so can't comment on the breweries). Bottle Barn is well worth even the extra effort.

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Photo of frasergrove
4.16/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of elNopalero
4.39/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Just your average, run-of-the-mill, mind blowing bottle shop. There’s wine and spirits but I come here for the beer. The good stuff goes fast, and it’s all fairly reasonably priced, with a massive selection.

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Photo of Morgan_Elaine
4.61/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Plasmafunk
4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

As some reviewers have noted there are some great beers at this place but also gaping holes in their selection (I found more Victory and Abita than RR, lol). Fairly large, warehouse like environment.

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Photo of almostjay
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dbannister
4.74/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Not sure how to judge the "vibe" of this place, but the most important thing is that it has great beer and a helpful staff. Its pretty close to Russian River and they usually have Pliny bottles and a boat load of other great beers.

I'd definitely recommend checking this place out if you are in Santa Rosa (or near it).

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.26/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of aoampm
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of brywhite
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of DPETRIILO79
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Beer selection was decent. Was hoping for more local stuff and oddball beers. Still good selection overall.

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Photo of greenspointexas
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of ChicagoNick
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of GJ40
3.8/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

I stopped in while visiting Russian River. It's a large place with much more wine than anything else. The beer section isn't all that well defined so I found myself wandering to make sure I saw everything. The selection seems more by chance than plan. They have some great things but also seem to be incomplete in areas. I picked up an Almanac Strawberry sour. It's worth a visit but not all that exceptional.

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Photo of hoppymcgee
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.25/5  rDev -22.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25

Supposed to be the best shop in Santa Rosa? I feel bad for the area, because if that’s the case then they have the worst selection in Cali despite RR down the road. Mostly wine here and I did find some nice Crooked Stave regulars and the latest Almanac sours. BA Old Raspy and Old Stock Cellar Reserve was there and reasonably priced, and snagged a Four Roses Eclipse. Prices were pretty decent though with Eclipse at $26, when I usually see them at $32. No RR in stock, kind of sad. Glad I was able to find some things worth seeking out, but nowhere close to what I had expected. Only OK.

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Photo of bumchilly25
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of GeorgeH
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of leprakhan
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Rotero24
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of sholland119
3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

A very solid place in the Santa Rosa area. Wonderfully located about a mile form our hotel north of town. Easy to find, clean, nicely laid out.

Selection was good but not mind blowing. We had hit the Whole Foods Coddingtown Mall the day prior and picked up all we needed. We did get a couple of bottles for the room.

This is a great spot to pick up an inexpensive styrofoam shipper. Extensive selection and good amount of inventory.

Worthy but not essential.

HV

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.6/5  rDev -14.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

A fine enough bottle shop. They had small Belgian, UK and German sections. There were more Cali and some other west coast beers. I didn't see any singles besides the 22 oz and foreign beers. The value is excellent though. It's better than the grocery stores and worth a stop if you're driving through the area.

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Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA
4.2 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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