Once Upon a Vine

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4009 MacArthur Ave
Richmond, Virginia, 23227-4050
United States

(804) 726-9463 | map
onceuponavine.us

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.55
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
80
pDev:
9.01%
View: Place Reviews
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Reviews by suburbeer:
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suburbeer from Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +3.3%

I have been meaning to go since i learned about the location a year ago. Small and kinda dindgy but i guess to keep the beer from skunking you can't light it like a mall. The only place to go with a real selection in the Richmond area. This guy really only carries the best where as Total Wine does pretty good but keeps the selection more mainstream. This place is a long way for me to go but worht it as long as I bring $100 with me. Impossible for me to escape for less.
Service could be better but I know what I was looking for so it all worked out ok.

Bought.
Avery Hog Heaven, Avery The Czar, Double Bastard, Southern Tier Hoppe,Dogfish Head, Chickory Stout, Avery 15,Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Sierra Nevada Wet hop. Others.

Prices are even to other locations on some things but 20-30% higher on others. The guy needs to make a living. A buy 6 get 10% off or a punchcard for geeks like me would go along way,
Their website is really holding them back. Guys like me want to know the trip will be worth it. Make a little investment on technology, the internet isn't a fad.

Dec 11, 2008
More User Reviews:
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vabeerguy from Virginia

4.4/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Feb 16, 2017
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epyon396 from Pennsylvania

3.97/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Jul 14, 2016
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papat444 from Canada

4.01/5  rDev -11.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Has a Nice selection, very good service. They let you break open most of the six packs. Watch the dates a bit as I found somr dust on some shelf beer. Still a great place, about 5 minutes from highway.

Jul 09, 2016
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uvachief from Virginia

4.4/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

May 11, 2015
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tridge85 from Virginia

4.6/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

May 03, 2015
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Spreetaper from New York

4.14/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Feb 23, 2015
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EJXL from Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Feb 22, 2015
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Drifter1 from Virginia

4.27/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Jan 28, 2015
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LeeEvolved from Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Dec 14, 2014
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embass from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Great selection. I've been twice and both times I only meant to stay 10-15 mins at tops and got lost just looking around.

Dec 04, 2014
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RyanGuynn from North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -23.1%

Nov 09, 2014
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qchic from Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Fave place to buy beer when in Richmond. Tucked away in a residential area, and the beer while occupying a smaller area than the wine is packed with goodies. I can always get my Michigan beer fix (when will they come to MD!?) and last time I also got some Hardywood Park and Cigar City. Bam! Folks are generally helpful and prices fair. The thing I always think of, though, is how someone once forgot to pull their e-brake and their car drifted across the parking lot while I was in there. Thank god my rental car was not in its path! We all had a good chuckle. Maybe you had to be there...

Oct 30, 2014
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Soto from North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Sep 23, 2014
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Wattie from Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Aug 06, 2014
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JFear from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Jul 29, 2014
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Links41 from Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Jul 24, 2014
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julielynndubee from Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Jul 21, 2014
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Precog640 from Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Jul 17, 2014
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joegard from Virginia

5/5  rDev +9.9%

Jul 09, 2014
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Rvageneralee

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Jun 28, 2014
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Petermang1

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Mar 06, 2014
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Cody101 from Virginia

5/5  rDev +9.9%

Feb 22, 2014
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Jackbiersh from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Dec 22, 2013
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garuda from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Oct 09, 2013
Once Upon a Vine in Richmond, VA
Place rating: 4.55 out of 5 with 80 ratings